Tag: vanilla extract

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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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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Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosted Chocolate Cake Y’all

Y’all, Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosted Chocolate Cake. Well, LOOK AT IT!  Look how the thick, creamy, chocolate frosting slowly drips down the sides. You remember when we used to say food would make you wanna slap your momma?  I don’t mean to dredge up an outdated figure of speak.  But y’all, about 3 bites into […]

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Dreamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

I could eat Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting all by itself. I could eat it ON EVERYTHING, too. I’m not picky. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Makes enough to cover 2 small layers just as you see in the photo above. 1/2 cup natural creamy peanut butter 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk 2 […]

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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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Banana Bread for Health Nuts

You might notice that I’m on a serious health kick right now.  I’ve been learning how to bake without using oils and eggs.  I love the lab results. ;D  My family can’t even tell the difference between my usual moist banana bread recipe and my new and improved, eat-it-for-breakfast, oil free, egg free, banana bread […]

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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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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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Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 pint whipping cream 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Using a wire whisk or electric mixer with a whisk attachment, whisk all the ingredients together until soft peaks begin to form. When using an electric mixer, be very careful that you don’t over whisk the cream.  One minute too long and […]

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Make Chocolate Syrup from Scratch

  HERE’S ALL YOU NEED makes 2 1/4 cup syrup 1 1/2 cup table sugar 1 cup cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon table salt 1 1/4 cup boiling hot water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) In a medium saucepan over medium low heat, stir the sugar, cocoa, salt, and water together in the pan.  Allow the mixture to […]

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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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Pretty Pumpkin Pancakes

I’m working on a new pumpkin pancakes recipe for SDR.  I need y’all to give this a try and let me know how it works out for your family.  Make it just as directed and see if it’s a worthy recipe.  We really enjoyed them and there weren’t any leftover.  I enjoyed one without syrup […]

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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

I think I’m onto to something with this peanut butter cookie recipe.  It’s light on the peanut butter and just when you think it might be too sweet, Shu-Zing! A tiny morsel of dark chocolate busts in on the scene to mellow out the sugar rave going on.  These peanut butter cookies could very well […]

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Pollock Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Here’s a healthy cookie recipe that you can eat without feeling guilty.  One of the tricks to keeping them light on the calorie count is using a 1-inch scoop to measure out the dough.  You can treat yourself to a great little cookie that’s not going to throw off your whole day. HERE’S ALL IT […]

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