Posts tagged ‘wheat’

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...

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 23rd, 2012

Chocolate-Chip Zucchini Bread with Pepitas

by Chrissy

Pepitas sweetly baked in a blanket of nearly guilt-free chocolate chip zucchini bread. Now THIS is how you should start your day.

Oh yeah.

There are a few things that really remind me of the days when I was a pesky little child darling little angel, and zucchini bread is right up at the top of that list.

My mom would always bake two loaves at a time. You know, one to eat and one to freeze for later? Yea, … 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...

January 18th, 2012

Maple Pumpkin Spice Bagels

by Chrissy

True story: I am a pumpkin bagel addict.

I did something that I never thought I would do. Or even need to do. With about 20 bagels places within walking or biking distance from the LYK, why would I need to make my own? Welp, here’s why…


Pumpkin bagel extinction!

I’m sure you are thinking that I am being dramatic about not having a pumpkin bagel in January. But in my defense, they went extinct long before the … Read more...