Pine Nut Paprika Houmous

So today is the two year anniversary of happyspinach etc.  I really do wish I was more prepared for it (i.e., a cake recipe), but I just found out about it when I logged on to post this houmous recipe.  My blog certainly has come a long way since my first embarrassing post, and it has certainly […]

Goldenberry Chia Bars

When I was reading Fellowship of the Ring, I was immediately drawn to Goldenberry.  She was just such an organic and angelic character that I found reminiscent of the faerie queens I had read about when I was younger.  The name Goldenberry also brought to mind a delightfully sweet and tangy golden berry.  At the time, […]

Cherry Almond Galette

CHERRY ALMOND GALETTE Slightly adapted from Sara Forte at Sprouted Kitchen, http://www.sproutedkitchen.com/home/2013/6/9/cherry-almond-galette.html.  I could imagine this being equally delicious served with some crème fraiche infused with vanilla and almond extracts and gingerly sweetened with some clover honey. 110 grams / 3/4 cup unbleached all purpose flour 70 grams / 1/2 cup spelt flour 1 tablespoon unrefined cane […]

Mung Bean and Walnut Houmous

Lately I have been very restless.  I want to go do something exciting and adventurous.  Go on a road trip, perhaps?  To somewhere not terribly famous, but quaint and rustic and charming and just plum-dandy wonderful! It’s actually very strange for me to want to go on a road trip.  I tend to not feel […]

Date Energy Bars

More airplane food! I have an undying love for energy bars.  One of my favorites is Clif Bars, namely for their wide variety of insanely delicious flavors!  Granted Clif Bars are delicious, they have quite the hefty ingredients list because of their wide variety of grains–a little bit more difficult to replicate at home.  What […]