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Pumpkin Bread

27 Oct

Recipe from: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/downeast-maine-pumpkin-bread/

Makes 3 loaves

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

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Buttermilk Cornbread Muffins

22 Oct

Recipe from: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/grandmothers-buttermilk-cornbread

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup dairy-free buttermilk (recipe below)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

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Rosh Hashana Honey Cake

22 Sep

Recipe from: http://www.twolazygourmets.com/2011/09/rosh-hashanah-honey-cake/

  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon table salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1½  cups sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup warm coffee or strong tea
  • ½ cup orange juice

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Strawberry Ricotta Scones

30 Aug

Recipe from: http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/strawberry-ricotta-scones/

  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or dairy-free substitute (see below)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese (I used low-fat)
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup quartered fresh strawberries
  • Milk or heavy cream, for brushing the scones (I used almond milk)
  • Turbinado or cane sugar, for sprinkling on scones

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Pancakes

19 Aug

Recipe from http://allrecipes.com/recipe/good-old-fashioned-pancakes/

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups soy or almond milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

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Basil Banana Smoothie

23 Jul

Recipe from: http://www.smoothieweb.com/

  • 2 bananas
  • 10 Basil leaves (fresh is better)
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup water

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Whole Wheat Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

17 Jul

Recipe from: http://cookincowgirl.blogspot.com/2012/04/whole-wheat-lemon-poppy-seed-muffins.html

I recently learned that I can have greek yogurt. Beware, this recipe is NOT dairy-free, but somehow it works for me.

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 C + 1 T sugar
  • Zest and juice from 2 small lemons
  • 1/4 C + 1 T non fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 C canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2T poppy seed filling

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Strawberry Plum Smoothie

16 Jul
  • 1 plum sliced in quarters
  • 6 strawberries with tops sliced off
  • 1 tablespoon greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Breakfast Blend juice
  • 1/2 cup ice

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Mango Banana Smoothie Parfait

9 Jul
  • 1 banana
  • 1/3 cup R.W. Knudsen Simply Nutritious Morning Blend or a fruit juice of your choice
  • 1/3 frozen mango chunks
  • 2 tablespoons greek yogurt
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/4 cup granola

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Strawberry Nutella Crepes

9 Jul

Recipe from http://allrecipes.com/recipe/basic-crepes/

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup soy milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1 cup strawberries, cut in slices
  • Powered sugar

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