When I was little, one of life’s great pleasures was to be allowed to ride my bicycle a few blocks to the neighbourhood bakery, where you could buy Spanish bread, coconut buns, egg pies….or a brown paper bagful of hot pan de sal. The words hot pan de sal are enough to make any Filipino’s… Continue reading Homemade Pan De Sal
I woke up this morning craving buttermilk pancakes. The fact that I had no buttermilk in the fridge didn’t faze me. The thrifty cook can easily make her own buttermilk – see the recipe below for the instructions. Thrifty Buttermilk Pancakes Timesaver tip: If you use a 2-cup measuring cup, you can mix the rest… Continue reading Thrifty Buttermilk Pancakes
You probably have your own ideas about how best to spend this gorgeous July Saturday morning. Me, I’m peacefully sitting on my own doorstep, watching the world go by, and sipping this deliciously refreshing homemade smoothie. No matter what your plans are this weekend, don’t forget to start your day with a healthy breakfast! MANGO… Continue reading Smoothie on my doorstep
In The Skinny on Losing Weight Without Being Hungry, Dr. Louis Aronne prescribes a protein-rich breakfast to get your day off to a good start. And a good source of protein is eggs – specifically, egg whites. Dr. Aronne recommends making omelettes entirely out of egg whites because this allows you to consume a greater… Continue reading All-egg-white omelettes? Oh, yes!