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Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

Posted on: December 23, 2016

1 cup plain Greek yogurt, 0% fat 2 ripe bananas 2 eggs 2 cups rolled oats 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup chocolate chip Preheat oven to 350F and prepare muffin pan by spraying with cooking spray. Add ...

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Simple Hummus

Posted on: December 23, 2016

15 oz can chickpeas, drained & rinsed Juice of one fresh lemon 1/4 cup tahini Half clove of garlic 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cumin 2-3 Tbsp water Paprika, dash In the bowl of a food processor, combine tahini and lemon juice. Process ...

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Quinoa and Bean Pilaf

Posted on: December 23, 2016

2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped Pinch of cayenne pepper 1 tsp of kosher salt, divided 1 cup quinoa 1/2 cup cheddar or pepper jack cheese 2 bell peppers - 1 red, 1 green cut into 1/2 inch strips 3 ...

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Mashed Parsnips and Rutabagas with Caramelized Onions

Posted on: December 23, 2016

1 Tbsp. canola oil 2 medium sweet onions, chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh chopped thyme leaves Salt and Pepper to taste 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tsp. sugar 4 medium parsnips, scrubbed, peeled and cubed (about 3 cups) 3 small rutabagas, scrubbed, peeled and cubed (about 3 ...

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Barley & Wild Rice Pilaf with Pomegranate

Posted on: December 2, 2016

2 tsp olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup wild rice, rinsed 1/2 cup pearl barley 3 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1/3 cup pine nuts 1 cup pomegranate seeds (from 1 large fruit) 2 tsp lemon zest 2 Tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley Heat oil in ...

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Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

Posted on: November 9, 2016

1/2 cup slivered almonds 1 cup brussel sprouts 4 cups kale 1 small Granny Smith apple 4 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp champagne vinegar 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 1/3 cup gorgonzola cheese 1/2 cup cranberries Cut brussel sprouts in half lengthwise. Finely slice ...

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Pomegranate

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Cut correctly to avoid juice stains. Divide into quarters with a sharp knife. Fill a medium bowl with cool water and submerge the quarters in the bowl. Run your fingers over the seeds to dislodge them, the bitter pith will ...

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Cranberry Salsa

Posted on: November 9, 2016

1 bag cranberries 1 bunch green onions 1 bunch cilantro 1 medium jalapeno 1/2 cup sugar 2 limes, juiced Pinch salt 8oz 1/3 less fat cream cheese Chop cranberries, green onions, cilantro and jalapeno. Mix in sugar, lime juice and salt. When ready to serve, place cream cheese ...

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Quinoa Turkey Stuffing

Posted on: November 9, 2016

1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups low-sodium chicken stock 1 onion, chopped 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 apples -peeled, cored and chopped 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/3 cup raisins 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning Serves 8 Place the quinoa and ...

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Homemade Applesauce

Posted on: October 26, 2016

3 lbs peeled, cored and quartered apples (Fuji suggested) 4 strips lemon peel Juice from 1 lemon (about 3-4 Tbsp) 3 inches cinnamon stick OR 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 Tbsp brown sugar (optional) 1 cup water 1/2 tsp salt Put all ingredients into a large pot. ...

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