Grandma’s Fluffy White Frosting

Make my Grandma’s fluffy white frosting to decorate your favorite cakes or cupcakes! It’s a simple recipe I’ve used for over 45 years.

Today I want to share my Grandma’s recipe for fluffy white frosting, which can be used to decorate cakes and cupcakes. This recipe was given to my Mom (her daughter-in-law) MANY years ago, who then handed down the recipe to me over 45 years ago. I feel a wonderful connection to my Grandma Grace whenever I have made this frosting over the years.

Grandma’s Fluffy White Frosting is simple to make, but it DOES take a while to beat with an electric mixer (or stand mixer) to make it fluffy and fully dissolve the sugar. That being said, the end result is a light, fluffy frosting you will enjoy using. Here’s how to make it:

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How To Make Grandma’s Fluffy White Frosting

Place the milk, cornstarch and a dash of salt in a medium saucepan. Use a spoon or wire whisk to combine these ingredients, and then cook on LOW heat, stirring often, until the mixture thickens. Once the mixture thickens, remove it from the heat and set it aside to FULLY cool. 

Milk, cornstarch and salt are cooked in saucepan until thickened.Thickened milk, cornstarch and salt mixture is set aside to cool after it is cooked.

In a separate large mixing bowl (or stand mixer), use an electric mixer to cream together the vegetable shortening, butter, granulated sugar and a portion of the powdered sugar. Mix these ingredients REALLY WELL for 15 minutes, until creamy. I use my stand mixer for this, because I can turn it on, walk away, and let it mix the frosting on its own.

NOTE:  It is important to take the time to mix these ingredients really well, so the granulated sugar is dissolved and no longer “grainy”.

Shortening, butter, powdered and granulated sugar are beaten well until creamy.

Time To Finish Making Grandma’s Fluffy White Frosting

Add vanilla extract to Grandma’s Fluffy White Frosting, and then add the cooled and thickened milk mixture. Make sure the thickened milk mixture has fully cooled before adding, so it doesn’t melt the frosting! Beat these ingredients well, until fully incorporated.

Vanilla extract is added to the frosting mixture in stand mixer.Cooled and thickened milk mixture is added to Grandma's fluffy white frosting mixture and combined.

Add the remaining portion of powdered sugar to the frosting, and mix well until fully combined. Now this yummy frosting is done, and it should be fluffy and light in texture, and ready to use.

More powdered sugar is mixed into Grandma's fluffy white frosting to finish.A bowl of Grandma's fluffy white frosting is ready to use for decorating cakes or cupcakes.

Decorating With Grandma’s Fluffy White Frosting

There will be enough frosting made to easily decorate a two layer round cake fully with frosting, or cover 2 dozen cupcakes. I ALWAYS use this frosting on my Grandma’s Red Velvet Cake. When I was growing up, this was my favorite birthday cake that my Mom made. This light, fluffy frosting was the perfect topping! YUM! 

Spreading Grandma's Fluffy White Frosting onto a red velvet cake.

I hope you have the opportunity to try this recipe- it’s never failed me yet after all these years. If you’re looking for other cake or cupcake frosting recipes, you will love my recipe for Mom’s Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.  Thanks for stopping by this website today. I hope you have a wonderful day, and trust you will come back soon.

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Original recipe source: My grandma Grace B.

Grandma's Fluffy White Frosting
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Make my Grandma's fluffy white frosting to decorate your favorite cakes or cupcakes! It's a simple recipe I've used for over 45 years.

Category: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grandma's Fluffy White Frosting
Servings: 1 (total amount)
Calories Per Serving: 3170 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup milk
  • Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 dash salt
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup butter (or margarine) , softened
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1⅔ cup powdered sugar , divided use
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Place milk, cornstarch and a dash of salt in a medium saucepan. Stir or whisk to combine ingredients. Cook on LOW heat, stirring often, until mixture thickens. Once mixture thickens, remove it from the heat; set it aside to cool.

  2. In a separate large mixing bowl (or stand mixer), mix together vegetable shortening, butter, granulated sugar and a portion (2/3 cup) of the powdered sugar. Beat these ingredients REALLY WELL for about 15 minutes, until creamy. NOTE:  It is important to take the time to mix really well, so the granulated sugar is dissolved and is no longer "grainy".

  3. Add vanilla extract, and the completely cooled, thickened milk mixture. Beat ingredients well, until fully incorporated into the frosting.

  4. Add remaining cup of powdered sugar to the frosting. Mix well until fully combined. Now the frosting is done. It should be fluffy and light in texture, and ready to use. Will make enough frosting to fully cover a 2 layer round cake or 2 dozen cupcakes.

Recipe Notes

NOTE: The total amount of frosting is enough to cover two round cake layers, OR a 13x9 cake, OR 2 dozen cupcakes. * Caloric calculation is for total amount of frosting, using butter.

Nutrition Facts
Grandma's Fluffy White Frosting
Amount Per Serving (1 (TOTAL AMT.))
Calories 3170 Calories from Fat 1773
% Daily Value*
Fat 197g303%
Saturated Fat 85g531%
Trans Fat 17g
Cholesterol 256mg85%
Sodium 964mg42%
Potassium 394mg11%
Carbohydrates 356g119%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 342g380%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 3299IU66%
Calcium 327mg33%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Here’s one more to pin on your Pinterest boards!Make my Grandma's fluffy white frosting to decorate your favorite cakes or cupcakes! It's a simple recipe I've used for over 45 years.

 

Mini Lasagna Bowls

Mini Lasagna Bowls (for 2) are a delicious Italian meal (they’re easy to make). They’re the perfect size, when you don’t want to make an entire lasagna!
Mini Lasagna Bowls (for 2) are a delicious Italian meal (they're easy to make). Perfect size, when you don't want to make an entire lasagna!

Today I want to share a fun recipe for making individual-sized mini lasagna bowls. A couple of years ago I decided I wanted lasagna to eat, but I didn’t want to make an entire recipe, because it would be way too much for just my husband and I.

I fiddled around in our kitchen until I came up with this “recipe”, which I’ve used several times since! Made in oven-safe ceramic ramekins, the finished mini lasagna bowls are individually sized for a filling meal. This recipe, as written will make enough for TWO mini lasagna bowls, but can easily be doubled or tripled. Here’s how to make them:

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Prepare The Pasta Noodles And Cheese Filling

The first things you will need to do is cook the lasagna noodles and mix together the ricotta cheese filling. Cook six lasagna pasta noodles in boiling salted water according to the manufacturer’s instructions on the box. Once done cooking, drain the lasagna noodles and place them on paper towels in a single layer to finish draining.

To make the cheese filling, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan, parsley, salt, pepper, garlic powder and oregano In a medium-sized bowl. Stir until these ingredients are fully blended.

Lasagna noodles are cooked, then drained on paper towels.Ricotta cheese is seasoned with spices and combined to make a cheese filling.

Ready To Make Mini Lasagna Bowls

Now you’re ready to build your mini lasagna bowls, one layer at a time! Make sure to use 8 ounce, oven-safe ramekins for this recipe. The key here is to get the right portion size. EACH RAMEKIN will require 3 pasta noodles, 4 generous Tablespoonfuls of pasta sauce, 2 generous dollops of the ricotta cheese mixture, and 3 generous sprinkles of shredded Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Plan accordingly… and divide these ingredients well, so you have enough for all the layers.

Spoon a generous Tablespoon of pasta sauce into each ramekin (to cover the bottom). Lay a cooked lasagna noodle on top of the sauce. Top each lasagna noodle with a Tablespoon of pasta sauce. Place a generous Tablespoon of the seasoned riccotta cheese on top of the sauce, and GENTLY spread it out, as much as possible. Sprinkle with some of the shredded Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

Mini lasagna bowls begin with a layer of marinara sauce, topped with a cooked lasagna noodle.Marinara sauce and a seasoned ricotta cheese mixture is layered into the lasagna bowls.

Building A Second Layer

Place another lasagna noodle (crosswise to the first noodle) on top of the Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Add spoonful of sauce, another dollop of ricotta, and then top again with shredded Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

Another layer of cooked lasagna noodles is added to the dish.Grated cheese is added to each of the mini lasagna bowls in layers.

The final step is to place the last lasagna noodle in each ramekin (crosswise to the last one). Add a spoonful of sauce, and then top with the remaining Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Trim off any extra pasta around the top of the ramekin.

Why trim the pasta? You don’t have too, BUT… If large pieces of the pasta are left sticking up too far exposed, they can get overly browned and crispy while baking. You can use a knife or kitchen scissors to cut off the pasta so it is fairly even with the top rim of the ramekin.

Two mini lasagna bowls, ready for baking in the oven.

Bake Then Serve The Mini Lasagna Bowls

Bake the mini lasagna bowls in a preheated 350°F. oven for approximately 25 minutes. When done and heated through, the cheese on top should be melted and the sauce will likely be bubbling around the edges. TIP: Place a sheet of aluminum foil or baking sheet under the lasagna bowls in order to catch any sauce that might drip over the top while cooking.

Let the mini lasagna bowls cool for a minute or two before serving, because they will be quite hot. Grab a fork, and dig in… they are really good!

One of the mini lasagna bowls, after baking, and ready to enjoy!An empty dish means the dinner is all gone... and it was delicious!

I hope you will consider making these mini lasagna bowls. We really enjoy them, and trust you will, too. Thanks for stopping by, and I sincerely hope you will come back again soon. Have a GREAT day!

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Mini Lasagna Bowls
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Mini Lasagna Bowls (for 2) are a delicious Italian meal (they're easy to make). Perfect size, when you don't want to make an entire lasagna!

Category: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: mini lasagna bowls
Servings: 2
Calories Per Serving: 614 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
For Ricotta Filling:
  • ½ cup ricotta cheese , drained
  • 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese , grated
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried parsley
  • teaspoon EACH salt and pepper
  • teaspoon dried oregano
For Rest of Recipe:
  • 6 lasagna noodles cooked, drained
  • 8 Tablespoons spaghetti sauce (generous Tablespoons)
  • cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Cook lasagna noodles in salted, boiling water according to instructions on package. Once done, drain in a single layer on paper towels.

  3. Combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan, parsley, salt, pepper, garlic powder and oregano In a medium-sized bowl. Stir until fully blended.

  4. For each oven-safe ramekin: 1st layer- Spoon a generous Tablespoon of pasta sauce into each dish (cover the bottom). Lay lasagna noodle on top of sauce. Top with a generous Tablespoon of sauce. Place a generous Tablespoon of ricotta mixture on top of sauce. GENTLY spread it out, as much as possible. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the shredded Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

  5. 2nd Layer- Repeat same as first layer-Place another lasagna noodle (crosswise to the first noodle) on top of the Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Add spoonful of sauce, another dollop of ricotta, and then top again with 1/3 of shredded Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

  6. Final Layer- Place last lasagna noodle in each ramekin (crosswise to the last one). Add a generous spoonful of sauce, and then top with remaining Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Trim off any extra pasta around the top of the ramekin.

  7. Bake in preheated 350°F. oven for approx. 25 minutes. When done, cheese on top should be melted and sauce will be bubbly around edges. TIP: Place a baking sheet or aluminum foil under lasagna bowls in order to catch any sauce that might bubble over the top while cooking. When done, let cool for 1-2 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Mini Lasagna Bowls
Amount Per Serving (1 lasagna bowl)
Calories 614 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 1055mg46%
Potassium 506mg14%
Carbohydrates 70g23%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 911IU18%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 557mg56%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Here’s one more to pin on your Pinterest boards!Mini Lasagna Bowls (for 2) are a delicious Italian meal (they're easy to make). Perfect size, when you don't want to make an entire lasagna!

 

Rainbow Rice

Rainbow rice is a delicious way to “jazz up” plain white rice with the colors and flavors of carrots, bell peppers, onions and spices.
Rainbow rice is a delicious way to "jazz up" plain white rice with the colors and flavors of carrots, bell peppers, onions and spices.

I don’t know about you, but we eat a lot of rice in our home. Usually it is steamed white rice, only seasoned with butter, salt and pepper. HOWEVER… that is only because it is so easy to make in our ice cooker, and is a simple side dish to serve with chicken, pork, or fish. Occasionally we have wild rice, rice pilaf, rice salads, and other delicious rice side dishes.

The recipe I am sharing today is for Rainbow rice, which gets its name from the colorful addition of red and green peppers, carrots, and onions. The original single serving recipe came from an old “Taste of Home” magazine I got way back in 2005, and so I adapted it to serve 4 people. The recipe is not only delicious… it is super easy to make and we really enjoy it! Here’s how to make this delicious side dish:

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Pre-Cook The Rice

The recipe calls for 2 cups of pre-cooked long grain white rice, which will need to be hot when you add the additional ingredients, so plan accordingly. You can make the rice in a rice maker or on the stovetop. Use whichever method you prefer, but only cook the rice in water. DO NOT add additional butter or seasonings when you cook it. Those will be added later!

Once the rice is done cooking, place it into a medium sized serving bowl, and fluff it with a fork.

Long grain white rice is cooked in water, with no salt or butter.

Cooking The Veggies

While the rice is being prepared, cook the veggies to get them tender, before adding them to the rice. Melt 2 Tablespoons butter in a large skillet on medium-low heat. Add finely chopped onion, red and green bell peppers, and finely chopped carrots to the melted butter. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 4-5 minutes, or until the veggies become tender.

Bell peppers, carrots, onions, and butter cooking in large skillet.The cooked veggies and butter are now ready to add to pre-cooked white rice.

Pour the cooked veggies (and any remaining butter in the skillet) onto the rice. Stir well, to fully incorporate the veggies (and butter) into the rice. 

A white bowl with the cooked veggies added on top of cooked white rice.

Season and Serve The Rainbow Rice

Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder to the rainbow rice, and stir well, to combine. Take a taste, and add more seasonings to suit your taste. Now the rainbow rice is ready to serve! See how easy this dish is to make?

The rice has great flavor from the melted butter, seasonings, and the tender (and did I mention colorful?) veggies. Make sure to serve this dish HOT, and enjoy it served alongside a favorite meat dish. It’s really quite delicious!

Rainbow rice is mixed together and then seasoned with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.Colorful and delicious rainbow rice is served hot in a large white bowl.

I hope you try this simple recipe for Rainbow Rice, and trust you will enjoy it as much as we do. Leftovers will keep up to 2-3 days in the fridge, if stored in an airtight container, and can be easily microwaved to reheat. Thanks for stopping by today, and I hope you will come back for more yummy recipes soon. Have a great day!

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Recipe adapted from: “Taste of Home” magazine, August/September 2005 edition, page 57, published by Reiman Publications, Inc.:

Rainbow Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Rainbow rice is a delicious way to "jazz up" plain white rice with the colors and flavors of carrots, bell peppers, onions and spices.

Category: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rainbow rice
Servings: 4 (1/2 cup per serving)
Calories Per Serving: 174 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice
  • ½ cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • ½ cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • ¼ cup finely chopped carrot , peeled
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon ground black pepper
  • teaspoon garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Recipe calls for 2 cups of pre-cooked long grain white rice, which needs to be hot when you add cooked veggies, so plan accordingly. Cook the rice in water. DO NOT add additional butter or seasonings. Once done, put rice in serving bowl; fluff with a fork. Set aside (keep hot).

  2. Melt 2 Tablespoons butter in skillet on medium-low heat. Add onion, red and green bell peppers, and carrots to skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes, or until veggies become tender.

