Zero Waste Fruit Buns

It was about time I made a new treat, right? I suppose that is true… Not that no one has had any sort of treat in the meantime, but nothing worth documenting. The reason why I choose to share these in particular is that I find it important, for myself first and foremost, to encourage…

Smoothie Breakfasts – an Experimental Week

My last post gave me a kick in the behind to make a small change in my eating habits. I am not a person of extremes, so I would never go on any crazy diet, or any diet for that matter. A huge challenge I am facing in almost anything I do is that I…

Doughnuts

In my quest to find less damaging desserts, I have inevitably come across the recipes on the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies website. Not all of them looked inspiring, and I was quite confused by the reasoning behind calling many of them “low-sugar”, since they contained sometimes even more than 1 ½ cup…

Apple Cake

It’s been a very celebratory period, with a birthday (or two) almost every week-end. So it’s been really busy, really sugary, really naughty. Among these birthdays, Kid 1 has also celebrated his. To make up for all the sugar rushes he was definitely going to be on, I, of course, have decided to make a…

Baby’s First Birthday Cake (attempt 1)

Kid 2 is fast approaching his first birthday, so I’ve been thinking a little about what his first birthday cake should be. Needless to say, I won’t be buying him a cake, but making one myself. And only from stuff that he has actually eaten so far. That’s fairly challenging, given that I am not…

Sour Cherry Cake

Sour cherry cake was the signature dish of my house when I was growing up (apart from burned kettle, which is another story altogether). We had a small garden and in it a few sour cherry trees. I think it started with just the one tree that my parents had bought when my sister was…