Recipe #53: Cinnamon-Almond Green Smoothie

This book finds ways to add lots of fruits and veggies to almost every recipe. That’s one of the many reasons why I’ve been loving this cookbook. Everything is just so fresh and healthy. So this smoothie is from the section of “make ahead green smoothies”. The idea is to measure out the ingredients in…

Recipe #80: Maple Cinnamon Almond Butter

I will start by saying that I have never made any sort of nut butter before, and honestly, after making this one, I’m not sure I want to again. It tasted delicious, but it was just more work than I expected. There was nothing difficult about this almond butter, but it seems the food processor…

Coconut Macaroons

No these are not fancy french macarons, these are delicious classic coconut macaroons. I was tired of just being sick and I got back in the kitchen, like I mentioned in my last post. If you like coconut, you will love macaroons. They are a classic passover treat but homemade is waaaaayy better than macaroons that come…

Overnight Oatmeal

Overnight oats are such an easy breakfast because all you do is pop everything in a jar and throw it in the fridge to “cook”.  In mine, I put oats, almond milk, almonds, pomegranate, raspberries, salt, cinnamon and vanilla. You could also put yogurt if you want, to make it a little thicker and add…

Almond Orange Biscotti

Today I made these delicious biscotti. I found the recipe on the Canadian living website (called classic almond biscotti) and they turned out quite well. The dough was really easy to make and not too unhealthy. They are nicely golden and crunchy. The orange zest gives a nice freshness. The only thing I would comment…