My Grandma’s Mantou Recipe

There are a lot of things that you can take for granted especially during these time. I look back to days when I used to bake and cook with my grandma and I would reminesce on some of the food we ate. One particular recipe was chinese steamed buns. We used to make them almost…

Dino Eggs Recipe

This is not a edible recipe, but more of a fun one.  This recipe is great for little learners and also birthday parties.  You will need to plan ahead for this recipe! It will take time to collect enough coffee grinds and it will also take time to dry these eggs. You will also need…

Almond Flour Brownies

I have been grateful for all this time that I was given. It has allowed me to experiment with some foods that I thought I would not have time to try. Its also given me an opportunity to use up items in my pantry. A couple months ago, I bought a large bag of almond…

German Spaetzle

Spaetzle is a German egg noodle dumpling that is surprisingly easy to make. It is great as a side dish and easy to whip up as a substitute for pasta. Add all the dry ingredients (2 1/4 cups flour, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1/4 tsp black pepper, and 1 tsp salt) in a mixing bowl. Add…

Salt Dough

Summer shenanigans are back! This recipe is not new, or creative, or different. You probably all have made this once in your life but this post is to remind you of this easy recipe that will entertain your little ones on rainy days. This ends up being a two day activity because after you bake…

Easy Corn Soup

This is an easy recipe that can be created with pantry items. It is sometimes served at Chinese restaurants and makes for a great alternative to chicken noodle soup. Start by boiling 5 cups of chicken broth and 1 can of corn in a pot. You can use creamed corn but I also found that…

Flaxseed Meal Bread

This is another recipe that I had to try myself. I found a recipe using flaxseed meal and water to make bread. What you say? I am not sure if this was created for the keto diet? or ? For this recipe, you will need quite a lot of flaxseed meal.  You can grind it…

Seitan

So I saw this recipe on Youtube one day and I thought I had to try it. I found it very interesting. Seitan is that vegetarian meat alternative that you can find in stores.  But if you want to try you can make it at home.  This recipe is a pretty time consuming but also…

Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies – gluten free

This recipe has become a regular go to as it is super easy and healthier than the regular chocolate chip cookies. I have made this recipe a couple times and finally perfected the ratio of chickpea flour and coconut flour so yes this recipe is gluten free as well! Also perfect if you can’t find…

Celery Root Pakoras

Pakoras are a tasty Indian fried snack that is made with chickpea flour (gram flour) and spices. You can make pakoras with a lot of different ingredients like carrots, cauliflower, and onions. I decided to make some a mixture of celery root and carrots. When cooked celery root has a light celery taste but can…

Bread in a Bag

Once again, I am attempting to cook with my toddler. I thought he would have so much fun with this activity but I don’t think he cared for it much. Also our yeast was old and we couldn’t find any yeast in the store so the buns didn’t rise as much as I wanted them…

Quick Cucumber Kimchi

This a super tasty side dish that is easy to make. I would not say it is like the traditional Kimchi that I buy in the store but more of like a cucumber salad.  For this recipe you do need some ingredients that you can find at your local Korean market. For this recipe I…