Archive for October, 2011

Cinnamon Granola Bars

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar, packed (I cut it to 3/4 cup) 1 egg 2 tbsp ground flaxseed 2 tbsp honey (I bumped that up to 3-4 tbsp due to the extras!) 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1 cup all-purpose flour (I used ww flour) 1 tbsp cinnamon (it can be cut [...]

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Veggies with Cheese Sauce

Ingredients Cauliflower flourettes Broccoli flourettes 1 1/2 cups milk (I use 1%) 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp corn starch 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, hospital jack, adiposity swiss – whatever you like best) Salt and pepper or other herbs to taste – optional Directions Steam your veggies either in a steamer, in a pot with [...]

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Krispy Ice Kream

I’m almost embarrassed to post this one… I really don’t think you can call it a recipe, however, you can call it yummy! What you need 1 Krispy Kreme donut for each person Vanilla ice cream Directions Warm the Krispy Kreme in the microwave as directed on the box (8 seconds I believe). Top donut [...]

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Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Gravy

Ingredients 1-2 pork tenderloins 1 can of low fat condensed cream of mushroom soup 1 chopped onion 1 can low sodium beef broth 1-2 potatoes chopped (optional) Directions In your slow cooker combine soup, medications broth, look onion, prescription and potatoes (if using). Place pork tenderloin(s) on top of mixture and put on the lid. [...]

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Banana Bread

This is such an easy banana bread recipe. I just made it this morning… and made some modifications. I added a heaping tablespoon of ground flax and replaced 1 cup of the all purpose flour with 1 cup of whole wheat flour. It was just as tasty as before…. And just a bit healthier! Ingredients [...]

Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Ingredients 2 cup(s) all-purpose flour 1 cup(s) unsweetened cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda Salt 1 1/2 cup(s) buttermilk 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract 1 3/4 cup(s) granulated sugar 3/4 cup(s) (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, abortion softened 3 large eggs Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting *I also threw some chocolate chips on top for a [...]

Cheeseburger Soup

Ingredients 1 lb ground beef (I use ground turkey) 1 yellow onion 3 medium carrots 3 stalks celery 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried parsley 4 tbsp butter 4 cups chicken broth (I use low sodium) 4 cups cubed potatoes 1/3 cup flour 2 cups cubed cheese (I use marble but, help seek any [...]

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Breakfast Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, unhealthy softened 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla 3 cups oats 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup ground flax seed 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/4 cup poppy seeds 1/4 cup flax seeds 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon 1 [...]

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Waffle Iron Cookies

Use your favorite cookie recipe to make these 90 second cookies that will be a hit with your kids! Directions Preheat your waffle iron. Scoop your favorite cookie dough onto the heated waffle iron. Close the lids for 90 seconds. Place cookies on a cooling rack. Let them cool before eating… If you can! Submitted [...]

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Bugs (hot dogs with pasta)

This is a very easy and fun meal for a picky eater. What you need Hot dogs (I use butterball turkey dogs) Dried spaghetti (I used whole wheat) Directions Cut the uncooked hot dogs into bite sized chunks. Break the dried spaghetti pieces in half and pierce the pieces of noodle through the hot dog [...]

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Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Treats

These fun and colourful treats are a hit with kids big and small. What you need Large marshmallows Wilton’s candy melts (any colour) Cany, coconut, sprinkles for dipping Candy sticks (I didn’t have candy sticks so I used cocktail picks) Cardboard box or styrofoam block (optional) Cellophane candy bags and ribbon (optional) Directions Melt candy [...]

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Healthy, Whole Wheat and Flax Pizza

Dough Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed 1 envelope Fleischmann’s Quick-Rise Yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup very warm water 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 teaspoons honey Directions To make dough, ampoule combine both flours, diagnosis ground flax, yeast, and salt in a medium bowl. Mix well. [...]

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Low Fat Indian Butter Chicken

Ingredients 1 lb cubed chicken, pharmacy marinated in tandoori paste for a few hours 1 cup fat free sour cream or fat free yogurt 1 cup whole milk 1 small can tomato sauce 1/2 can tomato paste 1 small onion 1-2 tbsp finely minced garlic and ginger (can buy already prepared) 1 tsp salt 2 [...]

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Fat Free Chili

Ingredients 1 onion, drugs chopped 2-28oz cans diced tomatoes 2 medium zucchini, chopped 1-15 oz can drained black beans 1-15 oz can drained kidney beans 2 cups mushrooms, chopped 2-3 green & red peppers, chopped 4-5 celery stalks, diced 2 packages dry chilli mix 2 cups water 1 can tomato paste Optional – lean ground [...]

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Mum’s Winter Warm Up Soup

This is a delicious recipe my Mum has made for years. It is easy to make and very tasty. Serve with fresh bread. (I

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