On-the-Go Banana Nut Oatmeal

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I really wish I was one of those people who could wake up at 5 am, go for a run, spend an hour getting ready and still have time to enjoy a cup of coffee with a good book before my family wakes up. As many times as I add it as a New Year’s goal, I just can’t seem to execute on it. Our morning generally consists of hitting snooze 5 times at 8 minutes a pop, scrambling out of bed, running downstairs to encourage the kids out of bed and then the mad dash...

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Easy “Cheesy” Curry Popcorn

Nutritional yeast has quickly become a staple ingredient in my kitchen. My first encounter with nooch, or nutritional yeast, was not as glamorous as this Whole Food’s article makes it sound. The first introduction for me was at the movies with my mother-in-law and grandmother-in-law. They smuggled some into the theater so they could sprinkle it all over their buttered popcorn. All I remember thinking was thank goodness I have my own bag. The whole movie I was envisioning something closely related to active dry yeast, topping their kernels, and expanding in their stomach with each bite. Gag. Shortly...

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Do It Yourself – Homemade Almond Milk

I love finding local gems around where we work and live. When I took my first job here in Utah, the company I worked for was walking distance from the historic downtown area of Ogden. A variety of local restaurants, boutiques and bars lined the street with a great view of the snow-capped mountains and Union Station. I got into a “bad” habit of making a daily coffee run to Grounds for Coffee. It wasn’t because of the cool atmosphere, yoga studio upstairs, great coffee or the fact that the barista knew me by name. It was because they...

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