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Almond & Cranberry Biscotti


 When I was in Italy I had an obsession. Every bakery I walked by, I had to go in and try their biscotti. Almond biscotti, pistachio biscotti, chocolate biscotti, cherry biscotti – you name it, I had it. At one point I think I had about 6 different types of biscotti from 6 different places in my bag. 

I love biscotti and I hope you do too. This is the perfect combination of crunchy and chewy. Hope you enjoy it!

Recipe: Cranberry & Almond Biscotti


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp
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posted by on July 20, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Baked Blueberry Oatmeal in a Jar


 Sometimes it’s difficult to cook for just one. You get an itch, want to bake and often times recipes are for 4-6 servings (of which I along am not). Sure you can gift people and bless people with the goodness of home-baked goodness, but sometimes the goodies go bad before you even see your gift-ees. 

One day I craved baked oatmeal in a mason jar. The perfect personal hand-held size to hold just the perfect amount of wholesome, blueberry, whole-grain goodness to get your engine going for a perfectly awesome day. Sarah of Sprouted Kitchen had a great recipe for … Read more

posted by on May 28, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Maple Granola


Some days I would come home from school and return to the sweet aroma of oats and nuts roasting, dried fruit crisping and sweet hints of cinnamon lingering in the air. Not oatmeal cookies, not banana quick-bread, but instead trays upon trays of beautifully roasting granola. I had this terrible habit of sifting through the golden oats to pick out the clumps of delicious honey clusters and chewy pieces of dried cranberry, apricots and raisins. My favourites.


I had a craving for some of my mom’s sweet, nutty granola so decided to make a batch of my own. I … Read more

posted by on April 3, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Cilantro Quinoa Patties

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Adding leftover quinoa to your lunch salad is only exciting for so long – but then visions of World Vision commercials with starving children flash before your eyes and you unabashedly decide to add quinoa to my lunch for yet another day.

What to do with leftover quinoa is really one of life’s small dilemma’s when you live such a privileged life. So instead of getting caught up in what would seem to be uno largo problemo, one resorts to the all-knowing Google – posing the question, “what to do with leftover quinoa?”

Top solution: quinoa patties. And that … Read more

posted by on March 14, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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