  3. Pour cooked veggies (and any remaining butter in skillet) onto the rice. Stir well, to combine. Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir again, to combine. Taste- add additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve rainbow rice hot, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Rainbow Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 (approx. 1/2 cup))
Calories 174 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 349mg15%
Potassium 158mg5%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2164IU43%
Vitamin C 41mg50%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Triple Berry French Toast Cups

Triple Berry French Toast Cups (for 2) are filled with yummy raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cream cheese and maple syrup, then baked.
Triple Berry French Toast Cups (for 2) are filled with yummy raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cream cheese and maple syrup, then baked.

Today I want to share this delicious recipe for Triple Berry French Toast Cups. They are easy to prepare, and taste wonderful! I found the original recipe years ago in one of my old “Taste of Home” magazines (from 2006) and slightly adapted it for our taste preferences. You will need to have a couple of 8 ounce, oven-safe ramekins to make these single serving breakfast treats, but they are readily available in lots of retail stores or online.

This simple recipe makes two servings, and I am confident you will enjoy it! You will need to plan a little bit ahead, because an important step is to refrigerate the French toast cups for at least an hour BEFORE baking, to give the egg filling time to soak into the bread cubes. Other than that, they are truly simple to make, and taste great, especially if you serve them topped with sifted powdered sugar and berry-flavored pancake syrup. Here’s how to make triple berry French toast cups:

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Prepare The Triple Berry French Toast Cups

Lightly grease (or spray) two 8 ounce ramekins on the bottom and sides. Evenly divide HALF of the stale, day old bread cubes (can use French bread or sourdough) between the two dishes (reserve the other half of the bread cubes for later). The reason you use day old or stale bread cubes is because they are firmer than fresh bread cubes, and will hold up better after liquid is added. This helps the bread NOT to turn mushy.

Add the raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, evenly diving the fruit between both ramekins. I used a total of 1/2 cup berries (divided) from a bag of triple berry blend, but this dish will still turn out perfectly if you don’t have access to all three fruits.  NOTE: We love the flavor combination of using all three berries, but if you only have raspberries? Use 1/2 cup total. Only have blueberries? Only use 1/2 cup total.  You get the picture. However you want to make these (whatever combination), just use a total amount of 1/2 cup of berries.

Top the berries with softened cream cheese cubes, and then divide the remaining bread cubes on top of the cream cheese. Set aside while you make the easy egg filling.

Stale bread cubes are placed into greased ramekins.A layer of blackberries, blueberries and raspberries is topped with cubes of cream cheese. The last layer to be added is the remaining day old bread cubes.

Soak With Egg Mixture And Refrigerate

Now it’s time to make the egg “filling. Place eggs, milk and maple syrup in a medium bowl, and whisk with a fork or wire whisk until combined. Pour the egg mixture into the ramekins, being sure to evenly divide the liquid between both dishes. Use the back of a spoon to gently press the bread cubes down as much as possible into the egg mixture. You need to do this, so the bread cubes can absorb the egg filling as much as possible before baking.

Now comes the hard part… waiting! Cover with plastic wrap, and put the ramekins into a refrigerator for at least 1 hour (or more). The bread cubes need time to absorb as much of that egg mixture as possible. Sometimes I make these at night before going to bed, then they’re ready to go first thing in the morning. Occasionally I unwrap them, and push the bread cubes down again into the liquid. They won’t ever be fully covered… just get them into the liquid as much as possible for best results!

TIP: Remove the triple berry French toast cups from the refrigerator 25-30 minutes before baking (to take the chill off). Preheat your oven to 350°F during this time.

Eggs, milk and real maple syrup are whisked together before adding to the French toast cups.The top layer of bread cubes is pressed down into the egg filling to absorb the liquid.

Bake The Triple Berry French Toast Cups

Bake the triple berry French toast cups in a preheated 350°F. oven, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes. When done, they should be golden brown on top, and the egg filling will be “set” in the middle. Let them cool on a wire rack for 3-4 minutes. 

After they have cooled for 3-4 minutes, and you’re ready to serve, carefully run a butter knife around the edges of the ramekin to loosen the edges. Using a large spoon, carefully remove the French toast cups in one piece out of the dish, and transfer to individual serving plates.

Triple berry French toast cups are baked until golden brown and the egg filling has "set".Each of the triple berry French toast cups is removed from ramekin and transferred to a plate.

Time To Eat!

The French toast cups are not overly sweet, as is, so our absolute FAVORITE way to serve them is to sift a little bit of powdered sugar on top, and then drizzle it all with some berry-flavored pancake syrup! YUMMO! I like to use my homemade blackberry pancake syrup. It compliments this dish well, with even more berry flavor and sweetness.

My husband and I love this breakfast (even though it’s an “occasional” treat!), and hope you (and those you love) will enjoy it, as well. It’s REALLY delicious, and looks good on the plate, too!

Berry-flavored pancake syrup and powdered sugar are added to triple berry French toast cups for serving.Lots of fruit and cream cheese inside the triple berry French toast cups!

I hope you enjoy this delicious breakfast recipe… we sure do! Thank you for stopping by, and I truly hope you will come back soon for another visit (and some delicious recipes). Take care, and have a GREAT day!

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Recipe adapted from: “Taste of Home” magazine, Feb./March 2006 edition, page 57, published by Reiman Publications, Inc.

Triple Berry French Toast Cups
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Refrigeration Time (inactive prep)
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 40 mins
 

Triple Berry French Toast Cups (for 2) are filled with yummy raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cream cheese and maple syrup, then baked.

Category: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: triple berry french toast cups
Servings: 2
Calories Per Serving: 408 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 2 slices day old French bread (or sourdough) , cut into 1" cubes
  • ½ cup raspberry/blackberry/blueberry blend fresh or frozen (unthawed)
  • 2 ounces cream cheese , softened (cut in 1" cubes)
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
Optional Toppings: Sifted powdered sugar and berry flavored pancake syrup
    Instructions
    1. Lightly grease (or spray) two 8 ounce ramekins on the bottom and sides.

    2. Evenly divide HALF of the bread cubes between 2 ramekins (save other half for later). Add raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, evenly diving between both ramekins. Top berries with cream cheese cubes; add remaining bread cubes on top. Set aside.

    3. Whisk eggs, milk and maple syrup in a medium bowl until combined. Pour into ramekins, evenly dividing liquid between both. Use back of a spoon to gently press bread cubes down as much as possible into egg mixture. This helps bread cubes absorb liquid before baking.

    4. Cover with plastic wrap; put ramekins in refrigerator for at least 1 hour (or more). Unwrap occasionally; push bread cubes down again into liquid. They won't ever be fully covered... just get them into the liquid as much as possible for best results! TIP: Remove from refrigerator 25-30 minutes before baking (to take chill off). Preheat oven to 350°F during this time.

    5. Bake at 350°F., uncovered, for 25-30 minutes. When done, they should be golden brown, and egg filling will be "set" in the middle. Let cool on a wire rack 3-4 minutes. Carefully run a butter knife around inside edge of ramekins to loosen edges. Using a large spoon, carefully remove French toast cups in one piece from dish; transfer to serving plates.

    6. To serve (optional, but recommended), sift powdered sugar on top, and drizzle with berry-flavored pancake syrup!

    Recipe Notes

    NOTE: Caloric calculation was made using 1% milk, and does not include optional berry pancake syrup or powdered sugar toppings.

    Nutrition Facts
    Triple Berry French Toast Cups
    Amount Per Serving (1 g)
    Calories 408 Calories from Fat 99
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 11g17%
    Saturated Fat 5g31%
    Trans Fat 1g
    Cholesterol 204mg68%
    Sodium 561mg24%
    Potassium 400mg11%
    Carbohydrates 59g20%
    Fiber 3g13%
    Sugar 20g22%
    Protein 18g36%
    Vitamin A 552IU11%
    Vitamin C 8mg10%
    Calcium 201mg20%
    Iron 3mg17%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Asian BBQ Chicken Wings (Air Fryer)

    Asian BBQ Chicken Wings are marinated in soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, brown sugar, & curry powder, then cooked until crispy in an air fryer!
    Asian BBQ Chicken Wings are marinated in soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, brown sugar, curry powder, then cooked until crispy in an air fryer!

