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Honey Glazed Fig and Date Breakfast Cake

I am not a morning person.  I need a few quiet moments (more like 60 quiet moments) to myself, with a steaming cup of coffee, to clear out the cob webs and figure out how I’m going to tackle the day.  551 more words


Garlicky oat and broccoli salad

Foodwise, Easter is a weird holiday for me. Growing up, I was vaguely aware that some people have fairly defined Easter traditions, special foods that signify the religious season: an Easter lamb, various breads-with-eggs-in-them, lambs sculpted out of butter, lamb-shaped cakes (and a wealth of other lamb-shaped and lamb-containing dishes, I’m sure; no sense messing with a good piece of symbolism). 1,037 more words

Veg*n Or Veg*n-possible

Spelt Breadmaking Basics

If you’re like me, you probably never really thought about baking bread as an option. For some reason, it’s one of those things that seems like a mystery but we don’t dwell on it too long and we go on buying loaves from the grocery store with not much thought. 1,334 more words


Ginger and Cacao Bliss Balls

I had very good intentions of posting a new recipe last week but things didn’t go quite to plan!

We welcomed the early arrival of our second grandchild – a beautiful little girl who had decided that she couldn’t wait an extra 3 weeks and had to come now! 332 more words


Fig and Pumpkin Seed Granola

Making my own granola has been on my culinary to-do list for what feels like forever. It wasn’t until I discovered my dream granola – … 269 more words


Muesli Bars

Back to school and work always hits me with that ‘what do I feed our family?!’ cry of dispair. This recipe is just one of the answers. 282 more words