Category Archive: 1,2, 3 Easy Recipes from Lady Chow Chow

Apr 14

Lemon Blueberry Cake from Sally’s Baking Addiction –

Lemon blueberry cake

This cake is perfect for a spring day. The layers are very flat but do not worry, it will be wonderful!! Ingredients: CAKE 1 cup (230g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1 and 1/4 cups (250g) granulated sugar 1/2 cup (100g) packed light brown sugar 4 large eggs, at room temperature1 1 Tablespoon vanilla …

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Apr 28

YUMMMMM! Strawberry Salad inspired by Trisha Yearwood!

Strawberry Salad

Ingredients Great for a crowd! No complaints from even the picky eaters. Easy but different. Go Ahead and try! May the ChowChow force be with you! Salad: 1 package ramen noodles, crushed, flavor packet discarded 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted 1 head romaine lettuce, washed and …

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Mar 27

No Butter- No Worry March – Substitutes are here

Butter

1 cup of butter equals: 7/8 to 1 cup hydrogenated fat (shortening) and 1/2 teaspoon salt 7/8 cup lard plus 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup margarine 7/8 cup oil plus 1/2 teaspoon salt 7/8 cup oil To reduce fat and calories – applesauce or prune puree for half of the butter in the recipe

Mar 25

No Whole Milk – No Worry March – Here are the substitutes

Cow (2)

1/2 cup (120 ml) evaporated whole milk plus 1/2 cup (120 ml) water 1/2 cup (120 ml) condensed milk plus 1/2 cup (120 ml) water 1 cup (240 ml) skim milk plus 2 tablespoons (25 grams) melted butter or margarine 1/4 cup (60 ml) powdered skim milk plus 7/8 cup (210 ml) water plus 1 …

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Mar 24

No Molasses – No Worry March – Substitutes are available

molasses (1)

Substitutes for 1 cup Molasses: 1 cup (240 ml) honey 1 cup (240 ml) dark corn syrup 1 cup (240 ml) maple syrup 3/4 cup (180 ml) (160 grams) light or dark brown sugar heated to dissolve in 1/4 cup (60 ml)  liquid Read more:http://www.joyofbaking.com/IngredientSubstitution.html#ixzz2r5ARXK6R

Mar 22

No Vanilla – No Worry March – Here are some options

Vanilla

Preparation: Maple syrup – Replace the vanilla with an equal amount of maple syrup. Any changes in flavor will be subtle. Almond extract – Swap out the vanilla with half as much almond extract. Vanilla milk – Have vanilla-flavored almond or soy milk in the fridge? Use it to replace the vanilla measure for measure. Rum or brandy – …

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Mar 18

No Sour Cream ! No Worry March – Substitutes Galore

sour-cream (2)

1. Dairy Free Sour Cream Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 tsp. sea salt 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. garlic clove/ garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder Directions: Blend the all the ingredients using a mixer ensuring that you scrap the sides to get a fine …

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Mar 14

No Heavy Cream Don’t worry here is a substitute!- No Worry March

Heavy-Cream

Ingredients: Yield: 1 Cup Units: US 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup butter Directions: 1 Melt the butter. 2 Pour it into the milk, and stir. 3 Use in place of one cup of heavy cream. 4 Tip: If you use low-fat milk, add a tablespoon of flour to the mixture to thicken. Read more: <a …

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Mar 07

Ran out of Brown Sugar – No Worry March

Brown Sugar

1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons molasses Directions: In a food processor combine both ingredients and process till combined.

Feb 14

Baked Oatmeal Cupcakes by Chocolate Covered Katie

Breakfast cupcake

Requested by popular demand. 88 calories per cupcake. gluten free and filling! A hit!!!  Baked Oatmeal Cupcakes To Go (makes 24-25 cupcakes) Adapted from: Cookie Dough Baked Oatmeal. 5 cups rolled oats (400g) 2 1/2 cups over-ripe mashed banana (For all substitutions, see nutrition link below) measured after mashing (600g) 1 tsp salt 5 NuNaturals stevia packets (or …

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