Wednesday, August 31, 2011

0 Home Made Yogurt vs Dannon Yogurt

I eat yogurt for breakfast every day, so I find that's it's definitely worth it for me to make yogurt from scratch. I'm lucky to have a friend that raises goats so I use fresh raw goat milk for my yogurt, but you don't have to you can buy regular or low fat milk from the grocery store and use that. Yogurt is very easy to make, doesn't take long (it mostly just sits there on it's own and ferments) and it's super cheap to make – less than half the price of a major brand. Oh, and if you're lactose intolerant or don't eat/drink dairy products – you can use soy milk in this recipe.

Now I like PLAIN yogurt, so it's even easier for me – but all you have to do to make flavored yogurt is add some cut up fruit, nuts, granola or real vanilla flavoring & a little sugar/honey when you're putting it in a container to take to work or getting ready to eat it.

I read something recently about a mother that wanted to give her young daughter yogurt to take to school for lunch but that the girl couldn't open the container. I was stumped until I realized that the mother was buying little individual containers of flavored yogurt for her daughter. I guess she never thought about buying a large container putting it into a small easy to open container, adding some healthy fruit to it and giving it to her!

Even if you decide that making your own yogurt is too much work – please, please, please, buy a large container of plain yogurt (Mountain High and Brown Cow are brands that are fairly natural) add your own fresh ingredients to it. My comparison below shows Dannon's Light N Fit Vanilla yogurt (I wasn't able to find their plain yogurt to compare) to plain home made yogurt, but I'm also adding a list of ingredients for Dannon's strawberry flavored yogurt so that you can see what you're eating when you buy it pre-mixed.

Yogurt recipe:
½ gallon milk (whole, 2 % or low fat)
1/8 tsp yogurt culture* (or 6 Tbl of yogurt with live cultures)

Pre-heat oven to about 200 degrees or use a yogurt machine. Heat the milk in a large pot until it reaches 145 degrees (160 degrees if you are using raw milk), cool the pot in a water bath to about 110 degrees, add the yogurt culture, stir until dissolved. Pour into 4 pint or 2 quart jars (or re-use other clean glass jars), seal the jars, put all the jars into a large pot (or clean the pot you just used and re-use it), fill with hot water to the bottom of the jar lids, put into the heated oven, TURN OVEN OFF, let them sit in the hot water bath for about 8 hours. Remove and put the jars in the refrigerator, serve cold. Home made yogurt isn't quite as thick as manufactured yogurt, you can strain it in cheese cloth after it's been chilled or add a couple of tablespoons of low fat dry milk to the recipe to make it thicker.  

* Yogurt culture can be purchased online at sites specializing in yogurt and/or cheese making.

Price for 32 oz home made yogurt - $1.75 or less
Price for 32 oz Dannon yogurt - $3.89

Ingredients for home made yogurt: Milk and Yogurt culture

Ingredients for Dannon Light N Fit Vanilla Yogurt: Nonfat yogurt, water, fructose, modified corn starch, natural and artificial flavors, citric acid, aspartame, sodium citrate, potassium sorbate, caramel color, acesulfame potassium, sucralose, annatto extract.

Ingredients for Dannon Low-Fat Strawberry Yogurt: Cultured reduced fat milk, strawberry, sugar, fructose, water, modified food starch, milk protein concentrate, modified corn starch, gelatin, natural flavor, agar agar, carrageenan, carmine, sodium citrate, calcium lactate, lactic acid, xanthan gum, vitamin D3.

Time to prepare home made: About 15-20 minutes cooking time, 8 hours sitting time
Time to prepare Dannon: None

So, it takes about 15-20 minutes longer to make your own yogurt. Costs less than half the price (you save $2.14) and you're not eating fructose, modified corn starch, sodium citrate, potassium sorbate, gelatin or other stuff that I can't even pronounce. Now this is eating healthy!

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Monday, August 29, 2011

0 Home Made Pancakes vs Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix

I don't eat pancakes often, because of how fattening they are – not because of the time it takes. A friend of mine really loves pancakes, so occasionally I'll invite him over late on a Sunday morning for a batch of home made pancakes.

You can whip up a batch of pancakes in about 15 minutes from start to finish. Pancakes are a nice treat once a month, if you're having company or as part of a brunch, they're so easy to make. They're versatile too – you can add fresh apple & cinnamon, pecans, walnuts or blueberries to the recipe or top them with sliced strawberries or sliced peaches.

