Here are some photos of things I baked/cooked during Lent. Looking back I’m surprised I didn’t take more pictures. The prosphora photo was taken before baking. I was just impressed with the seal.
Handmade whipped cream The presentation lacked sophistication. My sad, coconut flour Dutch baby It was actually an accident that I planned Dutch babies for tonight, Shrove Tuesday. We don’t celebrate it as such, it being a more Catholic tradition, but as a nod to my childhood I’ve done this on the past. Because I wasn’t … Continue reading Dutch Babies and Strawberries
I tried this recipe and it is wonderful! Even Father liked it, which is saying something. The only changes I made: I used vanilla whey protein powder instead of unflavored (because that's what I had), and I added a packet of Equal sweetener instead of concentrated stevia powder (because I can't tolerate the taste of … Continue reading Low Carb Peanut Butter Fudge
I looked for, found, and tried a recipe for grain-free (read: low-carb) Dutch babies yesterday, and it was fantastic! I had all the ingredients already, mixed it up quickly, and it baked in 12 minutes. I topped it with a little sugar-free strawberry jam but fresh fruit would be good too. I couldn't really tell … Continue reading Almond Dutch Baby
1. I saw someone cycling away on a stationary bike at the gym today while holding a rosary. Good idea. A 100 knot rope would be dicey but a 33 knot would sit out of the way on one's wrist. 2. I'm quite sore and stairs aren't much fun. Those split squats on Monday completely … Continue reading Bits and pieces
The children decorated for me on Holy Friday while I was dyeing eggs. I didn't have a chance to examine things properly and take pictures until this morning. This coincided with a visit from friends who were traveling home from visiting family over Pascha. We fixed a brunch for them but the only thing we … Continue reading Bright Monday: Friends and Feasting