I love these almond flour crackers and decided that the birds may also enjoy it ….
and that’s true
- 150 g of almond flour
- 4 sundried tomatoes in oil, cut into thin strips
- pinch of salt (preferably Celtic sea salt)
- 1 beaten egg
- half tablespoon chopped rosemary (or dried)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
Preheat oven to 175 ˚C
Add all ingredients in a bowl and knead a cohesive ball
Roll the dough between two layers of waxed paper until they are very thin,
about 3 to 4 mm
Cut the dough with a sharp knife or pizza cutter into desired size
Place the dough on a baking tray + greaseproof paper
Bake the crackers at 175˚C for about 13 to 14 minutes until golden and crispy.
Break them carefully and turn them on the baking sheet.
Bake this side for 2 minutes.
Today I made some banana bonbons for the birds. Just made a small dough to test if its oke.
Juvenile powder (Harrisons Bird Food – about 3 tablespoons)
Puffed Quinoa (a handful)
Mixed seed (a handful)
Sesame seeds (black and white – 1 tablespoon)
Nuts (2 tablespoons mixed and crushed)
Buckwheat flour (little)
Honey (dash of liquid)
This week I made delicious crispy cereals biscuits, to the idea of Blorian.
First I boil some cereal: rice, wheat, barley, lentils (red & green) and buckwheat.
I used some mixed organic seeds.
In addition, sunflower seeds, black sesame seeds, flax seeds, buckwheat and dried fruits.
In addition, some mixed unroasted nuts.
An egg, one mashed sweet potatoe, a dash of honey and mixed everything.
Then some buckwheat flour to get it to bind.
Then rolled balls and put it in the oven for about 30 minutes at 175 ˚ C.
Today I baked cookies for the birds. I forgot to weigh the ingredients and make a photo of it. ….
But here is the recipe
nuts (raw and no salt)
sesame seed black and white
Create the nuts finely.
Peel and boil the sweet potato (15 min.).
Let the cooked potato to cool down and mashing.
Add all ingredients together except the buckwheat flour.
Add as many buckwheat flour in to the batter and make a thick paste.
Divide the batter on a griddle.
Bake in the oven at 175 ° C for about 30 minutes.
Divide in to cubes.
I made a batch of basic veggie mixture. Delicious fresh raw organic vegetables. Divided into portions and frozen. Convenient for everyday use, just add some ingredients and every day there is a lovely meal. And the stock saves a lot of work in the morning
In this case, I made the following mixture:
All colors are represented.
A big pot full of chopped vegetables.
That looks so healthy! Nice base for a delicious vegetable soup!
Divided into portions for later, when it is frozen, to take out the portions from the form and place in a Ziploc bag.
In the absence of forms, here some smaller Ziploc bags to put in the freezer.
And here the basic mix with some fruit through.
Okay, here the recipe of the seed balls that I recently made.
It consists the products that I had in the house at that time.
Blonde flax seed, pine nuts, grated coconut, cashew nuts, whole buckwheat, buckwheat flour, hulled hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, black sesame seeds (not in picture: wheat seeds, raisins and goji berries)
Mixed organic seeds with dried fruits and an egg.
Cooked carrot & quiona.
Here is the result from the oven (40 minutes, 175 ˚C / 347 ˚F), balls and shapes.
And then the balls goes at the testing panel:
Rikki & Tommy
While I was making the pellets # 9 I forgot to add winter purslane. But now I have made some delicious nibbles from it
Put everything in the blender and grind to paste, smear on a dehydrator sheet and dry it simultaneously with the pellets. After 2 hours drying I make with a knife a block motif in the paste and when finnish, I lossened the nibbles.
Today I make a new supply of pellets and fresh mash to freeze.
The Saturday delivery of organic fruits and vegetables:
The ingredients for the pellets:
(there is also a bag of winter purslane I make cookies of -> see next blog)
I add also cooked quinoa, 2 apples, hemp seeds, mixed nuts and some sunflower seeds.
All through the blender:
Mash smearing on dehydrator sheets:
A number of molds filled with mash to put in the freezer:
Take it out of the molds and in put in ziplock bags back in the freezer:
The pellets out of the dryer:
This week I make some Date bon bons for the birds.
Must say that these are again very popular.
They are made of:
pinch of cinnamon
black and white sesame seeds
Put everything except sesame seeds, in the blenders (dates takes some time), then mixed sesame seeds in, it will bee a thick paste. Smear on non-stick sheet and cut in with knife strokes/ cubes (let them stick together). In Dehydrator at 104 ˚ F degrees until it dried up (I let it in the Dehydrator for the night). It is still a little soft.
Halfway I take the bon bons blocks loosened.
The wet bon bons during drying.
Bon bons when they were ready.