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Made up this recipe on a whim for my kids who suddenly wanted muffins when there were no muffins to be had.
A sneaky way to get kids to eat their vegetables, and add a protein and fibre boost at the same time!
Using agave nectar in place of white sugar, you can reduce the glycemic index of this dish and the calories at the same time.
For special occasions, when you want to indulge with something special, but still healthy!
A way to hide the vegetables and make dinner fun for the kids at the same time!
Doesn't have to be breakfast, and doesn't have to be on Sunday, but it's a delicious high-protein, low carb, low cal way to start any day!
Bread maker recipe
You can reduce the calories even more by using a sugar substitute.
It's not low fat, nor low calorie, but MAN will it satisfy that chocolate craving! Very rich so a little goes a long way, but make this one when you've got plenty of mouths to make sure every last morsel disappears and so you don't eat the entire pan by yourself!
Moist and delicious
Can be prepared as a cake with lemon frosting, I recommend it as a filling as the berries float to the top and make such a pretty topping I don't like to cover it up with frosting. As a cake, loaf or muffins, this is a low fat, lower sugar, higher fibre alternative to traditional lemon-cranberry recipies.
Feed the whole family from one dish!
The only thing used to sweeten this muffin is honey and whatever natural sugars are in the ripe bananas you use. You can adjust the level of chocolatey taste to your own liking, just remember to adjust the amount of honey accordingly (about 1/2 part honey for every 1 part of cocoa).
Can also be made in a springform pan with your own, homemade crust. Also suits a crustless variety made in oven-safe ramekins.
Easy, no-kneading required cheese bread
Whether you're making a cake, a dessert loaf, muffins, pancakes, or waffles, it doesn't matter, this is the recipe that does it all!
An easy and hearty lower-fat soup option that satisfies! If you want to reduce the sodium use reduced sodium bacon and use fresh potatoes instead of canned, but you will have to pre-cook the potatoes before the bacon and onions.
It's fun to get your hands (or your kids hands!) into making this delicious protein-rich snack. A lower-calorie substitute for store-bought cookies that you have the pleasure of knowing you made them yourself! And it was EASY!
Substitute whatever fruit you desire in these high-fibre, lower-sugar muffins. If you don't like the strong taste of cooking molasses, use fancy molasses or increase the sugar content.
A delicious alternative to oatmeal! You could sub out the oil for applesauce and only use egg white if you want to reduce the fat content, but at 140 calories and 4g of fat each, you don't really 'need' to! (25% of calories from fat)
Less than 100 calories and 1g of fat each these muffins are packed with vitamins and fibre. Enjoy one as a light snack, or two for breakfast. Whatever you do, don't miss out on these!
All fresh ingredients, no shortcuts. Not-so plain and simply delicious and good for you too!
As a snack or a meal, this taste is sure to please!