Posts tagged ‘kefir’

April 16th, 2012

Cran-Oat Bran Muffins

by Chrissy

Sometimes a hearty breakfast on-the-go is hard to find. Well, look no more. This energy-packed breakfast muffin has it all!

The hint of orange zest pairs well with the dried cranberries and cinnamon. This flavor trio brings back the nostalgia of the holidays. If you didn’t mind one bit, a healthy handful of chocolate chips would take these to another level!

Flavor aside, these are full of protein and fiber, as various grains are jam-packed into little fluffy muffins.

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March 13th, 2012

Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Pancakes with Cinnamon Honey Butter

by Chrissy

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So here’s the deal. I just love a good Iron Chef America showdown. Even moreso when I tend to the judges’ commentary.  They are top notch entertainment sometimes most times.



Let’s take for example,  Battle Fennel with Iron Chef Batali.  The Chef and his competitors created unparalleled dishes, but sadly I could only pay attention to the judges overly-“insightful” remarks. Besides the lady wearing the awkward facial expressions and a multi-colored clown jacket to match, … Read more...

February 28th, 2012

Baby Blueberry Cobblers

by Chrissy


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I love a good cobbler.

How can you not love a naturally sweet dessert full of baked fresh fruit? You know… maybe even drizzled with a little cream?

Fortunately, I grew up with tons of various fruit trees in my yard. Good thing, too, because my mom would have spent an obscene amount of money, making me fresh peach cobblers on those lovely summer evenings.

When most kids would wait for the calendar to signal … Read more...

February 21st, 2012

Homemade Kefir Ranch Dressing {with fresh dill}

by Chrissy

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Those Hidden Valley commercials absolutely slay me. Here’s the link to the commercial, if you’d like some context for this post.


They make it look like the kids are having so much fun filling up their popcorn buckets with cauliflower, pumping on the ranch (instead of butter).

…hosting a salad eating contest…with forks.

I don’t get the forks. I thought the whole point of a massive eating contest was to shove as much food in your … Read more...

February 16th, 2012

Easy Kefir Cornbread

by Chrissy

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Here, have a piece of this steamy, fluffy cornbread.

Hmm… this might not work. I can’t get it through the computer screen.

Oh, shucks. It just looks like you will have to whip up a batch of this irresistible cornbread, yourself!

Honestly, when was the last time that you made or ate homemade cornbread? I know for me it’s been at least a year. My mom always made some to go right alongside Momma’s Kickin’ Chili. … Read more...