    If you enjoy flavor-filled chicken wings, this is a GREAT recipe! Cooked in an air fryer (using HOT air), these wings will be wonderfully yummy and crispy! The wings are first marinated in a delicious made-from-scratch (easy) Asian BBQ sauce, then cooked. The marinade is cooked until it forms a thick sauce, which is then poured over the cooked wings for serving. Oh my goodness.. they are sooo good!

    NO AIR FRYER? If you do not have an air fryer, you can bake these chicken wings! Follow instructions for this recipe until the cooking time. For baking instructions, see my note in the printable recipe card (located at the bottom of the page) for details.

    These Asian BBQ chicken wings have now become one of my favorite ways to enjoy this “snack”, “appetizer” or “meal”. The flavor is amazing, and my husband and I love them! I found the original recipe in an old cookbook of mine called “The Best Of Cooking Light”. The original recipe was for baked chicken thighs, but I adapted the recipe for wings and the use of an air fryer. Here’s how to make them:

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    Make The Asian-Inspired Sauce To Marinate The Wings

    Making the Asian BBQ sauce for the wings is super easy! Place brown sugar, soy sauce, fresh lime juice, minced garlic, curry powder, and crushed red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Stir these ingredients well, until they have been fully combined.

    This is the marinating sauce for the chicken wings. See how easy that was? Place the chicken wings in a large re-sealable plastic bag OR in a shallow large container with a tight-fitting lid. Pour the sauce over the wings, and toss to coat them well. Seal or cover the bag/container, and marinate wings in the fridge for 4-6 hours (or overnight). Turn the wings occasionally to ensure they stay coated with marinade.

    Marinade ingredients (for chicken wings) are mixed in a small bowl.Chicken wings are covered with the marinade, then refrigerated for 4-6 hours.

    After Marinating Is Done, Cook the Asian BBQ Sauce

    Once the chicken wings have been marinated, remove the wings from the bag or container and SAVE THE MARINADE. Pour the marinade into a saucepan, where it will be cooked to safely “kill off” any harmful bacteria (from contact with raw chicken) and to thicken it into a sauce to cover the chicken wings once they are cooked.

    Bring the sauce to a full boil, and then cook on medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring often. As the liquid reduces slightly, the sauce will thicken. Set aside until chicken wings have been cooked. You can quickly reheat it before adding to the chicken, if desired.

    The reserved marinade is brought to a boil and cooked, to thicken sauce.

    Cooking The Asian BBQ Chicken Wings In An Air Fryer

    After the chicken wings have marinated 4-6 hours, they are ready to cook. Place the wings into the basket of your air fryer, trying not to overcrowd them, if possible (for best browning). You may need to cook these in two batches, if necessary.

    Cook the Asian BBQ chicken wings at  380°F. for 12 minutes, then flip them to the other side and cook 12 more minutes. Increase the temperature of the air fryer to 400°F.and cook 3-4 more minutes.


    The marinated chicken wings are cooked in an air fryer.When halfway done, Asian BBQ chicken wings are flipped over to finish cooking.

    Once the chicken wings are fully cooked, transfer them to a large bowl. Immediately pour the Asian BBQ sauce over them, and toss to fully coat with the sauce.

    Asian BBQ chicken wings are coated and tossed in sauce before serving.

    Time To Eat!

    Once the wings are coated with the sauce, it’s time to serve them. If desired, sprinkle the wings with sliced green onions and/or sesame seeds before serving (optional). I usually just sprinkle them with sesame seeds.

    Be sure to serve them with several napkins, because these bad boys are sticky and messy good! There is so much flavor, we eat them without any sauce for dipping… you really don’t need any! YUM!

    Sprinkled with sesame seeds, the Asian BBQ chicken wings are ready to eat.

    I hope you enjoy these Asian BBQ Chicken Wings. We sure do. Thanks for stopping by today, and trust you will come back again soon for more delicious recipes. Take care, and have a GREAT day!

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    Recipe Adapted From: The cookbook “The Best Of Cooking Light”, page 219, published by Oxmoor House, Inc. in 2004

    Asian BBQ Chicken Wings
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Cook Time
    27 mins
    Inactive Marinating Time
    4 hrs
    Total Time
    4 hrs 32 mins
     

    Asian BBQ Chicken Wings are marinated in soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, brown sugar, curry powder, then cooked until crispy in an air fryer!

    Category: Appetizer, Main Dish, Snack
    Cuisine: Asian
    Keyword: Asian BBQ chicken wings
    Servings: 3 (6 wings per serving)
    Calories Per Serving: 541 kcal
    Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
    Ingredients
    • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
    • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
    • 1 Tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
    • 3 large garlic cloves , minced
    • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • ¼ teaspoon curry powder
    • pounds chicken wings (approx. 18-20 wings)
    • sesame seeds and/or sliced green onions for garnish , optional
    Instructions
    1. Place brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, curry powder, and crushed red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Stir well, until fully combined.

    2. Place chicken wings in large re-sealable plastic bag OR in a shallow container with tight-fitting lid. Pour sauce over wings; toss to coat; seal bag or container. Marinate wings in fridge 4-6 hours (or overnight). Turn wings occasionally so they stay coated with marinade.

    3. Remove marinated wings from container and SAVE THE MARINADE. Pour the marinade into a saucepan. Bring sauce to a full boil; cook on medium heat for a full 2 minutes, stirring often. It is essential you fully cook the sauce to "kill off" any bacteria from it's exposure to raw chicken. As liquid reduces slightly, sauce will thicken. Set aside sauce until wings have cooked. You can quickly reheat sauce before adding to the chicken, if desired.

    4. After wings have marinated, they're ready to cook. Place wings into basket of air fryer, trying not to overcrowd them, if possible (for best browning), in batches, if necessary. Cook at 380°F. for 12 minutes, flip them to other side and cook 12 more minutes. Increase temperature of air fryer to 400°F. and cook 3-4 more minutes.

    5. Transfer wings to large bowl. Immediately pour sauce over them; toss to coat with sauce. Sprinkle with sliced green onions and/or sesame seeds, if desired; serve and enjoy!

    Recipe Notes

    NOTE: If baking, cook at 400 degrees F for 35-40 minutes. When done, place them under the broiler (about 8" below heating element) to further brown them, if desired.

    Nutrition Facts
    Asian BBQ Chicken Wings
    Amount Per Serving (1 (6 wings))
    Calories 541 Calories from Fat 297
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 33g51%
    Saturated Fat 9g56%
    Trans Fat 1g
    Cholesterol 157mg52%
    Sodium 869mg38%
    Potassium 408mg12%
    Carbohydrates 21g7%
    Fiber 1g4%
    Sugar 18g20%
    Protein 39g78%
    Vitamin A 403IU8%
    Vitamin C 4mg5%
    Calcium 51mg5%
    Iron 3mg17%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Cauliflower Au Gratin

    Cauliflower Au Gratin is a yummy side dish you’ll love! Featuring fresh cauliflower florets baked in a creamy cheese sauce, it’s delicious!
    Cauliflower Au Gratin is a yummy side dish you'll love! Featuring fresh cauliflower florets baked in a creamy cheese sauce, it's delicious!

    One of the “hobbies” I truly enjoy is looking through old cookbooks or cooking magazines for inspiration. I LOVE the thrill of the hunt for great recipes! The recipe I’m sharing today for cauliflower au gratin came from a cookbook I’ve had for years and years. This cookbook highlights traditional foods popular in different regions of the United States.

