lavender poppy seed

Poppy seeds are so fun!

Ingredients:

1 C old-fashioned oats

2 T lavender simple syrup

1 T poppy-seed

Directions: Simmer poppy seeds and simple syrup in saucepan over medium heat until well heated. Add to oatmeal and eat up!

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saucy seedy strawberry

strawberry poppy sauce

strawberry poppy sauce

Ingredients:

1 C cooked old-fashioned oats
1 t poppy seeds
1 C frozen strawberries
1 T grapeseed oil
1 T agave syrup

Directions:

First chop strawberries into bite size pieces.

Then, in a small heavy bottom saucepan toast the poppy seeds over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes or until fragrant.  Add grapeseed oil and agave, turn down heat to medium.  Cook poppyseeds for a few seconds and then add strawberries.  Simmer mixture for about 10 minutes or until it becomes very saucy.

Om,
Renata

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sweet, tart and poppy

Bright and flavorful, this one will soon become a favorite in your house.  A classic combination between lemon and poppy seed is a sure winner.

poppy seed lemon

lemon poppy seed

Ingredients:

1 C cooked old-fashioned oats
1 T butter
1 t poppy seed
2 T lemon curd

Directions:

Melt butter in a small pan, add poppy seeds and simmer, stirring frequently for 3-4 minutes, set aside for a few minutes to cool.

Add lemon curd to bowl and mix in poppy seed butter mixture well.  Add oatmeal and stir.

Yum!

Om,
Renata

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