Pumpkin Muffins

These little beauties are wonderful served with hot mulled cider or a cup of herb tea. Bring these out during the colder nights and watch your guests light up. These muffins are sure tasty! Pumpkin Muffins 2 c. canned pumpkin 3 c. flour (may use 1 c. ww or oat flour and 2 c. white…experiment)…

Nancy’s Blueberry Muffins

Nancy showed up at my door one day with these yummy treats. They tasted wonderful so I asked her for the recipe. In my opinion, they’re just right…not too sweet and very tasty. There’s nothing quite like a fresh, warm blueberry muffin topped with your favorite spread. This muffin goes well at breakfast with a…

Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

My friend Christine shared this recipe with me and said they were so good that they could also fit into the dessert category! Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins 4 Tablespoons softened butter 2 eggs 2 ripe bananas 1 cup plain low-fat vanilla yogurt 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 1/2 cups…

Banana Bread

Banana Bread ¾ cup sugar (or 1/2 cup brown sugar + 1/4 cups white sugar) 1/2 cup margarine/butter or vegetable oil at room temp 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup vanilla soy milk (vegan) or milk (vegetarian), mixed with 1 teaspoon vinegar (Preferably apple cider vinegar,…

Oat Bran Muffins

Bran muffins are a favorite of mine and they’re so good for you! Enjoy this recipe with some fresh fruit and you’ve got yourself a yummy breakfast. Oat Bran Muffins 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 1/2 c. oat bran OR other bran (this is not the same as regular oats) 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour…

Zucchini Bread

I’ve had this recipe a long time. It was one of many given in a recipe box by a couple of friends at our Wedding. It took me a while to warm up to zucchini. Now I love it, but zucchini bread is what started the attraction. Zucchini Bread 3 eggs 1 c. sugar 1…

Cranberry-Orange Bread

It was a Christmas tradition for me to make the Cranberry-Orange bread…my mother insisted upon it. Then we moved away and for some reason I stopped making it until my son had his first taste. Now HE insists I make it every Christmas. But you don’t have to make it just for the holidays. It’s…

Home-baked Cornbread

There’s nothing like cornbread next to a steaming hot bowl of chili! My family loves it warm out of the oven with a little spread of butter and honey drizzled over it. Once in a while one of my children will wake up a little early and bake cornbread before the rest of the family…

Pumpkin Muffins

These little beauties are wonderful served with hot mulled cider or a cup of herb tea. Bring these out during the colder nights and watch your guests light up. These muffins are sure tasty! Pumpkin Muffins 2 c. canned pumpkin 3 c. flour (may use 1 c. ww or oat flour and 2 c. white…experiment)…

Nancy’s Blueberry Muffins

Nancy showed up at my door one day with these yummy treats. They tasted wonderful so I asked her for the recipe. In my opinion, they’re just right…not too sweet and very tasty. There’s nothing quite like a fresh, warm blueberry muffin topped with your favorite spread. This muffin goes well at breakfast with a…

Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

My friend Christine shared this recipe with me and said they were so good that they could also fit into the dessert category! Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins 4 Tablespoons softened butter 2 eggs 2 ripe bananas 1 cup plain low-fat vanilla yogurt 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 1/2 cups…

Best Biscuits

Here is the biscuit recipe that I reach for when I’m making strawberry shortcake but they’re great by themselves too….not dry like some biscuit recipes. For a healthier vegan option, try margarine, soy milk, Rumford baking powder (no aluminum), and natural sugar crystals. Best Biscuits 2 c. all-purpose flour 4 t. baking powder 2 Tbsp….

