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Jar Mix holds enough for 2 cups of flour.

1 cup wheat flour
1 t cream of tartar*
1/2 t baking soda*
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 t salt
1 beaten egg
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons oil
1 tablespoons cinnamon (optional)

1. Mix dry ingredients.
2. Mix wet ingredients.
3. Combine dry and wet ingredients together. Add more milk if too thick.
4. Cook on stove over medium heat or on West Bend Fryer at 350F.

*Substitute for 2 t baking powder

Banana version
Prepare as above except omit cinnamon, reduce milk and add:
1/2 cup milk
1 banana, mashed
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Apple version
Prepare as above except, reduce milk and add:
3/4 cup milk
1 apple, diced

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1 3/4 cup Living Without – Self-Rising Flour Blend (130g AP Flour & 105g WW Flour)
1/3 cup sugar (66g Granulated)
2 T flax meal (12g)
2 t baking powder (or 1 t cream of tartar & 1/2 t baking soda)
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup canned coconut milk or milk
1/4 cup canola oil

1. Mix dry ingredients in a medium-size bowl.
2. Mix wet ingredients in a separate container.
3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir just until moistened. Let rest overnight and bake in the morning in order to get good muffin tops.
4. Spray muffin cups with canola oil.
5. Fill 2/3 full with muffin batter. Sprinkle tops with sugar and cinnamon mixture.
6. Bake in 375F oven about 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
7. Remove muffins from pans right away. Makes 12.

Note
– Adjust the coconut milk (by adding it last) when making the additions below in order to get the right batter consistency.
– Do not store on the countertop for too long as they tend to crumble. Store in the freezer.
– If you take these to school in your lunch box, put them in a little container not a ziploc bag or they will crumble.

Self-Rising Flour Blend
Use this blend for muffins, scones, cakes, cupcakes or any recipe that uses baking powder for leavening.

1¼ cups white sorghum flour
1¼ cups white rice flour
½ cup tapioca starch/flour
2 teaspoons xanthan or guar gum
4 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt

Apple-Cinnamon Muffins
2 apples, diced
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons sugar

Cranberry
1 cup fresh/frozen cranberries, coursely chopped
2 tablespoons sugar

Banana
3/4 cup bananas, mashed
1/2 cup coconut milk (remove the coconut milk from the recipe above and reduce it to this amount)
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Pumpkin Muffins
1 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground nutmet
1/8 t ground cloves
1/2 cup canned pumpkin to egg mixture
1/4 c chopped nuts into batter (25g)
Do not use paper cups

Oatmeal Muffins
Prepare as above, except reduce flour and add rolled oats to flour mixture
1 1/3 cup Flour (130g AP Flour & 47g WW Flour)
3/4 cup rolled oats (68g)

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Regular Flours & Ingredients
½ C butter, softened
1 ½ C flour (AP 97g & WW 105g & 3T Flax Meal)
¾ C brown sugar (161g)

1 egg
2 T Milk
1 t Vanilla
½ t Baking Soda
½ t Cinnamon
¼ t Nutmeg
1/8 t Cloves

1 C Raisins, Currants, or diced mixed Candied fruits and peels (120g)
½ C chopped Nuts (50g)

Put bolded items in ziploc bags except for raisins & nuts.

Alternate Flours & Ingredients
½ C butter (I use ¼ C + 2 T Canola Oil)
1 ½ C flour (I use Living Without High Protein Flour Blend)
¾ C brown sugar
1 egg (I use 1 tablespoon flax meal + 3 tablespoons hot water. (Let stand, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes or until thick. Use without straining.)
2 T Milk (I use Rice Milk)
1 t Vanilla
½ t Baking Soda
½ t Cinnamon
¼ t Nutmeg
1/8 t Cloves
1 C Raisins, Currants, or diced mixed Candied fruits and peels
½ C chopped Nuts, or raisins 

Living Without High Protein Flour Blend
Makes 4 ¼ C Flour
1 ¼ cups Bean flour (your choice), chickpea flour
1 C Potato starch
1 C Tapioca flour
1 C Rice flour

1. Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves in mixing bowl.
2. Add oil, egg, vanilla to flour mixture.
3. Add milk a tablespoon at a time until mixture is correct consistency.
4. Add raisins and nuts.
5. Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
6. Bake in a 350F oven about 10 minutes or till edges are lightly browned. Do not overbake or flours will burn.
7. Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet until they firm up (about 3 minutes). Cool cookies on a rack. Makes 36.

Note: My children (although they don’t know it) prefer the Flax Meal instead of the Egg.

Legend:
C = cup
T = tablespoon
t = teaspoon

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For Khoresh
2 T ground Dried Rose Petals*
2 T Cinnamon
1 t ground Cardamom
½ t freshly ground Black Pepper
1 t ground Angelica (gol-par)*
1 t ground Nutmeg
1 t ground Cumin
½ t ground Coriander Seeds
1 t dried Persian Lime Powder*

Grind all the spices and mix. Store in an airtight container to preserve freshness.

