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Rose almond milk

POSTED ON February 13, 2016

Posted in Breakfast, Dessert, drinks, Gluten free, Uncategorized

Rose almond milk

 

The idea for a rose infused almond milk has been with me for a while and although I knew the taste would be delicate and intriguing, I wondered about getting the perfect rosy color—once steeped, rose tea is more golden than pink. Then the solution came to me; a few months [...] continue reading ->

chai + homemade almond milk that won’t curdle

POSTED ON February 25, 2015

Posted in drinks

chai + homemade almond milk that won’t curdle

Tis the season of chai in my house

The weather this winter, marked by months of sub-zero temperatures, snow and even blizzards has me craving warm, invigorating drinks. I’ve always liked chai, the spicy Indian tea when it’s well made – not that easy to find outside of your own kitchen– but haven’t, up [...] continue reading ->

Warm apple buckwheat breakfast bowl

POSTED ON January 10, 2015

Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free

Warm apple buckwheat breakfast bowl

Happy New Year to you all! After a busy and fun holiday period with family visiting from Australia and work beginning early this week, the New Year feels like it arrived suddenly while I wasn’t watching. But here it is—the fresh blanket of snow this week gave me the light feeling of new beginnings [...] continue reading ->

Pumpkin nut milk

POSTED ON November 19, 2014

Posted in drinks, Snacks

Pumpkin nut milk

Suddenly the weather here in New York feels too cold to drink or eat anything that isn’t warm. However, I must admit this pumpkin milk is so delicious, I’ve been sipping on it cold as a snack. It wasn’t until this morning that I stirred some into hot oatmeal which created a golden, creamy [...] continue reading ->

Flavored nut milks

POSTED ON August 20, 2014

Posted in Dessert, Snacks

Flavored nut milks

Lately, when I forget to soak almonds I make nut milk with a combination of hemp and macadamia nuts. Since neither has a skin, you won’t need to soak them to remove phytic acid (a nutrient blocker in the skin that protects the seed from sprouting—there is plenty more info about this my book up [...] continue reading ->

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