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01/15/12: Fig & Oat Scones w/Goat Cheese & Caper Scramble

We debated on having a left over pizza scramble or frittata this morning for breakfast. It's one of the best uses of left over pizza of any kind. But I had talked a big game about making scones this morning to have for the week and I felt compelled to pull through.

Last night I came up with the idea of using our scone recipe from last weekend and changing the ingredients. Instead of apple cinnnamon drop scones, I made fig & oat scones. Their kind of more like a biscuit, in that they are shaped differently and aren't quite as "hard" as a scone. Regardless they did not dissapoint. The recipe consisted of many of the same basic ingredients all baked in the oven for 10-15 min (or until golden brown) at 400 degrees.

  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1/8 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • dash of sea salt
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 splash of apple juice (maybe 3 tbsp) 
  • 1 cup Greek yo
  • Juice 1/2 an orange
  • 1/3 cup chopped figs
  • handful of walnuts
Topping
  • sprinkle of brown sugar


We whipped up some scrambled eggs with goat cheese and threw in a few capers, served with a side of fruit. Needless to say we have managed to hit all nutritional areas (carbs, fats & protein) and our bellies are now full to take on the day. Even thought it's going to be a lazy day....One can't relax on an empty stomach...haha.




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