Strawberry Crater Muffins

Scrumptious muffins made with strawberry puree and oatmeal. Topped with a crater of strawberry jam. Yum! 1 1/2 cups white flour1 cup quick oats1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1 1/2 cups unsweetened pureed strawberries* 1/2 cup milk1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar1/4 cup vegetable oil1 large eggStrawberry jam Preheat oven to 400F. Grease muffin tin […]

Jello Hearts

Wiggly jiggly heart-shaped finger-jello is a fun Valentine’s day treat for kids of all ages. 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin 1 1/2 cups water 1 package (6 ounce) or 2 packages (3 ounce) Jello Dissolve gelatin in 1 cup cold water. Set aside. I saucepan, bring 1 cup water to boil and add jell-o. Bring to […]

Valentine’s Cookies

Pink heart-shaped cookies topped with melted chocolate are a perfect Valentine’s Day treat. Or a treat for any day really. We couldn’t wait for Valentine’s Day to make them. 3 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3 or 4 drops of red food colouring 3 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder Mix eggs, […]

Impossible Pumpkin Pie

Nov 22 2015: UPDATED I noticed this post is getting a lot of attention lately, and I can definitely understand why, because it’s a perfect easy dessert for Thanksgiving or Christmas. But I’m a little embarrassed about the photo:   Oh gosh. Sorry, I just had to update it! It just goes to show that […]

Apple and Cheddar Snacking Cake

I just love the combination of apple and cheddar in this cake. It’s packed full of fruit, cheese, and oats, so it makes a nice healthy snack (or even breakfast or lunch) for the whole family. Topping:2/3 cup quick oats1/4 cup brown sugar1 tsp cinnamon2 tbsp melted margarine Batter:1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup quick […]

Welcome! I’m Megan.

My kids like to whine, especially when it comes to the food they eat, but that doesn’t stop me from trying to make tasty and healthy meals for them. Follow along as I share family-friendly recipes and reviews from my picky family members, who I lovingly call “The Whine Critics.” Read More…

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