Kicking off the new year with an extremely delicious snack! If you’re a student like me, you know how hard it can be not to spend all your money in the cafeteria. You’ll always think: Oh, two bucks, that’s not very much. Spending this money every day sums up to be a lot in a few weeks. You’d rather spend it on holidays or new books.
Everyone has had bananas which turned brown at least once. That’s when you don’t really want to pick up the banana and eat it. Good for you, because I have the perfect solution: Banana and oats muffins!
It’s a secret recipe of me, every time I make them they’re gone so fast! So they are studying approved 😉
What you will need for 12 muffins:
- 100g butter
- 200g brown sugar
- 4 ripe bananas
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp honey
- 50g oats
- 220g flour
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp linseeds
- Stir the butter until it’s pale yellow and creamy, then add your brown sugar.
- Mush your bananas in a separate bowl and add it with your eggs, honey and oats to your butter and sugar mixture.
- Gently add the flour (be careful or you’ll turn to a snowman) and your chia and linseeds. Stir everything carefully. I personally like to add some more seeds for all the amazing nutrients they have. Nuts would be a great option as well!
- Spoon your mixture into muffin cases. Now you can sprinkle some oats and seeds over it. A secret tip: Sprinkle some dark chocolate for ultimate deliciousness!
- Bake them in the oven at 180°C for 35-40 minutes.
Perfect for study breaks because the oats and chia seeds fill you up and you can go back concentrated to work!
Which are you secret studying break recipes? Let me know in the comments!
If I had to choose my favourite day of the year it would probably be my birthday. I love seeing my entire family this day and preparing cakes and other sweets to eat. Having birthday about two weeks after Christmas isn’t that bad – the people are already settling into the new year and there are a lot of sales which means I can get my birthday wishes for less money. I haven’t had a Christmas wishlist last year so now I’m showing you little bits and pieces I’ve discovered in the last months which I’d love to own.
- I love to paint and I’d like to learn calligraphy with a brush. I’ve always used the watercolour in my painting pots but you should see how much paint I’ve only used for calligraphy! Recently I’ve discoverd liquid watercolour from Ecoline. I already own a black one so more colours would be amazing to work with!
- In December I had a Kiehl’s Advent Calendar and there I discovered Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate. I’ve heard a lot of people rave about this. I have to admit, it’s pretty good.
- For my birthday last year I got a susbscription to one of my favourite authors. This year I’d love to continue reading the Donna Hay Magazine. Awesome photography and awesome recipes!
- I own a small Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 and I have a few original Polaroids in my camera collection. I’ve thought a long time about this upgrade because I already had my Mini 8. This summer while travelling through China I wish I had a Fujifilm Instax 210 to caputure the stunning scenery.
- Something you can never get enough are notebooks. I always was the person who wouldn’t start a notebook because I was afraid of ruining it. Within the last two years I’ve learned to note all my ideas. I stumbled over these pretty notebooks from Rifle Paper.
- Since discovering calligraphy I wanted an easier method than paint and brush. While reading and watching tutorials with pens, I noticed that the Copic Sketch and Tombow Dual Brush Pen are really popular. I got a black Tombow pen and instantly fell in love with it. I’m about to collect more colourful pens to do awesome artwork.
- I’ve followed Estée Lalonde for a few years now and she’s such an inspiration! Recently she mentioned the Chanel lipstick in BOY – a stunning daytime colour in my opinion. It’s such a classic colour and it will complement each skin tone!
- While in Stuttgart I visited the Fluxus Temporary Concept Mall. So many inspiring stores gathered in one place, you coudn’t ask for more! In one of the tiny stores I saw the Recipe Box from Rifle Paper. As you know, I want to discover and create some new healthy recipes this year and this would be an awesome helper for me!
Hi my lovely readers! My #Glücksreporter week is finished and so I have some more time for this blog 🙂 If you are new here – welcome 😀 Oh, and one more thing, I made myself a Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/itslauraloublog), follow for updates! 🙂
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