• National Homemade Bread Day

    November 17, 2009

    Happy National Homemade Bread Day!!! :mrgreen:

    There’s pretty much a day for everything, huh? Well, at least this is a delicious one! ;-)

    To inspire you to bake your own homemade bread today, here are some of my favorite recipes:

    Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day

    In honor of National Homemade Bread Day, you can win a copy of Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Dr. Jeff Hertzberg and Chef Zoë François.

    Whether you are looking for more whole grains, whether you’re vegan, gluten-free, training for a triathlon, trying to reduce your cholesterol, or just care about what goes into your body, this book delivers.

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    To enter: Tell me your birthday! Leave a comment with the month and day (year not required).

    The recipe for Chocolate Espresso Whole Wheat Bread in the book is now available for reprint and sounds so incredibly delectable, I just had to share it with you. If someone would like to make the cupcake version for me, I’d be ever so grateful! ;-)

    And now onto breakfast!

    Breakfast

    For breakfast, I made a mushy bowl of oats with the help of some Raisin Bran, which the company mailed to me to enjoy. I’ve always loved Raisin Bran– even as a kid. There’s just something about those thin, crispy bran flakes and sugar-covered raisins!

    In the mix:

    • 1/4 cup oats
    • 1/2 cup Raisin Bran
    • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin
    • 1/4 cup vanilla soy milk
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed meal
    • Raisins

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    With iced coffee:

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    NuVal News

    NuVal has a brand spakin’ new blog: A Better Bag of Groceries! Be sure to check it out! It’s GREAT!

    As part of the big blog reveal, Melissa, who writes the blog, is hosting a Housewarming Party, which involves a Door Prize! The contest goes through next Tuesday, November 17th, so be sure to stop by and say ‘hello.’

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    { 428 comments… read them below or add one }

    spitfire November 17, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    Healthy bread is always good! I’m September 22(First day of fall!) Gotta love it:)

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    chocolatepickle November 17, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    My birthday is January 10th….right after Xmas presents, I get birthday presents:)

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    J November 17, 2009 at 7:15 pm

    july 23rd!

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    caitlin November 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    June 20. I heart bread!

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    Caitlin November 17, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    July 5th!

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    Lucky November 17, 2009 at 7:43 pm

    8/9!

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    Nadia November 17, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    March 6th!

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    ash November 17, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    2nd of july i turned sweet 16 this year :D haha what dont they have a day for??

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    Jessie Steger November 17, 2009 at 8:05 pm

    October 5, 1985

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    lori November 17, 2009 at 8:07 pm

    September 5th!

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    Rachel @ Shedding It November 17, 2009 at 8:15 pm

    August 7th! 8/7/85

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    kristin point November 17, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    May 11th

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    Mariya November 17, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    may 17th!!

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    Kasey (Fit For Wellness) November 17, 2009 at 8:24 pm

    March 24th

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    Emily G November 17, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    July 14th!!!

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    Jamie November 17, 2009 at 8:28 pm

    march 15 — ides of march ooooh!

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    Rachel November 17, 2009 at 8:35 pm

    i’ll be 21 on nov. 27th!!! (this would be a fab birthday present;))

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    Sayer November 17, 2009 at 8:35 pm

    June 9

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    Rachel S November 17, 2009 at 8:46 pm

    September 25th!

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    Rachel November 17, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    December 9th!

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    Kristin November 17, 2009 at 9:05 pm

    Jan. 13th. As a result, I have no aversion to the 13th of anything. :)

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    Liz November 17, 2009 at 9:40 pm

    My birthday is February first, and Super Bowl is always on my birthday weekend. Did you know that out of 23 randomly chosen people, there is more than a 50% probability that two people share the same birthday? Crazy huh? I bet there are a lot of bday share-ers above me!

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    Jo November 17, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    December 2nd! That book looks great!

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    liza November 17, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    October 18th!!

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    kristin November 17, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    3/17! a fun holiday birthday!

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    andrea November 18, 2009 at 2:00 am

    september 15th!!

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    Susan November 18, 2009 at 3:09 pm

    January 7th!

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    Katy @ These Beautiful Feet November 18, 2009 at 11:47 pm

    March 28th. :)

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