Posts tagged ‘fruit’

May 16th, 2013

Jicama & Orange Guacamole

by Lauren

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Got Chips? Make some orange guacamole!

Yes, orange guac, my friends. Orange is the new lime.

This still contains all the delicious guacamole staples like red onion, cilantro, and garlic but with a little twist.

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Now, I’ve never bought a jicama before which means I’ve never peeled a jicama before. They look pretty intimidating but I went for it.

The crunch from the jicama and the juice from the sweet orange was such a fresh combination of flavors.

It’s going … Read more...

February 10th, 2013

Healthy Breakfast Muffin {with fruit/veggie puree & sweet potatoes}

by Chrissy

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Yes, I said healthy. Yes, they have fruit and vegetable puree. Yes, they are made with wheat flour. No, they aren’t gross.

They are super moist, flavorful, and perfectly healthy. Oh, and pleasantly sweet. :)

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Also, did I tell you there was a mashed sweet potato in there? Well, there is and let me tell you, the flavors of sweet potato, brown sugar and cinnamon really pull through nicely.

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Now, for the puree. You can really add in whatever you would … Read more...

January 27th, 2013

Mixed Berry Coffee Cake

by Chrissy

 

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Fresh berries are healthy and they are certainly a delightful way to start your day.

Baked in a cakey pillow of coffee cake love and then topped with a crispy spiced brown sugar crumble topping, is whole other story.

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Healthy. Not so much.

Amazing, down to the very last crumb? Definitely. And sometimes, that’s just what you need.

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Especially, with Superbowl Sunday coming up, you might need to be building a junk food tolerance this whole week, just to … Read more...

October 31st, 2012

Lemon Blueberry Chia Seed Muffins

by Chrissy

Chia seeds are so fashionable right now.

 

They even sell a (ridiculously expensive) drink with chia seeds, which is apparently really good. I wouldn’t know because I’ve never purchased and tasted one, well, because you can easily add chia seeds to your favorite juices or water to save a few bucks.

Chia seeds are also good in yogurt, smoothies, and other baked goods. Here, let me show you.

Lemon Blueberry Chia Seed Muffins. They are just perfect in these.… Read more...

October 2nd, 2012

Breakfast Power Smoothie {chocolate, banana, pineapple, coconut}

by Chrissy

So if you are anywhere else in the world, you might not think that this cold smoothie would be a great breakfast option, but if you are still getting drenched in sweat when you take a walk outside, then this is just the thing to cool you down. Apparently, Southern California isn’t ready to kiss summer goodbye, just yet. I’m OK with this because TJ’s decided to bring in another shipment of their glorious flats of peaches, so we … Read more...