Purely Homespun

Homemade from the heart

Pumpkin Cinnamon Muffins

2 cups pumpkinPumpkinCinnamonMuffin

2 cups sugar

1 cup oil

4 eggs beaten

1 cup wheat bran

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp baking soda

2tsp baking powder

3 tsp cinnamon

Mix wet ingredients in a large bowl.  Sift dry ingredients into wet and fold until combined.  Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 25 minutes.



Ralph Waldo Emerson quotation

Cheddar Soup

3 tbsp butterCheddarSoup

1 chopped red onion

1 lb chopped button mushrooms

3 tbsp flour

1 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning

3/4 tsp dry mustard

2 cups milk

2 cups water

2 1/2 cups shredded extra old cheddar

Saute onion and mushrooms in butter.  When onions are translucent blend in flour, mustard and lemon pepper seasoning.  Stir in liquids over medium heat until the mixture boils and thickens.  Stir in cheese to melt.


Peach Crumble

5 peeled ripe peaches – slicedPeachCrumble

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup flour

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Line tin with peaches.  Mix sugar, flour, butter and sunflower seeds together.  Sprinkle over peaches.  Cook at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until crumble is golden brown.

Banana Muffins

1 cup flourbananamuffin

1 1/2 cups bran cereal

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/4 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/4 cup almond milk

3 small bananas

1 dark chocolate mint bar broken in pieces

Mix dry ingredients.  Mix wet.  Fold dry ingredients into wet.  Fold in chocolate.  Bake 400 degrees Fahrenheit in lined muffin tins for 20 minutes.


The clearest way…

John Muir quotation

A sunflower

Miranda Kerr quotation

Watermelon Fizz

3 cups cubed watermelonfruitfizz

1 cup raspberries or blueberries (fresh or frozen)

1/2 cup orange juice

1/2 cup stevia (measure to taste)

club soda or sparkling water.

Mix first four ingredients in a blender until processed to a liquid.  Refrigerate until ready to drink.

Pour 1/3 cup into a glass and fill with club soda.   Enjoy.

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