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Cranberry and Orange Buckwheat Porridge

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Why make oatmeal when you can make buckwheat porridge?

My latest recipe for Adventure Journal is sweetened with honey, studded with dried cranberries and orange peel and a perfect addition to any outdoor morning ritual. You can snag the full recipe here.

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February 8, 2016 at 16:54

Recipe: Baked Egg in Avocado With Parsley and Goat Cheese

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Earlier this year, pictures of eggs baked in avocado were the darling of the online food porn world. Then I tested out the recipe myself, and the result was so good I wonder how I ever lived without this creation.

The concept is simple: bake an egg in an avocado. If you were looking for a way to put all those eggs from your backyard chicken coop to use you should certainly put this recipe on the breakfast list.

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November 6, 2012 at 06:00

Recipe: How to Make Your Own Granola

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Food tip of the week: never buy granola ever again. It’s one of the easiest things to make yourself, and because it stores well, you can make up a big batch and have enough for many breakfasts to come.

The other great thing about granola? Once you have your base recipe of oats and a coating to make the granola crispy and sweet when you bake it, you can add pretty much anything you want. Chia seeds? Sure. Pepitas? Delicious. Figs? Certainly not an ingredient to ever go without.

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October 9, 2012 at 06:00

Recipe: Oatmeal and Flaxseed Blueberry Pancakes

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Full disclosure: standard American pancakes have never been my thing. Except for a backcountry version made with M&M’s, they have never been one of my breakfast standards. On the too sweet, too fluffy and too thick side, classic pancakes are optimal if you’re looking for a sugar high with an immediate crash. Not quite my style.

However, once in awhile you come across a version of a recipe that changes your perspective. A good friend named Lisa, who has an ongoing oatmeal vs. pancake breakfast debate in her household, came up with this one. As she says, when someone says “bowl of oatmeal or stack of pancakes?” oatmeal is regularly the winner, so she found a way to combine the two. The result is convincing even for those of us that aren’t usually wooed by the traditional breakfast.

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