If there’s one thing we have here in Oregon, it’s berries. We took a little trip out to Sauvie Island recently to pick some strawberries. Caitlin suggested Sauvie Island farm and since I pretty much only go to farms that Caitlin tells me about, that’s where we went. After about an hour in the hot [...]
I’ve been collecting smoothie recipes lately with pinterest and have so many new ones I want to try! This rhubarb smoothie is definitely a winner, and one I’ll make again, at least as long as rhubarb is in season. It’s tart and refreshing, but creamy and desserty too. I modified the recipe quite a bit [...]
We’re still having some cool weather off and on around here, so it doesn’t feel funny to be making wintery breakfasts on occasion. This carrot cake oatmeal I made this week was outstanding. It really does taste like carrot cake in oatmeal format. Plus it’s super creamy and packs in a whole lot of nutrition.
I am a big fan of baked fruit in the Winter. With a few nuts and spices, it is the perfect sweet and warming breakfast or dessert. I saw some beautiful jewel-colored baked grapefruit at our local favorite neighborhood brunch spot, the Swedish restaurant Broder, and decided to replicate it at home. All you have [...]
When we lived in Berkeley, La Note restaurant was one of my favorite brunch spots. There are a million amazing restaurants in Berkeley, but the lines outside of this place on the weekends is well-deserved. It’s small, cozy, and the (mostly) rustic French food is pretty perfect. When I found this recipe for La Note’s [...]