Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Banana bran muffins

These are not your typical muffins! They have no oil or butter and only 5 tbsps of sugar.
1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup bran
1 cup rolled oats
5 tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups milk or water
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup apple sauce
3 eggs
2 bananas

Mix together bake at 400 for 30 min for regular size and 18 min for mini muffins.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Cinnamon buns

Bread dough:
1 tbsp yeast dissolved in
1 1/4 cup hot water then add
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp oil 
3 cups flour
Allow to rise then roll out
In a 9 by 13 pan melt butter then add 
2 tbsp corn syrup
1/2 cup milk or cream
1/2 cup brown sugar

On the bread dough sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon to taste.  Roll, cut and place in pan.  Bake at 350 for 30 min

Corn bread

1 1/2 cup cornmeal
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 cup grated cheese
1 tsp onion powder
1 jalapeƱo chopped ( I like to buy them jarred)
3 eggs
1/2 cup oil (corn, olive, or canola)
1 cup sour cream
1 can (8 oz) cream corn

Mix, pour in 9 by 13 pan and cook at 400 for 30 min

Saturday, March 19, 2016


3 1/2 cups flour
2 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 3/4 cups milk
1 3/4 cups water
1 cup butter
2 tsp vanilla
4 eggs
Mix and ladle into waffle iron
Makes enough waffles for 8-10 people

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Taco Salad

This was one of my familiy's favourites when we were growing up.  When I made it for dinner tonight little red gave me a huge hug and thanked me for the best dinner ever!

1 pound ground beef (or other ground meat)
Cook the beef with:
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp dried chili peppers
1/4 tsp onion powder

2 tomatoes chopped
1 head of lettuce or two bunches of romaine
1 cup grated cheese

Put all the ingredients in a bowl and add sauce once mixed:


1/2 cup mayonaise
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp chili powder

Toss it all in a bowl and serve on top of tortilla chips.