Honey-Almond Granola Recipe

I live in Taiwan, where cereal is expensive.  Beyond that, cereal is not particularly healthy.  I took an old family recipe for baking granola and modified it to what I can acquire here in Taiwan and what I enjoy, in terms of flavor.  Enjoy. Ingredients List Oats Wheat Germ Shredded Coconut (unsweetened) Chopped Almonds Sunflower […]

Rice Cooker Banana Bread: A Recipe

I adore banana bread; while this is a recipe for my banana bread, we’ll see a unique baking option, too: rice cooker banana bread. First, I’ll show you how to make banana bread, traditionally, in an oven; then, we’ll get to rice cooker banana bread. Ingredients 2 sticks butter, softened/melted 2 cups white sugar 4 […]

The Best Oatmeal Craisin Cookies

I invented this recipe for the best oatmeal Craisin cookies after multiple experiments.  I figured out the perfect oatmeal cookie – hearty and sweet – a cookie with substance that doesn’t taste like a health food.  Despite these facts, these cookies hold their own, nutritionally, at a mere 60 calories per cookie. My standard recipe includes Toll […]

Homemade Brownies: A Healthier Alternative To Box Mix

I got to thinking about homemade brownies as they compared to cost, labor, and nutrition, compared to cooking out of a Pillsbury box.  Finding recipes online can be a real frustration.  I recently went looking for a homemade brownie recipe, as an alternative to typical store-bought “Box Brownies” that are both not necessarily available everywhere […]