Sourdough crepes

Yesterday was a holiday, so my older daughter didn’t have school, and my husband was home from work. So, I made sourdough crepes for breakfast. I’ve tried making crepes in the past, and they haven’t turned out well, so I wasn’t expecting much. Oh. My. Gosh. They were awesome.

Most of the time when I make a recipe, I think of ways I could tweak it in the future to fit our preferences more. These crepes were so easy, and turned out so well, I wouldn’t change a thing.

They brought back such great memories of a trip I took with my Nonna when I was ten. we went to Paris for a week just the two of us, and I think I ate at least one crepe every day. I put a thin layer of Nutella with thinly sliced bananas on one, and just a sprinkling of powdered sugar on another. So, they weren’t totally whole foods, but boy were they yummy! I think homemade Nutella is going to be something I need to try out to put on these delicious crepes.



Sourdough English Muffins

I’ve been using a whole wheat sourdough starter from cultures for health for the past few weeks. I’ve tried to capture wild yeast before without much success.

I also have the sourdough A-Z ebook from gnowfglins, which has some great recipes including these sourdough English muffins . Everything has been so good! Getting used to caring for a starter takes some time, but I have it down to a pretty good routine now.

The English muffins were fantastic with butter & jelly on them, but were also great as mini pizzas. I made homemade pizza sauce, added cheese, and everyone could pick their own veggie toppings. Pop them in the toaster oven, easy & delicious dinner.

After my initial success, I made a double batch and froze them. I pulled a few out for mini pizzas for lunch the other day. It was quick & easy, and my girls thought having their own mini pizzas was such a treat.