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Masala Omelette from “The Hundred Foot Journey”

Masala Omelette from “The Hundred Foot Journey” or India’s standard masala omelette?  Eggs whisked to a uniform consistency so the yolks and whites are in harmony, infused with spices, seasoned with salt and cooked in a big dollop of ghee. No, Not clarified butter. Ghee. There is a difference. The scene where Hasan makes an omelette for Madame Malroy is somewhat cliched. However, it brings up an important point of stereotyping food. Not just Indian food, but any food. The need to focus on “traditional” “authentic” etc recipes overshadows the need to focus on technique. And that’s why I chose …

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Healthier Crunchy Homemade Granola

healthy crunchy granola

The morning is abuzz with frantic activity. Everyone is up and about and doing something. There is music floating from one room and the sounds of off key singing, unbeknownst to the singer, trailing from another shower. The almost rushed activity of last minute course material is being stuffed into an already full backpack. The coffee machine chimes in with a jingle and wafts aromas of the nectar that is going to save your sanity. As you watch and hear this unfold, you have frantic thoughts of your own. You need to make sure everyone gets something nutritious and quick …

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Chocolate and Red Current Oatmeal with Cholaca Chocolate

Chocolate and Red Current Oatmeal

Sprouts Farmers Market   invited  Colorado bloggers to visit Cholaca headquarters here in Colorado. To be honest I was a bit curious to visit the company and taste test the chocolate and hear about their story. Now, those who know me do know that I tend to get a bit snobbish about chocolate. Guys! I am not a snob! It is just that I have had my fair share of chocolates that were just candy. Let’s not name names, but we know that most of our grocery stores have those lined up in the “candy” section. So a good quality chocolate that …

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Oatmeal Kedgeree with Ethiopian Berbere Seasoning

Dear Oatmeal, I love you. I really do. But we need to talk. Don’t worry. It’s not that kind of talk.  I can’t break up with you. After-all you enable me to be a better me and keep me going for quite a while in the mornings. When you are with me, even the daunting workouts at the gym seem to fly by fast and you make those long runs seem so easy because I have the energy to “just do them”. So why do we need to talk? It’s not you, it’s me. I have been going into a …

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Mango Oats Smoothie

The scent of cardamom, creamy milk, delicious honey make this mango oats smoothie a real breakfast treat. Grab and go.

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Avocado with Poached Eggs

The Plot :  38 Power Foods Blog group Summary : 38 Power Foods blog group will focus on one ingredient each week taking inspiration from the book ; Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients from the editors of the whole living magazine. Each week we all will come up with recipes, stories, articles to encourage eating nourishing food. Co conspirators : ( it will be nourishing for your foodie health to visit these blogs and see what they have come up with) Jill at Saucy Cooks; Jeanette at jeanetteshealthyliving ; Martha at Simply Nourished Living ; Mireya at Myhealthyeatinghabits ; Alyce at More time at the table ; Sarah …