All posts tagged: muffin

Cucumber muffins

What do you do when you stress out? How do you deal with all the stress? Exercises, music, reading, eating comfort food? I know what I do. Whenever I am in a stressful situation, I typically would either loss my appetite or eat more food with high sugar content, like cookies, cereals and ice cream. I know, I know. It is really bad. I have done that so many times. I normally end up put on extra kilos. For the past few weeks, I have had a super busy time. Since I was fully aware of my bad habit, I took an action to prevent me from overeating sugar this time. I made some cucumber muffins to be my quick breakfast/snack solution. I wanted something with less sugar and oil, but it had to be nice enough that I was happy to eat. Here we go. These cucumber muffins did help me to go through the stressful time without gaining any extra weight. It has very little oil and sugar. It’s not the normal buttery type of muffin obviously. …

Spinach bacon muffin with feta

Lately, I started getting more and more interested in savoury muffins. A lot of experiments are going on in our kitchen. It’s very interesting to get to use whatever ingredients I have in the kitchen to make savoury muffins. They are very good for breakfast and afternoon snacks.  If I cook too many, I can just freeze them and leave to later. Maybe I am just getting lazy. It is a quick solution for breakfast though when you need to get up and go. We always have a pack of frozen spinach and feta cheese in the fridge. They are kind of like necessities in our kitchen. We never run out of the two ingredients. Then, I found some bacon and cured meat. I thought bacon would be more appropriate in this case. So, here is the easy peasy  recipe. Makes 12 INGREDIENTS  2 1/2 cups self-raising flour  1 pack of frozen cutted spinach (250g) 50g bacon, chopped finely 50g sun dried tomatoes, chopped finely 1 onion, chopped finely 130g feta, grated (not easy, do you …