Oatmeal Pancakes

These are pretty darn addictive.  I mean, two totally comforting classics brought together in a tender, I daresay spring-y, treat.  First we’ve got oatmeal–a warm, comforting breakfast classic that I synonymously imagine with chilly winter mornings and chipper holiday tunes.  Then we’ve got pancakes–hot, lightly sweetened cakes that are great at any time of day.  When […]

Savory Corn Waffles

Ah, waffles, who doesn’t love them?  I’ve been wanting to make waffles for quite a while now, but more than just flour waffles, waffles with corn meal.  I found a fantastic-looking recipe for gluten-free lunch waffles on Joy the Baker’s blog and was thus inspired.  These waffles are absolutely delicious…  Crisp outside, soft delicate inside, […]

Broccoli Salad!

Broccoli salad.  Yum!  I love salads, and the best ones are always the simplest.  The key to simple, yet amazingly delicious, salads are the quality of the ingredients.  For this salad we have four key ingredients; broccoli (well that’s a no-brainer, you can’t have broccoli salad without broccoli), dried cranberries (plump red gems of sweet […]

An Unorthodox Easter

I can’t remember an Easter where we have ever really stuck to the traditional dinner of ham, and this one was no exception.  Yesterday, when I was at a local fruit stand, I saw that they had champagne mangos on special.  Delighted, I selected two medium-ripe mangos and continued shopping.  My first thought was to try […]

Rustic Cabbage and Potato Soup

Hello!  Welcome to Happy Spinach!  I’m Sophie–you can read more about me and this blog here: https://happyspinach.wordpress.com/about/.  Anyway, let’s begin. When I came across this recipe for cabbage soup on Heidi Swanson’s blog (www.101cookbooks.com) I knew I  had to make it.  A few things set this cabbage soup apart from other cabbage soups.  First of all, […]