luxury breakfast

I literally had RIEN to do all day so I decided to make a nice, more-time-consuming-than-usual breakfast after my workout. Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes from the Daily Garnish, with some craisins for good measure! I halved the recipe and it made about nine small pancakes. No, I did not eat ALL of the pancakes. A bunch […]

one busy month!

Just realised it’s been a month since I moved to Ottawa for this new job- it has pretty much flown by, after the initial awkward-settling-in period. I really can’t complain so far and hope that good times will continue. It’s great to be able to spend time outside talking to people rather than being cooped […]

pancakes for one

…are always depressing, because having breakfast with you was such fun! [Of Montreal] Just kiddin’; how could pancakes ever be depressing? Recipe fromĀ The Baking StoneĀ (I added 1/4 c walnuts). I opted for sliced banana, unsweetened coconut, and birch maple syrup for toppings. How indulgent! These are pancakes of the hearty variety, which was exactly what […]

pancake sunday

Sunday = pancakes for breakfast, as long as I have time and ingredients! These were actually my favourite that I’ve made recently. Banana walnut oat bran is a delightful combination. La recette, based on one from In Praise of Leftovers: **Makes about 9 smallish pancakes or 2 servings** 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1/4 c. oat […]

hooray for breakfast

Why have I never tried chocolate oatmeal before? This creation was composed off: 1/4 Bob’s Red Mill multigrain cereal Pinch of cinnamon 1 c water Splash of almond milk 1/2 banana, sliced 1 Tbsp cocoa powder Peanut butter Frozen raspberries Pretty splendid way to start the day. [Frozen raspberries, why are you so un-photogenic?] Another […]

Saturday brunch

When one is finished school and unemployed, free time is available in delightfully long stretches. Plenty of time for a leisurely Saturday brunch with a friend! Recipe adjusted from All Recipes – Todd’s Famous Blueberry Pancakes: *Makes 10-12 small pancakes* 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch of cinnamon 1 tablespoon baking powder […]