Peanut Butter, Banana, Oatmeal, Whole Wheat Muffins

Enter conundrum: I want a sweet. No, I want to be healthy. No, I worked out today, I’m allowed to eat dessert. No, wait, I’m not going to make dessert because I’ll eat it all. I’ll just sit here and take a few pieces out of the big Mike n Ike box each time I walk past it.

Yeah that was my story the last few days, leading to complications. I avoided eating a dessert I really wanted and ended up eating super processed sugary candies instead.

I figured if I was going to make something, it had to serve a few purposes. And what better answer than to make something sweet enough to be dessert and then to work as breakfast in the morning.

Inspired by the Breakfast Bachelor’s breakfast baking, I decided to go for some muffins. Continue reading


Mi Kapusta, y Su Kapusta?

Apparently posting regularly was not a New Year’s resolution. Alas, I have returned and am hunkering down to the world of writing once again.

The last week or so, I’ve been in a bit of a lul in the kitchen. With Gabe out of town, and me finally working on some of that whole relaxing thing, I just haven’t had much motivation to get crazy. But today, it all changed. Maybe it was my welcome home cocktail today, or maybe it was my third cup of coffee in the office. Either way, I worked it out today.

Knowing that my CSA order is coming tonight, I figured it made sense to use up as much of the produce in the fridge as possible. I bought a head of organic red cabbage a few days ago waiting for the special moment since who doesn’t love some good cabbage? Ok, maybe I’m weird, but it’s comfort food for me. My good ol’ Polish Catholic roots raised me on this stinky, sour delicacy, so devouring a heaping plate always brings me back.

So I started by shredding it up.

Then after getting a good shred, I moved onto **tears** shredding a  red onion. And just my luck, this guy was right on the edge of getting bad so was extra pungent.

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