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Easy Halloween Party Mix

Ingredients: 10 cups prepared popcorn 1 package peanut butter chips 1 cup candy corn 1 cup chocolate chips Directions: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
by Under Garlic and Onion on Oct 14, 2012

Cornbread Muffins Made with Real Corn

Traditional cornbread muffins are made with cornmeal, if you don’t have any on hand or prefer fresh corn, you can still make cornbread muffins. This recipe is easy to make and the results are delicious.We’ve made them with whole wheat flour, but...
by Under Garlic and Onion on Oct 9, 2012

Etch's Caramel Date Tart

This post is sponsored by NuffnangI used to think of myself as a strictly coffee-only kind of girl, but in the last few years that has definitely changed. Green tea in the morning, Earl Grey in the afternoon and Peppermint at night – but one thing...
by spicyicecream on Oct 8, 2012

Candy Cane Marble

Ingredients:1 pound dark chocolate1 pound white chocolate 30 small peppermint candy canes Instructions:Put dark chocolate in a microwave bowl and heat on high setting in microwave 2 to 3 minutes or until chocolate is melted and smooth.  Stir cho...
by Under Garlic and Onion on Sep 28, 2012

Rustic Peach and Blueberry Galette with Almond Crust

This is a very simple but delicious dessert to enjoy while the fruits are in season. The almond crust tastes lovely with these fruits. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the crust: 5 tablespoons almond meal 1 cup AP flour small pinch salt 4 tablespoons...
by Vegalicious on Sep 12, 2012

Applesauce/Banana Bread

Ingredients:4 ripe bananas1 cup of sugar¾ cup of applesauce2 eggs2 cups of bread flour½ teaspoon of salt1 teaspoon of vanilla Directions:Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9” x 5” loaf pan. In a large bowl, slice the bananas and use a...
by Under Garlic and Onion on Sep 10, 2012

White Chocolate-Rose Ice Cream with Strawberry Swirl

{This is my entry for the California Strawberries recipe contest.  I'd really love and appreciate your vote--five hearts--for this ice cream.  Thank you!} I like making ice cream.  It's sort of my thing.  Sometimes I dream...
by Cafe Johnsonia on Sep 7, 2012

Cherries In The Snow

Ingredients:1 can cherry pie filling1 small jar of green Marcino cherries 1 small package chopped pecans1/2 bag of miniature marshmallows1 container of whip topping, thawedInstructions:Place cherry pie filling in a mixing bowl. Mix in green Marcino c...
by Under Garlic and Onion on Aug 31, 2012

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

This is a delicious cheesecake. People would never guess it’s vegan. And, it did not have that “tofu” flavor or consistency. Yield: 10 inch cheesecake Ingredients: for the crust: 3 cups graham crushed crackers or vegan digestive bis...
by Vegalicious on Aug 24, 2012

Brownie Cookies with Maple Bourbon Buttercream

I had my first day off in months the other day and was excited to get into the kitchen and bake something, while still in my PJ's, in the middle of the day on a Wednesday. But when it came to deciding actually what to make, I hit a wall. The fridge w...
by spicyicecream on Aug 23, 2012

Cottage Berry Crunch

Ingredients: ½ cup  cottage cheese 2 Tbsp. granola ½ cup bananas, sliced ½ cup fresh berries Directions: Spoon cottage cheese into a parfait dish, top with remaining ingredients...
by Under Garlic and Onion on Aug 20, 2012

Cinnamon Dumplings

Ingredients: 1 ½ c. all-purpose flour 2 ¼ tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. cinnamon ¾ tsp. kosher salt 2 c. sugar 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 large eggs 1 ½ tbsp. whole milk 4 c. apple cider Crème Fraiche or Cool Whip Instructions: S...
by Under Garlic and Onion on Aug 20, 2012

Blueberry Soy Yogurt in Puff Pastry Cups

This is so simple, it hardly deserves a recipe, but it can be served in a lovely fashion. Yield: 4 Ingredients: 4 sheets puff pastry, thawed 1 pint blueberries 2 Tbs. sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tsp. cornstarch 2-3 cups plain soy yogurt 1 Tbs. powdered sug...
by Vegalicious on Aug 20, 2012

Blueberry Soy Yogurt in Puff Pastry Cups

This is so simple, it hardly deserves a recipe, but it can be served in a lovely fashion. Yield: 4 Ingredients: 4 sheets puff pastry, thawed 1 pint blueberries 2 Tbs. sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tsp. cornstarch 2-3 cups plain soy yogurt 1 Tbs. powdered sug...
by Vegalicious on Aug 20, 2012

Slow cooker Carrot Cashew Payasam/ Kheer/ Indian pudding

If you google the term "Indian desserts with carrots" the top couple of pages of results are all of gajar halwa (Indian style carrot pudding). It seems to be the most popular way to use carrots in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Aug 15, 2012

Gluten-Free Peach, Plum, Raspberry and Cardamom Cream Tart with Almond Crust

It's Julia Child's 100th Birthday today.  Sara Parkinson of BYU's  Daily Universe interviewed yours truly along with my friends Becky Olsen and Kalyn Denny to find out how we were planning on celebrating Julia's birthday.  Are you cele...
by Cafe Johnsonia on Aug 15, 2012

Recipe For Vegan, Gluten-Free Black-Bottom Coconut Cream Tart

Can I confess something?  I fell off the wagon.  Big time fell off.  For the past few weeks (okay, maybe all summer), I've been indulging in delicious ice creams made with heavy cream and yes, I've even cheated a few times and had glut...
by Cafe Johnsonia on Aug 13, 2012

Vegan Butter Cake (Butterkuchen)

This is a very famous and common German cake. It’s like a coffee cake. However it is unusual that it uses yeast. It’s a very tasty simple cake, that tastes especially lovely with a nice cup of coffee. Serving Size: 8 Ingredients: for the...
by Vegalicious on Aug 8, 2012

Vegan Butter Cake (Butterkuchen)

This is a very famous and common German cake. It’s like a coffee cake. However it is unusual that it uses yeast. It’s a very tasty simple cake, that tastes especially lovely with a nice cup of coffee. Serving Size: 8 Ingredients: for the...
by Vegalicious on Aug 8, 2012

Cherry & Pimm's Pie

I look forward to cherry season every year. It's a short but sweet couple of months where I quite literally gorge on them at every opportunity. Our cherry season is still quite a way off, but the imported cherries from the USA have been delicious, ab...
by spicyicecream on Aug 8, 2012


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