Kind of a weird one making this if you are veggie or vegan. Rolling the beetroot mixture into beet balls is like rolling mince beef, which after a few veggie years freaked me out a wee bit. But the taste far outweighs this and so they pack a real hearty, meaty punch. Continue reading ““Eat Beet, not Meat”..Balls”
Thought I’d give this a try one morning and was really surprised how the tofu actually tasted like real scrambled eggs. Admittedly what we served it on wasn’t the healthiest. Fried Potato Scones, as we call them in Scotland, or potato cakes here in Yorkshire. I think in the good old US of A, they are like a Jewish potato pancakes. They are my guilty pleasure for breakfast on a weekend and an easy cook up, for when we are away in our camper van. They are the only thing I ask my parents to bring when they visit us. You can get them locally in some shops, but just not the same. Anyway, as they say you can take the girl out of Scotland, but not Scotland out of the girl. Of course, they have to be fried in coconut oil these days.
These are sweets that actually taste like a bounty (Mound bar In the US), but healthy, which for a husband that loves bounties, is a major win.
In a recent race of his, when he was flagging at 30 miles, I sneaked a bounty bar into his bag on a bottle swap at a checkpoint. Apparently, when found, he reacted like he had actually WON the race. Anyway, enough said, it was time to create a healthy version and an alternative race fuel for my boy.
I guess this is like a cold porridge/bircher muesli type thang. But, as I am Scottish I like to call it “Breakfast Crannachan”.
Crannachan (Cran-a-can) for those that don’t know, is a traditional Scottish dessert usually made from a mixture of whipped cream, whisky, honey, fresh raspberries with toasted oatmeal soaked overnight in a little bit of whisky. Continue reading “Breakfast Cranachan”