Honey Whole Wheat Pound Cake

Sad day. But it’s Leap Day.
Gonna have myself a large slice o’ warm pound cake.

Honey Whole Wheat Pound Cake adapted via JTB

  • 1 1/3 c. whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 c. + 1/4 c. cake flour
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 3/4 t. salt
  • 12 T. unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c. honey
  • 2 t. vanilla bean paste
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 c. reduced fat buttermilk

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Indian Butter Chicken

Indian Butter Chicken (6 servings)

  • 4 T. unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3-4 t. minced garlic
  • 1 T. double concentrate tomato paste, squeezed in NOT compacted
  • Spice Blend: 1 T. garam masala, 1/2 t. ground ginger, 1/4 t. cayenne pepper powder
  • 15 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 c. frozen peas
  • 1/3 c. Fage non-fat greek yogurt
  • 1-2 Costco rotisserie chicken (mostly the breast), cubed

Serve with brown rice or whole wheat pita.

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Hoisin Vinaigrette

I LOVE LOVE LOVE HOISIN SAUCE, LOOOVE.
way way more than ketchup, chick-fil-a sauce & ranch ♥

Hoisin Vinaigrette (5+ servings)

  • 2 T. Koon Chun hoisin sauce
  • 1 T. distilled white vinegar
  • 2-3 T. olive oil
  • 1 T. sesame oil

Nutrition Facts per Serving: Calories – 118; Total Fat 11.4g (Sat 1.6g, Poly, 1.2g, Mono 1.2g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 200mg, Total Carbs 4g (Sugars 0.6g, Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 0.4g

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Thoroughly toss 2 t. of the vinaigrette with 2 c. of baby spring salad mix. Top with baked salt & pepper salmon. “Glaze” salmon with another 1 t. of the vinaigrette. Yummmmmy!

French Toast

because I’ve been craving french toast soooo badly for like the past two years & because this is healthy…well it’s not super bad for me.

French Toast (for one)

  • 2 slices Alpine Valley Honey Whole Wheat Bread
  • 1/4 c. fat-free milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 t. honey
  • 1/4. vanilla bean paste
  • a good dash of cinnamon
  • 1/8 T. or smallest slice of butter possible, quartered
  • 1 T. organic maple syrup, warmed
    (1/2 T. is actually perfect)

Nutrition Facts : Calories – 245; Total Fat – 5.9g (Sat. 2.4g, Poly 0.7g, Mono 1.9g); Cholesterol – 190mg; Sodium 180.6mg; Total Carbs – 36.6g (Sugar 26.2g, Dietary Fiber 2.2g); Protein 11.3g

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Nerds like you get accepted. Let’s celebrate!
I’m so proud of YOU ♥

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Red Velvet Cake Donuts

Red Velvet Cake Donuts adapted via LL

  • 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour
  • 2/3 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 t. coco powder
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 3/4 c. canola oil
  • 1/2 c. 2% milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t. vinegar
  • 5 droplets of red coloring paste

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 T. butter
  • splash of vanilla extract
  • 2 c. powdered sugar

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus via FN ♥ sooooo good !

  • 2-15 oz. cans chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 c. extra-virgin-olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 c. water
  • 2 large cloves of cloves, smashed
  • 1/2 generous t. sesame oil
  • 3/4 t. ground cumin
  • 15 grinds of black pepper
  • 1 1/2 t. kosher salt
  • paprika and cilantro to garnish

Nutrition Facts per Tablespoon: Calories – 57; Total Fat 4g (Sat 0.5g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 96mg;  Total Carbs 5g (Sugar 0g,  Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 1g

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Lemon Poppy Donuts

Lemon Poppy Donuts (20 donuts)

  • 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1 T. poppy seeds
  • 3 pkgs. or 10.5 g. Truvia
  • 3/4 c. reduced fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 c. canola oil
  • 1 T. lemon extract
  • 1 t. lemon zest

Today I noticed that there is uneven browning that occurs. Maybe because I omitted the cooking spray completely? Probably not though. These turned out okay as well…still very slightly sweetened with all that stevia. Also…strangely extreme dense these were.