You are the ‘Peanut’ to my ‘Butter’

Remember this post? It’s from over a year ago but it highlights an excellent source of protein – peanut butter! 🥜🥜🥜 Peanut butter was likely made by Myan Indians many years ago, but the first time it was introduced to the United States was at the St Louis World Fair in 1904. A physician hadContinue reading “You are the ‘Peanut’ to my ‘Butter’”

The Protein Group

Its protein month! So far this year we’ve learned about grains and dairy, now we’re moving on to protein! Woohoo! 🍳🍗🥩🍤😋 Protein It is good to have a little protein at each meal because not only does it have some important vitamins and minerals, but it also breaks down into ‘building blocks’ to build upContinue reading “The Protein Group”

Mexican Quinoa

Time for a recipe that you can eat as a side dish or as the main meal. As mentioned in the last post – quinoa is a complete protein. All the amino acids (what protein is made of) that your body needs are found in quinoa. Cool! This recipe is full of flavor! To makeContinue reading “Mexican Quinoa”

Crazy about Quinoa!

You may have heard of quinoa but have you ever given it a taste? If not, hopefully after reading this blog post you’ll want to go find some quinoa to try! Quinoa has become rather popular over the last 5-10 years in the United States but its actually been around for centuries! Quinoa originates fromContinue reading “Crazy about Quinoa!”

Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal

Are you ever in a hurry in the morning? Maybe you don’t always have time to sit down for breakfast? If that is the case, this is the recipe for you! This recipe should be prepared at night, so that it is ready to go in the morning! It’s easy to make and delicious! ForContinue reading “Overnight Blueberry Oatmeal”

Just ‘oat’ and ‘ab-oat’

Review this post about oats and keep an eye out for a new oat recipe this week! Today we get to highlight oats! Oats are one of those ingredients that get overlooked sometimes, but can be used in so many ways. Sweet, savory, and everything in-between. All oats you buy from the store start offContinue reading “Just ‘oat’ and ‘ab-oat’”

Whole Wheat Waffles

Pancakes or waffles? I’m definitely a waffle person, which is why today’s post is a delicious waffle recipe. 🙂 Did you catch the blog post about the differences in whole wheat flour and white flour? If not, click here! This recipe uses whole wheat flour but you would never know by tasting these waffles. ThisContinue reading “Whole Wheat Waffles”

Flour Power!

If you love baking or if you just bake every once in awhile, the chances are, you have used some type of flour. Breads, cookies, dinner rolls, cakes, you name it – each are hard to make without flour! Did you know that there are several different types of flour? If you’ve ever baked anythingContinue reading “Flour Power!”