My Favourite Homemade Granola

homemade granola 3

I have my personal favourite granola recipe. It is crunchy and slighty sweet and you can vary it with different kinds of nuts depending on what you have at hand. It is very easy to make. I thought making granola yourself is something very sophisticated until I tried it out. This mixture quickly turned out to be my favourite.

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Crunchy Quinoa & Cabbage Salad

crunchy quinoa cabbage salad with forks

I have been struggling with a cold the past week and now Philipp is not feeling well this weekend. We both need some food that gives us energy: quinoa and vegetables.

We had a beautiful pointed cabbage in our veg box on friday (see picture). Pointed cabbage has softer leaves and tastes slightly sweeter than white cabbage. I really like it. However due to the cold weather our box has only been sparely filled over the winter months.

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Buckwheat Bread with Quinoa

Buckwheat Bread with Quinoa

I am starting to explore flours other than the common white all-purpose flour, that I have used for baking all along. There are so many great and healthy options that I want to discover and I have found so many great recipes and ideas lately.

I made a bread with buckwheat flour and quinoa flour and some small mashed potatoes. It is very tasty and quick and easy to make. Making bread yourself has such a fusty image in Germany which is sad. Homemade bread tastes so good! I also think it is a myth that baking your own bread takes a lot of time and effort. All wrong. But in the 15 minutes you can also create a big mess in the kitchen. Flour all over the place it was until I found out that you can also mix flour and water in a bowl rather than creating a crater of flour and fill water in it on a table. I thought it looked kinda fancy…

dough for buckwheat bread with quinoa

What you need:

  • 250 ml warm water
  • 1 tablespoon dry yeast
  • 200g buckwheat flour
  • 150g quinoa flour
  • 100g peeled, soft-cooked potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 30g sesame seeds
  • 30g sunflower seeds
  • 30g pumpkin seeds
  • Steps:

  • Combine half of the water with the yeast and two tablespoons of buckwheat in a bowl and leave it at a warm place for about 15 minutes
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix everything well and then knead with your hands until you have a smooth dough
  • Leave the dough in a bowl at a warm place for about 45 minutes
  • Preheat the oven on 180°C
  • Grease a baking pan with butter and then fill the pan with the dough
  • Bake for about 45 minutes