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Baked Apple Breakfast

I have a new favourite breakfast: baked apples topped with oats, nuts, and coconut. A wonderful thing about this breakfast is that you can make it for dessert the night before, and make leftovers-on-purpose for breakfast the next day.  Then you have slow-cooked, aromatic baked apples for breakfast with no time spent in the kitchen […]

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Pumpkin Spice French Toast

I love French toast, and it seems to have become my Monday morning treat.  In a change from my regular Almond French Toast, I thought I’d try something new and mix some of my leftover pumpkin puree into the batter.   The French toast was a little bit soggier than usual with the extra pumpkin, […]

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Cherry Almond Granola

How did I not know how easy it is to make granola? Seriously, this was a fabulous discovery for me — I can customize granola to be exactly how I want it, and in less than an hour?  PERFECT. I think I threw in everything but the kitchen sink here: dried cherries, coconut, almonds and […]

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Crispy Kamut & Chocolate Squares

Seriously?  Go make this now. Crispy squares of puffed Kamut, dark chocolate, coconut, cocoa nibs, and a little bit of vanilla and cinnamon.  How could you not call this perfection? I was inspired by Meghan’s Crispy Rice Squares — ever since I saw this recipe on her blog, I was dying to make them!  But […]

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Quick Bread: Quinoa & Flax Seed Gluten-Free Bread

As you’ve probably gathered, I’m a big fan of challenges in the kitchen and blog world!  I find that they keep me motivated to eat healthily, and to come up with new ideas.  What a great source of inspiration to see what everyone else is cooking up on a similar theme! This week, I’m a […]

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Coconut Chai Barley Porridge

I’ve been missing my oatmeal breakfasts while doing the 5 Days Low Glycemic Challenge, and so wanted to come up with a low glycemic index porridge to get my morning started. Pearl barley (also known as pearled barley) has the lowest glycemic index of all of the grains (35).  Because it has a longer cooking […]

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San Miguel: Coconut Soy Milk

So my craziest find in San Miguel, wasn’t the cactus or the amaranth candy, or the “mango con chile”, but this Coconut Soy Milk: In my mind, this is a most ingenious combination!  I love the taste of coconut milk, but I’m always trying to cut down on the fat content in my meals.  (By […]

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Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Gluten-Free Nanaimo Bars

You may remember from my Tofu Satay post, that I’ve joined an online cooking challenge: The Daring Cooks.  The group cooks a new (and shhh… secret) recipe every month, and forms a community around cooking the same recipe.  They also have a baking group: The Daring Bakers.  And I am hooked… this month was also […]

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