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Oven Pear Pancake

If you’re not a baker, this is a cinch to make. And your fans will be asking for more. You’ll need the following: 9-inch pie plate, buttered with unsalted butter or cooking spray blender 2 soft red pears, peeled, cored and sliced into 16 slices each pear. 1 cup whole milk 3 eggs 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

Everyday Banana Bread

Your basic everyday banana bread recipe. Otherwise known as, What to do with your ripened bananas. 4 ripe bananas 1/3 cup soft unsalted butter (or substitute with vanilla yogurt) 1 cup milk 1 large egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla flavor extract 1/2 cup sugar Optional: Add a handful of chopped walnuts or pecans. 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

High-Speed Blender Lemon Cream Pie

8 ounces gingersnap cookies 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 eggs 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon fresh grated lemon zest plus more for serving 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar Preheat oven to 350° F. In a high … Continue reading

Avocado Lime Cheesecake with Almond Crust using a High Performance Blender

Now that I’m done with my taxes I can do something fun – like post my first ever cheesecake – Avocado Lime Cheesecake. Note that this recipe does not have gelatin so it will yield a delicious creamy texture. Restaurant style cheesecakes use gelatin which give it a more solid texture. Preheat oven to 350°F. … Continue reading

Strawberry, Apple, Pear Crumble

Serves 8 | Try with port or an Aprilbella & bubbly mix or an almond flavored bubbly Filling: 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 3 Ambrosia apples, peeled and cored, cut into bite size pieces 2 red pears, cored and cut into bite size pieces 1/4 cup multi-grain flour (can be multi-grain pancake mix or all … Continue reading

Strawberries and Cream

My first blogged dessert. Yields 2 cups. Serves up to 4. 2 cups cottage cheese (450 g which is roughly 1 tub of cottage cheese so just use the whole tub) 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (or 1 teaspoon pure vanilla flavor) 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup fresh strawberries or frozen unsweetened strawberries, thawed 2 … Continue reading

Flan de Leche (Flan)

Serves 8 | You will need (2) baking dishes, 1 larger than the other (see pic below). 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3 eggs plus 3 egg yolks 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup low fat milk 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Pre-heat … Continue reading

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