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White Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

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My husband was recently diagnosed with diabetes and that called for a change in our diets. Out went white bread, pasta and processed foods. As a baker, I have always used white flour – bread, all purpose or cake flour. So now what to do.

Whole wheat flour was the answer. But the whole wheat . . . → Read More: White Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Heavenly French Toast with Blueberry Compote

Heavenly French Toast

When I was recently in Chicago, my family took me to Heaven on Seven for a holiday get together with some friends. I’d heard about this restaurant for years – especially from my son Dirk – who loves it. In fact, I was given their cookbook as a gift. As we approached an office building, . . . → Read More: Heavenly French Toast with Blueberry Compote

Walnut Streusel Coffeecake

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OK, so we’ve all been trying to be good after the holidays. I get that. But there is only so long I can go without a sweets fix such as this Walnut Streusel Coffeecake. Well, actually I’ve already tested a couple of new cookie recipes for the Holiday season 2013! I know, we have hardly . . . → Read More: Walnut Streusel Coffeecake

Lemon Raspberry Muffins

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These Lemon Raspberry Muffins are really easy requiring two bowls, a whisk and muffin tins and they freeze beautifully. This recipe makes twelve regular size or six Texas size muffins. For a quick hostess gift or a pick me up for someone down with a cold, grab a tin, pack these up and you’re ready . . . → Read More: Lemon Raspberry Muffins

Individual Artichoke Herb Frittatas

Frittatas are a really quick, easy brunch or dinner entre. Almost any vegetables or precooked meats (sausage, bacon, ham, etc.) can be added to the egg mixture. Add some cheese, a few herbs, salt and pepper, pour into ramekins or Texas sized muffin cups, pop them in the oven to cook the eggs and enjoy. . . . → Read More: Individual Artichoke Herb Frittatas

Turkey Sausage

We are a country that loves sausage, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This version features turkey which reduces the fat content to practically nothing. However, turkey meat, especially all white meat can be dry. I would like to have half dark meat, half white turkey meat, but have found only white meat. So in . . . → Read More: Turkey Sausage

Raspberry Ripple Coffeecake

Coffeecakes have always had a special place in our baking repertoire. A rich, quick to make treat for breakfast or snacking, these often have a crumb topping or frosting and are usually leavened with baking powder and/or baking soda for a quick rise. Eaten warm or room temperature, coffeecakes are always a treat.

While this . . . → Read More: Raspberry Ripple Coffeecake

Heavenly French Toast with Blueberry Compote

Please see the February 24, 2011 blog for how to photos.

When I was recently in Chicago, my family took me to Heaven on Seven for a holiday get together with some friends. I’d heard about this restaurant for years – especially from my son Dirk – who loves it. In fact, I was given . . . → Read More: Heavenly French Toast with Blueberry Compote