    Cauliflower Au Gratin (which means “cauliflower and cheese”) is one of the recipes from this cookbook. It’s a wonderful tasting recipe for tender cauliflower baked in a super creamy (and simple to prepare) cheddar cheese sauce. The entire recipe itself is really quite easy to make. I slightly changed the original recipe from the cookbook just a smidge, and truly think you’re gonna love it! Here’s how to make hot, creamy, cheesy and delicious cauliflower au gratin:

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    Prepare The Cauliflower Florets

    The first thing you will need to do is prepare the cauliflower florets. You can remove the florets from the cauliflower any way you prefer. This is how I like to get them. Remove a large head of cauliflower from the bag, and remove the leaves and stems from the bottom. Once the leaves and stalk stems have been pulled or cut off, take a knife and carefully cut the core out from the middle underside of the cauliflower.

    Once the core has been removed, remove the florets by cutting them out with a knife. Try to cut the florets into bite-sized pieces. You may have to slice them in half or thirds to do so, because some of those florets can be ginormous!

    A head of cauliflower is removed from package and leaves and stems are removed.The core of the cauliflower is cut out, so the florets can be obtained.Florets from a cauliflower head are cut, and ready to cook for cauliflower au gratin.

    Cook The Cauliflower Florets Until Tender But Firm

    Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil on medium-high heat. Add the cauliflower florets to the pan, making sure they are covered with water. Cook the cauliflower for 7-8 minutes, or until  just barely tender, but firm. Drain well, and set the cauliflower aside.

    Cauliflower florets are cooked in boiling, salted water until just barely tender.

    Make The Cheese Sauce

    I like to make the cheese sauce while the cauliflower is cooking, to save time. Making the thick and creamy cheese sauce is very easy. Begin by melting the butter in a medium saucepan. Whisk in the flour until fully combined. Cook the flour mixture on low heat, continuing to whisk, until it begins bubbling. This mixture will act as the thickening for the creamy cheese sauce, so make sure all lumps of flour are gone.

    Flour is whisked into melted butter, to begin making a cheese sauce.Butter and flour are combined and cooked in pan until bubbly.

    Slowly pour the milk into the thickened flour mixture, stirring or whisking the milk in as you pour. Once all the milk has been added and whisked in, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly as it cooks. Continue cooking and stirring until this sauce has thickened (just a couple minutes at most). Remove the pan from the heat once the sauce has thickened.

    Immediately stir in grated sharp cheddar cheese. Continue to stir (off the heat) until all the cheese has melted and been blended in. Once fully combined, grab a spoon and give the sauce a quick taste. Season with salt and pepper, a little at a time, until it suits your personal taste preference.

    Milk is slowly added to the bubbly flour mixture, and whisked until fully combined.After sauce has thickened, sharp cheddar cheese is added, and stirred in, until fully incorporated.

    Almost Ready To Bake!

    Grease or spray a 2 quart baking dish. Place the cauliflower florets evenly in the dish. Pour the thickened cheese sauce over the cauliflower, covering all the florets with sauce. Lightly sprinkle the sauce with dried bread crumbs. Now the cauliflower au gratin is ready to bake!

    Bake cauliflower au gratin at 350°F. on the middle oven rack for about 23-25 minutes, until the top is very lightly browned. The sauce should be bubbling around the edges of the dish once done. Remove the cauliflower au gratin from the oven and serve immediately.

    Thick creamy cheese sauce is poured over cauliflower florets in baking dish.The cauliflower au gratin is sprinkled with bread crumbs before baking.

    Time To Enjoy Delicious Cauliflower Au Gratin

    Be sure to serve this dish immediately while everything is nice and hot. I hope you find that the tender, baked cauliflower florets and creamy cheese sauce make a great tasting combination! This recipe will make about 6 servings. Any leftovers (cooled to room temp.) can be stored for 3-4 days in the refrigerator, if covered well. You can easily reheat them in a microwave, if desired

    Once done baking and bubbling hot, the cauliflower au gratin is ready to serve.A fork with a bite of cauliflower au gratin, ready to eat!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I appreciate your time, and sincerely hope you will have the opportunity to make this delicious cauliflower side dish for those you love. Have a great day, and please come back soon for another visit.

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    Recipe adapted from: The cookbook “Best of America – Traditional Regional Recipes”, page 238, published 1994 by Anness Publishing, Ltd.

    Cauliflower Au Gratin
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Cook Time
    25 mins
    Total Time
    40 mins
     

    Cauliflower Au Gratin is a yummy side dish you'll love! Featuring fresh cauliflower florets baked in a creamy cheese sauce, it's delicious!

    Category: Side Dish, Vegetable Dish
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: cauliflower au gratin
    Servings: 6
    Calories Per Serving: 208 kcal
    Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
    Ingredients
    • pound cauliflower head , cut into bite-sized florets
    • 3 Tablespoons butter
    • 3 Tablespoons all purpose flour
    • 2 cups milk
    • ¾ cup sharp cheddar cheese (grated)
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 1 Tablespoon dried bread crumbs
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease (or spray) a 2 quart baking dish. Set aside.

    2. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil on medium-high heat. Add cauliflower florets to pan, making sure they're covered with water. Cook 7-8 minutes, or until just barely tender, but firm. Drain well; place cauliflower evenly in prepared baking dish; set aside.

    3. Make cheese sauce while cauliflower is cooking, to save time. Melt butter in medium saucepan. Whisk in flour until combined. Cook flour mixture on low heat, continuing to whisk to remove lumps, until it begins bubbling. Slowly pour milk into thickened flour mixture, stirring or whisking sauce as you pour. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring until sauce thickens (1-2 minutes). Remove pan from heat. Immediately stir in cheese. Continue to stir (off heat) until cheese has melted. Give sauce a quick taste, then season with salt and pepper (a little at a time), until it suits your personal preference. Pour cheese sauce over the cauliflower, covering all florets with sauce. Lightly sprinkle sauce with dried bread crumbs.

    4. Bake at 350°F. (on middle rack) for approx. 23-25 minutes, until the top is lightly browned. Sauce should be bubbling around edges of dish once done. Remove cauliflower au gratin from oven; serve immediately. Enjoy! Store leftovers, covered in fridge for up to 3-4 days (microwave to reheat).

    Nutrition Facts
    Cauliflower Au Gratin
    Amount Per Serving (1 (1/6 of total))
    Calories 208 Calories from Fat 108
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 12g18%
    Saturated Fat 7g44%
    Trans Fat 1g
    Cholesterol 34mg11%
    Sodium 241mg10%
    Potassium 706mg20%
    Carbohydrates 18g6%
    Fiber 4g17%
    Sugar 8g9%
    Protein 10g20%
    Vitamin A 471IU9%
    Vitamin C 91mg110%
    Calcium 247mg25%
    Iron 1mg6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Bites

    It’s easy to make a dozen moist Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Bites (no added sugar) in under 30 minutes for a yummy breakfast or snack!
    It's easy to make a dozen moist Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Bites (no added sugar) in under 30 minutes for a yummy breakfast or snack!

    If you’re looking for a tasty, easy to prepare breakfast treat that contains no extra added sugar, may I suggest these apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites? I found the recipe on Pinterest a while ago, and am just now getting around to sharing the recipe here on my blog.

    These yummy, muffin-sized breakfast bites are sweetened naturally with two medium-ripe bananas and an apple! Another plus is… not only do they taste great, they are low calorie (under 90 calories each). That’s a WIN-WIN!

    This recipe makes one dozen apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites, and they are ridiculously EASY to prepare (into the oven in about 10 minutes). Basically, if you can stir ingredients, you can make these yummy baked oatmeal bites. Here’s how easy they are to make:

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    Make The Batter For Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Bites

    In a medium-sized bowl, mash two medium-ripe bananas with the backside of a fork. For this recipe it’s important the bananas are not overly ripe or too mushy (completely brown on the outside) OR not ripe enough (too firm- green on the peels). You want them soft and ripe enough they are easy to mash (a few brown spots on the peels). The bananas are the ingredient that will add most of the sweetness to the oatmeal bites, so you want them “just right”.

    Add one egg to the banana mixture, and continue to stir until the mashed bananas and egg are combined.

