Monday, March 14, 2011

Healthy scones…

I love the healthy recipes I find on the Joseph’s Grainery blog.

I especially like to try them when I have baby granddaughter over.

Her mama likes her to eat healthy foods.

(I like to make her treats!)

This recipe fit the bill for both when she was over one morning.

She thought they were giant “tookies”, (cookies), and gobbled a whole one even though she’s a tiny little thing.

Raisin Oat Cracked Wheat Scones (adapted from recipe from Joseph’s Grainery)

3/4 c all purpose flour
3/4 c whole wheat bread flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp coarse salt
3 Tbs packed brown sugar
1/2 c rolled oats
1/2 c raisins (or craisins)
2 Tbs cracked wheat breakfast cereal
3 Tbs unsalted butter, melted
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 c buttermilk (I used 1/2 cup plain yogurt whisked into 1/2 cup nonfat milk)
Directions:  Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.   

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, salt.

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Add and whisk together other dry ingredients.

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Add melted butter, lightly beaten egg, and buttermilk, (or in my case yogurt and milk).

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Stir until the batter is evenly moistened.

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Drop batter in 1/3 cupfuls onto a parchment lined baking sheet, making sure they are at least 2 inches apart.

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Bake until golden brown, approximately 15 minutes. 

Best eaten warm and fresh.

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Hubs had his with a soft boiled egg…a perfect and simple healthy breakfast.

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Still following,

Elizabeth

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10 comments:

  1. Oh, yum! I'm thinking I need some of those 'tookies' for my breakfast tomorrow! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Will give it a test soon. Bet it won't last long around here!
    ~Adrienne~

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  2. So glad you and your granddaughter enjoyed them too!

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  3. Thanks for sharing the web site! We have a grain co-op in our homeschool group. We are always looking for healthy recipes to cook for our families. Love the pictures of your "big tookies"!

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  4. Elizabeth,
    What a great breakfast!

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  5. Mmmm, what a great recipe! I'll have to give it a try :)

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  6. Scrumptious! Fantastic photos too. Thank you for sharing.

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  7. Elizabeth you and I are so much alike...I love to make treats for my Ellie and my daughter is focused on organic and very healthy foods! This is PERFECT ... a meeting in the middle! I saw the word "healthy" in front of "scones" and I tell you my heart raced!

    And as always your photos knock me for a loop. I love your "eye"...xo
    Hugs my friend
    Robin
    (I'll be featuring this in next weeks All Things Inspired~thx for the great link!)

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  8. LOVE THIS! Come on ova' and link up to my Linky Party! xoxokara


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  9. I found you at All Things Heart and Home and was led here just by your blog name! And the "tookies" look like something I want to try!

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