Bread · Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Reinventing leftovers · starters dips and snacks · Sweet tooth · Uncategorized · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

This is one simple Banana bread. It always comes out right. It does not have gazillion pounds of butter in it and it contains 50% whole wheat flour. The crust has almost a crunch to it and it keeps on the kitchen counter on in the fridge for a few days, without getting soggy or… Continue reading Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Sweet tooth · Uncategorized · Vegan · Vegetarian

Microwave Apricot Jam

This jam practically sustained my mother in law through a whole weekend of wrangling babysitting my two little scoundrels treasures, while the hubby and I took off to ogle watch Bon Jovi in Winnipeg. All. By. Ourselves. In mere 72 hours we came close to missing our flights and  everything we payed for due to various mechanical failures,… Continue reading Microwave Apricot Jam

Recipes · Salads · Side dish · Uncategorized · Vegan · Vegetarian

Zucchini in garlic, mint and lemon

In case I don't mention it often enough, we live in a very remote location. The asphalt stops at our village. You will have to take either a plane or a boat to continue norther bound. The nearest decent size shopping center is over a 1000 kilometers away (sniff). Our (un)fortunate remoteness from civilization brings us closer… Continue reading Zucchini in garlic, mint and lemon

Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · starters dips and snacks · Sweet tooth · Uncategorized · Vegan · Vegetarian

Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

Do you like orange marmalade? the bitter-sweet tangy kind with real pieces of orange peel in it? So do I.  Sooo good on a fresh slice of bread, even better if you sneak in some butter. How about sugar? lots of industrial, processed, white sugar? do you like that? oh, and some Fructose (another name for… Continue reading Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

Beef · Dairy free · Recipes · Slow cooking · Uncategorized

Morrocan inspired meatballs with tomatoes, olives and lemon

My husband asked for some meatloaf. Good old meatloaf. The baby was napping and the meat was on the counter. All I had to do was assemble one of the easiest dishes known to man and then drink my coffee in peace. Almost too easy. Too easy. Boring. I just couldn't do it. My palate… Continue reading Morrocan inspired meatballs with tomatoes, olives and lemon

Bread · Recipes · Uncategorized · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Bread Machine Whole wheat bread 2.0

This bread is even better than it's predecessor. It's lighter, fluffier and the crust has a nice crunch to it. I'm getting there people! I am still working on a bread machine Challah (traditional jewish egg bread. Very YUM). Recipe will surely follow once I am pleased with my results (being a perfectionist, it might take… Continue reading Bread Machine Whole wheat bread 2.0