Scandinavian crispbreads made with minimal flour, some salt, oil, water and sesame, flax, poppy and sunflower seeds (and a few aromatic ones too) are a crunchy, delicate platform for butter, cheese, pickled herring and anything at all savoury. They are superb crunchy accompaniment to soup, too. Versions of knækbrød are eaten all over Denmark, Sweden and Norway and considered essential foods. High in protein, healthy fats and fiber, these are a near-perfect snack.
Multi-seed Quinoa Power Crisps! (aka quinoa power crisps) These are very very easy to make--just quinoa, seeds, salt and water! So yummy and easy--50 calories per big cracker, plus 3 g protein and 3 g fiber.
Carrots, parsnips, celery root, sweet potatoes, taro, and beets are starting to edge their way into the cold bin. Roasted with herbs, browned in butter with a little brown sugar… slicing into them smells like fall—and like Thanksgiving, really. And I’ve discovered that baking them into chips is one of the simplest (and prettiest) ways …
Sometimes cake decorating and cupcake design demands a glossy finish to make a fondant element look realistic. There are a number of ways to achieve a sheen with fondant. Review the different methods for achieving a shiny finish with fondant, and get an easy and free fondant glaze recipe.