Although I had planned a little more cooking this week, it still turned out to be ok. Matheus got a cold (which unfortunately turned into a beginning of pneumonia), so he hasn’t been feeling too well lately, which means he needs more attention from mommy and is not all that interested in eating… Oh well, I just hope next week will be smoother (so much for doctor’s appointments) and that he will get better, up and running again soon.
Here are some pictures I took during the week from my cooking, which I actually meant to post a couple days ago. I made a stuffed acorn squash that turned out very tasty! I have seen many recipes for this but all the ones I looked when I wanted to make I did not have one or two ingredients, so I ended up sort of making my own creation. I sautéed some onions and garlic in olive oil, added a chopped tomato, cooked and shredded chicken, cooked brown rice and seasonings, made a sort of a risotto thing and stuffed it into the acorn squash (which has been previously halved, cleaned, and cooked in the microwave for about 10 minutes). For an extra taste I added shredded mozzarella and gratted Parmesan to the top and put it in the broiler for a couple of minutes. Not difficult to make, but very tasty nonetheless. Fruit salad for dessert ended up a light and tasty lunch!
I also tried a recipe for whole grain bread with pumpkin seeds. It turned out nice, with a very good texture (not too dense for a whole wheat bread), however the flavors here could be improved. None of us actually liked the bread at our home...
I love those breads that have lots of small seeds inside (flax, sunflower kernels, and those tiny little yellowish balls that I have no idea what they are), and would love to be able to make nice whole grain bread at home. So I decided to start experimenting with whole wheat/grain breads but am still looking to finding best recipe. Would you have any suggestions?!?!?! Recipes are definitely welcome!
Well, this is it for now, but I will come back later to post a recipe for cupcake that I also made this week and came out surprisingly good!
See you all soon!
AnaI love fruit salad! It is sooo good!
Whole wheat sunflower oat bread... looks good, but needs improvements!