Category Archives: staples

Super easy granola!

6 parts dry, 1 part wet. Followed Epicurious’ granola instructions and used the following for dry ingredients: 2 cups whole oats 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup chopped raw pecans 1 cup chopped raw almonds 1 cup Trader Joe’s “Golden Berry … I’m hungry! {read more}

easy waffle topping

waffles with apricot jam and creme fraiche topping

A delicious, easy-to-make syrup alternative for pancakes and waffles, or anything you normally put syrup on. Time to make: 2 minutes. Ingredients Your choice of jam Crème fraîche or sour cream Directions Mix equal parts jam and crème fraîche (or sour cream) … I’m hungry! {read more}

Califia Farms

Califia Farms almond milk and iced coffee

These are, left to right, the best iced coffee I’ve ever tasted and my new favorite brand of almond milk, both made by Califia Farms. Taste aside, just look at that typography.

oatmeal

cinnamon peach oatmeal with califia farms coconut almond milk

I first started making oatmeal every day for breakfast when I was straight out of college and (f)unemployed. It was cheap and easy to make, but I grew to like it because it was also filling and paired well with … I’m hungry! {read more}

Short cut cream sauce

pasta with mascarpone cream sauce

Regular cream sauce for pasta is not difficult to make, but this is even easier :) For this short cut version you only need mascarpone cheese, and it won’t take forever to reduce or thicken – it just has to … I’m hungry! {read more}