    Bananas are being mashed using the backside of a fork.An egg is added to the bananas mixture and beaten in with a fork until combined.

    Now you will add the old-fashioned oats, cinnamon, baking powder, milk and a pinch of salt to the banana mixture in the bowl. Stir these ingredients well, until the “batter” is mixed together. Add the diced apple pieces, and stir until they have been fully incorporated into the batter.

    NOTE: You can use unpeeled OR peeled apples in this recipe. Either way is perfectly fine! I tend to not peel them, because I like the pop of color in the apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites! I also recommend using a firm sweet apple, like Fuji, Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious, McIntosh, etc. to help add sweetness to the baked oatmeal bites, since there is no added sugar in the recipe. 

    Old-fashioned oats, cinnamon, milk, salt and baking powder are added to banana mixture.Diced apples are added to the batter for the apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites.

    Cooking Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Bites

    Line 12 standard-sized muffin cups with paper liners OR lightly spray each cup with non-stick baking spray. Because the batter is quite chunky, I recommend using the paper liners, but ultimately that’s your choice. Evenly divide the apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites batter into the cups. Each cup will end up being about 2/3 full.

    Bake in a preheated 375°F. oven (on the middle rack) for 15-16 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the top center comes out clean. Remove the muffin pan from the oven, and let them cool for a few minutes, before removing each one out of the pan. As you can see in the 2 photos below, there is not much visible difference in the color before baking (top photo) and after baking (bottom photo).

    Apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites batter is evenly divided into paper-lined muffin tins.After baking, the apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites cool to room temperature.

    Transfer the apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites to a wire rack to cool completely. As they cool, you may see them pull away from the paper liners a bit. That’s perfectly fine!

    After cooling on a wire rack, the 12 baked oatmeal bites are ready to eat.

    Ready To Enjoy Some Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Bites?

    Once they have cooled to room temperature, these little bites of oatmeal apple goodness are ready to eat! They are moist, flavorful, and filled with soft, tender pieces of apple! I truly feel these breakfast treats taste their best at room temperature (and not served hot). Again… that is your choice, whether to serve them at room temperature or slightly warm.

    You can store any leftovers in an airtight container on the counter. They do not have to be refrigerated, and will stay moist for 3-4 days. You can also wrap them really well and store them in your freezer for 2-3 months, if desired.

    The paper liner pulled away reveals one of the finished apple cinnamon baked apple bites.

    I really enjoy these simple breakfast bites and hope you will, too! Sometimes the simplest breakfasts can be filling and tasty, and this is one of them. I usually eat two of them for each meal, because of their low calorie count, Thank you so much for stopping by this blog. I hope you have a wonderful day… and come back soon! God Bless You!

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    The original recipe source: Lidia Simic, at: https://yummiestfood.com/apple-cinnamon-baked-oatmeal/

    Cinnamon Apple Baked Oatmeal Bites
    Prep Time
    10 mins
    Cook Time
    15 mins
    Total Time
    25 mins
     

    It's easy to make a dozen moist Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Bites (no added sugar) in under 30 minutes for a yummy breakfast or snack!

    Category: Breakfast, Snack
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites
    Servings: 12
    Calories Per Serving: 87 kcal
    Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
    Ingredients
    • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
    • 2 bananas , medium-ripe
    • 1 large egg
    • ½ cup milk
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1 medium apple , diced (peeled or unpeeled)
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Insert paper liners into 12 standard-sized muffin cups OR lightly spray cups with non-stick baking spray.

    2. In medium-sized bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Add egg; continue stirring until bananas and egg are combined. Add oats, cinnamon, baking powder, milk and a pinch of salt to banana mixture. Stir well, until mixed. Add diced apple; stir until fully incorporated into batter.

    3. Evenly divide batter into prepared muffin cups (about 2/3 full). Bake at 375°F. on middle rack for 15-16 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the top center comes out clean. Remove pan from oven; let cool a few minutes, before removing them from the pan. Transfer apple cinnamon baked oatmeal bites to a wire rack to cool completely before serving.

    4. You can store these in an airtight container for 3-4 days on the counter (no refrigeration needed). They can be stored in freezer for 2-3 months IF well-wrapped in airtight container.

    Recipe Notes

    Caloric calculation was made using 1% milk.

    Nutrition Facts
    Cinnamon Apple Baked Oatmeal Bites
    Amount Per Serving (1 g)
    Calories 87 Calories from Fat 9
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 1g2%
    Saturated Fat 1g6%
    Trans Fat 1g
    Cholesterol 16mg5%
    Sodium 15mg1%
    Potassium 190mg5%
    Carbohydrates 17g6%
    Fiber 2g8%
    Sugar 5g6%
    Protein 3g6%
    Vitamin A 63IU1%
    Vitamin C 2mg2%
    Calcium 40mg4%
    Iron 1mg6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Ham ‘n Cheese Crescent Bites

    Ham ‘n Cheese Crescent Bites are yummy, & easy to make with only 4 ingredients! A crescent roll braid is filled w/ ham, cheese, & honey mustard.
    Ham 'n Cheese Crescent Bites are yummy, & easy to make with only 4 ingredients! A crescent roll braid filled w/ ham, cheese, & honey mustard.

    Do you use crescent rolls? We do, and I find them VERY convenient to have around for a variety of purposes besides a quick side dish with dinner! I love to use them for a variety of other uses, including quick lunches or breakfast! That little can of dough is amazing!

    The recipe I am sharing today is called Ham ‘n Cheese Crescent Bites. Crescent roll dough is filled with ham, cheese, and honey mustard, braided up in a long roll, and baked. It’s really easy to make… here’s how:

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    What Ingredients Do I Need?

    There are only a few main ingredients needed for this dish! You will need a can of refrigerated crescent roll dough, cooked and chopped ham, honey mustard, and cheddar cheese. That’s all you need for the basic recipe.

    **I usually also add sliced green onions to mine (optional), but if you don’t like them, just leave them out! If desired you can garnish the finished bites with chopped parsley, green onions or chives, but that is also optional.

    Okay… let’s get started! Place the ham, honey mustard and grated cheese in a medium bowl, and stir well, to combine. If you want to add the green onions, this is where to add them.

    The main ingredients are crescent roll dough, honey mustard, ham and cheese.Ingredients are stirred together until combined in a small bowl.

    Preparing The Crescent Roll Braid

    Remove the crescent roll dough from the can. Don’t separate the individual rolls. Roll the dough out into a rectangle on a lightly greased baking sheet. Seal all the perforations in the dough. Spoon the ham, mustard and cheese filling down the middle of the dough rectangle (lengthwise).

    Ham and cheese filling is placed down the center of crescent roll dough.

    Cut 10 or 12 strips on each side of the dough (your choice). Make sure to slice almost all the way to the filling in the middle. Starting at the bottom, lift one strip up and across the filling at a slight angle.

    Now lift the corresponding strip on the other side up and over the filling to kind of “meet in the middle” in a braided fashion. Repeat the process (left, right, left, right) OR (right, left, right, left), alternating strips, until all strips have been “braided”.

    Slits are cut into the dough on each side of the ham and cheese filling.The crescent roll dough is braided together over the ham and cheese filling.

    Time To Bake!

    Place the baking sheet with the braided ham ‘n cheese crescent bites into a preheated 375°F oven. NOTE: When I make these, I let it bake for about 22-25 minutes total. A couple minutes before it is finished baking (shown in the photo below), I like to top it with a couple extra  Tablespoons of grated cheddar cheese. TIP: You don’t have to add the grated cheese, but it sure looks good once it melts on top of the crescent braid.

    Once the ham ‘n cheese crescent bites are finished baking, the braid will be golden brown all across the top, and any added cheddar cheese will have melted.

    When almost finished baking, more cheddar cheese is added to the top of the braid.

