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Homemade Sunflower Seed Butter

Homemade Sunflower Seed Butter

I remember the first time I tried sunflower seed butter like it was yesterday. The brightly-colored jar caught my eye while I was trawling the aisles of Trader Joe’s, looking for interesting things to try. (Side note: I’m obsessed with Trader Joe’s.) I’d seen bloggers raving about sunflower seed butter before, and thought I’d give … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Treats

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Treats

For the last year or so, I’ve stopped buying dog treats from the pet store, and have been making them myself. It’s much easier than I ever imagined, and I feel good about giving the treats to my pups because I know exactly what went into them. I’m a huge believer in feeding your pets … Continue reading

Need Chocolate? Eat Avocados.

Need Chocolate? Eat Avocados.

Yep, you read that right. You may have seen people blogging or talking about making chocolate mousse out of avocados before, but have you ever tried it? I have, and it’s incredible. You’d never guess that what you were eating was: Dairy-free Full of healthy plant-based fat Good for you–gasp! I figure there are probably … Continue reading

Croissandwich, and Other Food Mashups

Croissandwich, and Other Food Mashups

Every morning on my way to work, I pass the Burger King down the street. Usually, the sign out front tells me of whatever deals they currently have going on with their Whoppers or what have you. But this week, the sign has changed; now it informs me of something called a “Croissandwich.” While the … Continue reading

What Happened to the Weekend?

What Happened to the Weekend?

I feel like at the end of every weekend, I wonder where the time went and what I did with it. On Saturday, I got up and ran early with the group, then hit the grocery store on the way home. Once home, I cleaned, showered, ate, and cleaned some more. I had some friends … Continue reading

The Forgotten Hot Sauce

The Forgotten Hot Sauce

Last summer, I signed up for my first ever CSA – community supported agriculture – share with Patchwork Gardens, and excitedly began receiving a box of farm-fresh produce every Friday. It was something I had always wanted to do, but I could never justify the expense before. Now, that’s not to say it’s even expensive, … Continue reading