Homemade Granola

One of my favorite breakfast options is yogurt and granola topped with fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey. While I don’t always have time to make my own yogurt, I have been making granola for about 3 years now. Want to make your own granola? Here’s the basic recipe, with suggestions for variations below. […]

Hemp Hearts Pumpkin Smoothie

Last week I mentioned Manitoba Harvest‘s challenge to get creative in the kitchen. If you missed it, through November 30, 2014 you are automatically entered to win a 5lb. bag of Hemp Hearts, when you post your creation(s) and tag @manitobaharvest with the hashtags#hemphearts and #sweatpink on Twitter and/or Instagram. I made some delicious pumpkin muffins and have also used Hemp Hearts as a topping […]

Pumpkin Muffins Topped with Hemp Hearts

Yesterday I bought a pumpkin muffin at Panera and, as I ate it, I thought to myself, Hemp Hearts would be a great topping for a pumpkin muffin, so as soon as I got home I baked up a batch of delicious pumpkin muffins topped with Hemp hearts! Why did I have Hemp Hearts on my […]

Homemade Peanut Butter

I started making my own peanut butter a few years ago after reading Make the Bread, Buy the Butter and was amazed by how easy it was! It’s more cost effective, especially given the amounts of peanut butter our household eats and it’s delicious! Store-bought peanut butter can range from $0.14-$0.32/oz. Homemade peanut butter costs about $0.12-$0.16/oz […]