Peanut Butter Reese Cookies

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Time: 45 minutes Yield: 20-24  Peanut butter cookies with a bit of a twist which make them perfect to snack on. This is another recipe you can make with the additional mini peanut butter cups. Ingredients: 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup white sugar 1 cup unsalted butter 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda…

Introduction

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Whether you had a bad day or you want to reward yourself for a job well done, what?s better than grabbing your favorite comfort food and indulging just a little bit? Comfort foods are foods that do just that; bring you comfort. There?s a few ways that comfort foods can bring you comfort. A nostalgic experience of eating mom?s famous…

Vanilla Cupcakes with Blackberry Frosting

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Time: 50 minutes Yield: 12-14  Do you like fruity frostings? Trust me, you will LOVE this one. Ingredients: Cupcakes base: 1 1/4 cups cake flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

Dipped Frozen Strawberries

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Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes Yield: Up to you!  Yeah I know, this is like cheating on chocolate dipped strawberries. The same rules apply to these as the sorbet, indulge, they are healthy and delicious. Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla flavored Greek yogurt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon honey 2 cups strawberries (or more ? based on how many strawberries…

Strawberry Lemon Slushie

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Time: 5 minutes Yield: 4  This is a healthy but much more gratifying slushie than a slush puppie. The mint really does do something special to this slushie so don?t skip out on it. Ingredients: Small handful of mint leaves 3 tablespoons of brown sugar 4 cups strawberries 2 cups canned iced tea 1 full lemon, squeezed

Hummus

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Time: 35 minutes Yield: 2  Creamy smooth hummus that will surprise any guest that you entertain, there is a special secret to making hummus smooth. Give this recipe a shot and you will be happy with the outcome. Ingredients: 1 19 oz. can chick peas 1/2 cup tahini paste 1/2 cup reserved chick pea water 3 cloves garlic, cut into…

Leftovers Quesadilla

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Time: 15 minutes Yield: 1  Who doesn?t like using all the ingredients that are left over? Especially when you can create something mouth-watering out of them. All of the ingredients in this recipe can be found in this book Ingredients: 1 small tortilla (7 inches) 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 teaspoon butter 2 mushrooms, diced 3 tablespoons hummus (recipe in this…

Strawberry Sorbet

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Time: 10 minutes Yield: 6  Homemade sorbet is one of those recipes you can have a lot of for two reasons. For one it?s delicious, and two because it?s healthy. Go ahead and indulge.

Classic Pancakes with Coconut Whipped Cream

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Time: 35 minutes Yield: 6  In a book about comfort foods I had to include classic pancakes with a bit of a twist. If you haven?t ever had coconut whipped cream, you will truly enjoy this recipe. Ingredients: Coconut whipped cream: 1 can of coconut milk, refrigerated overnight 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons sweetener (brown sugar or maple syrup, white…