Vanilla Blueberry Lassi

March 11, 2013 Beverages

  I am a lassi fiend these days. I drink them in the mornings and many evenings for dessert. I love the tartness of the yogurt and the mild sweetness of the blueberries. And they aren’t a total calorie bomb like so many smoothies out there. I got on this lassi kick a few weeks [...]

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Pumpkin Vanilla Smoothie

November 20, 2011 Beverages

I think I’ve finally managed to crawl out of my breakfast rut. It took a little effort and more than a few tries in the kitchen, but, thanks to this smoothie, I am once more excited for breakfast! (Who am I kidding?- I can once more tolerate breakfast and that’s saying a lot!)  I know [...]

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Lemon Yogurt Muffins

September 20, 2011 Breakfast

As I was making these, I discovered that my baking powder was old. I mean old. Dead and gone. It expired in 2009. Has that ever happened to you? Once, when we were at the farm cooking dinner for the family, we found some cumin in the spice rack from the 1980s. You didn’t even [...]

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Spicy Lime and Cilantro Coleslaw

June 30, 2011 Side Dishes

Fourth of July and coleslaw are meant for one another. Crisp, tangy veggies on a hot summer day-a match that is sure to endure the test of time. But not any coleslaw will do. Our nation’s proudest holiday calls for a feisty coleslaw with a little bite. I made this easy recipe using jalapeno, cilantro [...]

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A Royal Wedding with Cranberry Lemon Scones

April 29, 2011 Breakfast

Look alive, people. There’s a royal wedding happening today! In case you’re not as completely, hopelessly addicted to People.com as I am, you may not be quite so geared up for the nuptials between the beloved Prince William and Kate Middleton. Ah, young love. But seriously, I am all about this wedding for reasons that [...]

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What the heck is a Siggi?

February 24, 2011 Breakfast

I’ve been hearing a lot about Siggi’s yogurt lately and have been meaning to try it for a while now. Everyone’s talking about it- creamy, Icelandic yogurt that tastes as though it descended from Heaven. I love yogurt, so I just had to give it a try. Ooooh, so creamy. Whoa, tasted a little bitter [...]

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