Royal Blues

BLUEBERRY COMPOTE There’ll come a time in your life when you neeeeeeeeed  this gorgeousness.   Blueberries, citrus, and a little vanilla…this is perfect as a sauce, jam, or when warmed, even a syrup.  Add to plain Greek yogurt, into ricotta,  a protein shake, over my Oatmeal cottage Cheese Pancakes, or rolled in my Crepes with a…

Pucker up…!

  LEMON CUSTARD CREAM PIE This is such a gorgeous, summery dessert!  Tart, creamy, and light, it’s made with Greek yogurt to make it a little more figure-friendly, but no one will ever guess it’s low sugar and not completely sinful.   A few fresh blueberries or blackberries folded into this would be absolutely delish! Cut…

Summer’s coming…thank goodness!

STRAWBERRY-RHUBARB SAUCE If you are blessed with your own – or a neighbor’s! – rhubarb plant you’ll need something to do with it.   How ’bout this ruby deliciousness?! Tart-sweet, spiced, and vanilla scented – perfect to stir into some plain yogurt or ricotta, over an Oatmeal-Cottage Cheese Pancake, inside a Crepe, or blended into…

Okay…so I love cheesecake…that is old news!

SWEET POTATO CHEESECAKE How convenient! Just in case you bake off too many sweet potatoes for your souffle or candied-whatever you will now have something fabulous to do with them. Glad I could be of help. ~~~~       Crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs OR sugar free shortbread crumbs 2 tablespoons Splenda…

Lemon Basil Dip or Dressing

LEMON BASIL DIP This dip is great on fish, chicken, burgers, or even a crisp green salad. ~~~~     1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon Splenda 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup light sour cream 1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise Freshly ground black pepper In a…

35-Second Lemon Cake in a cup…

(not my photo…from the web) 35-SECOND LEMON CAKE The chocolate version of this was such a hit that I started making other flavors.  Hon’s very favorite – so far – is the lemon using the regular extract from any supermarket. But to make other flavors, I love the LorAnn candy making oils.  They are super…

Autumn salad in gorgeous color…

  SWEET POTATO SALAD How pretty is that?!  And the beta-carotene practically screams at you, here! This would be great on your Holiday table…is good room temp or cold, travels well and is a great alternative to the starchier white potatoes. Flavored with toasted pecans, chewy, tangy cranberries, and lemon – it would be perfect…

Go ahead…make your house smell FABULOUS!

GINGERBREAD I can’t think of very many things that smell better than Gingerbread baking.  Nope.  Hardly a thing beats that aroma!! I’ve paired this with a beautiful Lemon Curd that is to die for.  Tart and tangy…just right to compliment the sweet cake. ~~~~     Vegetable cooking spray 3/4 cup flour 3/4 cup almond…