Hi, I'm Petra and this is my weight loss/fitness blog.
I used to be on Weight Watchers from January 2011 to October 2012, dropping approximately 45 lbs. I've made the transition from unhealthy and unhappy to athlete and this is my journey to becoming a healthier, happier me. I frequently post about my exercise (mostly running, yoga and lifting), the foods I eat, recipes I liked and my daily struggles. You'll also find the occasional tree hugger post, (travel) photography or anything else I find worth remembering and collecting.
I follow most blogs back that follow me. However, I do stay away from blogs that promote EDs, unhealthy methods of weight loss or negative body image.
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One of my favorite brunch spots in New York is Clinton Street Baking in the Lower Eastside neighborhood. You won’t find a day when there’s not a line or a wait. The day you eat there, you’ll understand exactly why that is. Their pancakes are to die for!
Now picture my excitement when I found out that they had issued a cookbook, featuring their most popular recipes - ranging from, yes, the famous pancakes, to eggs, muffins, cakes, soups, sandwiches, Southern comfort food. And yes, biscuits.
The other day I had bought biscuit cutters and finally last weekend, I decided to give the combination of new cookbook and new baking tools a try. Below find the results!
Pictures were taken with the new camera. Look at me, all artsy!
1 CUP All-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
1 CUP Whole wheat flour
2 TABLESPOONS Baking powder
1 1/2 TABLESPOONS Sugar
1/4 TEASPOON Salt
3 TABLESPOONS Unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
3 TABLESPOONS Vegetable shortening, chilled and cut into small chunks
3/4 CUP Buttermilk
Couple of notes: