Adding whole grains such as oatmeal into your diet can provide many benefits including lowering blood pressure and improving your body's reaction to stress. Oatmeal can even boost your serotonin levels, inducing a feeling of calmness. Ahhh! This week I share my recipe for healthy instant oatmeal jars. They’re the perfect way to have an […]
There's nothing quite like the warm and comforting spices of autumn. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove just seem to bring about happy feelings and make you want to sigh with contentment. Why not bring that happiness to a morning bowl of granola? Or afternoon yogurt parfait topped with crunchy goodness? This pumpkin spice granola recipe actually came […]
A few days ago I posted an orange-cranberry granola recipe. I love that recipe and find it's a wonderful gift because the flavors are somewhat unexpected. However, not everyone is adventurous when it comes to eating, so I thought a recipe that is a little more mainstream was in order. Enter: Vanilla Almond Granola My […]
Granola is an excellent gift to make with kids. The ingredients are fairly easy for them to measure and stir, and they can even help with the packaging. I also enjoy giving granola since it is a consumable gift. It's not extra clutter, but something that can be used and enjoyed. Granola can be packaged […]
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board. My husband jokes that if there is a gap in any food, I fill it with avocado! He's right. I do. And why not? Avocados are not only tasty, but seriously good for you. I love that avocados are nutrient […]
Every Fall I start hunting for pumpkin recipes. It started out with my introduction to pumpkin pie; after moving to the United States from Australia, I was amazed to find pumpkin so frequently used as a desert food! Growing up we only ate it roasted or in soup. Pumpkin pie was new and exciting. I […]
Do you like granola but find many store-bought (and even homemade) varieties include ingredients you’d rather avoid? If so, I think you’ll enjoy this soaked maple-nut granola. It’s grain free, uses nourishing ingredients, is packed with nuts, and is bursting with flavor. I'm sharing the recipe at GNOWFGLINS. Hop over to check it out.