Author Archives: purplebirdblog

Gluten-Free Bread and a Happier Tummy

I did it. I successfully used yeast.  I baked a loaf of bread.  Gluten-free bread.  Delicious, glorious bread.  Without a stand mixer.  And making substitutions. I used Pamela’s Bread Mix and Flour Blend.  I followed the recipe on the back … Continue reading

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PB&J Farina

Hello lovelies!  I’ve been extremely busy the last couple days, and this post is going to be brief, as I still have a ton more to get done before tomorrow, but I had to show you my breakfast from this … Continue reading

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Chocolate Almond Butter in a Tiny Food Processor

I made some chocolate almond butter the other day. Mrs. Fitnessista herself made almond butter in a tiny food processor recently, in a food processor that you have to hold the button down on the entire time, a food processor … Continue reading

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Miso Veggie Soup

Yesterday’s lunch craving attacked with a vengeance… my body wanted veggies, so veggies it got. A ginormous plate of brussels sprouts, a microwave sweet potato filled with peanut butter, and everything dusted in nutritional yeast. Towards the later afternoon I … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and Onions

Regarding my spam issues, apparently if I use my raspberry.muppet email address, I don’t get sent to spam, but I do with my purplebirdchristin email address.  Grrr.  I emailed Akismet… here’s to hoping they can fix it quick! I happened … Continue reading

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Annoying!

Ugh, all my comments on blogs are going to spam today!  I have emailed the WordPress support about it, but in the meantime can you guys please check your spam folders and approve my comments?   I appreciate it!!  😦 … Continue reading

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What I Ate Wednesday: I Made Sushi!

My lovely friend Jenn over at Peas and Crayons has been doing a weekly installment entitled “What I Ate Wednesday,” where she details all her meals for an entire day and posts it on Wednesday, and she invited us all … Continue reading

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Homemade Dog Treats

I totally made Heather‘s doggie oaties for Lucy and Rambo the other night. Three ingredients and minimal oven time, and you have all natural dog treats that they just LOVE. I left out as many as I thought they might … Continue reading

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Excitement Comes in 3s!

1.  You can now access my blog via http://www.purplebirdblog.com!  The wordpress.com address still redirects to the new one, so I don’t think you have to change them in your readers, but I’m super excited to have been able to drop … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Farina

Alternatively, a bowl of creamy goodness. I picked up this Bob’s Red Mill brown rice hot cereal the other day, and yesterday morning seemed like as good a time as any to try it. I put 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla … Continue reading

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