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Hi Missy,
My name is Sophia and I'm a 15-year-old who loves baking. My mom just bought me The Sneaky Chef to the Rescue on Christmas Eve and I'm loving it! For your recipes, I used mashed avocado instead of butter/margarine when I wanted to make it healthier for my family. I realized that in baking, everything needs a little bit of fat, but I wanted to use healthy fats instead, so I thought of avocado. Sometimes, when the avocado is too thick, I would add a little bit of applesauce so that it can mix better with the other ingredients. I also use applesauce to replace at least half of the oil in recipes. I know that some people might not like artificial sweeteners, but if you do then you can use those in place of sugar. I made your Light Brainy Brownies last night. I just tried them and they were the BEST! When I made the Purple Puree I accidentally put a little more spinach than I thought was required, so it didn't really have the purple color that I was looking for, but the brownies still came out chocolaty. My family still love the things that I bake for them, but they don't know about the things I put in them...yet :D

Thank you so much for telling us about the great idea of disguising tasty foods with the things we never expected to be in there! Now I have a better excuse to let my mom eat my favorite treats!
-Sophia S., New York, NY

Hi Sophia!
What a wonderful email – thank you for taking the time to share this with me. I just read it with my own daughter, Emily, reading over my shoulder. She suggested (and I agree) that you should have your own official Sneaky Chef apron….so I want to send you one! 

As for avocado, love that idea…..it's indeed a good fat, and it would coat the gluten/flour just fine, I think.  Did you see I have a brand new book out just this week? Check it out below – the Speedy Sneaky Chef!   Anyway, thank you again for taking the time to reach out to me. You're terrific! Email anytime with questions or whatever.

My best,
Missy

 

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