Please do me a favor if you make these pancakes for yourself - please, do not use artificially flavored syrup.  If you're trying to be healthier, top these pancakes with real maple syrup, honey or a little butter & sugar...
Here's my recipe for pancakes:
1 ¼ c flour (white, whole wheat or a combination, I usually use 1 c white and ¼ c whole wheat)
2 Tbl sugar
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt (optional)
1 ¼ c milk
1 egg

Into a large bowl mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a medium bowl whisk together the milk and egg. Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until slightly lumpy.

Lightly oil a griddle or frying pan (I like to use an iron skillet), put over medium/medium low heat. Pour about ¼ c batter into the pan. Cook until the tops are covered with bubbles and the edges look dry. Turn and cook until the bottoms are golden brown. Serve hot, makes about 14 pancakes.
If I add fruit to the recipe I usually add about ½ – ¾ of a cup, and/or about ¼ – ½ cup of nuts. If I add cinnamon, I only add about ¼ tsp. Really, when you add fruit, nuts or spices – make it the way you like it. That's what's so nice about making your own food from scratch, you're in control and you can make it the way you like it.

You can also use the same recipe for waffles, just increase milk to 1 1/3 c and add ¼ c oil. Add batter to a preheated waffle iron and follow manufacturers directions.

Price per batch: .67 cents for home made
Price per batch: $1.10 for Aunt Jemima

Ingredients for home made: flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, milk and egg

Ingredients for Aunt Jemima: flour, sugar, baking powder, dextrose, partially hydrogenated soybean oil with mono and diglycerides, nonfat dry milk, salt, dried whole eggs, calcium cabonate, corn syrup solids, defatted soy flour, soy lecithin, corn starch, sodium caseinate, cultured whey, soybean oil, carrageenan, wheat gluten, guar gum and natural flavor.

Time to prepare – cooking time is the same:

Mixing ingredients for home made: About 5 minutes
Adding water to Aunt Jemima: About 1 minute

So, it takes about 4 more minutes to make from scratch. You save about .43 cents and you're not eating partially hydrogenated soy bean oil, corn syrup solids, defatted soy flour, soybean oil or guar gum, among other things.... It doesn't make this a healthy breakfast, but it does make it healthier.

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

0 Chocolate Chip Recipes Pictures, Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, Firefighter Cookie chocolate Chip recipe

If you're still looking for a slightly different kind of delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe that you, you have come to the right place. These cookies are probably the most loved of all cookies. They put the cookie dough ice cream. These cookies, oatmeal, chocolate and pecan nut, the more there are all kinds. You bought them to save, but they get is excellent, nothing beats a hot time, you can melt in your mouth straight from the oven. You can find all kinds of recipes that can satisfy your cravings, maybe you think a little outside the ordinary. I am not a recipe for chocolate chip cookies two at here is what appears normal bit different and I think they'll both enjoy.

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Hawaiian Recipes :

This is a chocolate chip cookie with a Hawaiian twist.

This is what you need ingredients:

1 cup Shortening (preferably butter flavored variety).

Sugar 3 / 4 cup

3 / 4 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Flour 1 1 / 2 cup

1 tsp baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

8 / 1 teaspoon salt

2 cups quick oats Auto

1 cup coconut (shredded)

1 cup macadamia nuts (roughly chopped)

1 cup chocolate chips or chunks

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How to prepare: Preheat the shortening until light and fluffy cream with the sugar in electric mixer degree oven F. 325. Beat well, add eggs and vanilla. Baking powder, sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Mix the flour mixture to creamed mixture. Oats, coconut, nuts, and stir in the chips. Shape into balls 1 1 / 2 inches. Place on a greased cookie sheet, non-flat bottom of glass dipped in flour. Approximately 14-16 minutes, or bake until lightly browned.

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Double Mint recipe : Please mint and chocolate chip cookies and fresh smell of these wonderful taste of your breath.

This is what you need ingrediets:

Three-fourths cup margarine

Brown sugar 1 / 2 cup firmly packed

Wed 2 TBS

2 cups chocolate chips

2 eggs

Flour 2 1 / 2 cup

1 teaspoon 1 / 4 baking soda

Salt 1 / 2 tsp.

