Dark Chocolate Muffin Cakes

Muffin cakes? Yup. Muffin cakes. When you load a “muffin” with chocolate chips and frosting, you can’t really call it a muffin anymore. And since these have more sugar than any of my other muffin recipes—plus the frosting option—they definitely qualify as cake. That being said, they still have about half as much sugar [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Mac and Cheese Bake #37

I don’t really know how many different mac ’n cheese recipes I’ve tried, but there have been quite a few. Part of the challenge for me is keeping track of the good ones. Because of my ongoing obsession with cookbooks, our shelves are regularly stocked with the latest editions from our library. The resulting frequent [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Simple, Beautiful Butternut Squash Soup

The Delicious Pumpkin Peanut Butter Soup already posted on this site is my absolute favorite squash soup recipe, but since not everyone can—or wants to—eat peanut butter, I thought I’d share my second favorite as well.

One of the best recipes I’ve seen utilizing winter squash in soup is from Cook’s Illustrated The Best Light [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]


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This blog is for sharing home-tested recipes with more whole grains, less fat and fewer calories than similar recipes. If you see something you like, or if you'd like to see more, let me know! - Liesl

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