Category Archives: Breakfast

Baked donuts

My kids love donuts. I’m really not crazy about giving them the commercial ones ladden with fats and sugars, so here is an alternative for all of you who feel the same. It’s faster and easier with a Kitchen Aid (use … Continue reading

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Raw carrot soup and views from the South Western US

Home sweet home. We have been on the road for 10 days. Being on the road in the South Western US is not exactly a culinary treat, let me tell you that. Unless you have a weakness for biscuits with gravy. Las Vegas is of course … Continue reading

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Blueberry oatmeal muffins

These are delicate healthy muffins loaded with oatmeal, yoghurt and powerberries aka blueberries. Perfect way to start your day or for a quiet moment to recharge your batteries in the middle of the day…It took 5 batches to get this one … Continue reading

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Lemon cardamom muffins

I love sweets. I believe it’s genetic, I really do. I know people like myself and I know some who are totally opposite usually craving salt rather than sweets. Don’t think you can do a whole lot about it, except exerting self … Continue reading

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Buttermilk pancakes

I can never make enough of these pancakes. No matter how many I bake, they always disappear. The recipe is an adaption of Martha’s best buttermilk pancakes found in this book. I have cut the salt in half, replaced the white sugar with less … Continue reading

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Maple oat scones

My sweet nephews were here visiting from Denmark. What a treat it was. In their honor, I made these maple oat scones for breakfast one morning. You don’t have to sprinkle them with multi-colored sugar, but my nephews are 1 … Continue reading

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Scones with cocoa nibs

  Traditional scones are made with heavy cream, which makes them very tasty, but also incredibly rich and you will use a good amount of your daily calories in a few good bites. That’s fine with me. Sometimes. But if there … Continue reading

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High protein tortilla omelette

This is the week of Cinco de Mayo and I will celebrate by featuring some Mexican dishes  and then I’ll go back to posting every 3-4 days next week. Starting out with one of my current favorite lunches. Heidi Swanson from … Continue reading

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Applesauce pancakes with caramelized walnuts

Sunday pancakes. Big hit for everyone, small and tall. This is how the recipe came to be. I had some applesauce in the fridge that needed to be put to use soon. The night before I read a small note in a … Continue reading

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The browning effect

Have you thought much about the browning effect recently? I didn’t think so. Well, let me tell you what it is and why it’s good to keep in mind when you cook: The Maillard reaction is the scientific name for … Continue reading

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