There are many different buzz words that explain this phenomenon: flexitarian, semi-vegetarian, and week day vegetarian; where you only eat meat on the week-ends. But anyway you want to say it, you are cutting back on the meat you eat. Some do it for health reasons, animal rights, the environment or all of the above!

Removing high fructose corn syrup and preservatives from our table.
This is my on-line recipe book with my adventures into finding healthy food for my family to eat....
Trying to cook more from scratch with less prepared foods.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Bee Quick Baking Mix REmake.....

Baking Mix Recipe

4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup dry nonfat milk
1 cup shortening

n a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place (will keep up to 6 weeks), the refrigerator for longer (about 3 months) or in the freezer for up to 8 months.


Quick Dumplings

2 1/2 cups of baking mix
2/3 cup milk

Stir together until mix forms a soft dough. Drop tablespoon full of dough into hot stew. Cook 10 minutes uncovered then 10 minutes covered.

Biscuits:

Mix 2 cups of Baking Mix with 1/2 cup milk. Bake at 450 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes.


Pancakes:

Mix 2 cups of baking mix with 1 beaten egg and 1-1/3 cup milk.

or-
add 2 tbsp. sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla

  Waffles:

2 cups of Baking Mix
2 eggs
2Tbsp oil
1-1/3 cup milk.

Muffins

2 cup  baking mix
2/3 cup milk
1/3  cup sugar
1tbsp  vegetable oil
1 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
1 egg

Oven temp: 400  Line or grease the bottom of 12 muffin cups.
Stir all ingredients until moist. Over stirring can cause a tough muffin.....

can add 3/4 cup of fresh or  frozen fruit. Fold in gently.

If using grated apples can add a tsp of cinnamon for favor.  

Bake at 400*F for   13 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.


Oven baked coating

1 tbsp butter
2/3 cup baking mix
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp pepper

Now I can make my recipes with non-bleached flour and without preservatives!! Cheaper....

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