Monday, June 07, 2010

Misc. homemade & herbal stuff

Honey Whole Wheat Muffins
Yields: 9 muffins
(doubles & freezes well)
*1-1/2 C buttermilk
*1 C rolled oats
2 Tbl honey
2 Tbl vegetable oil
1 C whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease (or line with paper cups) muffin tin. Combine buttermilk and oats in a small saucepan; heat just until warm; stir in honey and vegetable oil; set aside. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add oat mixture to dry ingredients to form a batter. Scoop batter into prepared muffin cups. Bake 25-30 minutes, until lightly browned. Amazing served with butter and honey!
*can soak oats overnight
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Homemade Italian Dressing
*from New Life on a Homestead*
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My spearmint was about to flower so I picked several stalks off to dry and chop for tea. I love drinking just straight spearmint tea or adding it to other herbal mixes for added flavor.

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