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Carrot Crumb Cake Oatmeal [gf. v.]

Hello again! Long time no talk. College has started up again, and that means 3 square meals a day and a whole lotta food “study” breaks. As a result I haven’t been doing much cooking besides a smoothie here and there. Since my school doesn’t serve Sunday breakfast, I made this oatmeal last night and ate …

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Banana Crumb Cake

One of the first things I ever baked successfully was banana bread. It was this recipe, and for once I didn’t venture off into impulsive ingredient substitutions and additions like I tended to. I think my parents were more relieved than anything when the end result was a basic loaf of quick bread that they …

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Ricotta Maple Oat Muffin Tops

Do you know those maple oat glazed scones at Starbucks? Now imagine them in muffin form. Mmm. I originally intended to make scones, but I wasn’t heavy handed enough with the butter, and was a bit too generous with the ricotta and ended up with muffin tops instead. At first I was disappointed, and packed …

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Cottage Cheese Pancakes (GF)

I think I’m broken. I’ve lost the ability to bake regular desserts and cook regular foods. My thought process is approximately this: If I’m craving chocolate chip cookies: “hmm I wonder if I could make chocolate chip cookies from spelt flour and erythritol!” If I want muffins: “oh yeah let me just throw in some tofu and …

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Breakfast (Protein) Milkshake

I don’t know what to do with myself right now. I’m still trying to process this milkshake (smoothie? shake?). It tastes like ice cream. Like real life creamy ice cream. It’s also refined sugar free and has 27 (!) grams of protein. The secret? Egg white protein powder. Egg whites lend themselves to incredible fluffiness–after …

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Update

I’ve been at college for over two months now. My most accurate way to describe it would be busy, busy, busy, but incredibly cool. I’ve made a few desserts since I’ve arrived, but it’s hard to carve out time to take pictures. (And on a side note – there’s always someone to eat your desserts. …

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Five Minute Oatmeal Pancakes!

Five minutes from now you could have seven pancakes. Seven soft, fluffy gluten free pancakes that taste just as delicious as their wheat-filled counterparts. Honestly, they’re easier to make than regular pancakes and I’m not sure if I’ll ever be able to make flour ones again. I’ve made this recipe six times in the past week – …

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Classic Banana Bread

Last week I came home to six overripe bananas. They were sitting on the counter: mushy, with outsides spotted brown, and no one wanted to eat them. So I did what anyone would do; I made banana bread. I used a really simple recipe (normally I use one that calls for creme fraiche among other …

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