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Scrambled Denver with Baby Spinach

Serves: 3 Serving suggestions: Serve with toasts and tea. Small green pepper (about 2/3 cup), diced 1 plum tomato, seeds removed, diced 1/2 cup cooked ham, diced 1 cup fresh baby spinach, stems removed 5 omega-3 eggs 1/4 cup milk 3 tablespoons canola oil Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons dried chives or parsley flakes 1) Prepare the ingredients in advance. […]

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Southern Bacon and Egg Stuffed Tomatoes

6 large tomatoes Salt and pepper to taste 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled; or 4 tablespoons bacon bits ¾ cups diced celery 6 hard boiled eggs ? cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Paprika 1. Wash tomatoes thoroughly. 2. Cut tops from tomatoes. 3. Scoop out pulp, leaving shells intact. 4. Chop […]

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Pumpkin Parfait

“In this recipe, pumpkin puree is combined with a package of vanilla pudding mix, skim milk, evaporated skim milk and pumpkin pie spice. Serve this sugar and fat free dessert chilled in clear stemware.” Servings: 6 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 (1 ounce) package instant sugar-free vanilla pudding mix 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 cup evaporated skim milk 1 […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C) Baking sheets lightly greased Makes: 4 dozen cookies Serving size: 1 cookie Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 cup lightly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla In a medium […]

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Date Nut Bars

8-inch (2L) square baking dish Makes 16 bars (1 bar per serving) Ingredients: 1-1/3 cups chopped dates 1/4 cup walnut pieces 1/4 cup whole almonds 1/2 cup granola In a food processor, combine dates, walnuts and almonds; process until mixture begins to come together. Sprinkle half of the granola over bottom of baking dish. Press date mixture firmly and evenly […]

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Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Makes 6 slices (9-inch/23 cm glass pie plate) Ingredients: 14 ounce can pumpkin 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt, ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg, ground cloves 2 eggs, slightly beaten 13-oz (385 ml) can evaporated skim milk In a large bowl, mix pumpkin, sugar, salt and spices. Stir in 2 slightly beaten eggs and mix […]

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Moist ‘n’ Chewy Chocolate Brownies

Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C) 9-inch (2.5 L) square cake pan, greased Makes 24 brownies (1 brownie per serving) Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 3 squares (1 oz/28 g each) unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt In a saucepan over low heat, […]

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Triple Chocolate Brownies

Makes 16 brownies (1 brownie per serving) 8-inch square (2 L) cake pan sprayed with vegetable spray Preheat oven to 350 F 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup margarine or butter 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powdered 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup 2% milk 1/4 cup chocolate chips Icing: 1/4 […]

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Fudgy Brownies

blender or immersion blender 8-inch (20 cm) square metal baking pan, lined with foil, leaving a 2-inch overhang, foil greased Makes 25 brownies Serving size: 1 brownie Ingredients: 1/2 cup packed prunes 1/4 cup butter or margarine, cut into cubes 3/4 cup boiling watermelon 2/3 cup all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa […]

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Broccoli and Mushroom Frittata – Broccoli e Funghi Frittata

Servings: 6 II Preparation time: 15 minutes II Cook Time: 13 minutes Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons butter 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped 9 eggs 1/2 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1×1/4-inch strips 1 cup frozen broccoli florets, thawed 4 ounces (1 cup) Cheddar Cheese, shredded Directions: In 10-inch skillet, melt butter until sizzling. Add mushrooms and […]

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Cheesy Easy Frittata – Dozzinale Facile Frittata

Servings: 6 II Preparation time: 10 minutes II Total Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 4 eggs 4 egg whites 2 Tablespoon water 1/2 cup chopped seeded tomatoes 1 cup Shredded Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese, divided 2 slices Bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat eggs, egg whites and water in medium bowl with […]

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Sour Cream and Dill Dip

Yield: 6 servings; makes about 2 1/4 cups of dip. 3 ts Fresh dill; chopped, or 1 ts Dried dill; crushed 1 ts Lemon juice 1 c Sour cream 1/4 ts Salt White pepper 2 ts White onion, grated 1 c Mayonnaise Mix the dill and lemon juice together to soften the dill. Blend in all of the other ingredients until […]

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Pork Tenderloin with Fennel Sauce

Dietitian’s tip: Fennel — a vegetable that resembles a rounded, swollen cluster of celery stalks — has a mild, sweet licorice flavor. Strip away any coarse outer portion of the fennel bulb before using in recipes. Serves 4 Ingredients 4 pork tenderloin fillets, each 4 ounces 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 fennel bulb, cored and thinly […]

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Marmalade Chicken

Orange marmalade and freshly grated orange zest make a deliciously tangy sauce for quick-cooking chicken tenders. Serve with brown rice. 4 servings II Active Time: 20 minutes II Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 pound chicken tenders, (see Note) 1/2 teaspoon kosher […]