Iced Mocha Cola
Cola and coffee over ice with a shot of half-and-half delivers a unique spin on iced mocha beverages.
Fill a tall glass with ice.
Add instant coffee granules.
Slowly pour cola into the glass.
Gently stir half-and-half into the cola to integrate.
Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash
Cook a whole spaghetti squash in your slow cooker to have a nutritious alternative to pasta with very little work using this easy recipe.
Prick outside of squash 10 to 15 times and place in a slow cooker crock.
Pour water into crock.
Cook on Low 4 to 6 hours.
Remove squash to a cutting board until cool to the touch 15 to 30 minutes.
World’s Easiest Refreshing Smoothie
This recipe for the world’s simplest and most reviving smoothie combines strawberries and pineapple.
Strawberries and pineapple with the reserved pineapple juice should be blended until smooth.
Fried Cabbage with Bacon and Garlic
Tender pieces of cabbage are sauteed with onions and garlic and tossed with crispy bacon crumbles in this easy and quick recipe that’s a true family favorite.
Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat stirring occasionally until browned and crispy 7 to 10 minutes.
Drain bacon slices on paper towels and remove most of the bacon grease from the skillet.
Add oil to the skillet and heat over medium heat.
Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent about 5 minutes.
Add cabbage salt pepper and red pepper flakes; cook and stir until cabbage is tender 10 to 15 minutes.
If you prefer softer cabbage cover the skillet while cooking to give it some steam.
Crumble bacon into the skillet and mix with the cabbage until well combined.
Coffee Cake Muffins
Instead of spending your hard-earned money on takeout muffins each morning, save the cash by making your own crumb-topped coffee cake muffins at home.
Set the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees C).
paper liners for a 12-cup muffin tin.
In a sizable bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt.
Using an electric mixer, combine milk, butter, eggs, and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
Flour should be carefully incorporated, but left slightly lumpy.
Fill muffin tins with batter, leaving a small space at the top for muffins to rise.
For the topping, combine flour, melted butter, sugar, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt in a bowl and stir until crumbly.
Give each muffin a generous amount to add on top.
Dark Chocolate Cake II
One-bowl chocolate cake recipe that is the best, richest, and simplest ever! With chocolate cream cheese frosting, it tastes fantastic!
Set oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C).
Butter and flour a 9×13-inch pan.
Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
Pour the eggs, coffee, milk, oil, and vinegar into the center well that has been created.
The batter will be thin; just blend until smooth.
Fill the prepared pan with the batter.
A toothpick inserted into the center of the cake should come out clean after 35 to 40 minutes of baking in the preheated oven.
Sara Jane’s Oatmeal Cake
This is the BEST CAKE I have ever eaten! A moist cake made with oats, and lightly spiced with nutmeg is topped with a broiled coconut icing. Not too sweet, not too dry, just amazing.
In a small bowl stir oats into boiling water.
Set aside to soak for 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Grease an 8×8 inch baking pan.
In a medium bowl cream together the white sugar 1 cup brown sugar and shortening until smooth.
Beat in the eggs one at a time.
Sift in the flour baking soda salt and nutmeg; stir just until moistened.
Mix in the soaked oats.
Pour into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
Turn the oven to the broil setting and let it heat up.
These simple, family-friendly muffins have a sweet and tangy flavor thanks to fresh cranberries and orange juice.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Line 6 large muffin cups with paper liners.
Beat sugar and eggs together with a fork or electric mixer until blended.
Mix in vegetable oil.
Stir in vanilla extract and baking soda.
Add flour cranberries orange juice and orange zest and mix up nicely.
Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups filling each to the top.
Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean 20 to 25 minutes.
Tangy Honey-Glazed Ham
Ham with a honey glaze is ideal for celebratory meals or other special occasions. Your guests will adore the caramelized coating created by a simple homemade glaze.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
Place ham in a roasting pan.
Bake ham uncovered in the preheated oven for 2 hours.
While the ham is baking combine brown sugar pineapple juice and 1/3 cup honey in a saucepan.
Zest orange into the saucepan then squeeze in the juice.
Add Dijon mustard and ground cloves; whisk mixture over medium-high heat as it comes to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer until glaze thickens slightly 5 to 10 minutes.
Taste glaze and adjust seasonings.
Add lemon juice for more tang or honey to make it sweeter.
Vegan Enchilada Bake
This vegan enchilada casserole is a quick, hearty dinner of seitan, vegan cheese, refried beans, rice, and tortillas slathered in tomatoes and green enchilada sauce.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Pour crushed tomatoes into the bottom of a casserole dish.
Layer 1/3 of the rice 1/3 of the beans 1/3 of the diced tomatoes 1/3 of the seitan 1/3 of the vegan cheese 1/3 of the tortillas and 1/3 of the enchilada sauce into the dish in that order.
Repeat with 2 more layers.
Bake in the preheated oven until vegan cheese melts and casserole is heated through about 45 minutes.