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 jalapeno 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, simply reduce or...
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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 into quarters...
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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 jalapeno 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 garbanzo beans 3 garlic...
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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 spices and herbs. If...
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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 yourself.  I...
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My Kitchenette: Introduction (Video)

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