Category Archives: Breakfast

Carrot muffins – Eggless

Ingredients:

Wet ingredients

  • 2 bananas – 140 gms
  • 4 dates, pitted
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp honey

Dry ingredients

  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2-3 tbsp milk (only if the batter is too thick)
  • 2-3 tbsp raisins
  • 2-3 tbsp chopped walnut

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees in convection mode

  2. Mix wet ingredients in a blender until smooth

  3. Add dry ingredients and blend again. Add 2-3 tbsp milk only if the batter is too thick. Batter should be thick enough to spoon out rather than pour out

  4. Gently mix in the raisins
  5. Line baking cups with parchment paper

  6. Spoon the batter into the cups, level the batter and  top with chopped walnuts

  7. Bake for about 30 minutes. Baking time depends on the oven, type of baking cups and such factors

Serves: 5-6 muffins

 

Inspiration sources:

(1) 6 Healthy Oatmeal Muffins For Weight Loss – YouTube

Pancakes and Hash Browns

Pancake and hashbrown

Ingredients:

For pancakes

  • Multigrain pancake and waffle mix, ¾ cup
  • Canola / vegetable oil, 1 tbsp
  • ½ milk or water, more if necessary

For hash browns

  • 3 medium size potatoes
  • Olive oil, 1 tsp
  • Black pepper, coarsely ground, ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lime juice, 1 tsp

Method:

Pancakes

  1. Stir the pancake mix with milk / water till lumps disappear
  2. Heat lightly oiled pan
  3. Pour the mix to form a round and medium-thick cake
  4. Add any berries such as blueberries on the cake
  5. When the surface starts to bubble and edge starts to dry, gently turn the cake and cook the other side for 2-3 minutes
  6. Serve with maple syrup

Hash browns

  1. Wash and skin the potatoes
  2. Cut the potatoes in ½ inch or 1 cm cubes
  3. Toss the potato cubes with oil, salt and pepper
  4. Tightly wrap the potatoes in silver foil and put the potato pouch on your grill or in an oven for 25-30 minutes, turning the pouch sides a couple of times
  5. Squeeze some lime juice when serving the potatoes

Serves: 2