Have you ever been in the middle of baking and wondered, what are the functions of flour in baking?. Why does this recipe call for flour? And is it calling for whole wheat flour, or all-purpose flour, or bread flour? And why wheat flour all the time?” The last question is easy to answer. Wheat is plentiful and cheap. The United States alone grew 58 million tons of wheat in … [Read more...] about What Are the Functions of Flour in Baking?
If you're like us, you're always looking for new, healthy and delicious recipes that the whole family will love! Tammy's daughters gobble this up. It's the perfect comforting and satisfying food. We love to play off foods our mom cooked when we were younger. One of our favorites was always a spinach noodle casserole. Although our mom did make a healthy version, we've … [Read more...] about Spinach Quinoa Casserole Recipe
Do you feel a little bummed out in the winter? The two of us definitely favor the warm, sunny summer months and Tammy even named her daughter Summer, since we love the season so much. And in the winter we tend to feel less happy. It turns out, there’s actually a reason why! When we’re exposed to sunlight our brains produce endorphins, our body’s feel good chemicals. In the … [Read more...] about Six Simple Food Tricks To Beat The Winter Blues
Eggplant is a vegetable I don’t buy all that often. Once in while I feel inspired to pick produce I don’t normally eat to get more varied nutrients. One of my favorite ways to eat eggplant is grilled with just a little bit of olive oil, salt and pepper.However, sometimes I’m in the mood for something hardier and a little more special. This eggplant parm is perfect for Sunday … [Read more...] about Eggplant Parmesan Recipe [Vegan]
Baking brings me so much joy! I love everything from brainstorming ideas to creating, the process itself, and the end result. Baking is a great way to immerse yourself in the moment- the smells, the taste, the sweet moments shared with excited little helpers when you are lucky to have them by your side! :)Embracing a new healthier way of eating has brought out the inner baker … [Read more...] about Heart Healthy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies