Friday, January 20, 2006

This blog is now about baking

Stevia root. Not FDA approved, might cause your eyeballs to fall out, but boy is it sweet! I have been doing some baking in my spare time. Mostly cookies and biscotti using this root. I think it is illegal to call it "sweet" or the fda will seize my computer and house. I have to call it a "supplement." All I know is if ia recipe calls for 1 cup of sugar, you add 1/3 of a TEASPOON of stevia. It doesnt spike your glycemic levels, it doesnt have calories, it doesnt turn into bad stuff like sugar does. Pretty cool right? Well depending on the recipe, it can have a bitter aftertaste, almost like anise. Like anise on steriods mixed with sweet and low. Maybe its cause they are both roots it makes them taste alike? Well these underground foods are good, I would check them out.
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon of stevia
1 cup of unsweetened applesauce
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups of Whole oats
1/2 cup of dates chopped

375 for 8 minutes
Pancakes. A great man once said "a comedy routine should not be like pancakes; real good at first, but by the end you are sick of them." Well I love pancakes, and have a few good recipes. The easiest and best being:
2 cups Skim/soy milk
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda

How simple is that? it is a great recipe, its healthy and good.