Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wheat Berry Hummus Spread

Today, the star in my “Whole Grains” series is wheat berry!  At first, I thought that this term simply referred to either the hard red or soft white wheat berries.  Duh!  Hence the name wheat berry.  However, I was floored … Continue reading

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Austin City Guide – Must Try Burgers

In an effort to capture a snapshot of the culinary adventure that is Austin, the Austin Food Bloggers Alliance is putting together a citywide dining guide.  From barbecue joint to Brazilian steakhouse, food truck to fine dining, Austin has it … Continue reading

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Red Quinoa Pancake

While I had planned on moving onto the next grain in my “Whole Grains Series,” I just had to sneak in another hearty quinoa recipe.  If you missed the first one, I encourage you to check it out!  It’s a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Weekend – Fishing with Friends

Happy Monday!  Even though Valentine’s Day is over, I hope that love is still in the air.  We must keep spreading the love as God commands us to do. “Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of … Continue reading

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Mexican Chicken and Quinoa Casserole

Continuing my series on whole grains, let’s move onto quinoa.  Although quinoa is actually a seed rather than a grain, it’s used as and substituted for grains because it’s cooked like one. As it is extremely nutritious, easy to prepare, and … Continue reading

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24 Hour Diner and Honest Tea

Tim and I made a trip to downtown Austin this weekend to check out 24  Diner.  It’s a popular eatery amongst the Austinites, and here we are going on our 6th year of living in the city without having dined … Continue reading

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Whole Grains Series: Brown RIce

In the post where I discussed MyPlate and some basic tips for eating healthy, I briefly mentioned that you should consume more whole grains and ditch refined.   Although this may seem like no biggie, for those who’re extremely attached to … Continue reading

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My Nephew’s 1st Birthday Party!

As you know, every Monday I like to join in on the fun hosted by Katie, called MIMM, to share about all the marvelous happenings in my life. As I am passionate about nutrition, cooking and eating healthy, and as … Continue reading

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