RECIPES

RECIPE | Sugar Free – Banana Bread

RECIPE | Sugar Free – Banana Bread

Bread that tastes like cake and is also sugar free? Yes please! This banana bread recipe will be the perfect solution to those quick mornings when there is no time for breakfast or late afternoon cravings when the cookie jar is starting to look way too tempting! I am not a fan of cooking, which…

RECIPE | Sweet Potato & Goat’s Cheese Tart

RECIPE | Sweet Potato & Goat’s Cheese Tart

What to do when you don’t like to cook, but still want to eat healthy and have it look tasty at the same time? Bake! I have been searching for new recipes online and I could never find something that I really liked, probably because I am a pretty picky eater and vegetarian. Oh, and…

RECIPE | 2 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

RECIPE | 2 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

Meet my new favourite breakfast recipe: easy peasy banana pancakes! I am a real sweet craving breakfast person. When I was young I would only eat cocopuffs for breakfast (still my favourite food in the world!). But now that I am older and can’t get away with that much chocolate, sugar and other probably unhealthy…

RECIPE | Courgette Chips

RECIPE | Courgette Chips

Ok, here is some shocking news: I hate to cook. And to make it even worse: I am also not a big fan of fruit and vegetables… Pfeww, there, I said it. When I confess this to people, usually the responses are not very positive. I often get questions like: “but what do you eat?” Or:…

RECIPE | Dutch ‘Appelflappen’

RECIPE | Dutch ‘Appelflappen’

I had a huge craving for something sweet the other night, but didn’t feel like going to the supermarket. While looking in my kitchen for some ingredients to make an easy, quick treat, I realised that I had the perfect ingredients for some good ol’ fashioned Appelflappen! ‘Appelflappen’ you say?! That is a very strange…

RECIPE | Personalised Sweet Valentine Cookies

RECIPE | Personalised Sweet Valentine Cookies

Oh my! It’s that time of the year again! Yes: Cookie time! Because even though valentines day is a fun holiday, I do know a lot of people that don’t really celebrate it. So I think it’s time to change that, why not make it a heart shaped cookie kinda day! You know, you can…

RECIPE | Apple Tarte Tatin

RECIPE | Apple Tarte Tatin

Do I have treat for you today! Quick to make, easy, and most of all tasty! that will be the best way to describe today’s tarte tatin recipe! For those of you that don’t know what a tarte tatin is: it’s an upside-down tart! My apple version sounds a lot like a regular apple pie,…

RECIPE | Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

RECIPE | Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Also a big fan of the yummy chewy cookies that they sell at “Subway” and Starbucks”? Well today is your lucky day, because today I will show you how to make them yourself! The trick is to ‘freeze’ the dough before putting the cookies in the oven! I used the same technique for my cookie…

RECIPE | Breakfast Smoothie

RECIPE | Breakfast Smoothie

What you will be doing tomorrow morning? Well, making this amazing breakfast smoothie of course!   This smoothie has been my breakfast for the last few months and I just realized this morning that I never shared it with you!  I am a very difficult eater, and for some reason everything that is considered ‘healthy’…

RECIPE | Spekkoek

RECIPE | Spekkoek

Ok, so I wasn’t sure if I should post this recipe on my blog for two reasons:  one – If your not Dutch and you translate the name of this cake, you will find that it’s called ‘bacon cookie’. Which doesn’t sound delicious at all and is completely confusing, because this cake doesn’t include any…

RECIPE | Heart Shaped Candy Cookies

RECIPE | Heart Shaped Candy Cookies

Treat your sweetheart to something sweet for Valentines day with the help of this candy cookie recipe! I am a big fan of cookies and am always excited when I discover new ways of making them, because it’s the perfect excuse to having to ‘taste’ them all when looking for the perfect recipe.  I never knew this,…

RECIPE | Pepernoten

RECIPE | Pepernoten

When everyone else in the world gets ready for Christmas after Thanksgiving, We ‘Dutchies’ still have one more holiday on the 5th of December called Sinterklaas (St Nicholas). I wrote about this event last year. Sinterklaas, and as many holidays do, it comes with it’s own special treats. One of them is the famous pepernoot.…

RECIPE | Carrot Cake

RECIPE | Carrot Cake

Today I want to show you one of my favorite recipes: my Carrot Cake Recipe! I am a big fan of carrot cake, with it’s creamy frosting and original spices. I just love making it and it’s just so easy to do!   here’s how:   Ingredients for the cake:   330 g Grated Carrots…

RECIPE | Easy Frosting

RECIPE | Easy Frosting

I LOVE to make cupcakes ( and eat them:)) But I always have a hard time with making the frosting. Because I like everything sweet and sugary but my boyfriend always finds frosting to be to much on an already sweet cupcake. So I came up with a sweet but not to sugary tasting Cream…

RECIPE | Tiny Tin Cakes

RECIPE | Tiny Tin Cakes

I made these cakes a couple of days ago for my 1 year blog anniversary. So as promised am I giving you the tutorial on how to make them yourself!   There is one big easy secret to making these cakes and that is to bake them in tiny tins! It’s a really simple method…

