Iced Cappuccino - With a hint of orange, this is truly a refreshing treat!
7 ½ cups cold water
1 teaspoon orange zest (optional)
1 ½ cups drip grind espresso coffee
3 cups milk
3 to 4 (6 to 8 packets) teaspoons stevia blend or 3/8 teaspoons stevioside
Garnish: whipped cream, cocoa, ground nutmeg or cinnamon
Place orange zest in bottom of coffee pot. Brew coffee using cold water and espresso; cool to room temperature. Strain coffee and discard orange zest;
stir in stevia blend and milk. Refrigerate until chilled.
Pour cappuccino into glasses; spoon small dollops of whipped topping onto each and sprinkle with cocoa, nutmeg or cinnamon.
Makes 10 servings.
Nutritional Data (Per serving): 48 calories; 3g total fat; 2g protein; 4g carbohydrate. Food exchanges: ½ fat
Whole Wheat Applesause Muffins - sweet treat without the sugar
2c. whole wheat flour 3 tsp stevia blend
2 tsp baking powder or 3/8 tsp stevioside
1/2 tsp baking soda or 6 packets of stevia
1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2c. unsweetened applesauce
1/2 tsp salt 1/2c. butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, stevia, and salt in a large bowl. Set aside. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, applesauce, and melted butter. Beat with an electric mixer on medium for 2 minutes or until well blended. Slowly add egg mixture to flour. Beat until combined. Spoon batter into paper muffin cups or a greased muffin tin. Bake 20-25 minutes at 375 degrees, or until brown and tios spring back from a touch.
1 tsp butter or margarine 1/2c. apple juice or water
2 tsp stevia blend 1/2c. raisins or dried fruit bits
Remove apple cores, leaving half 1/2 in. of core at the bottom of each apple. Prick skins with fork; place apples in a 2 qt. casserole dish. In a small
saucepan, melt butter. Stir in stevia, cinnamon, lemon juice, raisins, and walnuts(optional). Spoon into apple centers and bake at 350 degrees for 40-45
minutes, or until apples are tender. Let stand for a few minutes, and spoon liquid back into apples before serving.