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Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes | Bellasapron.com

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Fluffy buttermilk pancakes are great.  Make a lot and freeze them for later.  Perfect for a last minute homemade breakfast.  Try the berry compote on top or your favorite maple syrup.  For our little toddler, she likes to dip them in strawberry syrup…sometimes. Serve them next to bacon, eggs, sausage, etc. =) Print Recipe Buttermilk […]

Berry Compote | Bellasapron.com

Berry Compote

Don’t waste those blueberries and strawberries! If they are starting to look sad in the fridge, make a compote out of them.  This compote is great on waffles or pancakes. Print Recipe Berry Compote Servings Servings Share this Recipe Powered by WP Ultimate Recipe

Perfect Jasmine Rice | Bellasapron.com

Perfect Jasmine Rice

Jasmine rice has a beautiful, fragrant smell hence the name.  Add more water than what’s written on the package and make it with coconut oil to kick up the wonder smells.   Print Recipe Perfect Jasmine Rice Cook Time 25 minutes Servings servings Ingredients 1 cup jasmine rice2 cups Water1 tbsp coconut oil1/2 tsp Salt […]

Toasted Couscous

Toasted Couscous

    Print Recipe Toasted Couscous Toasted couscous has move flavor than regular couscous.  It’s a perfect side with stews like chicken tagine. Course Side Dish Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon Butter unsalted1 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth1 cup couscous instant1/2 teaspoon Salt or to taste […]

Skillet Chicken Tagine | Bellasapron.com

Skillet Chicken Tagine

Chicken tagine (stew) is a classic Moroccan dish.  Normally tagine is made with beef, lamb, or chicken with fruits and vegetables and loaded with lots of spices. Normally this recipe has olives it but my husband doesn’t like olive so I substitute with salt or capers. If you use capers, use 2 tablespoons. Serve over hot […]

Boiled Potatoes | Bellasapron.com

Boiled Potatoes

Boiled potatoes are simple and a great alternative to mashed potatoes as a side.  In Norway, all they serve are these boiled potatoes next to the best Salmon you’ll ever eat.

Adding the salt into pot in the first step is key.  Make sure not to forget that step!

Egg Muffins | Bellasapron.com

Egg Muffins

I love eggs for breakfast.  Whoever came up with the idea of baking eggs in a muffin pan was genius!  Hope you like my version of eggs baked in a muffin pan. I used bell peppers, tomatoes, cheese, with mini hash browns on the bottom but the sky is the limit with this one.  You […]

Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies | Bellasapron.com

Crumb Cake

Most crumb cakes are made with a sour cream but I prefer the buttermilk kind.  Using buttermilk is healthier since sour cream is high in fat.  This makes eating a sweet dessert better…at least for me!   Print Recipe Crumb Cake Servings Servings Share this Recipe Powered by WP Ultimate Recipe

Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies | Bellasapron.com

Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin is good anytime of year…why not! I found this recipe online a few years ago and I have made my own variation of it over the years.  Adding oats into this cookie makes it more hardy and less cakey. I don’t know about you but I like my cake cakey and my cookie more sweet […]