A few days ago I saw a homemade poptart pin on Pinterest and I had to make some. That particular recipe called for one cup of butter. My image of poptarts is junk food that you eat once in a while for fun. I probably haven’t had one since I moved to Japan and I hadn’t given them a … Read more
I bought my first waffle iron about a month ago and I have made a copious amout of waffles since then. I first tried these oatmeal waffles but they just tasted like oatmeal – same texture and all. I then tried using my pancake recipe and found success. Yesterday I decided to give my usual … Read more
This is the first time in a while I made something that required me going out to buy every ingredient (except spices). I added thyme to the omlette for the first time, fabulous. In the omlette: mushroom, green pepper, tomato, cheese, basil, oregano and thyme.
It’s an exciting time of year. It has cooled off enough to eat all things kabocha. I can’t eat much of it in the heat for some reason. Here are some of my previous kabocha recipes. Just click on the picture to take you to the post. I’ll be trying and posting new ones soon. … Read more
Angela at Oh She Glows did a post on healthy kids snacks. Apple sandwiches caught my eye. Yum. Basically you slice an apple into an even number of slices, cut out the core and spread with a nut butter of your choice. Last week I made them with homemade cashew butter and this time I … Read more
I saw this on a running/healthy eating blog, with a Side of Sneakers, a while ago and finally remembered to do the evening prep yesterday. My new phone camera isn’t that great. Sadly my real camera has died so there will be a few sub par pics for the next little while. This recipe is … Read more
This is a great substantial breakfast on a rainy morning. I used cinnamon as flavoring but will try black sesame next time. I used a cold precooked sweet potato from the fridge but a freshly cooked one would be fluffier. Sweet Potato Cakes Makes four 1 large sweet potato, cooked, peeled and mashed (I microwaved … Read more
Two eggs stuffed with blanched spinach and topped with beef stroganoff.
I found out about the existence of Mexican hot chocolate a few days ago and decided I needed to apply the same principle to oatmeal. I’m not a big fan of creamy so I decided to use cocoa powder. If I were a creamy person I would use real chocolate instead. Mexican Hot Chocolate Oatmeal … Read more
My apologies for the poor picture quality. My computer will not acknowledge the existence of my camera memory card so this is an iPhone picture. I made this yesterday for the first time in over a year. Whenever I crave banana bread I have hard bananas. I tried making banana bread with hard bananas once … Read more