Blueberry Swirl Coconut Ice Cream

We have been picking wild blueberries like crazy this week in the bush behind our house.  We are stocking up for the winter, but I also wanted to enjoy some now.  Since it is summer, ice cream was one of the first thoughts that came to mind. I was inspired by Luna and Larry’s Summer Berry Swirl Ice cream. I checked out their ingredient list and decided to test it out in my kitchen. The results are as good and in my opinion, even better. It is fluffy and creamy (and dreamy!) at the same time and keeps soft when you need to scoop it after freezing. My husband and I were fighting over the mixing paddles and he tried to lick out my bowl! Continue reading “Blueberry Swirl Coconut Ice Cream”

Zucchini Bread II

I’ve posted a recipe for zucchini bread in the past, but this is a different version that uses whole wheat flour and an egg replacer instead.  This one is based off of my grandma’s recipe since her birthday would have been in a couple of days and I am reminded of how she was always baking loafs or pies for the legion.  Also, the bags of grated zucchini in my freezer were begging to be used. Continue reading “Zucchini Bread II”

Glazed Lemon Loaf

I’ve been playing around with powdered egg replacers lately because I bought some on sale last month. Normally, I just use flax or chia eggs, but I have found that for some more traditional items (e.g., old school chocolate chip cookies, loafs) that the powdered egg replacers really do an amazing job. Most of the time I still use just chia or flax eggs, but when I’m making items that I don’t want the chia or flax to be evident, I use the powder. You really can’t feel bad about it since it is made up of just starch, baking soda and baking powder. Continue reading “Glazed Lemon Loaf”