Posts tagged ‘fruit’

October 1st, 2012

Strawberry Lemon Waffles

by Lauren

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I forgot to mention a small detail regarding my trip to Virginia for my friend’s wedding.

I took a little spill…down some stairs. It caused a cankle and an enlarged knee. Whoops.

Due to my travels and respective injury, I haven’t been to yoga in two weeks. I went back for the first time today, got home 20 minutes ago, and I’m already sore. I need a waffle.

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This weekend Chris and I replanted our Earth box and a couple … Read more...

September 18th, 2012

Healthy Banana Carrot Bread with Cranberries

by Chrissy

Banana bread is delicious. Carrot cake is delicious. Both of them together is simply magical.

Especially, when its a healthy bread, full of nutritional goodness, so you can scarf this down in mass quantities and still wear a smile on your face. (You know, instead of a sad face, from the guilt).

Lucky for us, Organics Unlimited provided us with some tasty organic naners to use in this hearty bread recipe. They are the distributor of GROW bananas, where … Read more...

August 26th, 2012

A Simple Picnic Menu

by Lauren

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Picnics are my favorite eating activity. An eating activity is an activity that revolves around eating, in case you were wondering.

I don’t picnic nearly enough considering all the perfect picnic spots that are right in my backyard. From the beach to the parks to hikes in the San Diego mountains, there are so many places I still need to go.

Before I let you in on my picnic menu, I’d like to give you a little insight into my … Read more...

August 9th, 2012

Carrot & Cran Oat-Bran Mini Muffins

by Chrissy


I love mini muffins. I love them for a few reasons:

1. They are so darn cute
2. They are go much further when serving crowds
3. If you end up eating 20 of them, somehow it still feels less guilty than indulging in 2 regular size muffins. I don’t know why. I just does.

These little guys are the perfect breakfast item. Since they have just a touch of sweetness, they won’t send you reeling on a sugar … Read more...

July 15th, 2012

Tangy Strawberry Preserves

by Chrissy


I grew up with a ton of fruit trees in my backyard. As a little kid, with a full summer off school and not a care in the world, life was pretty wonderful. Besides the few summer camps that I would attend, my siblings and I had so much fun playing in the backyard in our free time.

With the pool, tennis court and lots of open space in which to bike around, we would literally play out in the … Read more...