May 31st will be the Ankarsrum USA Blog’s 4th birthday. We partnered up with Nordic Ware to celebrate with a scrumptious roasted strawberry cake baked in one of their iconic Bundt pans, and are also giving away said Bundt pan to one lucky winner. Go check out Ankarsrum USA’s Instagram or Facebook page for details. And then go buy some strawberries and make this cake, you won’t be sorry! Whole grain and gluten-free versions included as well.
Helping you out with those New Year’s resolutions and continuing on with healthy eating posts for January. We already covered eating more veggies with our bonus recipe of the month available only for subscribers: cauliflower rice using the slicer/shredder attachment. (subscribe to get bonus recipes every month!) Next we tackle eating more whole grains. If you are used to eating white flour bread, quick bread is a great segue into the realm of whole grain baking, and eating. The heartier flavors and textures of whole grains work well and taste great in recipes such as quick breads, muffins, pancakes and waffles. I love this Spelt Oat Bread because it isn’t sweet, so you can go either way with it: spread on a little Greek yogurt and drizzle with honey for a filling breakfast or serve alongside a hearty minestrone for a healthy dinner.
Blueberries are the quintessential summertime fruit to me. For as long as I can remember, my parents have had row upon row of blueberry bushes. While I hated picking my daily quota per the summer chore chart as a kid, I certainly didn’t mind stuffing my face with them. It’s hard to get much better than sun-warmed fruit picked at its peak and eaten right away. Except maybe when you turn it into cobbler. This is one of my husband’s favorites, because instead of a traditional cobbler topping, you use cookie dough to top fresh blueberries that have been tossed with a little coriander, lemon juice and sugar. Add a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream and you have summer dessert bliss. I’ll definitely be whipping this up for Father’s Day.