A frog in the kitchen

vendredi 25 novembre 2011

Thanksgiving granola

You will find in this granola all the warm flavours of Thanksgiving (except the Turkey!;) A wonderful mix of Pumpkin seeds, cinnamon, ginger, cranberries & mapple syrup.     Ingredients:- 1 1/2 cup oats- 1/2 pumpkin seeds- 1 cup dried cranberries- 1/4 mapple syrup- 1/8 brown sugar- 1/8 vegetable oil- 2 tsp cinnamon- 1/2 tsp ginger   Preheat the oven at 200C. Mix all the ingredients together except the cranberries.Spred the mix on a cooking sheet and toast it in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden... [Lire la suite]
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jeudi 10 novembre 2011

Homemade pecans, almonds & honey granola

I don't like granolas from supermarket. They are often too sweet, are lacking nuts and sometimes contains weird ingredients like glucose syrup or palm oil. Last year I discovered how easy it was to make granola in one of Jamie Oliver's books. Nothing can't be more simple. It's basically always the same process : you mix some roalled oats with any type of nuts or seeds you like (pecans, alomnds, hazelmuts, pine nuts, sunflower seeds, walnuts...), some sugar, mapple syrup or honey and some vegetable oil. Then you toasted it in the oven... [Lire la suite]
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dimanche 9 octobre 2011

Banana bread

Banana bread is a classic. I use to make this recipe with some chocolate chips. But my lovely boyfriend prefers it without chocolate in it. With the chocolate it tastes more like a dessert than a piece of cake you would have for breakfast. So it all depends on what you are looking for, either a banana bread for breakfast or a banana cake for dessert. I usually freeze some slices for later, it's convenient to bring it to work when you don't have the time to have breakfast at home.   Ingredients:- 1 1/2 cups flour- 3/4 cup... [Lire la suite]
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