Blueberry Coconut Loaf

This fragrant bread recipe should be baked in a 8×4 inch loaf pan.  Since I did not have that size, I baked it in the standard 9×5 inch loaf pan.  The loaf came out a little small but rose well. Ingredients: 1½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼… Continue reading Blueberry Coconut Loaf

Blueberry Banana Bread

As opposed to plain banana bread, this gives extra fragrance of blueberries.  Adding blueberries also gives a sour-tart taste on top of the sweet banana taste.  Walnuts add extra crunchiness to this soft and moist bread.  You can store this bread wrapped in an aluminum foil or cling wrap in the refrigerator for up to… Continue reading Blueberry Banana Bread

Mixed Nuts Maple Bars

Ingredients: ½ cup all purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda pinch of salt 1 egg 1/3 cup maple syrup ¼ cup canola oil ¼ cup freshly squeezed ornge juice ¾ cup toasted mixed nuts (such as cashew nuts, walnuts, almonds, and hazelnuts) ½ cup chocolate chips Recips of Chocolate-Hazelnut… Continue reading Mixed Nuts Maple Bars

Creamy Maple Oatmeal with Cranberries

Ingredients: 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 2 ½  cups      water 1 cup milk ¼ cup raisins ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts Cinnamon Pinch of salt Method: Boil water in a saucepan Once water starts boiling add oats, raisins, cranberries, and salt and cook on medium… Continue reading Creamy Maple Oatmeal with Cranberries

Praline Topped Cheesecake Squares

I saw this recipe on Better Homes and Gardens website which is one of my favorite websites (http://www.bhg.com).  When made, most of their recipes come out extremely good and in perfect shape.  So when I saw this recipe, I kept thinking of making and this weekend was the perfect timing since my friend had a… Continue reading Praline Topped Cheesecake Squares

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Ingredients 1 lb green apple (2 medium, preferably granny smith for its tart taste) 1 ½ cups fresh cranberries Zest and juice of one orange 1/3 cup brown sugar For Topping: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup walnuts ground ¼ cup rolled oats ¼ cup brown sugar 5 tablespoons cold butter ½ teaspoon cinnamon  … Continue reading Cranberry Apple Crisp

Mixed Nuts & Herb Swirls

Ingredients: 1 17.3 oz. Package Puff Pastry sheets (2 sheets – Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry sheets) 1 egg lightly beaten ¼ cup walnuts ¼ cup blanched/slivered almonds (almonds should not have any skin) ¼ cup Cashew nuts 4 tablespoons + 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese ¼ teaspoon dried thyme ¼ teaspoon dried tarragon ½ teaspoon… Continue reading Mixed Nuts & Herb Swirls