Lemon Yogurt Cake

I try to limit how often I eat dessert, but I do love  a rich lemon flavored cake. Today’s recipe is a simple cake made with real lemon zest and juice with Greek yogurt. You could use regular plain yogurt, but Greek yogurt has more protein so I stick with that. You get that great tangy flavor in the cake.  I’m using canola oil, but you can use any neutral flavored vegetable oil with good results.  Use two medium sized lemons and zest before you squeeze the lemon.

 

 

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Healthy Living: Lemon Honey Ginger Morning Drink To Support The Immune System

There are many internet posts about a tea from lemon, honey, and ginger to fight colds and flues. Most recipes start with fresh ginger (root) which is sliced, boiled and steeped to make tea. The tea is strained and added to lemon juice and honey. My morning drink has developed over many years. One winter I was very sick with the latest version of the flu. I had bronchitis and could barely talk. Two friends arrived in the evening with a fresh lemon, a jar of honey and a bottle of booze. They made a hot whiskey tonic. It was so soothing on my inflamed throat, my coughing decreased, and I went to sleep easily. For the next several days I made myself a lemon honey tonic without the booze. Read More