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Carrot Bread

Carrot Bread is great on an Easter platter.  It’s sweet and filling and easy to make.  Serve with lemon icing for a different treat.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup grated carrot

Carrot Bread3/4 cup maple syrup

1/2 cup oil

2 eggs (beaten)

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

nuts if desired Continue reading Carrot Bread

Blueberry Vanilla Cookies

Dried blueberries are an unexpected treat in Blueberry Vanilla Cookies.  They’re sweet and crunchy and great with iced tea.

INGREDIENTS

Blueberry Vanilla Cookies

2 2/3 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

1 cup melted butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups dried blueberries Continue reading Blueberry Vanilla Cookies

Lemon Cringles

Lemon Cringles are light and fluffy with the tang of lemon and the sweetness of powdered sugar.  The batter can be tinted different colours depending upon the season. Serve with tea or coffee.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup melted butterLemon Cringles

3/4 cup sugar

2 eggs

2 tbsp lemon juice

10 drops neon pink food colouring

2 1/4 cups flour

2 tsp baking powder Continue reading Lemon Cringles

Lemon Corn Muffins

Lemon Corn Muffins is a lighter cornbread than found in traditional recipes.  The lemon yogourt adds an unexpected zing to the recipe.  Serve with chili or for a mid afternoon snack.

INGREDIENTS

1 1/4 cups flourLemon Corn Muffins

3/4 cup cornmeal

3 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup white sugar

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 cup lemon yogourt

1 egg

1/2 cup buttermilk

DIRECTIONS

Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, white sugar and baking soda in a large bowl.  Mix well.

Whisk yogourt, egg and buttermilk together.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients.

Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

Try this recipe with Vegetarian Chili with Mushrooms

Vegetarian Chili with Mushrooms

When the cold weather appears I long for comfort food.  Vegetarian chili with mushrooms is one of my favourite recipes to make on a frosty day.  The recipe is quick, easy and flavourful.  Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

2 small chopped onionsvegetarian chili with mushrooms

1 chopped red pepper

1 chopped stalk celery

Olive oil to cover the bottom of a stock pot

8 sliced button mushrooms

1 540 ml can kidney beans

1 540 ml can chick peas

1 540 ml can black beans

1 796 ml can diced tomatoes Continue reading Vegetarian Chili with Mushrooms