By: Merritt Watts
Quinoa CakesThese pancakes are the Clark Kent of the breakfast world: Though they may look average, they have a super(food) twist. They're made with cooked quinoa, a grain-like seed that's packed with protein and fiber.
Their powers? Making this meal much more filling than your average pancake breakfast.
Testers have used the recipe as a base to make their own extra-healthy pancakes by adding flaxseed, using gluten-free flour, or serving them with fruit, such as mashed figs, instead of syrup.
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Yield: Makes About 12
1 cup cooked quinoa or brown rice
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1 large egg, plus 1 large egg white
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted, plus more for skillet
1/4 cup low-fat milk
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup, plus more for serving
Fresh fruit or fruit preserves (optional), for serving
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2 packages ramen, broken into small pieces (seasoning packet discarded)
1 cup raw cashews
1 cup raw peanuts
1 cup cornflakes
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
1/2 cup fried or freeze-dried peas
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1 candy cane, crushed, for garnish
2 ounces strawberry vodka
4 dashes white creme de menthe
2 1/2 ounces cranberry juice Ice cubes
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Take your ripe, yellow bananas, with the peels on and place them on a baking tray. Put them in a 200 degrees oven for 15 minutes. When they come out, you'll have sweet, banana bread-ready bananas.
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1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 large eggs, room temperature
1 1/2 cups mashed overripe bananas (3 to 4)
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
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Sour Cherry Old-Fashioned
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24 frozen sour cherries
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup whiskey
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons kirsch
Thin lemon-zest strips (from 1 lemon)
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