Also known as a Victoria sandwich, this sponge cake got its name from Queen Victoria who frequently enjoyed a slice with her afternoon tea. I had my first piece of this cake at 7 years old while visiting my extended family in England. My Uncle Arthur gave me some and after seeing how much I enjoyed it, always […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Best.Brownies.Ever. Be sure to have a lot of people around you to share these with, otherwise you will eat them all yourself! The almond extract gives these a really nice flavor, so don’t be tempted to leave it out. The original calls for a hot chocolate sauce to go with it, but I personally […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
100 Days of Real Food is a wildly popular blog for a reason – healthy food within the limits of what the average family can manage. I was impressed by this recipe not only because of the ingredient list, but because they were so moist, I didn’t need a big glass of milk to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Sara from our Facebook community for sharing this fantastic way to use up pulp from the juicer! Recipe courtesy of Plant To Eat. Ingredients: 1 large Banana 2 Cups Juicer Pulp 4 Tbsp Honey 1/2 cup(s) Applesauce Use the good stuff 1/2 Cup maple syrup The real kind 1/2 cup(s) Yogurt 6 Eggs 1.5 cup(s) Whole wheat flour 1.5 cup(s) Rolled oats 2/3 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Julia from our Facebook community for sharing what she calls “the best cinnamon rolls I’ve ever had!” from AllRecipes.com! Ingredients: 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 2 eggs, room temperature 1/3 cup butter, melted 4 1/2 cups bread flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup white sugar 2 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Easier than muffins, adorable and delicious! Instead of one pan, these dutch babies make individual servings by using a muffin tin. From the Half and Halfs Ingredients: 1 cup milk (we used lactose free) 6 eggs 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup butter, melted Directions: Preheat oven to 400 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Summer is the season of buying ridiculous amounts of fresh fruit from farmstands and roadside sellers. What to do with it all once you get home though, especially if you’re not into canning? With most fruits available frozen year round, it seems almost a waste to freeze or cook those precious fresh berries. A healthy […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
These muffins are delicious! But as you can see from the picture, be sure to use a well-greased pan or you will lose half your muffin in the paper liner. from Civilized Caveman Cooking Ingredients: 3 eggs 3 tbsp honey 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted 2 tbsp coconut milk 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The recommendation for this cupcake recipe and the beautiful picture is all thanks to Julia from our Facebook community. Thank you, Julia! No surprise this favored recipe is from Martha Stewart; my favorite vanilla cake recipe is also from Martha. You can find what I made with it in this link. This recipe was found […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
from Minimalist Baker Ingredients: 2 medium ripe bananas 2 flax eggs (2 Tbsp flaxseed + 5 Tbsp water) ½ cup natural, salted peanut butter (crunchy or smooth) 2 Tbsp refined coconut oil, melted (or canola oil) 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 3 Tbsp agave nectar (or sub maple syrup, or honey if not vegan) […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This recipe comes from my mom, a.k.a. Expert Pie Maker. I’ve had a lot of experience eating this pie as a kid and I can assure you it is a winner! Thanks, Mom! Ingredients: 9″ pie shell 3 – 3 1/2 cups fresh rhubarb, diced 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1/4 cup Carnation milk […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If shortbread cookies and pie crust had a baby, this would be it. These cookies are a tradition in the Poitou region in France. And like Dorie says about replacing the butter with something else, “…don’t even think about it.” Addictive and perfectly sweet, you will be glad you tried them. From one of my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Meg from our Facebook community for sharing this delicious cake recipe from Epicurious! Ingredients: 1/3 cup plus 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon cornstarch 10 oz blueberries (2 cups) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to my wonderful mom for sharing this recipe in our Facebook community! This recipe was adapted from a Gilmore City, Iowa church cookbook. Swapping out sugars, the oil, leaving off the topping, and adding whatever fruit you like is what makes this recipe so versatile. Love you, Mom! Ingredients: 1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This recipe comes from a good friend to Dinner Intervention, Valerie, who has her own food blog called Simple Fare, Fairly Simple. We loved this recipe at our house! Thanks to my handy, dandy food processor, it took a literal ten minutes to get these into the oven. The taste was reminiscent of a Kellogg’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is a really easy grain free version of banana bread from Deliciously Organic, that comes out consistently and isn’t crumbly or full of starches like many grain/gluten free baked goods. I’ve made it several times now, both in one large loaf and in mini-loaf pans. This recipe would also work well for muffins, just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Perfect for those reducing the wheat in their diet and super fast to throw together. The boys in my family gave these a B grade, but I ate pretty much them all myself. I give them an A! From Jaime Reid’s Kitchen Ingredients: 2 ½ cups almond flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 to 1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Terri for trying this recipe out for us from Old Time Cooking Recipes. It was a big hit for Terri and I look forward to trying it myself! Cake and custard – my favorite combination! This blog has so many fun old fashioned recipes – be sure to check it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Was this the tastiest chocolate cake I’ve ever had? Of course not. We’re talking one minute in the microwave, not a fancy chocolate genoise that took an hour. However, this is a fantastic way to eat your morning egg, to give your child a “treat,” or to get some instant chocolate gratification. I added a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.