Homemade Sugar-Dusted Graham Crackers

To beat the boredom of an uneventful Friday evening, I whipped up a batch of these graham crackers. Inspired by the Whole Foods iPhone app, I decided to use egg whites instead of whole eggs. A word of caution: make sure that your butter is very, very cold; if it’s too slick you’ll risk slicing your fingers when cutting it into small chunks. Expect to … Continue reading Homemade Sugar-Dusted Graham Crackers

Black Bean Brownies

Black beans?  Brownies?  Together?  Yes.  When I first learned about the concept of substituting black beans for oil and eggs, I was skeptical.  One day my sister brought home a batch of moist, chocolatey, decadent brownies made with the magical fruit and I was soon a believer. Eliminating the oil and eggs substantially reduces excess calories and fat.  The moisture of the bean keeps them … Continue reading Black Bean Brownies