I’ve been on a donut kick this weekend and this is the batch that got me started. I wanted a sweet treat with little or no white sugar and low-fat as well. Not always an easy feat. I’m not giving up white sugar altogether, but I would like to be able to use stevia instead […]
This oatmeal is not based on the super fancy French macaroons. I grew up with macaroon cookies that were big piles of moist coconut that sometimes had almonds or chocolate chips in them. It has a bold and soothing flavor plus it’s easy to throw together in the slow cooker when you think you just can’t do […]
This oatmeal is based on another one of my favorite Southern cakes. The name makes you think it comes from Italy, but no it’s just another delicious idea from the Southern US. I’ve seen this made with walnuts or pecans or both. The nuts are usually in the batter with the coconut in the icing, but I’ve had so many variations I don’t think it really matters. Plus it’s oatmeal and you will mix it all together anyhow!
It’s day 7 of love your oatmeal week! This has some elements of the Almond Joy oatmeal, but this time we’ll be topping our oatmeal with a decadent pecan, coconut, caramel ‘icing’. If you need to have a lower key (or calorie) breakfast just sweeten with your favorite sweetener and top with chopped pecans and coconut. I wasn’t feeling […]
Happy Valentine’s day and day 1 of love your oatmeal week! It doesn’t matter if you’re making this for your special one or as a special treat to yourself – you can’t go wrong with coconut, almond, chocolate oatmeal. Almond Joy Oatmeal 2 to 3 servings **This recipe uses a smaller slow cooker that’s 1 1/2 […]