Chocolate gravy

~ Shopping List ~ 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour 1/3 cup cocoa 3 cups milk 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 stick butter ~ What to do ~ Mix dry ingredients together.  Add 1/2 cup warm water.  Stir well.  Heat milk in saucepan to almost boiling.  Pour boiling milk into cocoa mixture, stirring constantly until thickening.  Add butter and vanilla. Halsie Tanner Butler recommends them with homemade biscuits.  I can’t wait to see for myself.

Skinny waffle

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  • 1/4 coconut flour
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp Trivia baking blend
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 4 eggs
  • Nonstick cooking spray

2 Minute Cake (sugar free)

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Cake

  • 1/4 cup Truvia Baking blend
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tps. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp half and half

 Topping

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. Truvia

Biscuits d’Aurélie à la Jennifer

This recipe comes from the grandmother of my husband, Aurélie Leblanc Munn.  The original is just the list of ingredients leaving plenty of room for you to add your own personality. ~Shopping List~ 1 tasse de beure ou de graisse fondue (1 cup butter or crisco) 2 oeufs (2 eggs) 6 cuillère à table de sirop d’érable (6 tablespoons of maple sirop) 1 tasse de cassonade (1 cup brown sugar) 1/2 tasse de lait à laquelle on ajoute 1 cuillère à thé de soda à pâte (1/2 cup milk with 1 teaspoon of baking soda combined) 2 cuillère à thé de poudre à pâte (2 teaspoons baking powder) Farine pour épaissir (3.5-4 tasse), (Flour to thicken- 3.5-4 cups) ~What to…

Mary’s Coconut Cream Pie

~ Shopping List ~ 3/4 cup sugar (white) 3 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 pie crust (baked) 3 eggs, separated 2 tablespoons margarine (or butter) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup coconut ~ What to do ~ Microwave sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes. Beat egg yolks lightly with fork.  Stir small amount of hot mixture into the yolks (be careful not to put too much or you’ll cook the eggs).  Pour egg yolk mixture into the rest of the hot mixture, mix well. Microwave 1.5 minutes then stir well and microwave an additional 1.5 minutes.  Add margarine/butter and vanilla mix well.  Then add coconut, mixing well.…

Sugar Cookies

~ Shopping List ~ 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup margarine, softened 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract ~ What to do ~ Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients until fully absorbed. Cover dough, and chill for 2 hours. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. On a clean floured surface, roll out small portions of chilled dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out shapes using…

Red Velvet Cake

This decadent cake can be dressed up for the most formal occasions or just enjoyed as a simple picnic desert.

Banana Muffins

~ Shopping List ~ 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1 cup mashed bananas 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 6 tablespoons milk 2.5 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F).  Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside. In a separate large bowl cream butter and sugar.  Add eggs.  Mix until smooth.  Mix in milk and banana.  Fold flour mixture into liquid ingredients.  Fill muffin tins 2/3 full.  Bake for 25-30 minutes. Substitutions: Finding myself without white sugar (a very happy surprise on one hand, though adding difficulty to this recipe) on…