When baking your favorite muffins a sprinkling of one of these simple to make toppings makes for a nice touch. Well worth the few extra minutes it takes to prepare. If you only sprinkle half it will appear that you have made up two kinds of muffins...adding variety to your serving tray.
Got this recipe from a message board for low carb'ers and wanted it here for my reference. Sadly, I don't know who the originator of this recipe is. This is quick easy, healthy, very low carb and high fiber. Works great as a sweet muffin as well as savory muffin (just omit the sweetener - goes well with soups). Original called for one packet of splenda as a sweetener. I only use stevia. Add in options; fruits, nuts, flavored sweeteners/syrups, cheese, bits of ham, vegetables or spices ... get creative and enjoy!
This is a bar recipe I found on a health and fitness site. The original recipe made it a protein bar, but when I made it (ages ago) I didn't have any so I left it out. If you want to make it a protein bar simply add 2 cups of protein powder and add an extra 1/2 cup of honey. This is a good bar for straight after an intense workout, but it tastes like a dessert so even if you're not active you can make it just as a snack bar or treat.
These are wonderful, quick cookies. It is one of the first things I learned to "cook." You can add more or less oats (3 cups work best for me). I have found that the weather makes a difference on the consistency. It is very important not to boil them for longer than a minute.
I played around with my family's No Bake Cookie recipe and produced a single portion of this cookie that I feel is healthy enough to eat as a meal. They’re still very good but are much healthier. I keep getting asked for the recipe, so I finally decided to measure out the exact portions and post the recipe. THIS RECIPE IS VERY FLEXIBLE! When I make them I NEVER measure out anything and I often add more or less of ingredients and they still taste great. I sometimes leave out the wheat germ and flax seeds and just add more oatmeal. I have made these replacing the sugar with about 3 tablespoons of honey. I have changed the recipe from 1 tsp. to 1 Tbsp. of cocoa powder.
I've been making these for longer than I can remember, and have had not one person NOT like them. These muffins incorporate 2 of my favorite foods....blueberries and corn muffins! However, I'm lazy and this was my way of having both in as short a time as possible.
Habaneros lend themselves beautifully to a vast assortment of things sweet, and they're fantastic in these white chocolate chip cookies. I suppose you can make these with regular milk chocolate, semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips, but I opted for the smoother, more mild taste of white chocolate. With these chips, you get the full range of flavors without having anything be overpoweringly sweet.
Made the right way, these cookies work perfectly if you're hankerin' a sweet and spicy treat. Take one bite and you'll get the delicious taste of the dough and the white chocolate just melting in your mouth. The fruity flavor of the habanero peppers kick in at ten seconds in, and isn't until 15 to 20 seconds after first taking a bite does the heat fully develop. It's a cool "two stage" snack that goes great with a glass of milk or eggnog.
These are not popovers and have nothing to do with bread. These are very quick snacks that you can whip up during commercial breaks when you are watching TV and you feel like something cheesy. Vary the taste with different types of cheeses.