Monthly Archive: July 2012

Aroma Rice Cooker Review & Food Finds

Aroma Rice Cooker Nutmeg Notebook

About 15 or so years ago I bought my first rice cooker. It was one of the best kitchen appliance purchases ever! It makes perfect rice every time. Only problem with it was that when I decided to start making more brown rice I couldn’t use the rice cooker as it only worked with white …

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Vanilla Berry Protein Shake

Vanilla Berry Protein Shake Nutmeg Notebook

It’s so filling and scrumptious! It’s my second breakfast.  I eat a little something with my morning coffee and then after a morning working out I have second breakfast. Vanilla Berry Protein Shake 1 – 11 0z carton Premier Vanilla Protein Shake, chilled 2 scoops Aria Vanilla Protein Powder (Trader Joe’s 40 calories@scoop) 1 cup …

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Vanilla Berry Protein Shake

Vanilla Berry Protein Smoothie Nutmeg Notebook

Last week I mentioned a new protein shake I made for hubby Tom and I to share. Well, it was so good that I have been making it everyday! It starts with a purchased vanilla protein drink that I found at Costco. Sam’s club carries it too but I think they just have the chocolate flavor which …

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Potato Salad with Peas

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This potato salad can be served hot, room temperature or cold. We actually like it best cold and the second day after the flavors have had a chance to blend together it is even better. Fresh herbs are a must with this recipe and if you have fresh peas that would awesome. If you want …

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Potato Salad with Peas

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We are not big on traditional potato salad but we do enjoy this unconventional version. It has a vinegar based dressing that is light and delicious. You can adjust the amount of sugar to suit your personal taste. I go with a lot less sugar than the recipe calls for because we tend to like …

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