Here’s a weighted question (pun intended). Do you own a scale?
If the answer is yes, do you weigh yourself often? Is your day impacted by the number you see? And if so, why? These weighted questions used to be answered with a “yes” for me. But that is no longer. And how did this happen?
I threw my scale in the garbage.
In preparation for baby time, I have been maxing out on all the most basic, simple meal ideas that I can. In doing so, I have been trying to be more creative than frozen pizzas and the like. I have lots of pre-cooked meals in the freezer such as my Sweet Potato Chili and Anthony’s favorite, our Chunky Italian Vegetable Soup. I have quite a few meals ready to go in the freezer that we will just have to thaw out.
But I can guarantee soup and chili is not always going to cut it, and we are not going to be in the mood to do anything major in the kitchen, but you can only do take out or delivery so many times. So that’s why I have been working so hard on this. And I think I have some goodies up my sleeve.
Two words: No. Bake.
That’s essentially all you need to say to me and I am in. When you take away the “No” you are entering into the twilight zone. You just never know what you will get! Maybe I am just always playing it safe, but after too many ruined recipes, I think it’s safe to say baking is NOT my niche. When it happens, it HAPPENS, but when it doesn’t, it’s bad.
So today we are sticking with what I do best! And it is very worth it!
If I happen to post a new recipe every day for the next ten days, I apologize in advance for bombarding your inboxes. Ok, that’s a bit over the top, but I am currently doing everything I can to distract myself essentially every waking moment. And time in the kitchen as well as time on the computer are what’s keeping me busy.
How am I going to make it ten more days?!
Dairy free and buttermilk? That seems impossible, right?
It’s not, at least not entirely. It is possible to get the same fluffiness of a Buttermilk pancake, but without the dairy. How do I know? It all started on a day I needed to make Buttermilk pancakes, and conveniently didn’t have any around. And THAT’S when I turned to the internet.