Author Archives: This Chick Cooks

About This Chick Cooks

Katie Watts is the author and creator of This Chick Cooks, a blog dedicated to providing family friendly recipes that use real, whole foods. She is most importantly a loving wife to her husband, a dedicated stay-at-home mom to her elementary aged son and a follower of Christ. She desires to honor the Lord through providing wholesome foods for her family and sharing her passion for real food with others. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes with simple, minimally processed ingredients. Katie hopes that the recipes on This Chick Cooks show that healthy eating can be delicious!

Grain Mill Wagon Challenge Experience
I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the grain mill challenge. Using fresh grains has taken the baked goods for my family to the next level and we've enjoyed the ability to make our own flour using all sorts of ingredients including the standard wheat and other not so common things such as buckwheat, spelt and oats. I had never previously realized that the bitter tastes that some people associate with whole grains is actually the taste of spoiled flour! Thanks Wondermill, for introducing my family to the best flour possible!

Buckwheat Pancakes

buckwheat pancakes

Breakfast for supper is one of our favorite meals. These delicious pancakes are made with a mixture of freshly ground buckwheat flour and freshly ground oat flour. You could also use white whole wheat as a delicious variation on the … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Whole Wheat Pancakes

grandma's whole wheat pancakes

There is something about making a classic recipe that is comforting. I love looking through old cookbooks and even visiting our local flea market on the hunt to find these treasured classics. I was blessed to get a few of … Continue reading

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Zucchini Corn Muffins

zucchini corn muffin

Summer is in full swing and fresh corn and zucchini are available at every roadside stand and farmer’s market. Sweet corn is a delicious treat to use in your baked goods. Many types of corn are genetically modified and/or sprayed … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Blueberry Donuts

berry donuts

We all love donuts, but a lot of us are trying to eat better these days and that means whole grains and reduced sugars. You might be thinking that donuts are out, but these ┬ádonuts are made with 100% whole … Continue reading

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Homemade Bagels

bagels with cream cheese

  Bagels are such a delicious breakfast or delicious served with veggies and meat for a sandwich. We’ve enjoyed them for years, but never thought to make them at home. There is nothing complicated about making your own bagels, and … Continue reading

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