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“Simple Mornings” Muffins… and Weight Loss Report!

I made my Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding for my seniors today…

https://babyjill7.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/raisin-bread-bread-pudding/

This time I made the Butter Sauce to pour on it… and it turned out really well…

The sauce was wonderful!…

I had talked to some of them last week about what I had made and immediately they said, “Bring us some!”…

They would probably like these too… but, I haven’t mentioned them yet!…

It started with this Duncan Hines “Simple Mornings” Apple Cinnamon Muffin Mix…

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We had just talked about adding extra fiber to our foods at our TOPS group…

It says if you eat 30 grams of fiber a day… you really don’t have to diet…

You will feel fuller and eat less!…

but, eating that many grams of fiber is not easy as it seems!…

I did decide to substitute applesauce for oil…

I added a cup of walnuts…

I added a package of my favorite Oatmeal (Steel Cut Maple & Brown Sugar) with Flax Seeds…

“Better Oats” is the brand name distributed by MOM Brands…

 

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There is a package of Granola to put on top of each muffin before baking…

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By adding These additions I got 16 muffins instead of 12…

and they were just sweet enough… YUMMY!…

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I put them under my cake cover holder and ate on them all week…

Each muffin was 150 Calories... so I could have 1 with some yogurt or 2 if eating alone for my breakfast!

If you read my blog about my wanting to lose weight…

https://babyjill7.wordpress.com/2015/02/24/im-setting-a-goal-with-no-time-limit/

I am reporting HERE!…

that I lost 3.2 pounds this past week… YEAH!

“Warm Brownies… Bring On the Milk!”

I’ve made brownies tonight… Why? …because everyone likes them!… We just like them plain… chocolatey… moist… and warm …When you need a treat there is nothing like them!…I likeDuncan Hines   brand… always have… made from scratch are OK… but, why bother when the packaged are so good!… They will be gone by tomorrow afternoon… I just know!… milk and brownies… coffee and brownies and just brownies with brownies… I have one of those special brownie pans …I use it because it makes perfect same size squares… neat invention… a Christmas present for me from my daughter-in-law…and what’s so funny… I bought one for her… I have thoroughly enjoyed it… I ran across a special Brownie Recipe I would like to share… ENJOY!  


Brownie Goody Bars
Ingredients
1   box (1 lb 6.5 oz) Betty Crocker® Original Supreme brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
or you could use my favorite..."Duncan Hines"... 1   container 
(1 lb) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
3/4 cup   salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
3 cups   crisp rice cereal
1 cup   creamy peanut butter
1   bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)Directions
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. 
Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray or shortening. 
(For easier cutting, line pan with foil, then grease foil on bottom 
only of pan.)
Make and bake brownies as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using
water, oil and eggs. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
Frost brownies with frosting. 
Sprinkle with peanuts; refrigerate while making cereal mixture.
Measure cereal into large bowl; set aside. 
In 1-quart saucepan, melt peanut butter and chocolate chips over low 
heat, stirring constantly. 
Pour over cereal in bowl, stirring until evenly coated. 
Spread over frosted brownies. 
Cool completely before cutting, about 1 hour. 
For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered at room 
temperature. 
 
"My Kids!"...
Brownies  were our specialty at our school... baked by our kids 
in our little Patriot Bake Shop to sell and earn money for our classes...
They were a hit... Everyone raved about them!...To this day,
people say, "They were the best!"... and they were!...Chocolatey...moist 
...and warm!