10 Ways to Reduce Sugar and Calories

June 22nd, 2011 by admin

1. When baking cakes, cookies and muffins replace part of the oil and sugar with unsweetened applesauce to retain moisture while reducing calories and sugar.
2. Grilling or baking corn on the cob in the husk will make it so flavorful that no salt or butter is needed.
3. Use agave honey or stevia (a super-sweet plant-based sweetner) extract in place of about half the sugar for less calories when cooking and sweetening beverages. NOTE: Stevia is twice as sweet as table sugar with zero calories.Check out this link here.
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Kitchen Gadgets Every Baker Must Have

June 17th, 2011 by admin

If you enjoy baking, you may feel limited depending on the type of kitchen gadgets you own. There are several kitchen gadgets you should have to making baking easier and more enjoyable.

A stand mixer is a great addition to any baker’s kitchen. You can add your ingredients with two hands since you don’t have to touch the mixer at all. Also if you have to walk away from your kitchen, your ingredients will continue to mix. A Read the rest of this entry »

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