Oh, and by the way, that turned into this.
chutney. Apples+pears+raisins+onions+something else?
Went to DC and saw Julia Child’s kitchen! (Interesting factoid: Julia Child went to Smith, just like me!)
Check out all her old/newfashioned gadgets!
and I saw a Stevia plant in the botanical gardens there! They had a really interesting section that was focused just on medicinal/edible plants!
hardly what we buy, now is it?
Back to the breakfast. I swear, I AM trying to get a breakfast focus going on here.
purple sweet potato, yogurt with pumpkin seeds and flax seeds, soy nut butter, almond butter.
Seriously, how is that sweet potato so purple?! I have figured out that I like them purple or white more than orange, and I like yams better than sweet potatoes? Or maybe I’ve got it all wrong. All I know is that there is a ‘Hannah yam’ that has my name all over it (pun intended) (not pictured above) Also that I’m going to be living in Asia next year and they’re really big on their sweet taters and squashies. Is Kabocha not an asian type of squash? SO excited.
Please join me in geeking out over squash. It’s all good.
Also good is this:
6 egg whites, 1 tbsp flax, 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds, 1 tbsp cocoa powder, stevia to taste.
this is delicious. With nut butter. Because let’s be honest, what do I eat that doesn’t go with nut butter? EVER?
I especially love roasting cashews in my toaster oven and putting them in the wrong jar as nut butter.
Truth is, I can’t bear to recycle that jar, since it reminds me of London. Good thing it is glass and therefore dishwasher safe!
I’ve been loving on pancakes lately. I’ve had a few mishaps with the gluten free lifestyle my Naturopath prescribed for me, but I’ll get to that in another post. Let’s just say I didn’t know Barley flour wasn’t gluten free.
On a huge strawberry kick of late
Mom hates me for this, but we’ll go to Fresh Market and buy three cartons on sale. I’ll take them home and hide them in the basement fridge behind bags of lettuce. Secret secret.
I think these were sweet potato.
This green smoothie would look so good if it weren’t so out of focus. I’m not good with a camera yet and also am unsure whether mine really even does good close ups. Which is a shame, since I like close ups. Especially of green smoothies.
I have no idea what was in this. I do know there was spinach in there. and probably honeydew?
These were inspired by Heather. She makes the most enviable pancakes. If you haven’t checked out her blog you really should. Although I can’t imagine you haven’t.
Chocolate mint green pancakes.
Return of the egg omelette breakfast sweet thing? The only good thing that has come out of my Dad having had surgery and only being able to eat egg custard is that I get LOTS of egg whites!
same as before only without the cocoa.
OH and here’s a dinner picture.
tofu noodles + cheeze sauce (sweet potato, nooch, a bit of real cheese mixed in, actually, since I like it, probably goat’s cheese, since I”m obsessed), cauliflower
and I made these black bean brownie donuts. More on that soon!
More recipes up soon. Tales of my new ways of eating and some things. Check my aforementioned blog for updates on preparation for my departure for Taiwa n!