Blueberry and Cheddar Cereal Bowl

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Some would argue that Northern California has no seasons.  In my part of Berkeley it is 67 degrees nearly every day with just a few degrees leeway in each direction.  Somehow, my body still senses the seasons, and oatmeal and wheatberry breakfast bowls give way to green juice and smoothies.  J introduced me to this breakfast the first summer we were dating.  I, always quick to jump on any excuse to eat cheese first thing in the morning, quickly added it to my summer rotation.  It reminds him of the summers he spent in Rhode Island with his family.  I … Continue reading

Berry Season: Strawberries and blueberries and raspberries, oh my!

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Berry season is my favorite time of the year.  You know the Staples commercial for back to school, where the parents frolic through Staples singing It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year ?  Well that’s how I feel about berry season.  I mean just look at the snacks you can have in the spring. The ultimate fruit salad, all good stuff and no filler: Strawberries and kiwis: tasty and colorful.   Raspberries and peaches, just about the best springtime combo   The only thing that makes berry season less than perfect this year is that I haven’t found a … Continue reading