Tag Archives: walnuts

Carrot Cake Breakfast Quinoa

I’m trying to like quinoa. Really, I am… I know that, for me, it will never be a stand in for rice… Oh how I love rice!… But I have discovered ways to “hide” quinoa, so to speak. Like turning it into a taco filling or mashed into a yam burger. This way I get to benefit from all it’s nutritional goodness without feeling like I’m eating quinoa… So it’s kind of funny that I would turn it into a star attraction, but even more so, that I would actually enjoy it too!
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Chocolate Walnut Muffins

I don’t know about you, but for the first few weeks or so of the year, I try to keep foods a little bit lighter and healthier, to give my body time to recover from all that holiday indulgence… Obviously that doesn’t mean that I intend to sacrifice though!
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Pumpkin Bread with Walnuts and Figs

So after stating, here, how I didn’t like figs, it looks like now I’m on a figgy roll. Even going as far as buying a giant bag of organic dried figs!… I’m still coming up with ways to use them and incorporate them into my recipes, so you may be seeing more figgy recipes in the future… I’m sure Dave already rues the day he asked for fig bars. *giggle*
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Moist and fluffy, bakery-style muffins, featuring walnuts and chocolate chips. {vegan}

Walnut Chocolate Chip Coffee Muffins

Do you go through flavour fazes? I just kind of roll through one and into another. For a while I’ll want everything strawberry, then in a month or so it will have to be matcha. Not too long ago, I made my Earl Grey faze public with these cookies and this cake. But who cares about that, because we both know it’s all about Chocolate Walnut, right 😉
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