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Banana Blueberry Bread

This banana bread recipe has been tweaked for a much healthier nutritional profile yet it remains moist and flavorful.  A perfect after school snack for children. As seen in the...

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Roasted Crusted Potato Wedges

Roasted potatoes of every description are delicious as a vegetable side dish, but this potato dish uses small red skinned potatoes, and after rubbing them in olive oil they...

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Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Cake

I have recently been working hard to create desserts that are a little healthier by using olive oil instead of butter, and by substituting either whole grain or nut...

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Zuppa Toscana

This soup is one I “rebuilt” from Olive Garden that is undoubtedly the most popular soup on their menu. The soup contains chunks of potatoes, kale, sausages, and onions...

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Anise Lemon Biscotti

The name biscotti can be translated as twice cooked which indeed describes how these tasty cookies are made. By baking them twice, they lose any excess moisture, which ensures...

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Black Bean Soup

This recipe is simple, incredibly low fat and chock full of great nutrition! Black beans are high in protein and fiber, low in fat, and also rich in several...

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Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

I may be one of the last people who have jumped onto the slow-cooker bandwagon, but now that I have I am finding it a great appliance for busy...

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Kale & Cabbage Slaw

I have been experimenting with different raw vegetable salads recently, trying out new combinations of vegetables of every description in order to create great texture and flavor. We love...