Easy Low-Sugar Chocolate and Rolled Oats Cookies: Redux

Take Two: The version of this recipe calling for a mountain-load of Splenda went unceremoniously into the trash bin – we eat lots of dietary fibre; we don’t need laxatives. I made a new batch using Silver Spoon’s “Half Spoon”, and blow me down, they were delicious and had virtually no lingering after-taste that is…

Easy Low-Sugar Chocolate Cookies

Easy Low-Sugar Chocolate and Rolled Oats Cookies These cookies have a rich, thick chocolate aroma that fills every nook and cranny of the kitchen. That’s the good bit, assuming you like chocolate. The not so good bit is that the amount of sweetener called for in the recipe sent both my husband and I scampering…

Why I No Longer Hate Oatmeal

It was my extreme good fortune to taste Birchersmüsli for breakfast in Hannover-Müenden in Germany. We stayed in a lovely old hotel, Alter Packhof, a meat packhouse in a previous life (talk about irony), where their breakfast buffet offered numerous selections unknown to me. What better time to be adventurous than when you’re on holiday….