Chai poached pears are a delicious variety to the regular poached pears. They are comforting, sweet, and simply delicious!
I don’t know about you guys , but when it’s winter or fall the first thing I start craving are my moms poached pears. The perfect uplifting, sweet and tasty side dish! I decided to try and make some myself, but with my own twist: Chai spices.
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A super simple Chai sugar syrup made with spices, water and sugar. Can be used to flavour cake, pie, oatmeal, pancakes, ice cream, drinks and so much more!
If there’s anything Chai spices remind me of, it’s the weather getting colder. When I drink a cup of Chai tea (Chai latte!) I find myself dreaming of leaves turning bright yellow, orange, brown or red. My mind wanders off to the last time we had snow here in the Netherlands, and I get the sudden urge to light some candles and snuggle up with a blanket 😉 Because I don’t always have time to brew some Chai tea from scratch, I’ve decided to make a batch of Chai sugar syrup.
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Salted caramel popcorn: the all-time favourite movie snack made even better! All you have to do is make a super simple caramel sauce and pop your popcorn.
I love movie snacks. One of my favourites is definitely salty popcorn, which requires you to drink loooaaads of soda to compensate for all the salt. However, I decided to play around a little with one of my all time favourite flavours: salted caramel!
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Why not have your coffee IN your breakfast! These delicious, moist yet crunchy waffles are the perfect way to start the day. And drizzled with chocolate!
All day breakfast fans unite! I could eat these waffles for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, snack or dessert. Or all of the before mentioned. Who’s with me?
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Matcha powder and vanilla extract give the perfect flavour to these bite sized swirl cookies. And they’re so much fun! | Stay Alive and Cooking
I received a package from Mr & Mrs Tea, which contained one of the best tea products there is: matcha powder. This bright green powder can be used to make tea and matcha latte, but can also be used in various baked goods and desserts. I wanted to bring out that beautiful green, which is how I came up with the idea for these swirl cookies!
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Granola is one of my favourite ways to start the day, and this version with peanut butter and quinoa makes breakfast even better! | Stay Alive and Cooking
Yes yes yes, I’ve said this a million times: I love breakfast. I bake some fresh granola almost every week, as it’s my boyfriends favourite breakfast with some yoghurt! His second favourite breakfast is bread with peanut butter, which inspired me to play around with the flavours and create this yummy granola variety.
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These delicious lemon poppyseed muffins are the perfect sweet-tooth snacks. They’re zingy and fresh!
I’m all about the sweet stuff. Desserts, cookies, cakes, breakfast: I love anything with sugar baby! Add some lemon and poppyseeds to that and you’ve got, in my opinion, one of the best muffins ever. Don’t you agree? 😉
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When I was younger I made the same cookies almost every month. They were simple sugar cookies and I loved them so much I’d never even thought of changing the recipe. Now, years later, I rarely cook or bake the same thing twice. This is why I decided to recreate those sugar cookies, but add a twist of my own: maple syrup pecan cookies were born!
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Wooohoo! When you read this, I’ll be enjoying the sun in Lisbon. That’s why there will be a little less activity on Stay Alive and Cooking… But I’ll share pictures on my instagram page! For now I’d like to share with you a great way to use up leftover fruits. When you eat those you’ll be hydrated, cooled off, and you’ll get some extra vitamins while you’re at it!
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I’m a veeerrrrrry happy girl, and not because I got some new clothes or shoes: no, I’m now the proud owner of a waffle iron. YAY! So, as expected, I’m going to start sharing waffle recipes from now on! And I’m starting with these delicious yoghurt lemon waffles.
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