Tag: lemon juice

Fresh Lemon Cake Recipe

Looking for a simple cake recipe without eggs, low-fat, low sodium, TOTALLY MOIST, and made with fresh lemon juice?  This Fresh Lemon Cake recipe is a BIG HIT!  You might be wondering, “Where’s the lemon glaze?”   I had the same thought.  However, after I devoured my first slice, I understand why it wasn’t needed. […]

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Whole Wheat Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Ladies & Gentlemen, WE HAVE A WINNER!  (Crowd rejoices with hoops & hollers.) Whole Wheat Lemon Blueberry Muffins is the latest simple vegan muffin recipe that comes family-approved.  Like all the other great tasting muffins I’ve made, this batch barely made it to serve a second breakfast the next day.  We gobbled them for breakfast […]

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Spinach Hummus Quesadillas

Spinach Hummus is not just for dipping.  I dig spreading between to toasted whole wheat tortillas with fresh bean sprouts and carrot.  OH! I didn’t think of it until just now – red bell pepper would make these rock!  I wish I had thought of it when I put these together.  It’s okay.  I have […]

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Spinach Hummus Without Tahini

Lately, I’ve been introducing new healthy dips and snacks to my family.  Hummus is my personal no-brainer-go-to snack.  I love to eat it loaded with enough garlic to ward off the whole cast of Twilight.  Since my kids aren’t old enough to appreciate the spicy stink of garlic, I went looking for a hummus recipe just […]

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Broccoli Ricotta Sauce over Whole Wheat Pasta

Despite my efforts to photograph this healthy broccoli recipe in an appetizing light, it is truly a great tasting dish.  My 11-year old son, who happens to like broccoli, practically inhaled his first bowl then went back for seconds.  We were surprised by the creaminess of the broccoli ricotta sauce.  It doesn’t look smooth, but it […]

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Chickpeas and Lentils Lunch Salad

This Chickpeas and Lentils Lunch Salad recipe is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes.  It really hits the spot when you’re so hungry you could eat a horse.  If you have any leftover rice or quinoa, toss it in and you’ll have a well rounded meal in a bowl. Like all great salads, this healthy […]

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Bright and Tasty Waldorf Salad

OH MY WORD!  I could eat this salad EVERYDAY.  I’m eating this salad right now as I type. Actually, I’m barely typing.  I’m stealing a bite…get my fingers back on the keyboard…type a fews words while I chew…swallow…stop typing…scoop up another bite… I’m singing to the salad!  “What I like about you!…” your “light dressing” is still creamy good. […]

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Zippy Northern Beans Salad

Zippy Northern Bean Salad is really tomato salad with a can of Great Northern Beans tossed in the bowl.  It takes no time at all to pull this simple low fat vegetarian salad together.  I haven’t tried it yet, but I’ll bet if I cooked up some brown rice or quinoa and tossed it into […]

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Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad

Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad would be a smash hit at any potluck affair.  And anyone looking for light lunch recipes, this recipe works for them, too.  The marinated artichokes hearts really add zing to this dish, don’t even think about leaving them out.  To bump it up on the healthy grains recipes meter, […]

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Fresh Blueberry Cobbler

One of my favorite summer time dessert recipes is Fresh Blueberry Cobbler.  A very good friend of mine asked me to make this recipe for his birthday “cake”.  I couldn’t say no. And of course, I had to make sure it came with fresh, homemade, whipped cream topping.  It would be an absolute sin to […]

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Perfectly Sweet & Sour Lemonade

My kids LOVE lemonade.  Who doesn’t, really?  I prefer to mix up my own using lemon juice from concentrate and simple sugar syrup.  It’s been kinda tricky for me to find that tasty ratio of lemon juice to syrup to water for a good lemonade recipe.  We like our lemonade to have a good face puckering […]

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Brown Rice and Spanish Lentils Salad

If you like salads with a tangy dressing, this brown rice and lentil recipe is right up your alley.  My husband was all over this dish and went back for seconds. Try this whole foods plant-based recipe and let me know what you think. before telling the recipe I must tell you Rice can either […]

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Quinoa and Tomato Salad

This tangy quinoa salad could be prepared as a light meal for 3 or a side for 6.  It’s fresh and colorful and perfect for potluck occasions, too.  What really makes the salad rock is the use of fresh picked tomatoes and fresh squeezed lemon juice.  I’ve made other quinoa salad recipes with lemon juice […]

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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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