Tag Archives : Peanut Butter


Confetti Breakfast Quinoa with Coconut Peanut Butter and Honey 7

Quinoa, (pronounced “KEEN-wah”) is quite the impostor.  It looks and acts like a grain but it is actually a tiny little seed – and is therefore an awesome source of protein.   Sneaky.   Confetti Breakfast Quinoa with Coconut Peanut Butter and Honey For vegetarians and meat eaters alike, quinoa makes a great alternative to rice, […]


I Fell in Love at Delicomb, Jacksonville Beach, Florida and My Remake of Their Awesome Thai Bagel 3

Do you want to go to breakfast?, my friend Justine asked.  Check out the menu from Delicomb, she said, handing me the menu. Being a promoter of anything fresh and organic, this was the first thing that caught my eye. “Pretty much everything is Homemade using All Natural/Organic Ingredients. *None of our products contain hydrogenated […]


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Peanut Butter, Barley and Raisin Salad with Balsamic Vinegar – The Best Salad Ever! 1

My favorite Salad. A while back when I first was cutting out meat and dairy, I created this salad that I swear is one of the simplest and most delicious salads I’ve created yet. It’s chewy, salty, sweet, nutty and has the “smack” factor of the balsamic. The second best thing? It’s only five ingredients. (with the apple, […]


Peanut Butter Cup Toast 3

Toast. What else can I cover in chocolate, peanut butter and bananas? I think I’ve got a problem. Peanut Butter Cup Toast Serves 1 Vegan Ingredients 1 slice sesame Ezekiel Bread 1 Tbsp chocolate hazelnut butter, Justin’s 1 Tbsp natural chunky peanut butter (or smooth) 1/2 banana Sprinkle of ground flax Sprinkle of Mila Directions […]


Baked Monkey Oats 1

Baked oats are so satisfying that I made it again this morning. This recipe is very similar to the last but uses fresh bananas……next time I might put a bit of ground flax seed on top as well. YUM! The nutrition info below is listed for either one or two servings, depending on how hungry […]


Nutella Baked Oats Goes Vegan for Valentines Day with Justin’s!

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie that’s Amore. Ahh romance is in the air. What am I doing for my hubby of ten years this fine Valentines Day you ask? He will be getting a VERY romantic scrub down. On the house. Yes, I’m getting the house pressure washed. As […]


Maple Walnut Peanut Butter for my Second Bloggiversary

This month I celebrated two milestones; the first being my tenth anniversary, October 6th, and the second  being my (belated) bloggiversary on October 8th . Looking back, I remember coming across a recipe on the blog Closet Cooking; the curried honey Dijon roasted chicken in particular was both where I learned about food blogs and why I started blogging.  (Just […]


Peanutty “Noodle” Salad

A few weeks ago I overheard a few fellow yogis talking about The China study: “the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss and long-term health” at one of my Tuesday night Power classes.  I had heard of this study but hadn’t gotten it yet, even though […]


Peanuty-Chocolaty Granola Parfait. A Weight Watcher friendly breakfast idea and a way to get your healthy oil in! 5

This is a true statement for all of us. We need some fat in our lives. Especially monounsaturated fats such as extra virgin olive oil. Also called ”MUFA”. Granted, new studies may show tomorrow that MUFA causes us to actually grow an extra arm and our liver to wilt and fall out. But for now, […]