Author Archives: purplebirdblog

Red Beans & Rice and Energy Balls

I am a big fan of one-pot meals, especially ones I can put in the rice cooker and leave them to do their thing.  The other night I threw a cup of brown rice, a can of rinsed kidney beans, … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Breakfast Pizzert

Yesterday morning I woke up craving something new, and finally wanted to try my hand at making Katie‘s breakfast pizzert, with a gluten-free twist! I busted out two new products for experimenting. I mixed up all my ingredients (recipe below). Put … Continue reading

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Pizza and Groceries

Friday night Alex and I went on a dinner date to a local pizza place, Promise Pizza.  We’ve eaten there a few times in the past, always delighted with their pizza, but this time I was on a mission to … Continue reading

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My Accent Vlog

Hey guys, back with another post today.  First and foremost, I want to thank you all for your kind comments on my new header!  I have the loveliest Jenn from Peas & Crayons to thank for designing this brilliant button … Continue reading

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I Heart Snacks

I’m not a big fan of being hungry, so consequently I am a huge fan of snacks.  Here are a few snacks I’ve enjoyed over the past couple days. It’s no secret I love the Stretch Island Fruit Strips, but … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

I know for many people across the country the snow is getting old or is at least a common occurrence, but down here in Austin where we hardly ever get any, snow is EXCITING! It started last night with some … Continue reading

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Lentils and Hummus, As Promised

Last night I promised you guys I would talk about the lentil bake and the dessert hummus I made, and I’m here to make good on that promise. As soon as I read HEAB’s post yesterday about the curried lentil … Continue reading

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