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    Cocoa Powder has like what, 10 calories and 3 carbs per tablespoon? I abuse this quite a bit and put cocoa powder in my coffee most mornings.

    Today, I mixed the cocoa powder with some heavy cream in the bottom of my mug while the coffee brewed and before I knew it I had a cocoa flavored cream with the consistency of a thick whipped cream.

    This weekend I will be doing it with about 1/4 cup of cream and putting it on top of some coconut flour pancakes with strawberries!

    What unintentional kitchen discoveries have you made?

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    Yea, cacao powder is quite amazing. I love the stuff.

    My recent discovery is that sunny side up eggs with the egg yolk very runny is far superior in taste then an omelet that has the yolk cooked heavily. Not really an uncommon discovery but it was new to me. After I cook my eggs I throw some veggies in the pan just to warm them up and then toss them on the eggs with some avocado and salsa... BEST BREAKFAST EVER!!! A few cherries on the side goes well with it too
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dosenberry View Post
    Yea, cacao powder is quite amazing. I love the stuff.

    My recent discovery is that sunny side up eggs with the egg yolk very runny is far superior in taste then an omelet that has the yolk cooked heavily. Not really an uncommon discovery but it was new to me. After I cook my eggs I throw some veggies in the pan just to warm them up and then toss them on the eggs with some avocado and salsa... BEST BREAKFAST EVER!!! A few cherries on the side goes well with it too
    If you added bacon to that you just described my breakfast pretty much every morning.

    Eggs cooked different ways (scrambled, boiled, poached, sunny side up) with veggies
    Bacon
    1/2 Avocado
    Berries (blueberry or strawberry) and coconut milk on top

    AND OF COURSE COCOA POWDER COFFEE BITCHES

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    1.) Balsamic vinegar is awesome on strawberries.
    2.) It really IS possible to get enough bacon, just takes some doing.
    3.) Tarragon really IS an aphrodesiac. See my journal today ;-)

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    COCONUT FLOUR. I can have pancakes now. YESSS!

    Oh and thanks for mentioning cacao powder... now I can have chocolate coconut pancakes!
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    Microplaned Apple + spices = suspiciously like oatmeal, but better.
    Greens are actually pretty tasty if cooked right.
    Cabbage is somewhat tasty if prepped right.
    Mayo is still nasty.
    The best dessert in the universe: chocolate whipped heaven and berries (if it makes it to the table to join the berries...)
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    1) vinegar can be a really good addition to meat dishes
    2) fish sauce adds an amazing funk to any dish
    3) the crock pot can turn and lazy cook into an impressive chef
    4) coconut milk is awsome.

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    Adding mashed avocado to any stir-fry is a great way of thickening it up and giving it a nice creamy consistency, yum!

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    1) Coconut Milk = awesome
    2) Garam Masala goes with everything
    3) Vanilla works with anything with eggs in it (IMO)
    4) 'Boring food'/leftovers + random spices = new and exciting.
    5) I can make a better salad than any restaurant in town.(including the salad bar places)
    6) Avocado is a nice way to add moisture-y goodness to a 'burger'

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    Left over chilled coconut milk ROCKS in Chai tea.
    Clafouti 'pizza' is far better then meatza--Hubby really likes the clafouti version better.
    Chicken/Bacon/avocado salad with blue cheese is the bomb, is my go to when I am in duh mode for dinner AND it convinced my folks PB is the way to go!
    Eating in is far better then eating out.... unless it is a picnic.
    garlic cheesie eggs cooked by dh is just the thing when sick--as I have been the past 2+ weeks
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