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

Savory Oat Groats with Kale, Feta and Shrimp

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 removed. But one thing I’ve learned about oat groats? They can be delicious!

I came across a recipe for savory oat groats and used that as a starting place and ended up with a . . . → Read More: Savory Oat Groats with Kale, Feta and Shrimp, plus a Bob's Red Mill Giveaway!

Simple Truth Giveaway + Chicken Curry Cashew Salad

Simple Truth 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 items are Free From 101 artificial ingredients and preservatives.” These products are available in Oregon at Fred Meyer and nationally at Kroger grocery stores.

Simple Truth Chicken Curry Cashew Salad
Nutritionist . . . → Read More: Simple Truth Giveaway + Chicken Curry Cashew Salad

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

Caramelized Fennel & Pear Hash with Almonds and Parmesan

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 sauce. In fact, I just made some Parsnip & Pear Pancakes that were completely delicious.

Recently, USA Pears offered to send me a whole box of pears to create a recipe for National . . . → Read More: December is Pear Month: Caramelized Fennel with Pear, Almonds and Parmesan plus a Giveaway!

Wheat Germ & Herb Biscuits and a Super Food Giveaway!

Wheat Germ and Herb Biscuits

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 granola and cereals and even baking. Did you know that you could do all of that with wheat germ? Well, you can.

And also, wheat germ is a super food. It’s an excellent source of nutrients including . . . → Read More: Wheat Germ & Herb Biscuits and a Super Food Giveaway!