Tag Archives: peanut butter

Chocolate Peanut Blondies

These can well be my new favorite sweet treat – the batter itself bakes into a fudgy center and caramelized edges, and the occasional bite into super-dark chocolate balances out the sugary experience. I use white whole wheat flour all the time now that it’s finally available here, and it works very nicely in heavier […]

Chewy Snack Bars

The muesli bars, energy bars or snack bars you can buy at the groceries are often either too dense or too sweet or even a little bland to my taste. But I do like a sweet snack every now and then, and these chewy four cereal bars fit the bill quite perfectly! As a bonus […]

Peanut Sauce Stir-Fry

When I finally tried making my own peanut sauce, I couldn’t believe how easy it is to prepare, and to tweak according to what’s at hand. Sometimes I add lime juice, or leave out lemon grass if we don’t have it, or use coconut milk instead of veggie stock to thin the sauce, and it […]

Seitan Log

Following in the footsteps of Susan’s veggeroni, and a number of other similar recipes I’ve seen floating around the Internet, this is my own version of oven baked gluten. This makes a dense, sort of dry salami-like wheat gluten log, ideal for crumbling for further use. This seitan has some tiny air bubbles in it, […]

Plum Peanut Muffins

I baked these for breakfast on Saturday, after a night out, when Heikki was still sleeping. I messed up a few things, used wrong measuring cups and such, but the end result was great anyway. While the muffins were baking, I stared in the oven, thinking about how lucky I am to have someone to […]