Oatmeal, Milk, & Honey

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Whew- we somehow managed to survive the long, wicked winter. But, maybe you feel that it taken a toll on you.  All of those months indoors can leave us feeling tired, puffy,and  uninspired.  This is a perfect time to treat yourself to a spa experience.  What?  Can’t afford to take time off of work and away from the family to relax?  That is ok, why not turn your home into a spa for a weekend.

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Infuse a pitcher of water with fresh fruit or cucumber and a sprig of mint.  Stock your refrigerator with fresh fruits and vegetables to give your system a break from all of the winter comfort foods.  Light a Milkhouse Oatmeal, Milk, & Honey candle.  It is a calming and rejuvenating fragrance.  Add some relaxing music, make sure you have a favorite book and just get away for a few hours.

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Mix yourself this refreshing Orange Cream Mimosa at the end of your day.  A plate of fruit and a slice of oatmeal bread with honey butter is a perfect ending.

 

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Orange Cream Mimosa
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 orange zested
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • Champagne or Sparkling wine
  • Fresh strawberry for garnish
Instructions
  1. Put the orange juice, zest, milk and honey in a blender. Process until well combined. Place in large ice cube trays.. Place in freezer until frozen. Remove from freezer and place a cube in the bottom of a glass. Slowly pour in the champagne and serve garnished with a fresh strawberry if desired.

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Oatmeal, Milk, & Honey Bread
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Ingredients
  • 1 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a Milkhouse Loaf Crock, or other loaf pan. Combine the milk and oats and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Add eggs, butter and honey to oats mixture and mix well. Stir in flour, baking powder, and salt just until blended.
  3. Spoon batter into loaf pan. Sprinkle top with additional oats. Bake 55-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool bread in pan for 10 minutes. Remove and cool completely.

 

Are you ready for spring now?

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