    Serving The Ham ‘n Cheese Crescent Bites

    Once nicely browned on top, remove the ham ‘n cheese crescent bites from the oven. Garnish with chopped chives, parsley or green onions, if desired. Let it cool for a couple minutes before attempting to slice it, to give the cheese a chance to solidify a bit inside. Slice into six portions, and serve immediately.

    The braid of ham 'n cheese crescent bites is golden brown once baked.Six portions of ham 'n cheese crescent bites are cut for serving.

    You can see all the yummy ham and cheese filling inside each piece. This is a great tasting quick lunch (or dinner) I’m sure you and your family will enjoy! Ham ‘n cheese crescent bites are so simple to make, and hardly take any time at all to whip up!

    You can see meat and cheese inside one of the ham 'n cheese crescent bites..

    Thank you for stopping by… I really appreciate it. Hope you have the chance to make these ham ‘n cheese crescent bites soon, and trust you will enjoy them, too. God Bless You.

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    Ham 'n Cheese Crescent Bites
    Prep Time
    10 mins
    Cook Time
    20 mins
    Total Time
    30 mins
     

    Ham 'n Cheese Crescent Bites are yummy, & easy to make with only 4 ingredients! A crescent roll braid filled w/ ham, cheese, & honey mustard.

    Category: Appetizer/Snack, Dinner, Lunch
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: crescent rolls, ham 'n cheese crescent bites
    Servings: 6
    Calories Per Serving: 288 kcal
    Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
    Ingredients
    • 1 can refrigerated crescent rolls
    • cup cooked, chopped ham
    • cup grated cheddar cheese
    • ¼ cup honey mustard dressing
    • 2 Tablespoons chopped green onions (OPTIONAL)
    Optional Toppings:
    • 2-3 Tablespoons grated cheddar cheese , added to top, last 2-3 minutes of baking
    • chopped parsley, green onions, or chives
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Very lightly grease/spray a large baking sheet.

    2. Place ham, honey mustard and grated cheese (plus green onions, if using) in a medium bowl; stir well, to combine.

    3. Remove crescent roll dough from can. Don't separate individual rolls. Roll dough out into a rectangle on the baking sheet. Seal all perforations in the dough. Spoon ham/cheese filling lengthwise down middle of dough.

    4. Cut 10 or 12 strips on each side of the dough. Make sure to slice almost all the way to the filling in the middle. Starting at the bottom, lift one strip up and across the filling at a slight angle. Now lift corresponding strip on the other side up and over the filling to kind of overlap in the middle, in a braided fashion. Repeat process (left, right, left, right) OR (right, left, right, left), alternating strips, until all strips have been "braided".

    5. Place baking sheet onto the middle rack in preheated 375°F oven. Bake for 22-25 minutes. NOTE: If desired, a couple minutes before it is finished baking, top the braid with a couple extra Tablespoons grated cheddar. When done, the braid should be golden brown on top, and any added cheddar cheese will have melted. Remove from oven. If desired, garnish with chopped parsley, chives or green onion. Let cool a few minutes, then slice into 6 portions. Serve, and enjoy!

    Nutrition Facts
    Ham 'n Cheese Crescent Bites
    Amount Per Serving (1 (1/6 of total))
    Calories 288 Calories from Fat 162
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 18g28%
    Saturated Fat 8g50%
    Cholesterol 35mg12%
    Sodium 841mg37%
    Potassium 112mg3%
    Carbohydrates 19g6%
    Sugar 6g7%
    Protein 12g24%
    Vitamin A 126IU3%
    Calcium 93mg9%
    Iron 1mg6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Here’s one more to pin on your Pinterest boards!Ham 'n Cheese Crescent Bites are yummy, & easy to make with only 4 ingredients! A crescent roll braid filled w/ ham, cheese, & honey mustard.

     

     

    Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce

    Make Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce in under 10 minutes with common ingredients! Sweet, tangy and a perfect basting sauce for chicken, beef or pork!
    Make Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce in under 10 minutes with common ingredients! Sweet, tangy and a perfect basting sauce for chicken, beef or pork!

    Today I want to share a delicious homemade barbeque sauce that I’m confident you’re gonna love! It can be made in less than 10 minutes, and is a very versatile sauce that can be used in many ways. Whether it is used on baked or grilled chicken, pork or beef, or used to make pulled pork, beef or chicken sandwiches, the flavor of this sauce will really impress you (with very little work involved).

    The recipe came from one of my old “Taste of Home” magazines, and it is a definite KEEPER. I keep all the ingredients needed for this yummy sauce in our pantry, so it is convenient and easy to make whenever we need it. It’s so easy to make, and takes less time to whip up a batch then it does to drive to the store to buy a bottle of bbq sauce. That’s a win-win in my book! Let me show you just how simple it is to make this homemade honey BBQ sauce:

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    What Ingredients Will I Need To Make This BBQ Sauce?

    To make homemade honey BBQ sauce you will need several common pantry ingredients. They are tomato sauce, brown sugar, molasses, honey, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic, oregano, chili powder and pepper.

    The ingredients used to make homemade honey bbq sauce.

    Make The Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce

    Measure all the ingredients for the BBQ sauce into a medium-sized saucepan. Stir the ingredients well, until they’re fully combined. Bring the homemade honey BBQ sauce to a full boil on medium heat. Once it has boiled for a minute, remove the pan from the heat.

    That’s it! You’ve just made a batch of homemade honey BBQ sauce, and it’s ready to be used to enhance the flavor of chicken, pork or beef! You can use it right away, or if using later, store it covered in the refrigerator up to 3-4 days. When ready to use the sauce, simply bring it back to room temperature. See how EASY that was?

    Ingredients for bbq sauce are placed in a medium saucepan, then stirred together.Homemade honey BBQ sauce is brought to a boil in pan, then is ready to use.

    Time To Grill (Or Bake!)

    When ready to grill (or bake) a favorite meat dish, liberally brush the homemade honey BBQ sauce on your favorite meats. We love this BBQ sauce on grilled pork chops and grilled or baked chicken. The sauce can also be enjoyed on ribs, and pulled pork, chicken or BBQ beef sandwiches, too. 

    This sauce has a fantastic taste, and the flavors really shine. I truly think you will love this sauce as much as we do! The recipe as written, will make about 1⅓ cups of sauce, so you may or may not have some sauce left over, depending on the amount of meat you are cooking. You can store it covered in the fridge for a few days, OR you can freeze it in an airtight container for use at a later date. Simply thaw, and reheat the BBQ sauce in a small sauce pan before using.

    Pork chops on the grill, coated with the honey BBQ sauce.Pieces of chicken brushed with homemade honey BBQ sauce, cooking on the grill.

    Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I sincerely hope you have the opportunity to make this homemade honey BBQ sauce, and trust you and those you love will really enjoy it. Please come back soon for another visit and more yummy, family-friendly recipes.

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    Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Cook Time
    3 mins
    Total Time
    8 mins
     

    Make Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce in under 10 minutes with common ingredients! Sweet, tangy and a perfect basting sauce for chicken, beef or pork!

    Category: Condiments, Sauces
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: homemade honey bbq sauce
    Servings: 11 (2 T. per serving-1 ⅓ cups total)
    Calories Per Serving: 37 kcal
    Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
    Ingredients
    • 8 ounces tomato sauce (1 can)
    • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
    • 2 Tablespoons molasses
    • 2 Tablespoons honey
    • teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
    • teaspoons prepared yellow mustard
    • 1 large garlic clove , minced
    • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
    • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
    • teaspoon ground black pepper
    Instructions
    1. Measure all the ingredients into a medium-sized saucepan. Stir well, until fully combined.

    2. Bring sauce to a full boil on medium heat. Once it has boiled for 1 minute, remove pan from the heat.

    3. Brush sauce onto beef, chicken or pork (for grilling or baking). Leftovers can be stored (covered) in refrigerator up to 3-4 days, or can be frozen in an airtight container (to thaw and reheat later).

