Almond Cookies

I just love almond cookies from a good Chinese bakery.  They make the best almond cookies.  So I have decided to try and create the delight. Ingredients: 3/4 cups of olive oil 1/8 and a half of sugar 1 egg 1/2 tbsp. of almond extract 1 drop of yellow dye 1 1/3 cups of all…

Moist Banana Loaf

Well, we are into banana type breads right now as my owners want me to try and recreate a breakfast.  A breakfast they got to experience when they went to a resort called Emerald Lake Lodge in BC, Canada.  A gorgeous place for a romantic get away, or in their case they were there for…

Scones

Tea tastes so much better when it is served with scones. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 1 tsp of Vital Wheat Gluten 1 tsp of baking powder 1/2 cup of butter – soften 3 tbsp. of sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup of butter milk 3 tbsp. of lemon juice Beaten egg…

Banana Bread

We are planning on making Banana French Toast so of course I had to come up with a Banana Bread recipe.  This came out so moist and delicious.  Enjoy. 1 1/2 cups of warm water 2 mushed bananas 3 tsp of dry yeast 2 Tbsp. of brown sugar 2 tsp of cinnamon 1 Tbsp. of…

Roasted Cashews or any nut

It is cheaper to roast your own nuts.  So I have my owner buy unsalted nuts, cashews or walnuts, almonds, pine nuts.  Use a bland oil like grape seed or safflower oil, or this time I used maple syrup so the nut had a sweet taste to it. Preheat oven to 350 F Take large…

Advice 2 : Happy Life

What my momma taught me was to chase your tail.  For happiness is a state of mind and you have to create that state of mind.  For you’re your own artist, painting your canvas, creating your masterpiece.  So for you to create your paradise of happiness you have to allow yourself to embrace optimism and…

Advice 1: The start of happiness

As a simple dog, one needs to remember that happiness is within us all.  So pick something that makes you, or reminds you, of happiness.  As a feeling will  kick start your journey  of finding compete happiness.  So when you are stress think of that.  So my happy place, my happy thought, that fills my…

Strawberry Smoothie

I love smoothies’, ruff… Ingredients: 1/2 lb of strawberries fresh 3/4 cup of Strawberry Yogurt, I use a Greek yogurt 1/2 cup of ice cream 1/2 cup of milk 2 % 1 tbsp. of vanilla 1 tbsp. of dark maple syrup Directions: Put all ingredients into blender and puree until smooth, you could even add…

Delicate Scrumptious Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you like chocolate then you will love these cookies. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of sugar 1/ 1/2 tsp of baking soda 1 cup of Dutch chocolate coco 2 Eggs 3/4 cup of cream 1 cup of olive oil 2 1/4 cups of all purpose flour or if you want the chocolate to be a…