Strawberry Rhubarb Danish

Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Danish, my first attempt at making from scratch, with a little help from my bread machine.  Who knew it could be so easy!  The machine does all the kneading and rising of the dough for you. I added butter, cream cheese, egg, and a little extra sugar to the basic bread recipe….

Spinach Quiche

Quiche is good!  Also it is a pretty inexpensive dish to make and you can throw in several different ingredients to suit your own taste. Ingredients I used: Frozen deep dish pie shell 10 ounce package frozen spinach thawed & drained of any liquid (squeezed out) 4 Eggs 1 cup milk (regular, low fat, evaporated…

Nut Roll

I use my bread machine to mix dough, easier on the hands. Nut Roll Dough 1/2 stick butter softened 1/2 block softened cream cheese (4 ounces/half block) 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2   cup warm milk 1 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups unbleached flour 1 1/4 teaspoons bread machine yeast Cream butter, cream cheese, sugar….

Banana Bundt Cake

I like making my banana breads/bundt cake with a baking mix, for me they always turn out better… Banana Bundt Cake 1 1/3 cups mashed ripe banana, 2 large 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil 2 2/3 cups baking mix (Bisquick or Jiffy etc…) 1/2  cup…

Apple Crisp

If you have a few apples that need to be used soon, this is a simple easy recipe to use those apples before they spoil.

Corny Hoe Cakes

A pick up, eat with your hand type food. Corn muffins or corn bread are great but these hoe cakes don’t crumble… I like these with a little butter on them and a bowl of chili.

Pumpkin Bread

I decided to make a pumpkin loaf with the remainder of the can of pumpkin I opened to make pumpkin bars the other day…

Oat Flour Pumpkin Bars

It’s not a holiday but I was hungry for something pumpkin, I had a can of pumpkin so I was good to go,,, This is my recipe for oat flour pumpkin bars.

Peanut Butter Blossoms

The recipe I used was on the back of the Christmas kisses candy bag. They really turned out delicious, so basically I’m telling you it is a good recipe for peanut butter blossoms.

Christmas Brunch Mincemeat Cake

Here it is, I used the remaining mincemeat, my second mincemeat recipe.  The end result, a really good coffee type cake, it turned out dense and moist. The orange frosting really compliments the mincemeat flavor…

Mincemeat Cookies

I used None Such mincemeat in the jar for these cookies.  Since there is plenty leftover in the jar after making this recipe, I will be making some mincemeat tarts or maybe even try a new recipe to use up the rest of the mincemeat,  In other words another mincemeat post will be coming soon….

Almond Flour Zucchini Walnut Cake

Almond Flour Zucchini Walnut Cake 1 & 1/2 cups almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon all spice 1 cup shredded zucchini 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup vegetable type oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (save a few to garnish top…

Applesauce Banana Bread

Applesauce Banana Bread 2 cups bisquick gluten free mix 1 cup  applesauce 1 medium banana mashed 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs In large bowl, mix all ingredients together beat with electric mixer on low-medium for about 1 minute . Pour batter into prepared 9×5 loaf pan or…

Almond Flour Pancakes

Almond Flour Pancakes 1 cup almond flour 2 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons maple syrup Whisk all ingredients together Pour about a quarter cup of batter (per pancake) into heated frying pan or griddle, use a little oil in pan if needed Flip when…

Cinnamon Crunch Oat Flour Cake

This cake reminds me of the cinnamon crunch bagels you can buy at Panera Bread, or the taste of those old fashion cookies, snickerdoodles… Cinnamon Crunch Oat Flour Coffee Cake 1 & 1/4 cup oat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1…

Yellow Squash & Egg Bake

This recipe reminds me of squash casserole,  It is modified to use eggs and with the cracker crumbs it will remind you of a frittata/quiche.  I will be making this recipe again and putting it in my meal rotation.  Serve it for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or a midnight snack. Just remember to pick up…

Apple Oat Flour Cake

Apple cake made with oat flour…  Easy to grind your own oats in the processor and less expensive.  I threw in about a fourth of a cup of raisins this time, sounded good to me.  Also chopped walnuts would be a good stir in too. I frosted the Apple Cake with a little buttercream frosting….

