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Vegan Irish Stew

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Recipes | 0 comments

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, try out this Vegan recipe and still be festive on St. Patty’s Day! •1 Tablespoon olive oil •1 medium sweet yellow, white or red onion, diced •2 cloves garlic, finely chopped •4 cups vegetable broth at room temperature (make your own vegetable broth from scraps) •1 Tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes •¾ cup apple juice or cider •¼ cup apple cider vinegar •3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks •2 large carrots, peeled and cut into chunks •3 large ribs celery, cut into chunks •2 large parsnips, peeled and...

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Earl Grey Lemon Bars

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Recipes | 0 comments

Crust Ingredients:  Cooking spray 5.6 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 1/4 cups) 5.6   1/3 cup powdered sugar 2 Earl Grey tea bags, divided 1/8 teaspoon  salt 8 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into pieces   Filling Ingredients: 1/4 cup  fresh lemon juice 1 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon powdered sugar Preparation Preheat oven to 350°. Crust: Line an 8-inch square metal baking pan with foil that extends just over the sides and coat with cooking spray. Combine  flour,...

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Chocolate Cherry Oat Cookies

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: 1.5 ounces (1/3 cup) flour 1.5 oz (1/3 cup) whole-wheat flour 1.5 cups rolled oats 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup dried cherries 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg, lightly beaten (go cage free!) 3 oz. bittersweet chocolate chopped Cooking spray Instructions  Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flours, oats, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and add brown sugar, stirring until smooth. Add the sugar mixture to the flour mixture and beat...

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Honey Lavendar Nectarines

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: 4 cups water 3/4 cup honey 3/4 cups sugar 2 teaspoons dried lavender buds 6 cups vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt Fresh lavender sprigs (optional) Instructions: Bring water, honey and sugar to boil while stirring so the sugar dissolves. Use a Dutch Oven if you have one. Stir in lavender buds and then the nectarines. Reduce the heat and simmer 8 minutes or until nectarines are just tender. Make sure not to overcook. Remove the nectarines from the  pan with a slotted spoon, reserving the liquid in pan. Bring the liquid to a boil, and cook until reduced to 3 cups...

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Blackberry Merlot Granita

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Recipes, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ingredients: 4 cups blackberries 3/4 cups water 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup merot 1 tablespoon lemon juice (1) 3-inch cinnamon stick   1. Bring all ingredients to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let stand 15 minutes. 2. Finely strain the mixture over a bowl. Pour liquid into an 8-inch square baking dish. Cover and freeze until partially frozen (about 2 hours). 3. Scrape the mixture with a fork and crush any lumps. Freeze for 3 hours until totally frozen, scraping with a fork every hour. Remove from the freezer and scrape with a fork until...

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Tropical Sherbet

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: (1) 12-oz. package of frozen mango (about 2.5 cups), 1 cup frozen pineapple, (1) 6 oz. container of lemon yogurt (go Greek for added protein!), 1 tsp. of grated lime rind Let frozen fruit stand at room temperature for about 10 minutes. Combine fruit, yogurt and rind in a food processer until smooth. Serve right away, or freeze in an air-tight container for 1.5 hours. Easy peasy! (Recipe from cookinglight.com)

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