Category Archives: cheese

spinach puffs


remember my lament last month about being so sick of the all-i-eat-for-breakfast-overnight-oats. not to bad mouth the oats, they’re really tasty and so easy to make. but man, it gets old after a few months. even after seeping your almond milk in lavender or adding nuts on top, there’s only so much you can change.

i first made these last month as an attempt to mix up my breakfast routine and it worked out great! it requires more prep than the oats, but it can all be done in one foul swoop on a sunday night. three of these constitutes breakfast but i prefer to round it out with two plus a piece of fruit. Continue reading


jalapeño and white cheddar scones

these scones have been a brunch favorite of mine since i discovered this recipe for jalapeño-cheddar scones on smitten kitchen. my recipe is not much different than the original, but i had to share them.

what may be most wonderful about these is that you can freeze them the night before so all you have to do is wake up and pop them in the oven. brilliant. i also tend to make them in batches of 3 or 4 and keep the rest frozen. scones are always better the first day you make them so this way you have fresh scones on demand from the freezer.

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soft pretzels with white cheddar cheese sauce

i was poking around pinterest yesterday when i found a recipe for garlic rosemary pretzels with white cheddar cheese sauce at tasty kitchen. i probably haven’t had a soft pretzel since we gorged ourselves on junk food at the corner store before ballet class in middle school. i remember us eating pounds of fudge before going to class for an hour; probably not the smartest decision, but hey, what do you expect of middle schoolers?

its pretty funny how people these days will go out of their way to attempt to make home-made versions of the junk food of their childhood because even though there’s no high-fructose unsaturated trans-fat gmo shit in here, you’re fooling yourself if you think this is a healthy snack. or lunch.

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