RECIPE | Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

RECIPE | Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

I recently found this amazing Strawberry Shortcake Muffins recipe on Dashingdish, that I just had to try! The reason why the recipe is so special, is because it doesn’t include any flour or butter! The main ingredients are greek yoghurt, oats and strawberries. And they are delicious!   I love baking, and I think that…

RECIPE | Cookie Dough Cupcake

RECIPE | Cookie Dough Cupcake

Well, my Baking Time evening did not only result in some delicious cookies, I also made these tasty cupcakes! So get ready for some serious sweet baking!   And guess what, the leftover cookie dough is actually the same as the dough for my chocolate chip cookie recipe! So maybe you should make some extra and…

RECIPE | Chocolate Chip Cookies

RECIPE | Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Remember my Baking Time evening? Well it’s time to share my Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe with you! I already finished them all (not by myself of course:)) and they turned out great! So get ready for the easiest and fastest cookie recipe ever! RECIPE:   Ingredients:   110 g Butter 150 g Flour 75 g Sugar …

Baking Time!

Baking Time!

It’s happy baking time! I really felt like baking and finally had the time to do it.  I find it so relaxing to put on some nice music and bake like an old fashion girl:) So stay on the lookout for some new recipes here on Lana Red, because they will be coming soon! And…

RECIPE | Pumpkin Soup

RECIPE | Pumpkin Soup

So, you probably have noticed that there are a lot of pumpkin recipe’s on this blog, and you’re thinking: really, another pumpkin recipe?! Well, yes! This is yet another delicious pumpkin recipe, and no I am not addicted to them :)   There is a simple explanation for it: my boyfriend has been growing pumpkins…

RECIPE | Cream Cheese Brownies

RECIPE | Cream Cheese Brownies

  What a better combo then Cream cheese and Brownies?!    I was in the mood for some chocolaty brownies, but wanted to add a different taste to it and decided to try out the cream cheese/brownie mixture.   It may not be the prettiest cake in the world, but it sure was tasty!  …

RECIPE | Pumpkin Pancakes

RECIPE | Pumpkin Pancakes

I LOVE pancakes! I just don’t ever seem to get enough of them! I am still trying out different recipes to see what my favorite kind are, but I just like them all :)   And do you remember that huge pumpkin from my garden? Well there was still a lot left over, and that…

RECIPE | New York Style Cheesecake

RECIPE | New York Style Cheesecake

I am totally in love with cheesecake. To me, cheesecake is the best comfort food in the world! And since baking is my new hobby, it was time to write down my own cheesecake recipe to share with you.   Enjoy!   Ingredients:   150 grams of Bastogne cookie crumbs or other cookie crumbs 75 grams of…

RECIPE | Pumpkin Cupcakes

RECIPE | Pumpkin Cupcakes

  What a better way to treat yourself during the holidays, then to make some yummy pumpkin cupcakes!   Here’s how: For the cupcakes: 600 gram pumpkin (uncooked) muffin/cupcake pack for 12 cupcakes/muffins(+ ingredients mentioned on the box) 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon nutmeg – Preheat the over according to the…

RECIPE | Dutch (French) Toast In A Cup

RECIPE | Dutch (French) Toast In A Cup

When I spotted the French toast in a cup tutorial on Prudentbaby, I immediately wanted to make the Dutch version of it.   You see, here in Holland we have our own version of French toast, called Wentelteefjes. It’s very similar to the original French toast recipe, accept that it uses less eggs and we…

RECIPE | Strawberry Smoothie

RECIPE | Strawberry Smoothie

School is nearly starting, so to celebrate the final weeks of summer I made this very yummy strawberry smoothie as a breakfast treat. What a better way to start your day, than with something pink and sweet?   Here’s how:   Shoppinglist for 2 large or 3 small smoothies:   14 strawberries (frozen will also…

RECIPE | Blackberry Yoghurt Icecream

RECIPE | Blackberry Yoghurt Icecream

Here is a fun and very easy recipe to make your own Blackberry Yoghurt Ice cream! My boyfriend has his own kitchen garden and came up with the idea to make our own home-made ice cream! And I assisted him of course during the making process. It was very easy to do and it turned…

RECIPE | Strawberry Cream Cake

RECIPE | Strawberry Cream Cake

    Remember me talking about my sweet tooth weekend yesterday? Well here is part 2! After baking some Peanut Butter Cookies yesterday, I decided to go bigger and maybe even better ;) I searched the internet for some cake recipes and found a lot of delicious looking cakes. I never really baked a proper cake,…

RECIPE | Peanutbutter Cookies

RECIPE | Peanutbutter Cookies

There are some days, that you just crave for something sweet. Well I am having one of those days, or better said: I am having one of those weekends! When I finished baking for my first craving, that just didn’t seem to be enough, so I baked some more!  So be prepared for: “my baking…

Chocolate Covered Oreo’s

Chocolate Covered Oreo’s

My sister is celebrating her birthday today and she mentioned some time ago that she really liked the chocolate covered oreos made by Tikkido. So I decided to make my own version as a birthday present to her! After I covered the oreos with chocolate, I personalized them with applying the letter B. (B stands…