National Blueberry Pancake Day

Happy National Blueberry Pancake Day!  As if we need an excuse to make pancakes.  On the weekends Erin loves to whip up this quick recipe for whole wheat blueberry pancakes.  Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed.   Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes 1 cup whole wheat pancake mix 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 cup Almond milk 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 egg 2 tablespoons vanilla Side notes: For vegan pancakes or allergy-free pancakes, use EnerG. egg re-placers, or applesauce for the 1 egg. Directions: Step 1: Heat the coconut oil to a liquid consistency.  Add coconut oil to the mixing […]

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Top Chef Just Desserts: Pure Imagination!

First, let me just say that Willy Wonka is one of my favorite movies of all time! (The original, not the creepy Johnny Depp version). I was so excited when I learned the cheftestants would be recreating the chocolate factory. Not only that, but the stars of the film were there too! Charlie Bucket, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregard, and Mike Teevee all came out to inspire and taste the creations. They should have said something about Augustus Gloop, because I started to think he really drowned in that chocolate river! Fortunately, Google and Wikipedia set me straight. Apparently Gloop is […]

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Quick Blueberry Popsicles

Today is National Blueberry Popsicle Day!  Everyone knows that I always have blueberries on hand, so I made dairy-free blueberry popsicles last night.  They were super easy to make.  I quickly put them together while I was making dinner, which turned out to be a complete fail, but that story is for another day! Ingredients for Blueberry Popsicles: 2 cups coconut milk 1 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp honey, optional   Blend all ingredients together until smooth and then pour into ice cube trays or special popsicle molds.  I had […]

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