Walnut Granola

If you love granola and have been told to stay away from the sugar and fat laden versions of it, this recipe is for you.  This granola recipe has less sugar, oil and salt than most store bought versions and it still tastes great.  You can’t completely leave out the oil  otherwise it won’t be crunchy.  It’s become a staple in our home.  My daughter takes it to preschool...
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Easy Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is so easy to make and tastes, I think even better then the overpriced store bought version. You only need a few ingredients and an ice cream machine. Ingredients: 3 cups yogurt 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions: In a bowl, mix together the yogurt, sugar and vanilla extract. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour. Then freeze in your ice cream...
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Amaranth Porridge

Amaranth seeds may be tiny but they are nutrition powerhouses.  These tiny little seeds are a great source of protein ( 9g per 1 cooked cup) as well as contain iron, magnesium, zinc and fiber.  Unlike other grains, they also provide the essential amino acid, lysine.  Most people get enough lysine from meats, cheese, fish and eggs but if you are vegan or an athlete you should make...
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Socca, a Healthy Crepe for Vegans and Carnivores alike

I was going through my old recipes when I discovered this delicious treat.  Socca is popular in the south of France, where it’s eaten hot off the griddle with a cool glass of wine.  Besides the fact this recipe only requires 3 ingredients (not counting the salt and pepper), it’s so easy to make.  The thinner you make them, the crispier and better they taste. Makes 8 servings...
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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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