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Cousin Theo’s Muffins
3 ½ cups of old fashioned oats
3/4 cup of milk
1 cup of orange marmalade
Mix above and allow to stand for about 30 minutes
2 medium eggs
1 tablespoon of canola oil
1 tablespoon of baking powder
1 cup of chopped dates
1 cup of coarsely chopped nuts
Add remaining ingredients, one at a time & stir until completely blended
Spray mini-muffin tins with Pam. Fill muffin tins even with the top
Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees or until lightly brown. Remove from the oven and allow to cool about 15 minutes before removing from the pan.
Note: Substitute any kind of jelly or jam for the marmalade and any dried fruit for the chopped dates.
Adapted from a recipe by
Ashley Adams, About.com Guide
Both gluten free and dairy free, this quinoa recipe can fill the bill for special diet guests
It is easy to make and you can make variations ; add whatever seasonal fruits you crave, from berries to apples!
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Yield: 2-4 servings
2 cups vanilla soy, rice, or almond milk, plus more for serving
1 cup uncooked quinoa
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup nuts, seeds and dried fruits of your choice
1. In a medium-sized sauce pan over medium-high heat combine the dairy-free milk and quinoa. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for 15 minutes, or until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in the sugar or liquid sweetener, chopped banana, shredded coconut, and nuts and seeds of your choice. Serve warm with additional soy, rice, or almond milk if desired.