Blender Muffins

For many of us eating better is on the list of things we would like to see happen in 2018. But where to start? Making healthy choices usually doesn’t happen when you are late for work or lunch was six hours ago. Having a plan in advance is something that will help keep you on […]

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Pumpkin Raisin Ginger-Bread with Einkorn Flour

At this time of the year kitchen conjuring in colder climes turns to spicy hearty creations and this pumpkin loaf fits the bill. Made from Einkorn flour that contains a different variety of gluten making it easier to digest, Einkorn also contains a wider range of nutrients that help support general health. Yes, it is […]

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Einkorn Pumpkin Pancakes & a decorating option

Through October and November, pumpkin is the ubiquitous favour of choice. From pizza’s to pies, from bread to Blizzards, every food outlet seems to have something flavoured with pumpkin. And here at My Kitchen Wand, we are no different. The months are full of posts for candy and soup, tea loaves and chili, even a […]

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Oatcakes with Rosemary and Spruce Honey

Oatcakes, where to begin? Crackers, cookies or scones? Sweet or plain? Crisp or soft? Wheat in  or gluten free? Baking soda or powder? Hot water or buttermilk? Rolled or steel-cut oats? The choices go on and on and on. What makes that so lovely is that playing with options will get you through the entire […]

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Spelt & Almond Flour Buttermilk Biscuits

I posted a few weeks ago a red currant jelly recipe that was photograped on Spelt & Almond Biscuits. These are those biscuits. Spelt is an ancient grain that fell out of favour when wheat was industrialized due to the need for spelt to include a second step in the process of making flour. Hard […]

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Alien Veg Minis with Blue Bantha Topping (aka parsnip muffins with cream cheese icing) )

My intention when I began this post was to remind those of you that preserve and garden that there is always a good time to be checking through your hoard. I came across these bottles yesterday while looking for something else. Even though still well sealed the contents are…past their prime. Additionally the lovely parsnip […]

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Banana Spelt Pancakes with Fir Tip Honey

Do you really need an underlying reason to make flapjacks on a cold winter morning? Pancake Day will be here shortly and with it the coming of Lent. For some, pancakes were seen as a cleanup of the last of the `good stuff`before a voluntary period of lack. For others, they were a sun shaped […]

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Banana Raisin Muffins

When your household is two people, a recipe for 12 is just too much so here is one for 6 banana muffins that is quick, simple and a little healthier than many. It came together one night when I was looking for something to nibble after a busy day and sitting all alone on the […]

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Potato Biscuits with Seed Topping

Imbolc is the first festival in the Wheel of the Year after the Gregorian calender celebrates the New Year. It can be a time of cold where only what has been preserved was available to eat and those supplies might be dwindling so although celebration feasts are enjoyed, the meals would have been plainer than […]

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Pumpkin Sage Biscuits

When making cheese or yoghurt there is always lovely whey left over and a question pops up. Is there something I can do with it? Some people see whey as a byproduct that fits nicely down the sink but there are many health benefits to incorporating whey into other things you will be doing anyway. […]

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