The last couple of days were a total whirlwind of events. The moving company came to pick up just about everything we own (we are camping in our own house at the moment), I’ve been crazy busy with freelance work and we started saying goodbye to friends and family in Pretoria. To say that this has been an emotional roller coaster is an extreme understatement.
Everyone has that one friend who is always happy – smiling and laughing their way through life, and whose energy is totally contagious. Philia Kelnhofer of the food blog Sweet Phi is one of those people, and even though she’s a virtual friend of mine (thank you social media), her vibrancy brightens up my days (is this a Wisconsin thing?).
Sweet Phi is a blog with simpler family-friendly recipes with step-by-step instructions to turn you into a super cook. Philia has a series called Five Ingredient Fridays where she shares delicious recipes that consists of only 5 ingredients. You also get a free copy of her eCookbook, Fast and Simple Five Ingredient Fridays, when you sign up for her newsletter. Go check it out!
I’ve been on a bit of a granola-for-breakfast high these last few weeks that I needed to adjust a little. Add some excitement to my life, you know? Live on the wild side and add some fresh fruit and seeds and nuts to our daily consumption of Greek yogurt. Because packing up our house requires a healthy breakfast and nerves of steel.
Although I’m not much of a baker (yet), there are certain recipes that require exact measurements – for these a kitchen scale is of utmost importance. How else will you know to add 50 g more
chocolate chips peanut butter than the original cookie recipe says? Also, a pretty kitchen scale looks amazing on a floating kitchen shelf.
Here are five of my favourite kitchen scales: