Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

Ingredients:3 cups all purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup applesauce1 1/2 cups sugar2 eggs 1 cup Greek yogurtzest of one lemon2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 cups blueberries Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. […]

Atkins-Phase 1

I’ve recently started doing the Atkins plan which unfortunately for me means no sugar. I plan to continue baking, but hopefully when I am further into the program and it won’t be so tempting. So for a while I will be posting some recipes that I have been using that are Atkins friendly. All of […]

Homemade Cheese Its

This is one of the easiest recipes I have made and they taste amazing! I adapted a recipe from http://cupcakesandcashmere.com/homemade-cheez-its-recipe/. Ingredients: 5 ounces extra sharp cheddar cheese, coarsely shredded 3 ounces buffalo wing cheese (If you don’t like spice, add 3 more ounces of sharp cheddar) 1/2 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature (4 tablespoons) 1 […]

Cookie Dough Cupcakes

These are by far my favorite cupcake creation! I have adapted my recipe from (http://www.williams-sonoma.com/recipe/vanilla-cupcakes.html ) for vanilla cupcakes and (http://willowbirdbaking.com/2011/03/20/three-safe-to-eat-cookie-doughs-chocolate-chip-sugar-and-cake-batter/) for cookie dough bites. Cupcake Recipe (Makes 24 Cupcakes) Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 cups sugar 12 tbs. unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 […]

Protein Peanut Butter Power Balls

I came across this recipe (http://smashedpeasandcarrots.blogspot.com/2011/08/no-bake-energy-bites-recipe.html) while surfing pinterest.  I left out the honey and flaxseed. My version also includes adding protein powder to make it a more filling snack.  Here is my version! 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup granola (I use Bear Naked Fit Granola, less carbs and sugar than regular granola) 1 cup […]

First post!

Here goes nothing! I’ve recently started baking cupcakes and assorted treats, but have had a problem with the recipes that I’ve found on the internet. I have found that they do not work the way they claim or are missing essential elements. I hope to make this a collection of the recipes that I have […]