Butternut Squash Soup (Video)

This soup is creamy, deli­cious and nutri­tious.  It’s per­fect for lunch, din­ner or a great begin­ning to a Thanks­giv­ing meal. But­ter­nut squash is low in calo­ries and high in vit­a­min A, C and fiber.  The jalapeño adds a nice kick but you can leave it out if you pre­fer a mild taste. The recipe is for a 2lb but­ter­nut squash, if you ed up with a lighter or heav­ier one,...
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Baked Pita and Tortilla Chips (Video)

These chips are more nutri­tious and low­er in calo­ries than reg­u­lar chips.  They are high­er in fiber,  low­er in fat and salt and are a third of the cost of reg­u­lar tor­tilla chips.  They are so easy to make that it’s a great recipe to make with your kids. For Video click:  HERE   Ingre­di­ents: 3 corn tor­tilla, cut into quar­ters 3 whole wheat pita bread, cut...
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How to Make Hummus (Video)

This is a very basic and easy Hum­mus recipe.  If you want to make it more inter­est­ing, add your own spin by com­bin­ing any of the fol­low­ing ingre­di­ents: chopped cilantro chopped jalapeño chopped chipo­tle chiles chopped pars­ley chopped roast­ed bell pep­pers Zaatar (spice mix­ture)   For video click here: How to Make Hum­mus     Ingre­di­ents: 2 cups of cooked...
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How to Make Beans (Video)

Beans are a super­food.  Beans are packed with heart healthy pro­tein, phy­to­chem­i­cals, iron, zinc and fiber.  In addi­tion to the nutri­tion­al ben­e­fits, beans are inex­pen­sive and so ver­sa­tile.  You can use beans in soups, sal­ads, dips and as a burg­er sub­sti­tute. This recipe is a basic recipe you can use on a vari­ety of beans. You can add your own twist by adding...
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No Knead Bread (Video)

This recipe is adapt­ed from Jim Lahey, own­er of the Sul­li­van Street Bak­ery in New York City. It only requires three ingre­di­ents: flour, yeast and salt.  There is no knead­ing but does require some patience.  The dough requires 12 to 18 hours of ris­ing time (prefer­ably 18 hours) but it is so worth it!   This bread is so good, no one will believe you made it...
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My Kitchenette: Introduction (Video)

Easy and deli­cious recipes that are good for you.  See Video intro...
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