Healthy Bran Muffins

1-1/2 c All-Bran cereal 1 c buttermilk 1/4 c unsweetened apple sauce 2 Tbsp coconut or vegetable oil 1 large egg 1/3 c brown sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 c whole grain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 raisins – soak in hot water Preheat… Continue reading Healthy Bran Muffins

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Guacahummus

2 avocados 1 can chick peas 1 tsp salt 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon juice   Blend in food processor until smooth. Add a small bunch of coriander and process. Serve with veggies or crackers.

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Low-Carb Zucchini Ravioli

2 medium zucchinis olive oil to taste 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 Tbsp fresh basil, finely sliced salt, to taste 1 cup marinara sauce 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 425F Cut off the end of each zucchini then, using a vegetable peeler,… Continue reading Low-Carb Zucchini Ravioli

Cuban Egg Rolls

1/3 lb sliced ham 5 slices aged Swiss cheese, each cut into 4 strips, then cut in half crosswise 1/2 cup chopped pickles 12 egg roll wrappers 1/4 cup cold water 1 Tbsp cornstarch Mustard Dip 1/4 cup yellow mustard 1-1/2 Tbsp mayonnaise 1 Tbsp lemon juice INSTRUCTIONS In a small bowl, whisk together mustard,… Continue reading Cuban Egg Rolls

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Molasses Spice Cookies

Beat together until pale and fluffy: 3/4 cup butter, softened 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 1/3 cup granulated sugar (+1/2 cup for rolling) Reduce speed to low, add: 1 large egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract Beat until combined. Add: 1/2 cup mild or robust (not blackstrap) molasses Beat until incorporated (30 seconds). Combine: 2-1/4… Continue reading Molasses Spice Cookies

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Oatmeal Date Squares (Gran)

Combine: 1-1/2 cups all purpose flour (sifted) 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1-1/2 cups uncooked quick rolled oats 1-1/2 cup packed brown sugar Add: 1 cup melted butter. Mix well. Press 1/2 of crumb mixture into 12x8x2 pan. Spread date filling. Cover with remaining crumb mixture. Bake at 350F for 30 minute. Cool… Continue reading Oatmeal Date Squares (Gran)

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Keivlings

1 cup butter, cold and cut into small pieces 1/2 cup fruit sugar 1/4 lb (1 cup) unblanched almonds (skins on), ground 1-1/2 cups all purpose flour. Mix as pastry. Shape into crescents. Bake slowly 300-325F for 18-20 minutes. When baked, coat in vanilla sugar. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.  

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Forgotten Cookies

3 large egg whites, at room temperature 1/8 tsp cream of tartar 1/8 tsp salt 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract OR 1/8 tsp peppermint flavouring 6-8 drops green food colouring (optional) 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips, semi-sweet INSTRUCTIONS Set two racks in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 250°F.… Continue reading Forgotten Cookies

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