by Amy Chaplin
Martha's Circle

Category Archive for 'Breakfast'

  I made this granola in honor of spring and the strawberries to come. Since it’ll be quite a while until we see the sweet red gems at the green market (on the East coast), I decided to make a granola using dried strawberries. I had forgotten how totally delicious dried strawberries are until recently, […]

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Raspberry smoothie bowl

I’ve been bored with my breakfast routine of late, my usual oatmeal and almond milk just isn’t getting me into the kitchen with much enthusiasm.  Neither is my fall back breakfast: sprouted toast with almond butter. Maybe it’s just that I’m ready for spring to usher in some seasonal inspiration or perhaps, I simply need […]

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Goji-strawberry smoothie

It’s only on these rather hot and humid summer mornings that I entertain the idea of making a smoothie. Although delicious, blended berries rarely make their way into my breakfast routine – I usually eat them whole out of hand or scattered over my staple summer breakfast bowl. If you’re a smoothie fan then you’ll love […]

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I wanted to share one of the recipes I created for Whole Living’s July/August issue. For those of you who are not on my newsletter list, I developed 8 summer recipes focusing on cooling foods from an Ayurvedic perspective. You can now see all the recipes at wholeliving.com.  There’s a little info on Ayurveda at […]

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I am excited to be writing this post for Whole Living’s G-free Friday. I have been thinking about developing a gluten free pancake recipe for my gluten-avoiding friends for some time now; this post gave me a great excuse! Recommend on FacebookTweet about it

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I have such fond memories of making this breakfast pilaf in my sister’s sunny yellow kitchen when I was staying with her last summer. I thought of making it now because it’s a good in-between-weather breakfast: not too wintery like some of my other breakfast recipes and not too summery like this favorite. The pilaf […]

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When my friend Gaby called to say she was driving into the city for the day with her daughter and a friend, I immediately suggested they come for morning tea.  As soon as I hung up the phone, my mind started playing with the different things I could bake for the occasion.  I went back […]

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I think you will love this pumpkin bread; it has a lovely light and moist texture, and a perfectly sweet flavor from the winter squash and hint of maple syrup. The cranberries add a nice burst of color and tangy flavor to the batter too. This bread is very different from the overly sweet cake-like […]

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I’ve been eating a lot of tomatoes on toast these days, To me this it’s the perfect breakfast to capture the flavor of summer before it slips away. Recommend on FacebookTweet about it

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I have to share with you my latest and most favorite way to make oatmeal in the morning. If you’re already an oatmeal fan this might be a nice change of pace; if not, you may become a convert. I know that without tasty toppings and embellishments oatmeal can be bland, which is why people […]

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