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Sour Cherry Preserve

My mother-in-law always has a stash of homemade fruit preserves in the dark recesses of her refrigerator.  She goes through them slowly, scooping half a cup from each jar at a time and keeping them in little glass containers which she puts on the table at breakfast time and we spread them on fresh baked… Continue reading Sour Cherry Preserve

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Coconut-Oat Protein Pancakes

Most mornings I try to get up before everyone else and get in an hour of exercise.  By the time my husband and daughter wake up I'm fully awake - and fully hungry.  Some mornings yogurt and fruit, or a bowl of oats, won't cut it.  I need protein and carbs if I'm not going to crash… Continue reading Coconut-Oat Protein Pancakes

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Strawberry Mint Coconut Overnight Oats

During the first few weeks after giving birth I found myself famished every night/morning around 3 am.  Later, as my daughter started waking up less during the night, this shifted to 5 am.  No wonder - between dinner and breakfast I was breastfeeding her three to five times.  My body needed more calories to keep up… Continue reading Strawberry Mint Coconut Overnight Oats