Healthy breakfast – granola, greek yogurt and jam

Bread machine jam is a wonderful thing! It is super easy to make and very versatile. It can be used on toast, baking a cake, with cheese or just making breakfast a very tasty start of the day. As most of us know breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories throughout the day. It also…

Keeping your homemade bread fresh

Baking bread and well cooking in general is very relaxing for me. On top of that homemade bread has a lot of advantages: starting from health (no preservatives and additives), the cost is lower than buying bread in the supermarket and taste is just great! Never the less, homemade bread also grows stale quickly because…

Cherry jam made in bread machine

California cherries are in season now! And that means making cherry jam in bread machine. As “America’s super fruit,” cherries offer the vital nutrition for a long and healthy life. One cup of cherries contains 90 calories with an ample supply of fiber, protein, and vitamin A and C, says the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). For…

Simple and delicious Parmesan macaroni and cheese in bread machine

Macaroni and cheese is considered to be one of the most traditional comfort foods in U.S. Still, the history of this dish is quite interesting and goes long back. Pasta and cheese casseroles have been recorded as early as the 14th century in the Italian cookbook Liber de Coquina, one of the oldest medieval cookbooks,…

Tasty avocado bread

California is known for many things: sun, sea, mountains, relaxed way of living. One of the specialties that this wonderful state offers is its avocados. The avocado was introduced from Mexico to California in the 19th century, and has become a successful cash crop. About 59,000 acres (240 km2) – some 95% of United States avocado production…