If you are thinking about changing your diet, and you want to notice some big changes, I suggest you look closer at the flours that you use in your everyday baked goods. One day, while in the kitchen, I asked myself “what if I started using whole wheat flour in some of my recipes?” In an attempt to make my recipes healthier this year, I have had to start substituting certain ingredients to make them friendlier to the health conscious consumer. As I was thinking about how this would affect my baked goods, I ended doing some research into the real differences between enriched white flour and whole wheat flour. The research was eye opening. Some of the following information may effect how you bake from now on, so read carefully! Continue reading
Category Archives: Crumbles
Here is a little taste from my childhood. Although I always want the best for my followers, I had to think twice about putting one of my moms best muffin recipes on my blog. But after all the pros and cons were thought out in my mind, I could not hide this one from you!
Growing up I vividly remember many mornings and evenings when these delicious blueberry streusel muffins would come out of the oven! My siblings and I would just go wild whenever we knew these muffins were being baked. We could not keep our hands off of them, even when they were piping hot out of the oven.
This crumble comes to mind when I think of Seattle. The first time I made this, it was for a group of friends in Seattle and it got devoured quite quickly. I was a little worried about how the fruit would mingle with all the coconut, but after I tasted it, I realized that the coconut is its best feature! Most of the crumbles that I have baked include slicing and dicing any fruit that is in the kitchen and making a simple oatmeal topping to drizzle over the fruit. But this recipe has a delicious bottom layer to it that gives it a good crunch when you bite into it. Although I have many other great memories of Seattle, Continue reading