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Cranberry Oatmeal Waffles

With the rising cost of cereal and other breakfast foods, I set about trying to find a healthy, filling alternative.  We needed something that my husband could grab on his way out the door or the boys could grab to eat for a morning meal or mess free snack.  I love foods that don’t make a big mess or take me forever to try to clean up.  I don’t know how they do it, but our kids manage to track most foods throughout the house – especially cereal, but I digress.

We came up with an easy alternative to cereal inspired by traditional oat based cakes called bannock bread.   Continue reading

Nasturtium Blossom Stuffed Hors d’Oeuvre

Stuffed Nasturtium Blossoms

This past weekend, I was looking for something from the garden to add a special touch to a lunch for out of town guests.  Glancing around the yard, I saw beautiful orange nasturtiums peeking out from between cucumber leaves.  The blossoms have a peppery zest not unlike the flavor of watercress or arugula.  I had all the ingredients to make nasturtium blossoms stuffed with a fresh chive cream cheese.  They were served on a bed of nasturtium leaves as an hors d’oeuvre.  The rich, peppery flavor of these would be nice paired with a dry chardonnay or iced sweet tea.  Overall they were a hit and I would make them again and again.

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