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Healthy Recipe: Cranberry, Cherry & Walnut Marmalade

From EatingWell:  November/December 2007 Fresh cranberries get crunch from walnuts and an infusion of sweetness from dried cherries in this take on a classic marmalade. Leftovers are great on a turkey sandwich. 4 cups | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours (including cooling time) Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup water 1/2 [...]

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“Mock” Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy George Stella; Food Network.com Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 6 min Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 medium head cauliflower 1 tablespoon reduced fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bullion 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh or [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen Prep Time: 20 min  Cook Time: 40 min Serves: 6 servings Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing 5 cups sliced green beans 4 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 1/2 cups diced onions 2 cups [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Stuffing with Cranberries

Recipe courtesy of Mayo Clinic Staff Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 10 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted and cubed 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped fresh cranberries 1 cup whole water chestnuts 1 [...]

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Benefits of that food that might surprise you

I have been storing up some tidbits of information that I have read over the last few month, all relating to food or secrets of food! Green Tea: Remember the blog I wrote on the dangers of ibuprofen use during exercise (http://ingoodhealthfdl.agnesian.com/2012/12/23/ibuprofen-and-exercise/)?  There are foods that have anti-inflammatory properties that are much easier on your [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Easy Peach Crisp

4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup low-fat granola without raisins 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 large peaches, pitted and sliced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt Preparation Preheat broiler to high. Place granola on a jelly-roll pan, spreading evenly. Broil 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Melt butter [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

Ingredients 1 2/3 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 8 1/2 cookie sheets) 7 tablespoons sugar, divided 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten Cooking spray 1 1/4 cups fat-free milk 2/3 cup reduced-fat crunchy peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened 1 (8-ounce) container frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Black Bean Burgers

Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time:12 min Serves: 6 burgers Ingredients 1/2 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 (15-ounce) cans no added salt black beans, rinsed and drained, divided 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves 2 teaspoons freshly chopped parsley leaves 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 cup bread [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Feta Stuffed Peppers

Prep: 35 min Bake: 30min Serves: 3 Ingredients: 3 large green peppers ½ lb lean ground beef (>90% lean) 1 small onion, chopped 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained (use No Added Salt to cut the Sodium) 2 cups chopped fresh spinach ¾ cup uncooked whole wheat orzo pasta 2 TBSP. minced fresh oregano or 2 [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Turkey Meatloaf

Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hr 45 min Serves: 8 servings   Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 1 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (1/4 teaspoon dried) 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup chicken stock (low fat, reduced sodium) 2-2.5 pounds [...]

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