Category: low sugar

  • healthier chocolate cake

    healthier chocolate cake

    This chocolate cake has a few unusual things about it: There is a fair amount of oat bran in it. It also uses two apples that you puree with some molasses and coffee first. Lastly, there are a few healthier substitutions that keep it from being too decadent: whole wheat flour instead of cake flour,…

  • red quinoa banana oat bars

    red quinoa banana oat bars

    Sometimes you come across a recipe online that is so basic, so memorable, that you make a mental note of it and try to recreate it without needing to look at the source online, because it’s incredibly easy and basic. And after making it a few times, you’ve made some minor changes and tweaks, and…

  • banana tahini muffins

    banana tahini muffins

    A question. At what point does an ingredient get to be part of the name for the recipe? Does it need to be a prominent flavor component? Does it need to be a certain percentage of the overall weight of the finished product? I won’t bore you with the details, but today I had the…

  • orange ginger carrot cake

    orange ginger carrot cake

    Hey! I had the day off, because I usually prefer to take a day off to go to┬ámy dentist, only I spaced out and forgot to set an appointment in time, so I just ended up not having anything planned. Except to make this! This was based off of, believe it or not, that famous…

  • chocolate almond rye cookies

    chocolate almond rye cookies

    Rye flour. I’m just discovering it now, but so far, so good. I’m not gluten intolerant, but it can be more easily tolerated for the gluten-sensitive, due to it’s lower gluten content, but since it still has gluten, it’s not for people with Celiac┬ádisease. So that could be a selling point, at least for those…

  • orange poppy seed bread

    orange poppy seed bread

    This quick bread came about because I couldn’t resist buying a huge bag of poppy seeds for $3.99 at the local grocery store. It just felt like such a steal! Then it sat in the pantry because I couldn’t figure out what to do with it! Until now. And although lemon poppy seed paired together…