Oat Flour Pancakes

Something new for me grinding up quick oats into flour…  A great easy alternative to using regular wheat and white flour. Why use oat flour, because it’s very easy to make at home and less expensive than store bought oat, almond, rice etc… flours. I like my pancakes with blackberries (I keep some in the…

Spinach & Green Onion Quiche

This quiche is definitely not low calorie…  I usually make most of my quiche’s with soy, almond or lower fat milks, this one is made with a can of table cream.  I had the cream in the pantry, I have been wanting to try this cream in a quiche for awhile.  I’m happy I tried…

Sausage & Tomato Quiche

Good stuff,  Another Quiche… I usually make a quiche with ingredients I already have in the refrigerator. I just make sure I have a pie crust in the freezer at all times. I realize I could make a crust from scratch, but to me it is a pain and more mess to clean up.  …

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana and chocolate sounds good to me! This recipe is pretty easy and can be made into a loaf of banana chocolate chip bread, if you prefer… Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins 2 cups chocolate chip pancake mix 2 small to medium mashed bananas 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup vegetable type oil…

Chocolate Oatmeal Brownies

I love oatmeal, I eat a lot of oatmeal so I am always trying to come up with new oatmeal recipes, some are hits and some are misses.  Best thing about oatmeal is, it is really good for you.  Use it in place of bread crumbs in meatloaf.  Have a bowl of cooked oatmeal, add…

Mandarin Orange Bundt Cake

This cake taste like a cream cake that you can purchase at the grocery store bakery,  very moist and sweet.  I actually made a little too much glaze, as you can see in the photo.  Spoon excess glaze on your piece of cake if you have a big sweet tooth. The cake looks like a…

Veggie Cups

Sorta like a quiche but no crust.  When you don’t have pie crust in the freezer or you don’t feel up to rolling crust from scratch.  Or you just want to consume less calories. These do great, if you have any leftover just pop them in a container or bags and throw in the freezer……

Spinach Mushroom Quiche

Can you tell I love Quiche?  Quiche is good!  Also it is a pretty inexpensive dish to make and you can throw in several different ingredients to suit your own taste. Ingredients I used: Frozen deep dish pie shell 5 ounce package fresh spinach 4 Eggs 1 cup milk (regular, low fat, evaporated canned, your…

Prune Danish

I use my bread machine to mix dough, easier on the hands.  The prune butter/filling is made from dried prunes, pretty easy to do if you can’t find the filling in the store. I make the Prune filling in advance, that way it is ready and waiting when you feel like baking. Prune Danish 1/2…

Broccoli Quiche

Quiche is good!  Also it is a pretty inexpensive dish to make and you can throw in several different ingredients to suit your own taste. Ingredients I used: Broccoli Quiche 1 deep dish frozen pie crust 4 eggs 1 cup milk 4 ounces shredded cheddar jack cheese 1 cup chopped broccoli 1/4 cup diced onions…

Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

My newest made up recipe…  I thought orange and chocolate sound good together,  right?  It reminded me of those chocolate orange balls you see at Christmas time. These muffins turned out really good, better than I thought. Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins 2 cups chocolate chip pancake mix 1 1/2 cup milk (I used a 12…

Orange Marmalade Loaf Cake

  Orange Marmalade Loaf Cake 3 cups Krusteaz Honey Wheat (or other) pancake mix 1 cup milk 1 Egg 2/3 cup Orange Marmalade Mix all ingredients in a bowl and pour into the prepared loaf pans 2 loaf pans sprayed with baking spray Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes Cut the loaves lengthwise in half,…

Triple Berry Muffins

A package mix, Just add water or milk.  Very inexpensive only around a dollar.  I always like to try these little pouches.  I made a cup of tea and tried one of the muffins while it was still warm, they are pretty good, especially in a pinch, fast and easy.   This package is a good…

Cinnamon Raisin Rolls

I cut this recipe in half and I also added raisins.  I soak the raisins in warm water first to make them softer and plumper.   I used about a half cup of soaked raisins, drain before sprinkling over prepared rolled dough. DOUGH 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 2 eggs, room…

Blueberry Banana Crumb Cake Loaf

Good stuff… My concoction I made today, Blueberry Banana Crumb Cake loaf.  It turned out really good.  I hate throwing away really ripe bananas and fresh fruit that I don’t eat fast enough, (when they get a little wilted). Sometimes I throw fruits like strawberries and blueberries in the freezer to use at a later…

Bread Machine – Whole Wheat Bread

Baking home made bread with a bread machine.  This is my first whole white wheat loaf.  It actually tasted as good as it looked!  I cannot lie they all don’t look as pretty as this one, some look flat on top and some don’t rise as much as they should.  I can blame some of…

Yes We Have Some Bananas

Two of my banana trees produced fruit. They are said to produce fruit if the trees are at least eighteen months old. Every spring we cut down most of the trees, we keep about seven of the older trees, to see if they will produce fruit. Banana trees grow like weeds. We kept seven trees…