Kubus is not much better. So much for plans; the outside sledding, skiing in NH, programs in the library or even the workout for me in YMCA...
Today Andrzej took just Kiki for a ski daytrip and I stayed at home with two coughing kids.
I had wished that we could go outside, but all together it was not bad after all. Nobody got the cabin fever yet:) Between the Winter Olympics, books, kindle games, putting train tracks together and recording silly songs and noises, nobody was bored!
I have decided to finish my vest so I could finally show it to the world next Wednesday on "Yarn Along", and to update my blog a little and link up:
Cari came up with the idea of dishes for Theme Thursday.
Well, I can't say that I have in possession nice set of porcelain, but I still have few plates that Andrzej and I brought with us to States those 18 and a half years ago. I think we have them since our wedding 20 years ago!!!
Nothing fabulous, but they seem to be unbreakable!
I am definitely looking forward getting nice sets, but maybe when the kids get older.
I decided to place on them gluten free dumplings. My kids love them, and I like them too. Very Polish, really, and I wanted to make them healthier and suitable for me.
I have experimented today. Since my hubby was away and my kids are picky anyway, I thought I will give a try.
I am sharing the recipe on The Nourishing Gourmet.
I had mix together 1 cup of mashed potatoes, that I had as a leftover from yesterday, a 3/4 cup of ricotta cheese, 2 eggs that were blended with a cup of fresh spinach. Then I added 2 tablespoons of coconut flour, 2 tablespoons of ground flax seeds, about 1 cup of gluten free flour ( from Trader Joe ) and about 1/3 to 1/2 cup of potato flour. I rolled the dough, and cut it into pieces. Then I put them in the boiling water. I cooked dumplings for about 7 minutes. I was afraid that they might fall apart at this point, but they did not!!!
Then I melted butter in the frying pan and added the dumplings.
It was simple, but quite nutritious dinner. Zuzia and Kubus did not complain, except for the color. I think next time I will skip the spinach and use sweet potatoes. That should be even better!
And I must say that the color of the dumplings went very well with the color of the walls in my dining room!