Balsamic Strawberry Gelato

Strawberries, chopped and soaked in a balsamic vinegar reduction, then made into a brightly flavorful Balsamic Strawberry Gelato.

Morsels of Life - Balsamic Strawberry Gelato - Strawberries, chopped and soaked in a balsamic vinegar reduction, then made into a brightly flavorful Balsamic Strawberry Gelato.

Balsamic Roasted Pineapple

Complement the natural sweetness of roasted pineapple with sweetly tangy balsamic vinegar, a little honey, and just a hint of five spice.

Morsels of Life - Balsamic Roasted Pineapple - Complement the natural sweetness of roasted pineapple with sweetly tangy balsamic vinegar, a little honey, and just a hint of five spice.

Seared Salmon and Lemon Butter Pasta

Level up your usual pasta with some lemon herb whipped butter and spinach. Top it off with freshly seared salmon. It's easier than you think!

Morsels of Life - Seared Salmon and Lemon Butter Pasta - Level up your usual pasta with some lemon herb whipped butter and spinach. Top it off with freshly seared salmon. It's easier than you think!

Cajun Shrimp Guacamole

Avocado, onions, and bell pepper combined with Cajun seasoned shrimp for one mighty tasty Cajun shrimp guacamole.

Morsels of Life - Cajun Shrimp Guacamole - Avocado, onions, and bell pepper combined with Cajun seasoned shrimp for one mighty tasty Cajun shrimp guacamole.

Curry Chicken

Coconut milk, simmered into a complex curry with tomatoes, then served with seared chicken over brown rice for one scrumptious curry chicken.

Morsels of Life - Curry Chicken - Coconut milk, simmered into a complex curry with tomatoes, then served with seared chicken over brown rice for one scrumptious curry chicken.

Pineapple Orange Chia Drink

Make your own chia drink with a mere 2 ingredients!

Morsels of Life - Pineapple Orange Chia Drink - Make your own chia drink with a mere 2 ingredients!

Ginger Beer

Brew some refreshingly clean tasting Ginger Beer right at home! No special equipment required.

Morsels of Life - Ginger Beer - Brew some refreshingly clean tasting Ginger Beer right at home! No special equipment required.

Chai Tea Bread

A quick bread full of creamy Chai flavor and topped with a bit of toasted coconut.

Morsels of Life - Chai Tea Bread - A quick bread full of creamy Chai flavor and topped with a bit of toasted coconut.

Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick)

Morsels of Life - Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick) - Make this instant flour mix (aka DIY Bisquick) and you'll always be ready for some quick flatbreads, breadsticks, pancakes, or biscuits!

Don't we all like some surprise baked goodies? Well, having some instant flour mix around certainly makes spontaneous baking much faster and cleanup easier, and thus, more likely to occur! :) However, you'll find yourself using this DIY Bisquick for much more than just baking. You can make pancakes, waffles, and who knows what else! Plus, you have total control over what goes into the mix. Want whole wheat and butter? You got it! White flour and shortening? No problem!

Not sure where to start? Try these biscuits (Cranberry Brie, Cinnamon Cranberry, Garlicky Cheddar), flatbreads (basic, cheesy), breadsticks (Cheesy Peppered, Cheesy Garlic) or even pancakes!

What are you making with your DIY Bisquick?


Morsels of Life - Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick) - Make this instant flour mix (aka DIY Bisquick) and you'll always be ready for some quick flatbreads, breadsticks, pancakes, or biscuits!

Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick)

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Make this instant flour mix (aka DIY Bisquick) and you'll always be ready for some quick flatbreads, breadsticks, pancakes, or biscuits!

Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Yield: 10-12 cups

Materials:

Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
8 cups flour I usually use half white and half wheat.
94 grams 3.25 ounces 1.25 cups milk powder I used enough milk powder to make 4 cups of milk.
41 grams 3.125 ounces 1/4 cup baking powder
454 grams 1 pound 2 cups butter Or shortening, but butter tastes better :P


Methods:

Morsels of Life - Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick) Step 1 - Gather all materials. 1. Gather all materials.
Morsels of Life - Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick) Step 2 - Cut butter into flour. A food processor makes the process a bit faster. You may want to work in multiple small batches depending on the size of your food processor. 2. Cut butter into flour. A food processor makes the process a bit faster. You may want to work in multiple small batches depending on the size of your food processor.
Morsels of Life - Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick) Step 3 - Mix all materials together until homogeneous. 3. Mix all materials together until homogeneous.

Morsels of Life - Instant Flour Mix (DIY Bisquick) - Make this instant flour mix (aka DIY Bisquick) and you'll always be ready for some quick flatbreads, breadsticks, pancakes, or biscuits!

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Pecan Chia Pudding

Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding - A lightly sweetened chia pudding with a sticky pecan topping - perfect as a dessert and healthy enough for breakfast!

I wanted to try out some chia pudding, and we also had some cashew milk I wanted to use up, so I decided to make a chia pudding with cashew milk. We also had some pecans around, and I do like Pecan Pie, so why not make something similar? Sounds like a good idea to me! Just mix together most of the ingredients, place the mixture into your serving container, and spoon some of the sweet pecan mixture on top. We refrigerated and enjoyed these pecan pie chia puddings the next day to really let the chia seeds hydrate. Enjoy!

Do you prefer dairy milk or nut milks?


Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding - A lightly sweetened chia pudding with a sticky pecan topping - perfect as a dessert and healthy enough for breakfast!

Pecan Chia Pudding

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A lightly sweetened chia pudding with a sticky pecan topping - perfect as a dessert and healthy enough for breakfast!

Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Yield: 4 servings

Materials:

Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
220 grams 7.75 ounces 1 cup cashew milk
47 grams 1.625 ounces 1/4 cup chia seeds
4 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
52 grams 1.75 ounces 3/8 cup pecans, chopped


Methods:

Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding Step 1 - Gather all materials. 1. Gather all materials.
Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding Step 2 - Stir together cashew milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and 2 tablespoons maple syrup. 2. Stir together cashew milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and 2 tablespoons maple syrup.
Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding Step 3 - Stir in chia seeds. 3. Stir in chia seeds.
Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding Step 4 - Coat chopped pecans with remaining maple syrup. 4. Coat chopped pecans with remaining maple syrup.
Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding Step 5 - Transfer chia mixture into serving containers and spoon (or fork if you're like me and don't want to wash another spoon) pecan mixture on top. Serve, or refrigerate to allow chia seeds to more fully hydrate. 5. Transfer chia mixture into serving containers and spoon (or fork if you're like me and don't want to wash another spoon) pecan mixture on top. Serve, or refrigerate to allow chia seeds to more fully hydrate.

Morsels of Life - Pecan Chia Pudding - A lightly sweetened chia pudding with a sticky pecan topping - perfect as a dessert and healthy enough for breakfast!

Shared with: Full Plate Thursday, Artsy Fartsy Party, BFF Open House, Fiesta Friday, Meal Plan Monday, Traffic Jam, Saturday Sparks, Hearth and Soul, What's for Dinner?, Over the Moon, Farm Fresh Tuesday, Your Whims Wednesday, Wine'd Down Wednesday, Homestead Blog Hop, Party in Your PJs