This peanut butter oat bars with chocolate chips is another recipe from Ann who blogs at On Sutton Place. I have shared her recipe for oatmeal cake before (and here is another great version of this cake). I like Ann's simple homey recipes. They are delicious, easy to make, and … [Read more...]
Rye bread (bread machine recipe)
This post has been a long time coming. I have been baking this bread (an other kinds of bread, as well as making pizza dough) for over a year now. It always disappears before having a chance to go stale. Bread in general is not a staple in our house, but when we do eat it, we … [Read more...]
Oatmeal snack cake.
Here is a recipe for a delicious and healthy snack cake. It is a good example of snack breads and muffins that I bake on a regular basis, with the goal of making them nutritious, tasty and lower on calories. Snacks=mini meals, and for the most part I try to keep our meals … [Read more...]
Red Velvet Cake (reduced sugar and fat)
There is no such thing as "healthy dessert". Dessert is indulgence, a treat, not health food. That said, so many times I have come across dessert recipes that are cloyingly sweet and/or too greasy. Excessive sugar and fat overwhelm overall flavor and add to the calorie count. I … [Read more...]
Delicious low-fat strawberry muffins.
Today was a normal day, with errands and housework in the morning, followed by fun in the library and at the park. Somewhere between the park and the after school pick-up I started feeling a little off emotionally. The news about Ukraine and Barbies were weighing heavily on my … [Read more...]
Healthy whole-wheat apple muffins.
Last Friday morning was very productive; baby and I managed to knock a few errands off the list by 10 am. We felt like we deserve a treat and stopped by Barnes&Nobel. If you are like us, when you are at B&N, books are only one part of the experience. The cafe is the … [Read more...]