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On The Glow Basic Oatmeal Squares

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There are fancy squares and then there are not-so-fancy squares. These are the not-so-fancy squares. In fact, they are downright boring, but the beauty is you can dress them up anyway you like. Just like a basic bowl of oatmeal, these squares can be changed up on a whim. My goal was to make a […]

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Top 15 Vegan Breakfast Recipes of 2011

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       Not many people know that I’m a former stats geek. During my 2nd year of my undergrad program, I was absolutely terrified to take my first stats course. I thought I was going to fail, thus shattering my dreams of going to grad school. As it turned out, I ended up falling in love […]

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Make-Ahead Steel Cut Oatmeal & 4 New Oatmeal Recipes

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You wouldn’t know it from the plethora of steel-cut oatmeal recipes I have on the blog (one), but steel-cut oats are actually my favourite way to enjoy oatmeal. The only problem is I’m usually too hungry to wait 30 minutes to eat breakfast. Hence, my obsession with quick breakfasts like Vegan overnight oats, Green Monsters, […]

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5 Favourite Hot Oatmeal Recipes

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There’s a chill in the air. Actually, that’s a lie because it’s quite warm outside as I write this post. I’m in a tank top and shorts right now! Hardly Fall temperatures, but then again it’s still summer for another week. However, tomorrow morning is supposed to be a classic Fall morning- crisp, 8C, sunny, […]

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Zucchini Bread Oatmeal

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Brrr…it’s a chilly morning in our neck of the woods! I woke up around 6am absolutely freezing, so I closed the window and pulled on the blanket that was at the end of the bed. I had another 45 minutes of cozy, warm sleep with Sketchie cuddled at my feet and Eric by my side. […]

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Fruity Baked Oatmeal with Crunchy Cinnamon Almond Topping

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Yesterday, I thought the tide was turning with my flu. I had a fairly restful sleep Monday night and my symptoms had died down a bit. I was so excited because I thought that I was getting over this thing! …and then Tuesday evening hit and the symptoms came back with a vengeance. I was […]

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Spelt Berry Porridge with Granola, Dates, and Raspberries

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Last year, I had my first cooking attempt with wheat berries when I made the Back on Track Wheat Berry Salad. I fell head over heels. (That is one of my favourite salads by the way!) Wheat berries are chewy, versatile, and they pack a great nutritional punch. And then I discovered spelt berries. I […]

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Double Chocolate Sweet Potato Oatmeal

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Last night as I watched American Idol draw out two long hours of results, I had some time to do some thinking. I wanted to create a fun Friday breakfast to celebrate the approaching weekend, incorporating fresh sweet potato into my morning oatmeal. I wasn’t in the mood to bake anything or for it to […]

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Apple Pie Oatmeal

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For whatever reason, I have this burning desire to take otherwise ‘normal’ recipes and turn them into      spin-offs of my favourite desserts. Carrot Cake Oatmeal. Apple Pie Muffin Tops. Pumpkin Pie Monster. Zucchini Bread oatmeal. Oatmeal Cookie VOO. Pumpkin Pie VOO. Pecan Pie ‘Truffles’. You might call this weird, but I call it totally normal…as […]

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Holiday Breakfast In A Jiffy: Carrot Cake Oatmeal

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As winter sets in and my desire for a hot breakfast grows, I find myself searching for the perfect bowl of hot oatmeal. I’m pretty picky when it comes to hot oatmeal. If you have been reading the blog for a while now, you may remember that I used to dislike homemade hot oatmeal. There […]

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