nut butter bowl | kumquat

sometimes it’s all about easy.

in my  mind, it’s always about flavor. but sometimes, it’s a rush to fix a portable lunch and get out of the door to work in the morning, no time to fix a proper lunch because little people are yanking on your pants leg, or you are just plum out of ideas for something new to eat. then you need easy.

the recipe redux chicks asked us to share our easy lunch ideas this month.

unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know all about the smoothie bowl craze. i may be, however, the only person around that has never had a smoothie bowl. nothing at all against the bowl itself or the people who make them, but they’re just not my bag, baby. Read More +

gluten-free granola muffins | kumquat

my love for homemade granola is no secret.

one of my favorite things about it is when you make it at home you can have a LOT on hand. not just a tiny cupful that comes in an expensive box off the grocery shelf. and a lot of a good thing can be really, really good. then you have enough to eat and to make more good things. like these granola muffins! Read More +

keto nut pralines | kumquat

(disclosure/correction: upon pushing publish, i had the epiphany that these are not in fact paleo, but are ketogenic friendly. they contain peanut butter, which is technically a legume and not considered paleo. please accept my apologies… if you read the rest of the post you’ll see why i made this error! 🙂 )

just the other day i was talking with my best friend, who also happens to be a mommy of three.

and as i shared with her, i have come to a conclusion… Read More +