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3 Sandwiches to Make with Leftover Chicken

3 Sandwiches to Make with Leftover Chicken

When I make roasted chicken breasts, I make as many as my old roasting pan can hold, and then freeze the rest. That way when I feel like eating, but not cooking or going out, I have some options for quick, easy meals at home. Here are three of my [...]

August 22, 2013 × 6 comments

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NaturAlmond Handcrafted Almond Butter

NaturAlmond Handcrafted Almond Butter

NaturAlmond Hand Crafted Almond Butter (widely available here and here) Let me begin by saying that while I’m on my second jar of this almond butter, I should be on my fourth… or fifth. It’s been out of stock at my usual grocery store for far too long! I jumped up [...]

July 25, 2013 × 4 comments

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Buttery Oatmeal Cookies

Buttery Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe is an adaptation of this oatmeal raisin cookie recipe from Martha Stewart. Ingredients: makes roughly 18 large, thin cookies 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 1 1/2 [...]

May 16, 2013 × 2 comments

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Good/Better: Oatmeal

Good/Better: Oatmeal

This bowl of oatmeal looks good… … and this one looks better! Adding a bit of color (sliced apples and pumpkin seeds) and texture (sprinkled leftover ingredients: nuts, raisins, sunflower seeds) takes this dish from good to better Get the recipe for this homemade oatmeal here.  *I’m considering adding Good/Better [...]

May 2, 2013 × 6 comments

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Granola Bars

Granola Bars

Granola bars are the ultimate grab-and-go healthy snack. Unfortunately, many of the commercial bars are pricey and packed with not-so-healthy and potentially allergenic ingredients. I started making my own when I couldn’t find any ready-made ones that are soy-free. This recipe, adapted from this one, is quick, easy, and fully [...]

March 7, 2013 × 4 comments

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Easy Oatmeal

Easy Oatmeal

This quick-cooking recipe makes either 2 smaller or 1 larger serving and can be made ahead and reheated Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups water (for creamy oatmeal, sub in 1/4 – 1/2 cup milk for an equal amount of water) 1/2 cup whole oats 1/2 cup nuts, chopped* 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon [...]

January 11, 2013 × 0 comments

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Almond Butter Toast with Sliced Apples (or Bananas)

Almond Butter Toast with Sliced Apples (or Bananas)

After realizing that I know little no portion control when it comes to cereal, my go-to quick lunch (sometimes 2 slices and always with a mug of green tea) has also become my go-to late night snack (sans tea). Almond butter on multi-grain toast topped with sliced apples: simple, fast, [...]

January 8, 2013 × 0 comments