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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Moth

    My son saw this moth outside the other day and the coloring on it is just so beautiful that I wanted to share it with you all.  Can anyone identify it?

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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Pumpkin Pie in a Bowl



Pumpkin Pie in a Bowl


             1 can pumpkin                                              2 ¼ c. milk
             3 c. oats                                                       1 ½ tsp. vanilla
             1 ½ tsp. cinnamon                                        ½ tsp. salt
             1 c. Sweetener (Splenda)                                ½ tsp. cloves
             ½ tsp. nutmeg                
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     Stir all ingredients together and enjoy cold or heated.  Tastes like pumpkin pie with oatmeal.  Simply delicious and very nutritious. My husband is a diabetic is why we use Sweetener but just use 1 c. sugar instead if you prefer.  Cover and store in refrigerator for up to one week.  

Super filling and keeps you full for awhile.




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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Lemon Cake

    Well, there was great response to the 2 ingredient Apple Pie recently so I thought I'd share another 2 ingredient dessert.  This one is for a luscious Lemon Cake.  I know some people say this makes lemon bars but once you make it, you will see they are not bars, thus, I call it a "Lemon Cake".  Anyway....

Lemon Cake
Angel Food Cake mix
1 can of Lemon pie filling

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   That's it.  Just pour the cake mix into a bowl and stir in the can of pie filling. 
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 Mix well and pour into a greased 9 x 13 cake pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.  

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    I don't know about you but I like simple.  There are times that I really love to bake from scratch and pour all my love, time and talents into it but there are days I am tired and like being able to throw something together that tastes like you worked hard.  :-)



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Monday, October 1, 2012

Super Easy Apple Pie

    I have to give a shout out to Paula Betts Andrus.  Paula is a follower to this blog's Facebook fan page and she told me this recipe this past week.  I had to try it out and it is amazing!

Super, Easy Apple Pie

1 can Apple Pie Filling
1 can cinnamon rolls

   Yep, that is all it takes.  I used the "No sugar added" apple pie filling for this.  It turned out beautiful and so delicious.  
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The 2 ingredients needed.

    All you do is open up the can of cinnamon rolls and press them into a pie plate. 
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Smooshing down the cinnamon roll.

 Then open up the can of pie filling and pour it on top.  Place in a preheated oven to whatever temperature is called for the cinnamon rolls.  I first tried cooking the pie at the recommended time of the cinnamon rolls but found the dough on the bottom was not done so I cooked it 7 minutes longer.  So I recommend to add 7 minutes to the time it is called for.  
    Once you remove it from the oven, pour the cinnamon roll icing on top.  
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Doesn't this look scrumptious?!

This is AMAZING!  So simple and delicious.  I highly recommend you try this!!!



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Making your Own Instant Oatmeal Packets

    My family loves oatmeal but they don't like to wait on it.  They like convenience.  I hate buying the boxes with 6-12 packets in them for $3-$4.00, especially when my hubby or boys eat 2 packets at a time.  Here is how you can make simple and quick Instant Oatmeal packets for your family.

Instant Oatmeal Packets
For each packet you will need: 
1 Snack-sized baggie
3 tsp. of brown sugar or 2 packet of sweetener
a pinch of salt
2 tsp. Instant powdered milk
2/3 c. Quick oats
1 tsp. Cinnamon

    Using the above ingredients, will pack a double packet (what my family generally eats per sitting).  

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The ingredients you will need. 

If your family normally gets full on a single packet, then just use 1 1/2 tsp. of brown sugar or 1 sweetener, 1 tsp. of powdered milk, 1/2 c. Quick oats and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and just 1/3 c. hot water.  

    I begin by writing on one side of the baggie the directions: "Pour contents of baggie into a bowl.  Add 2/3 c. hot-to-boiling water and stir.  Let sit for 1 minute".  On the other side of the baggie, I just put the flavor combo:  "Cinnamon and sweetener".  You can add in raisins or other items to suit your taste.  
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Here are the completed packets. 


NOTE:  If your family normally gets full on a single packet, then just use 1 1/2 tsp. of brown sugar or 1 sweetener, 1 tsp. of powdered milk, 1/2 c. Quick oats and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and just 1/3 c. hot water.  




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