Plentiful Plants

Daily eats of a Torontonian student

Happy Un-Friday! April 9, 2009

Breakfast this morning was a crunchy nutty bowl of cereal.  In the mix was Kashi Seven Whole Grain Puffs, Nature’s Path Leapin Lemurs, and Cinnamon Puffins.  Then I threw on some very well camouflaged cranberry glazed almonds, and unsweetened vanilla almond breeze.  To really nut-ify the bowl I mixed some PB2 into the almond breeze first, the result was quite tasty.

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I had a few containers packed up to take to work.  I even packed them before the sun went down last night! The first was full of delicious honeydew.

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The second was a veggie packed mix of red pepper, snow peas, and sweet carrot slices.

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And the third held a juicy blood orange, blackberries, and last piece of basa fish, and some fried egg  whites.

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My dinner didn’t look very pretty, but it was tasty.  I cooked up oat bran with jo tasi/garlic chives, nutritional yeast and salt.  Then I steamed some cauliflower.  And to finish it off, I blended the two pots together, CCV/K style, yummy creamy mushy mess.  That’s worthy of an extra entry or two in Katie’s chocolatey giveaway isn’t it (there’s still time to enter!)?

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And dessert was something special, cashew pudding.  But it was cashew fruit instead of nut, and it was made simply of the juice and chia seeds.  And it was delicous.  I just had to try the juice when I saw it for sale, it tastes tropicaly, kind of a cross between pear and pineapple, but not tart at all, sort of creamy, I like it.  And I still have half the box to do something with, lucky me 🙂

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6 Responses to “Happy Un-Friday!”

  1. I just tried that ONE coconut water and love it.

    Thanks so much for the shout out, the email, AND blogging about a recipe (I LOVE your savory califlower oat bran idea!!). That’s definitely worth 5 entries!

    And great blog too 🙂

  2. Sharon Says:

    Scrumptious! Love the cereal!

  3. That’s a great mix of cereal.

  4. Krista Says:

    I love your dinner idea!!! Blended supper! Terrific! 🙂

  5. Amanda Says:

    Hey, can I ask where you got the PB2? I’m looking for it in downtown TO but the only place it’s advertised is up in Markam.

  6. Marianne Says:

    That’s a really interesting blended dinner you made. It almost looks like polenta!


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