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Tag: Almond

Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Never mind fancy desserts, chocolate chip cookies have always been one of my favorite sweet treats. After all, nothing says comfort and warm feeling I got like a freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. Basically, if you want good chocolate chip cookies, you need to put […]

Almond Milk

Almond Milk

Cow’s milk is staple in my family’s diets. It is an ingredient that is constantly used and bought at my home. That one time when I run out of cow’s milk for my morning granola, I had this idea about making my own milk. I […]

Granola

Granola

Breakfast is essential for me. Apart from providing body with energy to get things done, breakfast makes my stomach fuller. Hence, consuming breakfast in the morning actually makes me less likely to be hungry throughout the day.

Granola is generally a mixture of rolled oats, nuts, and seeds tossed with honey or other sweeteners and oil. It is usually baked until it is crisp, toasted, and golden brown. I choose granola for healthier energizing breakfast because granola is generously rich with fiber, iron, protein, and good unsaturated fats. Granola is perfect for breakfast because it is versatile and relatively high in calories. Granola helps you stay full and avoid feeling hungry between meals.

Do you know making your own granola is very easy at home? I cannot understand why people keep buying store bought one. You just need to toss it together, bake, and enjoy. Making homemade granola is absolutely much cheaper and healthier than the store bought one. Here in Indonesia, for the price of a store bought granola, I can make about double amount of homemade one. Most importantly, one of the perks of making your own granola is you can changing things up and adding in the flavors that you love. (more…)

Almond and Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Almond and Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Have you ever felt convicted after eating too much dessert? I have a real sweet tooth and literally cannot say no for dessert, especially cookies. I love food more than anything in my life, but being healthy is also really important to me. Almond and […]