Sunday, June 28, 2009

Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate

Makes 2 servings

2 cups milk
2 TB cocoa powder
2 TB maple syrup
1/2 tsp vanilla

Combine cocoa powder & maple syrup in small saucepan & stir over low heat until cocoa is dissolved. Add milk & vanilla & heat through & enjoy!

Dilly Red Potato Salad

Source: Prevention

5 red potatoes, diced
2 avocadoes
1 TB lemon juice
1/2 chopped dill pickle
2 TB sour cream
2 green onions, chopped
1 tsp dill weed
1/2 tsp salt
pepper to taste

1. Place potatoes in large pot & cover with water. Bring to boil & cook 20 minutes or until just tender. Remove to large bowl & cool.
2. Mash avocadoes & lemon juice in small bowl; add to potatoes along with sour cream, green onion, pickles, dill, & salt. Stir until well-combined & serve immediately. Add more lemon juice to leftovers to help maintain color.

Granola Muffins

Source: Arrowhead Mills
Makes 9 muffins

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/4 cups granola (like raspberry & cream)
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 ripe banana
1 egg white, beaten
1/3 cup honey
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup water
3 TB oil

1. Preheat oven to 375. Stir together flour, granola, baking powder, baking soda, & salt.
2. In blender, puree banana, egg, honey, vanilla, water & oil; add to dry ingredients & stir until just moistened. Spoon batter into 9 greased muffin cups; bake for 20 minutes or until lightly