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Saturday Mornin’ Poppy Seed Rolls

Saturday Mornin’ Poppy Seed Rolls
Don’t let the whole wheat fool you, these rolls ‘aint healthy, but they sure are a tasty Saturday morning treat. They are especially good slathered in my citrus icing! This recipe is for a batch of 14 plus two ugly yet still yummy end pieces. Poppy Seed Rolls 1 cup whole wheat flour 3- 3...
April 4th, 2011 | Cooking, Feature, Recipes | Read More

Citrus Cream Cheese Icing

Its heavenly. 2 packages of cream cheese, bring to room temp 2 cups of powdered sugar, give or take to taste 2 small limes 1-2 tbsp of milk In a stand mixer cream the cheese and powdered sugar. Squeeze the juice of the 2 limes in. Add milk if it is too thick one tablespoon at a time to the desired consistency....
April 4th, 2011 | Cooking, Recipes | Read More

Green Smoothies

Green Smoothies
This past weekend we found some beautiful organic kale at the farmer’s market and I bought a lot. I mean a whole lot. I knew I would need a lot to do some experimenting. I am not a fan of dark leafy greens but they are so good for you that I had to find some ways to incorporate them into our diet. ...
March 29th, 2011 | Cooking, Crunchy Kids, Granola, Recipes | Read More

Kale Chips

Kale Chips
If you read many green blogs, by now you have probably heard of kale chips. And if you aren’t a greens eater you probably haven’t tried them yet. Kale is super good for you. One cup of kale contains 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber, and 15% of the daily requirement of calcium and vitamin B6...
March 29th, 2011 | Cooking, Feature, Recipes, With Kids | Read More

Getting Kids(and me) Eating Right

This was supposed to be the SAD diet detox week for me. It has been slow going. I have definitely cut down on processed foods and sugar but dairy and meat have been a little more of a challenge. We are eating the rest of what is (unhealthy) left in the fridge and pantry as to not be wasteful.  I had...
October 5th, 2010 | Cooking, Crunchy Kids, Granola, With Kids | Read More

Cinnamon Creme Syrup

This topping is great for pancakes and waffles. It also makes a perfect topping for these cinnamon rolls. Also goes great on vanilla ice cream! Cinnamon Creme Syrup 1/2 cup pure maple butter or pure maple syrup 1/2 can of sweetened condensed milk 2 tbsp butter 1 tsp cinnamon Combine all ingredients in...
March 21st, 2010 | Cooking, Recipes | Read More

Citrus Poppy Seed Rolls

I adapted this recipe from my cinnamon roll recipe. If given the choice, these are what the family votes for. 4 to 4 1/2 c. all-purpose flour (you can also replace 1 cup whole wheat for 1 cup of all-purpose) 2 1/4 tsp. yeast 1 cup milk 1/8 tsp fiori di sicilia 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter 1/2 tsp. salt 2...
March 21st, 2010 | Cooking, Recipes | Read More