Tag: cinnamon

SUPA-MOIST Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

SUPA-MOIST Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are my new favorite chocolate fix.  Just like with zucchini bars, the zucchini is flavorless. Offer these delicious muffins to your spouse and kids and all they’ll taste is chocolate.  For all you waist-watchers out there, this simple vegetarian recipe is so low in fat, it barely registers on the nutritional […]

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Cinnamon Nut Oatmeal

Oatmeal has gone from the last thing I would ever eat to the first thing I think about eating.  It’s the steel-cut oats that really make the difference.  For years, I’ve tried eating rolled oats, but I could never get past the texture.  I don’t dig sticky mush.  Steel-cut oats are completely different. They have […]

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Vanilla Pecan Smoothie

This Creamy Pecan Smoothie is like drinking a caramel pecan coffee cake. I’m so glad everything in it is good for me.  It helps when I go back for seconds. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 unsweetened coconut flakes 3 large, cold bananas 1 cup frozen pineapple 2 1/2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, […]

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Butternut Squash with Caramelized Apples

Butternut Squash with Caramelized Apples has been my favorite plant-based recipe this week.  I’ve eaten it as a side for dinner and as the main course for breakfast.  The savory taste of the butternut squash blended with the glazed, cinnamon apples made me think of Thanksgiving.  The texture and sweetness reminded me of Memaw’s baked sweet […]

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Yummy Apples and Oatmeal Breakfast

I’ll tell you right now.  I have NEVER liked oatmeal. In all my forty-something years of eating breakfast, oatmeal cooked from scratch or out of an instant packet was never on my yummy list.  I don’t like the texture of cooked rolled oats AT ALL.  I’ve tried several times to force them down for the sake […]

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Whole Wheat Pancakes and Apple

Making pancakes is easy.  Trying to eat them in the most healthy way, easier than you think. Years ago, I converted my kiddos over to enjoying regular whole wheat pancakes. It wasn’t something I did overnight.  No, siree.  I had to go under the radar and change out certain ingredients one batch at a time.  […]

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No Egg No Oil Carrot Muffins- STILL MOIST

My world of baking muffins and cupcakes has been shaken up a bit.  All my cooking life I’ve read eggs and oil are staple ingredients to baking muffin recipes.  Somewhere along the road, I learned oil could be substituted for applesauce, but the egg was still there holding the batter together.  Then, I’ve read of […]

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Moist Banana Pumpkin Bread Recipe

THANK GOODNESS this easy, easy fruit bread recipe makes two loaves!  We ate right through the first Banana Pumpkin Bread loaf in a matter of minutes.  I kid you not. This recipe makes the moistest pumpkin bread I’ve ever eaten.  You know how some pumpkin breads need some type of frosting to help you choke […]

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GOOD Apple Pancakes Recipe

I’m trying out a new-old cookbook that has fallen into my hands. It’s choke full of really great apple recipes. Every time I flip through this apple cookbook, my stomach growls.  I just want to rush right into the kitchen and start making every simple apple recipe in the book. The first recipe I had to […]

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Healthy Cranberry Oat Muffins

Healthy Cranberry Oat Muffins are delicious, filling and perfect for folks wanting low-fat muffin recipes.  I’ve baked up a few batches for Charlie and myself, the kids won’t touch’em.  These muffins are way too healthy for them. ;D The addition of regular rolled oats gives these muffins a heartier chew for your carbs.  And using […]

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Spinach and Quinoa Dinner

The first time I made this quinoa recipe, it was to be used for a stuffed bell peppers recipe.  My husband and I enjoyed the filling so much, we both agreed it was a meal on it own.  He said, “Next time, save yourself the trouble of broiling the peppers and just make the filling.” […]

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Broiled Red Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

This meatless recipe of red bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, spinach, onions, and carrots is absolutely dee-lish!  I wasn’t sure my husband was going to dig it.  It turned out, he totally grooved on it.  Said it was “fresh and fun”.  SCORE!!! OH! And I finally figured out the secret to making tasty quinoa that […]

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Apple Butterscotch Bread Pudding, My Way

I’ve never met a bread pudding I liked. It’s true. They’re gross.  They’re either too wet, overloaded with dark raisins, or they have that bourbon sauce all over it.  Yuck.  I watch friends and family members dive into restaurant made bread puddings then “ooo and awww” like it was the best thing ever.  I just […]

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Fresh Blueberry Pie

So let me tell ya how I came to making the best damn blueberry pie recipe we’ve ever eaten. I had just finished up with the kids and their studies and noticed I had about an hour to do whatever needed to be done, before I needed to get done what needed to be done […]

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Cinnamon and Sugar Muffins

It really doesn’t matter what time it is when you sink your teeth into these moist muffins.  I started out making them for breakfast, but the family kept making snacks and dessert out of them.  The muffins barely made it to the end of the day.   They were delicious with coffee, and hot tea, and […]

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