Monthly Archives: February 2015

Weekend Inspiration

Happy Weekend! We have finally had some cold weather in Utah, and it’s making me wish I was here. This was taken on the Namibian coast last summer (winter there) on a 95 degree day. We were driving south from … Continue reading

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Cherry Macadamia Quinoa Crunch Balls

A couple of weeks ago, I received a big bag of quinoa goodies. My favorite is a wonderful quinoa granola, and some quinoa-nut butter chocolate bars, but I haven’t been sure what to do with the big back of puffed … Continue reading

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Puppy’s First Snow

Hi from (finally) snowy Salt Lake City. I’m off for my first snow run since Christmas in Vermont! Hang in there- it’s almost the weekend!

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Homemade Frozen Quinoa Waffles

Frozen waffles are one of the most convenient quick breakfasts out there. Unfortunately, most aren’t very healthy, and the the healthier, high protein and fiber versions are usually pretty expensive. For the last few weeks, I have been making a … Continue reading

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Quick Asian Pickles

Here is a pickle recipe that you can prepare in the morning and enjoy for lunch. I love making quick pickles. They don’t require any boiling or canning, and because they are ready is such a short amount of time, … Continue reading

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Porter Chocolate Party Cake with Coconut Cream and Cacao Nibs

If you need some dessert inspiration to get you through your Monday, here it is. I made this cake for a party over the weekend, and I’m really sad that it is already gone. Cakes baked with beer are simultaneously … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration: Utah Mountains and Puppy Love

It’s the weekend! We are finally scheduled for some seasonally-appropriate weather here in Salt Lake City…it might even SNOW this morning! I am off for a long-ish run in the cold but beautiful SLC mountains… …and then heading home to … Continue reading

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