One bowl chocolate cake

One Bowl Chocolate Cake
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
5 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup cooking oil
2 teaspoons vinegar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups water
In large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add remaining ingredients; beat well. Pour into ungreased 9 by 13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.


Weekly weigh in

Well, Its time for me to go be weighed in! I hope I am down tonight! I should be but well, I wont jinx myself, I am seriously hoping I did well though and have lost a nice amount. I worked super hard this week.
I’ve been texting today with my slimming world consultant this morning. She’s going to meet me when I get there. I am so glad of her help. It makes life much simpler for me.
Well guys, wish me luck!


No bake peanut butter squares

No Bake Peanut Butter Squares
12 ounces peanut butter
1/2 stick butter
1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 (16 ounce) box powdered sugar
1/3 cup boiling water
2 cups chocolate chips
1/2 stick butter
Combine peanut butter, 1/2 stick butter, graham cracker crumbs, powdered sugar and water. Press into 9 by 13 inch pan. Heat chocolate chips with 1/2 stick butter over low heat until melted. Spread over peanut butter mixture. Let cool; cut into squares.


Saturday food log!

I did good today with my food!

I am so proud of myself! I am doing great! I think I am going to have a great result on Tuesday at weigh in!

For breakfast today I had a bowl of weetabix, with some strawberries on top!

Mid morning, I had a mandarin, and a peach!

Lunch was a yogurt, and some crackers!

Dinner was a slimming world meal of macaroni with roasted veggies!

I had more fruit before I headed out for the evening!

Drinks today included tea and coffee water, and coke zero!

So that is what I ate today and I am very happy with it!


Friday, food log!

Here is my food log for Friday! I had a great day food wise today! I was really healthy! Heres what I ate today!

Breakfast was a yogurt, and some strawberries, and a cup of coffee. Not exciting, but healthy!

Lunch was some crackers, rice crackers, salt and vinegar flavour, rice crackers are sooo yummy! I am addicted to them now that I’ve tasted them, I also had some fruit!

Dinner was two chicken breasts, with some salad, rice and bean salad, and some wholemeal bread, and I seasoned my chicken with hot sauce!

It was super yummilicious!
I was starving by the time dinner time came, so I wolfed it down!

For snacks this evening I’ve had a kiwi, a nectarine, and a peach!

And two more mugs of tea!
So I think I did ok today! I’m delighted with how I’ve done!


Pineapple almond cream cheese cake

Pineapple Almond Cream Cheese Cake
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature
1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1 (12 ounce) jar pineapple preserves
1/2 cup slivered almonds
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese, butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Alternately add flour mixture and pineapple juice to butter mixture. Pour haf the batter into a greased 9 by 13 inch baking dish, spreading evenly. Combine preserves and almonds; spread evenly over batter. Cover with remaining batter. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cut into squares and serve.


chocolate nuggets

Chocolate Nuggets
1 package devil’s food, Swiss or dark chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup cooking oil
2 eggs
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces
Pecan halves
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend cake mix, oil and eggs. Stir in chocolate pieces. Drop from a teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Top each cookie with a pecan half. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until cookies test done with a toothpick. Cool on pan about 1 minute; remove to racks to finish cooling.
Makes 4 to 5 dozen.