Omega Cornbread

“My sister-in-law makes a wonderful Vegan Cornbread. We call it Omega Cornbread” –Lorelie Linton Omega Cornbread 2 T ground flax seed 6 T water Boil water and whisk in flax seed till egg consistency. 1 C whole wheat flour 1 C blue or yellow corn meal 1/2 C Florida Crystals or Sucanat 1 T Baking…

Norma’s Strawberry Bread

“Another friend and I were talking about making quick breads. I love making Banana Nut, Zucchini and Applesauce breads. She mentioned that she used to make one in Indiana where they were from called Strawberry Bread. So for her 81st birthday this year I made this up…using her recipe. She said it was delicious.” –Lorelie…

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread 1 ½ cups pumpkin 2 ½ cups flour ½ cup oil ½ cup apple sauce 2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon each cloves and cinnamon powder Mix all ingredients in a baking pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes @ 350 F (preheated oven). –Submitted by Rajiv Narula

Mike’s Whole Wheat Bread

My husband Mike has made this bread for many years. It’s a basic, but easy recipe and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We especially like it as toast with peanut butter and applesauce for breakfast. Mike’s Whole Wheat Bread 1/3 c. honey 1 T. lecithin* 1 T. oil 1 T….

Pita Bread

“I’ve tried these before and they are awesome! It helps if you have a pizza stone to bake them on. They come out better for some reason. Why pay retail for something you can make from scratch that’s just as good? These are fun!”– Mike Temple Pita Bread 1 ½ cups warm water 2 ¼…

Banana Bread

Banana Bread ¾ cup sugar (or 1/2 cup brown sugar + 1/4 cups white sugar) 1/2 cup margarine/butter or vegetable oil at room temp 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup vanilla soy milk (vegan) or milk (vegetarian), mixed with 1 teaspoon vinegar (Preferably apple cider vinegar,…

Oat Bran Muffins

Bran muffins are a favorite of mine and they’re so good for you! Enjoy this recipe with some fresh fruit and you’ve got yourself a yummy breakfast. Oat Bran Muffins 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 1/2 c. oat bran OR other bran (this is not the same as regular oats) 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour…

Perfect Every Time Bosch Machine Bread

Mike and I have known Linda Sturm for a very long time. We attended high school with a daughter of hers. Linda KNOWS food and is a wonderful cook! We haven’t tried this recipe yet, but if Linda says it’s wonderful we believe it. Enjoy! Perfect Every Time Bosch Machine Bread If you do not…

Cheese and Carrot Sandwich Buns

Tired of plain ol’ sandwich buns? Try adding some carrots and cheese for more pizazz! Linda Sturm says that these are delicious with oat burgers, eaten as is, or can be placed under the broiler and toasted. Cheese and Carrot Sandwich Buns 1 c. water 1c. Milk 2 T. or 2 packets yeast 2 T….

Honey Rolls

“I found the recipe for these awhile before Thanksgiving ‘09 and decided to give them a try. They turned out beautifully and were gone by Thanksgiving evening!!”–Taylor Temple Honey Rolls 3 pkg. (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast 2 cups warm water (110 to 115 degrees) 1/4 cup honey 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 Tbsp….

Zucchini Bread

I’ve had this recipe a long time. It was one of many given in a recipe box by a couple of friends at our Wedding. It took me a while to warm up to zucchini. Now I love it, but zucchini bread is what started the attraction. Zucchini Bread 3 eggs 1 c. sugar 1…

Cranberry-Orange Bread

It was a Christmas tradition for me to make the Cranberry-Orange bread…my mother insisted upon it. Then we moved away and for some reason I stopped making it until my son had his first taste. Now HE insists I make it every Christmas. But you don’t have to make it just for the holidays. It’s…

Sesame Onion Braid

This bread is so impressive looking by braiding the dough. It is just as delicious as it looks, and wonderful toasted. –Linda Sturm Sesame Onion Braid 6 1/2-7 c. BREAD flour 2 Tbsp. sugar 1 Tbsp. instant yeast 2 tsp. Salt 1c. warm sour cream 1 ¼ c. warm water 2 eggs 1 envelope Onion…

Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas 5 c. whole wheat flour 2 t. salt 2 Tbsp. oil 1/2 t. baking powder 1 2/3 c. warm water Stir together dry ingredients, then add the oil and water. Mix well and knead lightly. Pinch off walnut-sized pieces of dough and roll out very, very thinly on a floured surface. Aim for…

Homemade Soft Pretzels

My daughter Taylor attempted to make soft pretzels this past year and we were impressed! These delightful, chewy pretzels are every bit as good as the ones you can find at a mall pretzel stand…and cost much less! Mike and I are both from New York State, so we like ours topped with yellow mustard….