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Laura Bakes Chocolate Chip Cookies by herself

In a couple weeks, Laura will be turning 4! To celebrate this milestone, she figured she should be able to bake something all by herself. In order to help Laura achieve this goal, I created a recipe for her using simple numbers and pictures. I began by determining the lowest measurement for cups and teaspoons… Continue reading Laura Bakes Chocolate Chip Cookies by herself

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Laura Bakes Easter Cupcakes!

Today, Laura baked some cupcakes for Easter! https://youtu.be/Lzz5juA7Rmo Banana cupcakes:  1 1/2 cups flour 1.2 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/8th tsp salt 6 TBS European style butter - softened 1/3 C light brown sugar - packed 1/2 Cup granulated white sugar 1 Large egg yolk 1 large egg 1 1/2 tsp vanilla… Continue reading Laura Bakes Easter Cupcakes!

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Laura Bakes Cookies!

Today, Laura ventured into the world of cookies! Here, you can see her making delicious dark chocolate chunk cookies 🙂 Enjoy! https://youtu.be/fGmSItgzDkQ Ingredients: Makes 2.5 dozen cookies (Laura did a half recipe here) 1/4 Cup Butter of Margarine (softened) (no salt)1/2 cup white sugar 1 Cup Brown Sugar 2 Eggs 1/4 tsp salt 2 Cups… Continue reading Laura Bakes Cookies!

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Currant Scones

Today for Laura's cooking lesson, she learned how to bake scones! At only 50-75mg of sodium per scone, these are definitely  low sodium friendly! Although they aren't the most healthy treat, we did our best by using no fat Plain Greek Yoghurt which packs TONS of protein into these scones with no fat other than… Continue reading Currant Scones

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Szechuan Beef – Reduced Sodium

Laura and I made Szechuan beef today! She is now the star of her own little cooking show 🙂 https://youtu.be/UX_p7mG-gAY To make Szechuan Beef low sodium, we replaced Soy Sauce with a replacement featuring Balsamic vinegar, some sugar and a bit of salt.  The total salt in this meal comes up at 3/4 tsp. The… Continue reading Szechuan Beef – Reduced Sodium