How to use your muffin tray for other things than muffins

I’m constantly trying on new things, and when I found a muffin tray on sale, I had to buy it. I think that it is the perfect tool to do indovidual small dishes, such as eggs, pancakes, soufflés, poached eggs, pies or gratins. Today I made small oven pancakes (in Swedish pannkaka or in Finnish pannukakku). They turned out sooo good, you have to try! 







Pancake batter:

-5 dl milk

– 2 eggs 

– 2,5 dl of all purpose flour (you can use any other flour)

– 50g of melted butter

– pinch of salt

– 1 tsp of vanillasugar

In a large bowl, add flour, salt and the sugar. Then add slowly some milk and whisk. Add then the eggs and melted butter. Let sit in fridge/room temperature for 30 min and then pour in buttered/oiled form(s) and bake 30 min in 200 degrees. 

Serve with whipped cream and jam. 





An other version I tried last week was parma ham and eggs. All you need is to wrap the ham in the form and breake an egg inside and bake in 200 degrees for 15 minutes. I personally thought the parma ham was too salty, so I would recommend bacon or regular ham. 



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Saturday Brunch

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Today we went with a big group of girlies for brunch to one of my favorite brunch places in Tallinn, NOP (köleri 1). They have a nice extensive brunch list with pancakes, scrambled eggs, bagel, yoghurt and smoothies. We ordered fresh squeezed juices, smoothies, health shots and enjoyed fresh and tasty food. I ate a salmon bagel (been craving it for soooo long)! Such a cosy place and good value for money! Their lunch is amazing aswell, you really should try this place out, you can take the 1 and 3 tram towards Kadriorg and jump off at Uus-Sadam (2 stops from Viru Keskus). And oh, did I mention that everything’s organic aswell?!

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Healthy breakie

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The smoothie factory is back! Today I made a yummy smoothie with raspberry, strawberry, kiwi, frozen goji, buckthorn, blueberries, blackberries, cranberries, red currant, chia seeds and carrot juice. I must say this is one of my best smoothies! It might sound like a lot of ingredients, but ICA has this frozen berry mix containing all the more rare berries.

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Together with the smoothie, I afte my favorite crisp bread with lettuce, egg and Kalles Caviar.

How to eat healthier breakfast

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I’ve really never cared about breakfast when I was a kid. Breakfast meant soggy Wetabix or a toast with cheese, always as painfull to eat. In highschool I pretty much skipped breakfast every day, but nowadays I never leave home before breakfast.

Breakfast tips;
– skip the white bread – fast carbs make you sleepy! Eat rye crispbread or ryebread for breakfast, or rice cakes. It doesn’t only make your stomach work, but it keeps the energy level stable and it’s more filling than white bread.

– put lettuce, cucumber, tomato, paprica, radishes, avocado and pinach on your bread! I don’t believe in only eating vegetables on your bread, I always put a healthy layer of butter and cheese/ham/egg. Use vegetables to make it more interesting.

– spice up your yoghurt! If you don’t like natural or greek yoghurt, buy one without a lot of sugar. I make my own nut-dried fruit-chia mixture to put on my breakfast yogurt. I use unpeeled almonds, cashew, raisins, goji and chia, but really the sky is the limit! If you like granola, make some or buy a sugarfree option! Here in Estonia you can find a glutenfree granola with roasted peanut and coconut, it is dangerously good!

– eat porridge! If you don’t like the taste, top with fruits and berries and nuts.

– skip sugary juices, drink tea instead! I drink mate tea or a cup of sencha in the morning. Green tea has a clensing property, so drink a lot of it!