Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

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I love no-knead bread and quick easy bread, but when I have time on a weekend, I really enjoy making good old fashioned bread.  The kind that requires kneading, takes up lots of time, and causes a mess.  But that’s what weekends are for, right?  It had been awhile since I had baked bread, so last weekend I decided to make Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread.  I have made this recipe before, so I knew it would be a winner, and that TheBetterHalf would like it, even though it has whole wheat in there (he is a white bread kind of guy).  Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Pancakes with Greek Yogurt

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I am a huge fan of pancakes.  Growing up, my dad made us pancakes almost every weekend.  I loved helping him make the pancakes – I used to sneak bites of the batter plain, which in retrospect is disgusting.  Cookie dough – yes; pancake batter – no.  TheBetterHalf is amazed that I didn’t get salmonella poisoning as a child due to my love for uncooked doughs and batters.  I tell him it is because I have a strong immune system, but really it is because my mom buys pasteurized eggs.

I came up with this recipe in an attempt to make pancakes a little bit healthier, using Greek yogurt and whole wheat flour. I can’t say these are as good as buttermilk pancakes, but they are pretty tasty! Super light and fluffy . They are very wheaty tasting – you could use half all-purpose flour if you want less of a strong wheat flavor.  If you prefer your pancakes a bit thinner, just add some more milk!   Continue reading