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Pecan Pie Muffins

An amazing and easy recipe from blackhawkwife on Tastykitchen . Pecan pie muffins Ingredients 1 cup Packed Light Brown Sugar ½ cups All-purpose Flour 1 cup Chopped Pecans (I plan to try with walnuts one of these days) ⅔ cups Softened Butter (I cheat and use a bit less) 2 whole Eggs, Beaten Preparation Preheat oven 350 F. Grease your muffin… Continue reading Pecan Pie Muffins

Pregnancy Woes · Recipes · Sweet tooth

Baby Countdown #5 Miniature Cheesecakes

Captain's log, post-date day three. As if it was humanly possible, I woke this morning to a lower, more protruding belly. We are attracting sympathetic looks from passers-by. My husband took one look at me this morning and started wondering if we are going to have a baby basketball. I took one look at me this… Continue reading Baby Countdown #5 Miniature Cheesecakes

Breakfast and Brunch · Reinventing leftovers · Sweet tooth · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Mini Yogurt Pancakes

This recipe is for those of us plotting to get rid of some extra flavored yogurt kicking around in the fridge. Strawberry, peach, prune, everything goes! Did your spouse bring home a family pack of passion fruit flavored yogurt that was on sale? this is the recipe for you! I like to whisk all the ingredients in the food… Continue reading Mini Yogurt Pancakes

Bread · Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Reinventing leftovers · starters dips and snacks · Sweet tooth · Uncategorized · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

This is one simple Banana bread. It always comes out right. It does not have gazillion pounds of butter in it and it contains 50% whole wheat flour. The crust has almost a crunch to it and it keeps on the kitchen counter on in the fridge for a few days, without getting soggy or… Continue reading Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Sweet tooth · Uncategorized · Vegan · Vegetarian

Microwave Apricot Jam

This jam practically sustained my mother in law through a whole weekend of wrangling babysitting my two little scoundrels treasures, while the hubby and I took off to ogle watch Bon Jovi in Winnipeg. All. By. Ourselves. In mere 72 hours we came close to missing our flights and  everything we payed for due to various mechanical failures,… Continue reading Microwave Apricot Jam

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Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

Do you like orange marmalade? the bitter-sweet tangy kind with real pieces of orange peel in it? So do I.  Sooo good on a fresh slice of bread, even better if you sneak in some butter. How about sugar? lots of industrial, processed, white sugar? do you like that? oh, and some Fructose (another name for… Continue reading Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

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Fluffy whole wheat vegan pancakes

  I am not vegan. But that does not mean that I cannot appreciate a good pancake when I sink my teeth into one. This recipe was inspired by my good friend T. She is vegan. She also happens to be tall, blond, slim and witty. Who knows, maybe eating more vegan would shake some… Continue reading Fluffy whole wheat vegan pancakes

Recipes · Sweet tooth · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Whole wheat Banana muffins

How often have you tried preparing a muffin recipe boasting 12 or 24 muffins and ended up with several disappointed empty cups? I do that all the time. Even when I (shamefully) tried these ready-made-just-add-water muffin mixes, I still had to leave some of the cups muffin-less. Now that my conscience is clear, I can proceed to… Continue reading Whole wheat Banana muffins