The last few months have been filled with changes. Along with the medication additions and adjustments I’ve made some significant diet changes. In December we moved to a mostly vegan diet. The only dairy I eat is the occasional cup of milk or the few eggs in some of the breads I still make. I … Continue reading Progress Update
Makes 4-6 pittas/ 5-10 min at 250C/475F Ingredients 250g bread flour, plus extra for dusting 7g instant yeast 1 tsp salt 160ml water 2 tsp olive oil, plus extra for kneading Method In a bowl, mix together the flour, yeast, and salt. Add 120ml of the water and 1½ teaspoons of oil. Using your fingers mix the ingredients … Continue reading Easy Pitta Breads
Ingredients 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, plus a bit for dusting 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup finely chopped dehydrated tangerine Zest of three limes and juice of two Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F … Continue reading Lime and Tangerine Biscotti
Lemon Ginger Biscotti-gluten free Makes about 24-30 cookies/ 350F for 25min then 250F for 45 min Ingredients 2 ¼ cups gluten free, plus a bit for dusting 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup finely chopped ginger … Continue reading Gluten Free lemon and ginger biscotti
I tried making a small loaf of rye bread. I found two different recipes with two different rising/proving directions. One recipe had only one rise and was for 8 hours or overnight. The other had an initial rise of 4 hours, knock the dough back, fold into loaf again, then rise a second time. I … Continue reading The Rye Bread Experiment
This is what happens when you take your eyes off of your rising bread. My cat decided to mark this one as her own. Continue reading Baking with Cats
This is a super easy recipe. I also add a cup of sweet potato, or kale or spinach. I fill glass 2 cup pyrex dishes and freeze for easy lunches or dinners later on. It takes very little effort to put together and it makes multiple meals 🙂 I got this recipe from ” The … Continue reading Moroccan Chickpea Stew
How do we keep connected to those around us when we’re struggling with the symptoms of our mental illness? How do we keep our relationships healthy as well as take care of our own individual health? How do I talk about my mental health without making others uncomfortable? How do we make meaningful connections? Is … Continue reading How do we stay connected?