12 oz Andres mint candy (2 boxes)

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How to prepare: To add a tip melted margarine and stir until partially melted. Remove from heat and stir until chips are completely melted. Pour into large bowl. Add the brown sugar and water, cool slightly. Fast, beat the eggs one at a time. Reduce to low, please add the dry ingredients. Stir until blended. Chill dough. When in foil, ready to bake cookie sheet in the line. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. A very small ball (about 1 cup / 2 teaspoon per ball) to roll the dough. Place 2 inches apart and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven, cookies, while remaining in the pan, place half a candy piece on each cookie. Remove wax paper and wait for the candy on top of the cookie pieces and swirl about the minutes.

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Saturday, August 20, 2011

0 Delicious Orange Almond Cake Images, Delicious Orange Almond Cake 2011

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Friday, August 19, 2011

0 Easy Orange Cake Recipe, Orange Chocolate Cake Recipe, Orange Sponge Cake Recipe, Orange Bundt Cake Recipe, Orange Bread Recipe

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Chocolsate Orange Cake Recipe: This is a simple cake to make. Friends and family will love absolutely. It is one of the most moist cake I have ever eaten. It is the only free cake flour has a moisture citrus with a nice lightness to give you.

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Cake ingredients:
2 medium-size sweet orange (about 400 grams total weight).
6 eggs (free range)
1 heaping teaspoon baking powder
Teaspoon 1 / 2 of soda bicarbonate
250 grams of ground almond meal
200 g caster sugar
60 g cocoa powder
Can decorate the cake on top of orange peel

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1. Place the oranges in a pot of cold water. Boil, cook for 1 / 2 - 2 hours or until tender.
2. When you drain and cool, cut the oranges into quarters and remove the pips.
3. All of the pulp and blender / food processor or chopper.
NB: You are ready to move because they could cook the night before the Orange
4. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
5. tin with butter and line springform 20.

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6. The pulp of the orange eggs in a food processor, baking powder, bicarb of soda, almond flour, sugar, add cocoa.
7. Stir again until the knobbly still quite a bit of a mixture of orange cake that cohesion.
8. Pour into cake pan rub.
09. Bake for 1 hour - (check after 45 minutes but by burning it ... please)
10. The tester should come out clean.

> Leave the cake to cool in the tin.
> Carl and decorate the top with shredded orange peel or coarsely grated orange peel

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

0 Make Pineapple Upside Cake, Easy Pineapple Upside Cake, Pineapple Upside Cake Recipe, Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot

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It is to use a yellow cake mix and canned pineapple boxed, this recipe is very simple. Of course if you want a fresh pineapple, you can replace your favorite yellow cake recipe from scratch. I pan 10 "cast iron making this recipe, it works great.

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1 stick butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 can sliced pineapple

1 small jar maraschino cherries

1 box yellow cake mix

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. And cast iron skillet over medium heat, put the brown sugar and butter and place. Both the bottom of the pan, place pineapple rings melted and, after cutting the ring in half and line-side standing on the edge of the pan. Place a maraschino cherry in the center of each pineapple ring.

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Prepared yellow cake mix according to the instructions in the box, substitute all or part of the water and called for canned pineapple juice from the pineapple rings. Pour cake batter over pineapple rings and oven instead of frying. Cook for the length of time proposed by the box of cake mix, please use the toothpick test to make sure that it is done, and. Insert a wooden toothpick in the center of the cake, and to clean it out, the cake is done.

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When finished, remove the cake to loosen the cake from the pan, run a butter knife around the edges. Allowed to cool at least 10 minutes, and then the tricky part of the whole recipe. Please provide the platter and turn upside down.

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Sunday, August 14, 2011

0 Pineapple Cake Recipe, Pineapple Layer Cake Recipe, Easy Pineapple Cake Recipe, Fresh Pineapple Cake Recipe, Pineapple Coconut Cake Recipe

When you are planning on having fun, fun, and make not want to provide a simple party food. Potluck dinner you plan the dinner for family, not to attend the banquet, you can create a smile and remember whether or not to prepare a sweet treat to enjoy and add the jelly to the mix for everyone You can.

