I am slowly getting back on track. I am back in my home and getting back in the kitchen and making Cloud Bread.
This is what our houses looked like throughout the neighborhood.
I have never been a morning person, but now, I am becoming one since things are getting back to normal. I have found if I get up early before the sun is out full force, and go for my walk I manage my exercise better. Previously I tried to walk in the evening before it got dark, and when I was finished with every thing else or ran out of excuses. It was not working and it made me anxious.
It made me think of an older neighbor that we all waved to on our way to work. She would get up in the early morning and go out and sweep her sidewalk. Everyone said what a “go-getter” she was. She really was organized. One day I was telling her I was not a morning person; she said neither was she. She said she got up to wave to everyone and then went back to bed. That made me laugh since we all assumed she was cleaning all day. Apparently things are not as they seem.
I am trying to cut down on the carbs. I don’t see it lasting long, but I thought I would give it a try. I have lost a few pounds, although I hesitate to mention it since I feel a good cheeseburger would undo my small success.
And because I am trying to lose a little weight, I have been having harsh ambivalent feelings toward Marie Osmond. Have you seen her? She says she has lost 50 pounds on her new diet plan. Since I can’t eat what she is eating – it’s processed, I am wondering if she is telling me the complete truth or she is fooling me like my old neighbor. She is so sweet, but I said ….. sometimes things are not as the seem.
I must be the last person on the web that has not made Cloud Bread. I wondered what they were all about. They were pretty easy.
I whipped the egg whites first in a clean grease-free bowl. Then in another bowl I whipped the room temperature cream cheese and yolks and a pinch of salt. I then folded in a third of the whites to lighten the batter, then folded gently, so not to deflate the whites the remaining egg whites. I spread them on a lined sheetpan and baked at 325° for about 25 minutes.
I had a sandwich and froze the remaining cloud bread. I placed a piece of wax paper between each and then bagged them. When I took the frozen ones out later, I reheated them to restore their original texture.
- 3 large eggs, separated
- ¼ teaspoon Cream of Tartar
- 2 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- Mise en place ~ Gather all ingredients
- Preheat oven to 325°F.
- Line a light colored baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a large grease-free bowl whisk the egg whites and Cream of Tartar together on high speed until stiff peaks form.
- In another bowl combine the egg yolks, cream cheese, salt until completely smooth.
- Gently fold the egg whites into the cream cheese mixture a third at a time. The first third you should just stir in, but fold gently the remaining whites – do not deflate.
- The fluffier the batter the fluffier the bread will turn out.
- Scoop the batter onto the prepared pan, 4 inches in diameter.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes until the bread is golden brown.
- Allow to cool before serving.
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Susan’s at Metamorphosis Monday
Charlene’s at Busy Monday’s
Debbie’s at Confessions of a Plate Addict
TheLouLouGirls Link Party
Laurie’s at Snickerdoodle Create-Bake-Make Link Party
Lori’s at Tickle my Tastebuds
Kim’s at Wow Us Wednesday
Miz Helen’s at Miz Helen’s Country Cottage
Michael’s at Foodie Friday
Sherry at Olives-n-Okra