Apple Cinnamon Gluten Free Oatmeal

Bob’s Red Mill kindly sent me some samples. I haven’t tried all of them yet, but will be posting as I try them. I made the apple cinnamon gluten free oatmeal the other day. Fill the cup to the indicator line, zap in microwave for a minute, let sit for 2 minutes. Breakfast in under 5 mins. I love that there’s real chunks of apples in it (not to mention there’s 8 grams of fiber and 7 grams of protein). It’s so easy that my 8 year old can make this on her own. The oatmeal to go cups are satisfying. They fill you up without weighing you down. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or even a snack. Sweet, but not sickening sweet like some oatmeal packets. My only regret or disappointment is not saving this one to the last. I would recommend this oatmeal to everyone. You do not need to be gluten free to enjoy this, but to all my gluten free friends- if you haven’t tried this yet you should. It doesn’t taste gf- read it doesn’t taste like cardboard.

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Pressure cooker soup stock

I made Jill’s 5 minute soup stock the other day. I used carrots, celery, green onion, garlic, parsley, peppercorns, ends of green beans and I’m sure a few other odds and ends off veggies that I needed for other dishes. I put in something different something that wasn’t mentioned in the recipe…….. Can you guess what I added?

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If you guessed veggie pulp you are correct! I line the pulp container with a produce bag, and freeze the pulp. You can use the pulp for making crackers, muffins, cookies, add to soups- why waste perfectly good produce? The mixture I used was carrots, apples and lemon.

I’ve made this stock before, and it’s good as is, but the apple and lemon made the flavour pop.

What goes into your soup stock?

 

Yesterday’s Grocery Haul!

These are the groceries I bought yesterday for $32.  Out of this I will be making juices, soups, salads and anything else I can think of:

Groceries

How far can I stretch this?  I will soon find out…

 

Breakfast Is Ready

This is my brekkie today:

Brekkie

Mostly greens juice (black kale, chard, spinach, cucumber, golden beet, parsnip and a squeeze of lemon juice), a crispy, crunchy Fuji apple and 2 wee little juicy mandarins that had quite the kick to them – almost like sucking on a lemon – yep, I tried that before just because…don’t tell me I’m the only one who’s dunnit – you know what they say about curiosity.  🙂