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When adapting recipes to suit the occasion jelly. You can adapt recipes to fit the theme of jelly any party that tries to create opportunities or simply you. For example, in this recipe, orange flavor, using gelatin, but you have many other delicious flavors of instant pudding as you can choose to include or instant gelatin. For example, you can take the cake for this party, pineapple, peaches and blueberries turn it into joy. It depends on the taste of just what is all you crave.

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Also, bananas, berries, kiwi, you can choose to add different flavors using many other different types of fresh or canned fruit or. Make it your own recipe for this cake when it comes to making fun of everything is handmade. However, from the grocery store to make your own cake for dessert in place, may be prepared using a layer of cake. For example, some you can consider using angel food cake. , Regardless of reason or components, 作Ritainai something everyone has to ask the second.

Party pineapple jelly cake recipe:

What you need

White layer cake baked and cooled 1 2

¾ cup boiling water

3 ounces of jelly 1 package orange flavor gelatin

1 can crushed pineapple and juice.

1 ½ cups ice cubes

1 8 oz container whipped topping

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How to Make It.

Create a white cake mix as directed on box to make a 9-inch two-layer cake, bake. When the cake has been set aside until needed, can be cool completely. Using a medium size pot, heat ¾ cup boiling water, then gradually orange flavor gelatin is added. Stir constantly while heating to dissolve the gelatin. In order to blend in so thoroughly a thicker gelatin, stirring 3-5 minutes, or pineapple juice, add ice cubes. Remove the remaining ice and discard. Gelatin in the refrigerator overnight or until the location is thickened and is chilled.

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And on each layer of the cake, orange gelatin in 1 tablespoon hot and cool at least 2 hours or overnight. During the remaining orange gelatin mixture will break the side until needed and then whipped topping. To use the platter that serves a large, using the gelatin side up and place one cake layer, then the cake with another layer of cake on top of the first layer is placed. Whipped topping mixture is willing to use about an inch at the top of your cake and frost sides of cake. Place in refrigerator overnight or at least 2-3 hours before serving.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

0 Pumpkin Carrot Cake Muffins, Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting, Pumpkin Carrot Bread, Pumpkin Carrot Cake Ingredients, Cooking Pumpkin Carrot Cake

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

0 Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe, Ice Cream Sandwich Cake, Ice Cream Sandwich Brands, Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert, Ice Cream Sandwich Calories

In frozen desserts like a good many people there is no there there. It's ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet whether the recipe is a lot to answer to your desire for sweets and ice and cold to tantalise your taste buds. Is better than a list of the top recipes to help you create a suite freezer anything you want. If you like your sandwiches and frozen sweet, and some recipes to keep you happy here.

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1. Frozen like a sandwich is not a traditional vanilla. You can assemble it in a brownie crust is very tasty. Just remember, be a good plane but it is not so. Please use the best ingredients for a truly great ice cream sandwich.
2. Vanilla sandwich is a close second in the Dutch chocolate sandwich made with your choice of a good crust. Do you go with a standard devil's food and brownies can go for the crust flavored with vanilla and peanut butter in order to possibly take it to the next level.

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3. If you want to try something a little different, you might go for a sandwich filled with lemon blueberry swirl. Blonde brownie recipe for a really fun treat, wrap frozen goodness. Zest is the taste that goes very well with extra blueberries.
4. If you are looking for a little extra chocolate and banana combination of perfect that you please check the recipe for chocolate chip and banana sandwiches. This treat is worth making and filling is performed using a ripe banana and delicious chocolate chip cookie dough.
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5. When you try a new recipe, you can not go wrong in Sicily. Made with brioche dough, known by its buttery goodness, please use the pistachio gelato with hazelnuts and bittersweet chocolate chunks and delicious to make a sandwich worthy of its Italian heritage.
6. If you decide to go for something cutting edge of your dish, tart lemon filling and the crust of ginger may just what you are looking for. Make the lemon filling from scratch, fresh whole milk with the best results. Gingersnaps make the crust from scratch for a fresh taste, too.
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7. Back to your list of favorites in Florentine almond crust and fresh chips truly amazing with black raspberry filling. Florence chocolate coating is intended to give this recipe a combination of raspberry / chocolate its unique classical. As you can see, the recipe for ice cream sandwiches, desserts abound in the world. You actually have only limited by your own imagination. If you can think of combinations you can do it reliably. You leave it in mind next time you are in the mood for ice cream sandwiches for you, your options are infinite.

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