Red Velvet Cake Donuts

Red Velvet Cake Donuts adapted via LL

  • 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour
  • 2/3 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 t. coco powder
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 3/4 c. canola oil
  • 1/2 c. 2% milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t. vinegar
  • 5 droplets of red coloring paste

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 T. butter
  • splash of vanilla extract
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
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Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus via FN ♥ sooooo good !

  • 2-15 oz. cans chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 c. extra-virgin-olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 c. water
  • 2 large cloves of cloves, smashed
  • 1/2 generous t. sesame oil
  • 3/4 t. ground cumin
  • 15 grinds of black pepper
  • 1 1/2 t. kosher salt
  • paprika and cilantro to garnish

Nutrition Facts per Tablespoon: Calories – 57; Total Fat 4g (Sat 0.5g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 96mg;  Total Carbs 5g (Sugar 0g,  Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 1g

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Lemon Poppy Donuts

Lemon Poppy Donuts (20 donuts)

  • 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1 T. poppy seeds
  • 3 pkgs. or 10.5 g. Truvia
  • 3/4 c. reduced fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 c. canola oil
  • 1 T. lemon extract
  • 1 t. lemon zest

Today I noticed that there is uneven browning that occurs. Maybe because I omitted the cooking spray completely? Probably not though. These turned out okay as well…still very slightly sweetened with all that stevia. Also…strangely extreme dense these were.

Healthy Easy Chicken Masala

Healthy Easy Chicken Masala (2 servings)

  • 2-8 oz. chicken breast, slightly flattened
  • 5 oz. nonfat greek yogurt
  • 3 oz. reduced fat buttermilk – just yogurt next time!
  • 2 t. garam masala
  • 1 heaping t. coarse kosher salt
  • dash of black pepper
  • 1/4 c. chopped cilantro
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 sweet potato, quartered & cubed
  • 1 small carrot, sliced into 1/3″ rounds

Powdered Chocolate Donuts

As many times as I tell myself to stop modifying recipes, I continue doing so. This is my first use and first recipe for this Secret-Santa-Bought Donut Maker. It really doesn’t stick, which is so amazing. However…I do hate that there is no power switch or the likes.

Powdered Chocolate Donuts (16 donuts)

  • 1 1/4 c. sifted all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c. cocoa powder
  • 1 pkg. or 3.5 g. Truvia
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1 T. mini chocolate chips, dusted with 1/2 t. cocoa powder
  • 3/4 c. reduced fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 c. canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. powdered sugar

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