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A New Way To Use Squash

Assorted Squash

During fall time, there is squash everywhere you look.  They are used for decorations or fall filled meals.  My house is a bit picky when it comes to squash, usually sticking to zucchini and pumpkin.  Knowing the wonderful benefits of squash, I often try to add it to our diet.  I have gone online to find fun ways to use different kinds of squash.  I have roasted acorn squash with butter, cinnamon, and brown sugar.  I thought this was great but my household does not seem to care for sweet side dishes.   Continue reading A New Way To Use Squash

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Healthy Baking Substitutes

Baking Substitutions

Baking can be quite fun and satisfying but can leave you with a little guilt.  Or you may be hesitant to even try simply because you don’t want to bust your waistline.  Making a few changes can make your decadent cake, brownie, cookie, or muffin a bit less guilt ridden, while simultaneously adding nutrients to your recipes.  I would not recommend changing each part of a recipe because you are likely to end up with a mushy mess.  Here are some of the changes you can make to help your recipe.  Some changes will cause the texture or taste to be a little different, but know that you are adding flavor not subtracting it.

Applesauce – use applesauce to replace half of your fat.  Also can replace half your sugar in equal parts. Again do not replace all the sugar

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