For Rice
2 T ground Dried Rose Petals*
2 T ground Cinnamon
2 T ground Cardamom
1 T ground Cumin

Mix all the ground spices together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container to preserve freshness.

Legend
T = tablespoon
t = teaspoon
* – Is available from Persian stores.

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Apple version
3 cups sliced apples
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Dry Ingredients
1/2 cup sugar
pinch of salt
3/4 cup rice flour (brown or white)
1/4 cup sweet rice flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Wet Ingredients
3 eggs
1 1/2 cup milk of choice (dairy, rice, soy, almond, hemp)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Grease a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan and line it with sugar-tossed apple slices.
3. Mix dry ingredients together.
3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until smooth, about one minute.
4. Pour 1/3 batter over apples and bake for 15 minutes, just until edges are set.
5. Add remaining batter and bake another 45 minutes or until done.

Time Saving Tip
Put all the dry ingredients in a ziploc bag and store it in the refridgerator until ready to use.

Banana version
3 cups sliced bananas
2 tablespoons coconut
2 tablespoons sugar

1. Follow instructions for Apple version above.

Pumpkin version – Like eating pumpkin pie
1 1/2 cup pumpkin meat, drained
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1. Drain pumpkin in fine-mesh colander for about 1 hour.
2. Add spices to dry ingredients and stir.
3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients.
4. Add drained pumpkin to batter.
5. Pour 1/3 batter in greased pie plate and bake for 15 minutes, just until edges are set.
6. Add remaining batter and bake another 45 minutes or until done.

Blueberry / Cherry / Raspberry / Blackberry version
3 cups raspberries
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

1. Add cinnamon to dry ingredients.
2. Follow instructions for Apple version above.

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cooked vegetable (see below)
1 ½ cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon flour (1 t tapioca, arrowroot, wheat)
seasonings based on above vegetable (see chart, below)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup rice milk

In a blender container or food processor bowl combine the cooked vegetable and ¾ cup of the chicken broth. Cover and blend or process about 1 minute or till smooth. Set aside.

In a medium saucepan put oil, flour, seasonings, salt, and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir till slightly thickened and bubbly. Cook 1 minute more. Stir in vegetable mixture and remainng broth. Cook and stir till heated through. If necessary, add additional milk to make of desired consistency. Season to taste.
Serves 3 or 4 side-dish servings.

Acorn Squash
Scrape flesh from peel after cooking.
¼ t ground ginger or ground cinnamon

Asparagus
3 cups cut asparagus or one 10-ounce package frozen cut asparagus
½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel and 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Broccoli
3 cups broccoli flowerets or one 10-ounce package frozen cut broccoli
1 teaspoon snipped thyme or ¼ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

Brussel Sprouts
2 cups brussel sprouts or one 10-ounce package frozen brussel sprouts
1 teaspoon snipped marjoram or ¼ teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed

Butternut Squash
3 cups butternut squash, mashed
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Carrots
2 ½ cups sliced carrots or loose-pack frozen crinkle-cut carrots
1 tablespoon snipped parsley
1 teaspoon snipped basil or ¼ teaspoon dried basil, crushed

Cauliflower
3 cups cauliflower flowerets or one 10-ounce package frozen cauliflower
½ to ¾ teaspoon curry powder

Celery
2 ½ cups sliced celery
1 teaspoon snipped dillweey or basil or ¼ teaspoon dried dillweed or basil, crushed

Green Beans
3 cups cut green beans or one 10-ounce package frozen cut green beans
1 teaspoon snipped savory or ¼ teaspoon dried savory, crushed

Mushrooms
5 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
½ teaspoon snipped thyme or 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed, and, if desired,
1 tablespoon dry sherry

Onion
2 ½ cups chopped onion
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce (contains wheat and soy, I believe) and
1 clove garlic, minced

Peas
2 ½ cups shelled peas or one 10-ounce package frozen peas
1 teaspoon snipped sage; ¼ teaspoon dried sage, crushed
2 teaspoon snipped mint; or ¼ teaspoon dried mint, crushed

Potatoes
3 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed, or 1 ¾ cup mashed, cooked potatoes
1 teaspoon snipped dillweed or ¼ teaspoon dried dillweed

Pumpkin
Scrape flesh from peel after cooking.
¼ t ground ginger or ground cinnamon

Spinach
16 cups fresh spinach or one 10-ounce package frozen spinach
½ teaspoon snipped tarragon; 1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed; or 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Sweet Potato
1 ¾ cup roasted sweet potato
1/8 t. curry powder
3 shakes of nutmeg

Zucchini
3 cups sliced zucchini or yellow summer squash
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

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