anna brones

writer + artist + activist

Posts Tagged ‘hazelnuts

Recipe: The Best Birthday Cake Ever

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Who ever said it was sad to make your own birthday cake was wrong.

Here’s the thing about baking your own birthday cake: it ensures that you are in full control of what you are eating to celebrate your day. No crumbly cupcakes because your friend forgot that you actually hate cupcakes, no overly sweet processed frosting because your neighbor only had time to go to the bakery department of the chain grocery store and no half-eaten chocolate mint ice cream cake left in your freezer for the next six months.

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September 24, 2012 at 07:42

What Food Are You Traveling With?

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Five minutes before I needed to be out the door I was running around like a madwoman. Leaving is always like this, even if it’s just for a short trip. Trash taken out? Check. Wallet? Check. Computer? Check. Computer charger? Check. Anything else? Shit. The hazelnuts and raspberries. Grab bulk bag of hazelnuts from freezer, not taking time to measure out how many I actually needed, and pulling the glass jar of raspberries from the fridge and stuffing it in right next to my computer case.

Completely normal.

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July 11, 2012 at 07:15

Kale and Hazelnut Quinoa Cakes

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I have a minor obsession with quinoa, as is evidenced by the fact that I keep it on hand at all times and I even make cake with it. It’s delicious I swear.

Last week I was trying to come up with a falafel alternative, and a mixture of quinoa and white beans seemed like the way to go. Here’s the final result, one packed with protein and easy to make ahead of time and fry up right before eating. I also found that the bean and kale mixture is also excellent as a spread or dip. Enjoy!

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March 13, 2012 at 11:27

Friday Photo: Chocolate

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It really looks irresistible doesn’t it?

Written by Anna Brones

December 12, 2008 at 20:52

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