Almond Macarons

Almond Macarons

Almond Macarons

Yesterday was my sweet little nephew’s 4th birthday, and today my husband and I went and celebrated with him! We watched him open his gifts from his kiddie party and had some cake and cupcakes. It was lovely to catch up with my sister and brother-in-law as we had not seen them in a while. Now that we all live so close, it seems like we all see each other less! Because eating cake and cupcakes is not enough sugar intake for one day, my husband requested a sweet this evening. Macarons had been on my list of sweets to try, so macarons it was. Continue reading

Vegan Banana-Blueberry Muffins

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Vegan Banana-Blueberry Muffins

I wanted to make something for my father-in-law for Father’s Day, but he has some diet restrictions, plus, Ma does not eat eggs. So, if I wanted to make something that they both could eat, then it needed to be healthy and eggless. The basic recipe I used came from Dassana Amit on Veg Recipes of India. I added blueberries and walnuts to give the muffins some extra flavor. If I was making these for myself, I would also add one or two tablespoons more of sugar. These are pretty great for a healthy muffin though. The texture is lovely with a nice subtle banana flavor coming through.

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