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Savory Oat Groats with Kale, Feta and Shrimp, plus a Bob's Red Mill Giveaway!

I really enjoy finding a new ingredient that I’ve never cooked with before and discovering something fun to do with it. That’s exactly what happened with me and oat groats. To be honest, when I first got the bag I wasn’t even sure what an oat groat was — oat kernel with its hull […]

Simple Truth Giveaway + Chicken Curry Cashew Salad

Simple Truth Organic and Natural Food Way back in December, I was invited to an event at the Hawthorne Fred Meyer, for a launch of their new product line — Simple Truth.

Simple Truth aims to “provide a simple, uncomplicated and trustworthy solution to the challenge of simply better living. All Simple Truth […]

December is Pear Month: Caramelized Fennel with Pear, Almonds and Parmesan plus a Giveaway!

If there’s one thing I really enjoy about fall & winter it’s…well, it’s sweaters, actually. But, besides the sweaters, it’s pears. I like them even more than apples. Because of this, I substitute pears for apples in a lot of recipes — pear pies, pear sauce, pear wedges with brie, pears with caramel dipping […]

Wheat Germ & Herb Biscuits and a Super Food Giveaway!

Recently, I was offered a free jar of Kretschmer Wheat Germ to try and also a jar to giveaway on my blog, which is really great but honestly, I already knew about the awesomeness of wheat germ. I’ve been a fan for awhile and use it all the time for coating chicken, adding to […]