    Nutrition Facts
    Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce
    Amount Per Serving (1 (2 Tablespoons))
    Calories 37 Calories from Fat 9
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 1g2%
    Saturated Fat 1g6%
    Sodium 127mg6%
    Potassium 137mg4%
    Carbohydrates 9g3%
    Fiber 1g4%
    Sugar 9g10%
    Protein 1g2%
    Vitamin A 105IU2%
    Vitamin C 2mg2%
    Calcium 15mg2%
    Iron 1mg6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Here’s one more to pin on your Pinterest boards!Make Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce in under 10 minutes with common ingredients! Sweet, tangy and a perfect basting sauce for chicken, beef or pork!

    Roasted Hasselback Potatoes

    Roasted Hasselback Potatoes are a delicious side dish. Best known for their unique “fan-shaped” slices, they’re buttery, and easy to make.
    Roasted Hasselback Potatoes are a delicious side dish. Best known for their unique "fan-shaped" slices, they're buttery, and easy to make.

    If you enjoy baked or roasted potatoes, then this unique way to enjoy them might be a good option for you. Roasted Hasselback potatoes are incredibly simple to make, with only a few common ingredients, and their unique “fan-like” appearance makes this a unique side dish.

    I did a little research on “why” they are called Hasselback potatoes. Guess what I learned? This unique way of roasting sliced russet potatoes originated in Stockholm, Sweden in 1953 where they were first served at a restaurant called the “Hasselbaken”. Apparently a chef-in-training created the recipe (and slicing technique), and that is where they began their step into infamy. Who knew?

    These simple, but yummy potatoes are a perfect side dish to a variety of meats and/or main dishes, and most of the prep time is baking time. There is a simple technique that can be used to help slice the potatoes, and I will share that tip further down in this post. Here’s a look at how to make Roasted Hasselback Potatoes:

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    Preparing To Slice The Potatoes

    Preheat your oven to 425°F before beginning. Before slicing the potatoes, make sure to scrub each one well, to remove any dirt from the peel, and then dry between paper towels. This recipe requires the potatoes be thinly sliced most of the way through, without cutting all the way through to the bottom of the potato. There is a great trick or tip for doing this easily. Slicing the potatoes can be very easy if you use this simple technique!

     Place two wooden spoons directly next to each other on a work surface. Once the spoons are aligned, place one potato at a time on top of the spoons, and rotate 90° for slicing.

    Two wooden spoons are placed side by side to assist in slicing Hasselback potatoes.A potato is placed on top of two wooden spoons, side by side, in order to slice it.

    Slicing The Potatoes

    Cut thin slices in the potato with a sharp knife. The wooden spoons holding the potato will “prevent” you from cutting all the way through. This happens because the knife will hit the spoon, causing it to stop slicing near the bottom, but not through the entire potato. You might need to slightly press down the opposite small ends of the potato, to ensure the tip end of the potato is touching the spoons. Repeat with remaining potatoes.

    Melt butter in the microwave, and then brush HALF (1½ Tablespoons) of the melted butter over the top of the potatoes, allowing some to drip down between the slices. Place the potatoes in a greased or sprayed baking dish, sprinkle potatoes lightly with salt (to taste). Place the baking dish into a preheated oven.

    Thin slices are cut in each potato, almost all the way through to the bottom.Melted butter and salt are added to the potatoes in a baking dish before roasting.

    Roasting The Potatoes

    Bake the potatoes, uncovered, for 30 minutes, then remove them from the oven. Brush the top of the potatoes with the remaining melted butter, and then sprinkle each potato with 1/2 Tablespoon of dry bread crumbs. Put the dish back into the oven and continue roasting them for another 20 minutes.

    Halfway through baking time, more butter and bread crumbs are added to roasted Hasselback potatoes.

    Remove the pan from the oven again, and sprinkle the potatoes with finely grated Parmesan cheese (about 1/2 Tablespoon each, or more if desired). Pop the dish back into the oven, and let them continue baking for 5-10 minutes more.

    Once done, the potatoes should be tender and the cheese will be melted on top. You can check for tenderness by gently inserting a butter knife into one of the slices.

    Grated Parmesan cheese is added to top of potatoes, and then they finish baking.

    Time To Eat Roasted Hasselback Potatoes!

    Sprinkle the potatoes with fresh chopped parsley, and serve them hot! The outside of the potatoes and bread crumbs will be crisp, but the inside will be tender, and lightly seasoned with salt and butter. Roasted Hasselback potatoes are easy to eat also, because of the nice thin slices already prepared!

    If desired, dollop the potatoes with sour cream for serving (optional, but GOOD). These yummy, unique roasted Hasselback potatoes are a perfect side dish for beef, chicken, pork, OR fish. I really hope you enjoy this simple vegetable side dish!

    The roasted Hasselback potatoes are served, garnished with chopped parsley.Roasted Hasselback Potatoes, served on a white plate, are a perfect side dish!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I hope you have the opportunity to try this recipe for roasted Hasselback potatoes, and trust you will enjoy them. Have a great day, and come back for another visit soon!

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    Roasted Hasselback Potatoes
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Cook Time
    1 hr
    Total Time
    1 hr 5 mins
     

    Roasted Hasselback Potatoes are a delicious side dish. Best known for their unique "fan-shaped" slices, they're buttery, and easy to make.

    Category: Side Dish, Vegetable
    Cuisine: All Cuisines
    Keyword: roasted hasselback potatoes
    Servings: 2
    Calories Per Serving: 310 kcal
    Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
    Ingredients
    • 2 medium Russet potatoes
    • 2 Tablespoons butter , divided
    • salt (to taste)
    • 1 Tablespoon dry bread crumbs
    • 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 425°F before beginning. Grease or spray a baking dish.

    2. Scrub potatoes well, to remove dirt; dry with paper towels. Place two wooden spoons next to each other. Once aligned, place a potato on top of the spoons (lengthwise); rotate spoons 90° for slicing. Cut thin slices (about ½") in potato with sharp knife. The wooden spoons holding the potato will "prevent" you from cutting all the way through. Slightly press down the small ends of the potato, to ensure tip of potato is touching spoons. Repeat with other potato. Place potatoes in a greased/ sprayed baking dish,

    3. Melt butter; brush HALF (1½ Tablespoons) of butter over top of potatoes; let some drip down between slices. Sprinkle lightly with salt (to taste). Place baking dish in preheated oven.

    4. Bake potatoes uncovered, at 425°F. for 30 minutes; remove dish from oven. Brush top of potatoes with remaining butter; sprinkle each potato with ½ Tablespoon of dry bread crumbs. Put dish back in oven; bake another 20 minutes. Remove pan from oven; sprinkle potatoes with Parmesan cheese ( ½ Tablespoon each, or more if desired). Put back in oven; let bake for 5-10 minutes more. Once done, potatoes should be tender and cheese will be melted. Check for tenderness by gently inserting butter knife into one of the slices.

    5. To serve, sprinkle potatoes with parsley, and serve hot! If desired, dollop potatoes with sour cream for serving (optional, but good). Enjoy!

    Recipe Notes

    NOTE: The caloric calculation is an estimate, based on a standard-sized medium Russet potato. Calories will vary, as different sizes of potatoes used may calculate out to less or more calories.

    Nutrition Facts
    Roasted Hasselback Potatoes
    Amount Per Serving (1 potato)
    Calories 310 Calories from Fat 117
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 13g20%
    Saturated Fat 8g50%
    Trans Fat 1g
    Cholesterol 35mg12%
    Sodium 224mg10%
    Potassium 908mg26%
    Carbohydrates 42g14%
    Fiber 3g13%
    Sugar 2g2%
    Protein 7g14%
    Vitamin A 399IU8%
    Vitamin C 12mg15%
    Calcium 96mg10%
    Iron 2mg11%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Here’s one more to pin on your Pinterest boards!Roasted Hasselback Potatoes are a delicious side dish. Best known for their unique "fan-shaped" slices, they're buttery, and easy to make.