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Breakfast Bread (Zucchini, Pumpkin and Carrot!)

Breakfast Bread (Zucchini, Pumpkin and Carrot!)

This time of year we usually have an abundance of two things: veggies and eggs!  So here is a great recipe for a delicious bread that is hearty and filling, but also nutritionally dense. Enjoy   Breakfast Bread (Zucchini, Pumpkin and Carrot!)       To Make One Loaf: 1/2 cup  Oil  1/2 cup Sugar (or preferred sweetening agent. I used Granulated Honey)  3 Eggs  1 tsp. Vanilla 1 cup Carrots, grated  1 cup Zucchini, grated**  1 cup Pumpkin puree  2 cups Whole Wheat Flour  1 teaspoon Nutmeg  1 … Read entire article »

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Cranberry Muffins

Cranberry Muffins

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup white sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 egg, beaten 3/4 cup milk 1 cup chopped cranberries tossed with a little flour to coat Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Grease muffin pan or use paper liners. Mix together flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Set aside. In another bowl mix beaten egg, milk and oil.  Add egg mixture to flour mixture all at once  and stir just until mixed – (batter should … Read entire article »

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Apple Streusel Muffins

1 3/4c all-purpose flour 1/3c sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/4tsp salt 2 Tbsp brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 3/4c milk 1/4c cooking oil 1 pint apple pie filling(slightly mashed) I used some of our homemade pie filling.   Streusel Topping 3 Tbsp flour 3 Tbsp brown sugar 1/4tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp chopped pecans or walnuts(optional)   Directions Preheat oven to 400*F. Grease or oil a 12ct muffin pan, or line with paper bake cups. Make topping by mixing all ingredients together and cutting in butter until it resembles coarse crumbs. In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and brown sugar. Make a well in the center of flour mixture: set aside. In another bowl combine egg, milk, and oil. Add egg mixture all at once to the flour mixture and stir. Pour in apple pie filling and mix thoroughly. Spoon batter into prepared muffin … Read entire article »

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Granola Bars

Granola Bars 3 ½ cups oats, toasted (not instant oats) 1 cup nuts 1 cup raisins 2/3 cup melted butter ½ cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup honey ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon vanilla Toast oats in the oven on a large cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes. Mix all the ingredients together, including toasted oats in a large bowl with a wooden spoon.  Press into a well greased 13 x 9 inch baking pan.  Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.  Cool and then cut into bars.  Don’t cut while they are warm or they will fall apart.   I sometimes add a ½ cup of coconut or chocolate chips. … Read entire article »

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Momma’s Special Christmas Bread

Momma’s Special Christmas Bread

4 cans biscuits – cheap ones (you may not can fit them all) 1 tsp. cinnamon 2/3 c. sugar 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened (we might use a little more) 3/4 cup orange juice Optional – chopped pecans Icing 3/4 cup sifted confectioners sugar 1 Tbsp orange juice 1/4 tsp vanilla extract *You may want to double this. Preheat oven to 425°. Grease a bundt pan or tube pan well. Combine cinnamon and sugar (and chopped pecans if you like). … Read entire article »

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Super Healthy Oat Bran Muffins

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups oat bran 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp nutmeg 2 eggs 1 cup cold applesauce 4 tablespoons olive oil Optional: Dried Orange Cranberries (I use these) Dried or fresh blueberries Raisins – plump in warm water for a few minutes ½ Chopped Nuts -   DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line or grease 12 muffin cups. Mix together dry ingredients. Add eggs, chilled applesauce, and oil. Mix until well-blended. Spoon batter into muffin cups. Let stand 10 minutes. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 1 dozen   Special Note*** My doctor told me that if I could eat ½ cup of oat bran a day that it would drop my bad cholesterol (LDL) by 10%.  That means I would need to … Read entire article »

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Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins 2 cups All-purpose flour 1/2 cup Brown sugar — packed 1 tablespoon Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/2 teaspoon Ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon Ground nutmeg ¼ cup butter 1cup Applesauce 1/4 cup milk 1 large egg Heat oven to 425*.  Oil muffin tin (makes 12 muffins). In a large bowl mix: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Melt the butter in a small saucepan- allow to cool slightly. Stir in applesauce, egg and milk.  Stir liquid mix into dry mix just until moistened.  Batter will be lumpy.  Divide the batter into the greased muffin cups. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Allow to sit 5 minutes before removing from muffin tin. … Read entire article »

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English Muffins

ENGLISH MUFFINS 1/2 cup Shortening  4 tsps Salt  2 tsps Sugar  2 cups hot water 2 tbsps yeast 5 cups Flour Put shortening, salt and sugar in large bowl. Pour hot water over all and stir until shortening melts. Let cool to lukewarm. Sprinkle yeast over this; stir to dissolve; let stand until mixture begins to bubble. Add flour and mix well.  Roll out on floured board to about 3/8-inch thickness. (You don’t need to knead this.) Cut with round cutter – larger than a biscuit. A clean tuna can with top and bottom removed works well. Sprinkle cookie sheets with cornmeal. Set muffins on these, fairly far apart. Let rise to double in bulk. Heat your griddle on the stove.  Sprinkle with cornmeal. Put muffins on griddle and bake for approximately 7 minutes. Turn and bake 7 minutes on the other side. Split with fork, and toast.  You don’t have … Read entire article »

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