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Sugar-Free Butter Cream Frosting

Ingredients 1-1/2 cups powder sugar substitute (Splenda) 2 tbsp almond milk, separated 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 tbsp whipped butter, softened Directions Combine sugar, butter, vanilla, and 1 tbsp milk. When smooth, add remaining milk. Beat until creamy. Notes Food colouring can be added at the end if colour is needed This recipe was tried […]

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Easy No Bake Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup butter 2/3 cup milk 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix (or any flavour you prefer) 3-1/2 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Mix together the sugar, butter or margarine and the milk in a large pot and bring to a boil. Boil for […]

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Digestive Biscuits

Ingredients 3⁄4 cup whole wheat flour 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1⁄4 cup wheat bran 4 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon Crisco 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, mix together […]

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Sugar-Free Caramel

Ingredients  ½ cup water ½ cup butter 2 cups granulated sweetener (Splenda) ½ teaspoon vanilla or caramel extract 1 cup heavy cream salt, to taste Directions  In a medium saucepan, add sweetener and water over medium-high heat whisking until sweetener is dissolved. Once mixture reaches a boil, only whisk every so often and watch closely […]

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Lunchbox Granola Bars

Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) rolled oats 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed 1/3 cup (75 mL) packed brown sugar 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon 1 cup (250 mL) raisins, chocolate chips or unsweetened dried fruit 1/2 cup (125 mL) sunflower seeds (or any chopped nuts) 1/2 […]