I am literally going to chew my arm off, I am on a stupid diet and seriously hungry! I know, I know, you aren’t supposed to get this hungry but to save a long story I just am!
[print_recipe]Tiff’s Zucchini Bread and Muffins:
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup applesauce
2 cups white sugar
2 cups brown sugar
6 cups grated zucchini
4 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 cups whole wheat flour
6 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts ( I don’t put any in)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F ( 165 degrees C). Grease and flour your pans.
In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and frothy. Mix in oil, applesauce and sugars. Stir in zucchini and vanilla. Combine flour, cinnamon, soda, baking powder, salt and nuts; stir into the egg mixture. Divide batter into prepared pans.
Bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until done or 20 min on muffins.
- In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in egg, vanilla and almond extract. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and alternate with heavy cream. Shape into two 5-in. rolls; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Unwrap; cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Emma helping with the cooking part.
Layering the sugar cookies. I broke them up to fill in the spaces.
Instead of the meringue on the top I used whipped cream.
I have to say I was disappointed. It was a bit time consuming as any good dessert can be, but I still like the instant pudding and vanilla wafer recipe better! Paul liked it a lot, not as much as the restaurant birthday dessert dish, but still thought it was good. The pudding part to me really lacked something…
I have been wanting to post this recipe for a while but keep forgetting. This is our all time favorite dinner recipe. I would guess we have made it about every 10 days for the past few years and are not tired of it yet. It is so EASY!!
My little kids LOVE it. They will eat 2 tilapia fillets each. When we make it for the 8 of us we have to make 15 pieces. If you are looking for a fish recipe that EVERYONE will eat and enjoy, this is it! Try it! I promise you will like it, and if you don’t tell the kids it is fish they will love it also!
[print_recipe]Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon onion powder<
1/8 teaspoon celery salt
2 pounds tilapia fillets
Preheat your oven’s broiler. Grease a broiling pan or line pan with aluminum foil.
In a small bowl, mix together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Season with dried basil, pepper, onion powder and celery salt. Mix well and set aside.
Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan. Broil a few inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip the fillets over and broil for a couple more minutes. Remove the fillets from the oven and cover them with the Parmesan cheese mixture on the top side. Broil for 2 more minutes or until the topping is browned and fish flakes easily with a fork. Be careful not to over cook the fish.
[/print_recipe]See how easy that is! Promise me next time tilapia is on sale you will try it. Even picky eaters like it.
Do you have a favorite fish recipe we can try? I will try any posted and let you know how it turned out over here. I have fed the kids fish since they were born, so fortunately my kids love it. We are willing to try anything new.
This is one of the easiest and cheapest little snacks and gifts you can make.
There really isn’t a “recipe” you just pull out the snacks you have on hand and start mixing!
I think a strong snack like a pizza flavor or fiesta flavor might be the only one to stay away from. They will make the candy taste funny.
We had pretzels, mini Ritz, Cheeze It’s and some cereal. Then for the “fall” part, add some candy corn mix!
Grab some cute little snack bags and have a kid fill them up! These clear ones were $1 for 20 at Walmart.
I got the fall colored tin baskets at Target in the $1 spot!
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