The Art of Blooking

February 10, 2010

I’m blogging, as I run back and forth from the kitchen to the table while simultaneously cooking dinner. Welcome, Blooking.  It’s a new art, one which I hope to master. Have you mastered the art of blooking?

This morning, I decided to take another whack at oatmeal… in hopes that my oatmeal cravings had not completely vanquished.

I made myself a beautiful bowl of Banana Oatmeal (half banana cooked in, the other half on top) topped with defrosted blueberries & a scoop of almond butter. Now that, my friends, is a scoop. Adorned with cinnamon, naturally.

It tasted as good as it looks; however, I think I’ll stick to variety for breakfast, not oats everyday. No offense to all my oat-lovin’ readers!

Last night, I tried something new with dinner:

Quinoa Polenta. I warmed it up in a pan, added a little milk to smooth it out, and proceeded to add spinach & garbanzos to the mix. Delish.

Topped with balsamic & mustard roasted brussels sprouts & red onion. How HEAB -ish does this look?

…speaking of supper, Dinner is served!
Egyptian Edamame Stew

Egyptian Edamame Stew. Let me know if you’re interested in the recipe!

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17 Responses to “The Art of Blooking”

  1. Claire Says:

    Wow! I love all the words you invent! Blooking!?!? HEABish! Thanks more making me smile 😉

  2. daintyvegan Says:

    Blooking? Never tried it. When I make a post, that’s ALL I concentrate on.. that and the internet. I’m afraid that if I add another component to my blogging, then I’ll never get a post out! It already takes me over an hour because of my tendency to get distracted. Kudos to you though! Cooking AND creating a post at the same time.. something I can only aspire to do in the veeery far future.

  3. louisianagrown Says:

    I have to switch up breakfasts all the time so that I don’t get sick of the same thing. I just wasn’t cut out to be a hard core oatmeal freak. 🙂


  4. mm what makes it egyptian??
    please teach me the art of variety with breakfast!! (those oats still look amazing)
    happy wednesday, glad to hear you’re honing your blooking skills 🙂
    xoxo

  5. Emily Says:

    blooking – nice concept..never tried that 🙂

    your oats look fab and I LOVE POLENTA. Oh my, it is wonderful.

    xoxo

  6. seekmyself Says:

    My attempts at “blooking” have been met with various degrees of success… I either forget what I was going to write about, or I smell something starting to burn. Practice makes perfect though, right? 🙂

  7. Katie Says:

    Yummmm. I am loving all three of these dishes. Recipe, yes? 🙂

  8. Shelley (findinghappinessandhealth) Says:

    change is always a good thing! glad you were able to enjoy your oats 🙂 you take gorgeous pictures, FYI!
    xoxo
    shelley
    http://findinghappinessandhealth.wordpress.com

  9. Rachael Says:

    I’ve yet to attempt blooking. I’m open to it if or when the opportunity presents itself though! The name reminds me of spelunking though, which is definitely something I want to experience. 😉

    Rachael*

  10. Karin Says:

    So many amazing eats in one post! I’m almost overwhelmed ;). Oatmeal, quinoa (!!) polenta and edamame stew. Sounds amazing to me!

  11. rustique Says:

    Straight up blooking as I type.

    Quinoa polenta? I had no idea such a wonderful thing existed.


  12. Wow, quinoa polenta sounds like a really interesting concepts.
    I only usually eat polenta when my nonna cooks it for me and it’s my favourite food. I don’t think I could convince her to add quinoa to it (you know how grandmother’s are… set in their ways) but I’ll have to try that myself sometime!

  13. Gracie Says:

    YUM! I’ve never heard of quinoa polenta. But I love quinoa, and I love polenta, so I’m assuming I’d like it =)

    Love the blog, by the way!

  14. mayapamela Says:

    YES recipe needed! I can’t say I’ve ever had anything egyptian.

  15. Emily Says:

    Umm, that breakkie looks amazing. Love the pretty (and nutrient packed) blueberry + banana combo.

    Quinoa polenta? Sounds amazing!

  16. jenna Says:

    hey!
    i just came across your blog and i can’t wait to keep reading!
    i would love it if you could check out mine and follow 🙂
    jenna

  17. ellen Says:

    omg first pictures look amazing 🙂 this is my first time here so hey! xox


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