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Savory Chex™ Cereal Mix

Filed in and sweet treats, Real Food, Uncategorized by on December 21, 2020 0 Comments
Savory Chex™ Cereal Mix

We always make cereal snack mixes over the holidays. Sometimes they are a bit sweet, but usually we indulge in this salty and savory combination.

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Oatmeal Chippers

Filed in and sweet treats, Real Food by on December 16, 2020 0 Comments
Oatmeal Chippers

What do you get when you combine rolled oats, chocolate and butterscotch chips, and coffee granules? A moist, far-from-boring, oatmeal cookie!

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Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Filed in and sweet treats, Real Food, Uncategorized by on December 13, 2020 0 Comments
Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Today, I am jumping into the 12 Days of Baking Challenge with two of my favorite things; cranberries and biscotti. If you have never baked biscotti before, this easy recipe is a good one to start with.

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Orange Vanilla Chia Pudding

Filed in and sweet treats, Real Food, Uncategorized by on March 8, 2019 0 Comments
Orange Vanilla Chia Pudding

The secret ingredient in this creamsicle-like pudding? Orange or tangerine zest!

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Peach Grunt

Filed in and sweet treats, Recipes From the Garden by on August 23, 2018 2 Comments
Peach Grunt

Marry the northeast and the northwest! Make an old-fashioned New England grunt with luscious peaches from Washington State. Baking is one of my all-time favorite hobbies. It seems a miracle that you can mix flour, sugar and various other ingredients, pop the whole thing in the oven and end up with crusty bread or chewy […]

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Chocolate Chia Pudding + Homemade Jam

Filed in and sweet treats, Real Food by on February 13, 2018 0 Comments
Chocolate Chia Pudding + Homemade Jam

Who says healthy isn’t tasty! This chocolate pudding has all the rich flavor with none of the fattening ingredients. And no cooking required.   Chia Seeds Chia seeds aren’t just for mini-topiaries anymore. This fantastic seed is full of fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. It goes in smoothies, breads and other baked goods, and […]

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Easy Apple-Pear Crisp Recipe

Filed in and sweet treats, Recipes From the Garden by on September 29, 2015 2 Comments
Easy Apple-Pear Crisp Recipe

Sometimes the old-fashioned way is the best way, like with this sweet-tart apple-pear crisp. Update: If you are interested in apples in general, and in the health aspects of apples in particular, check out this lengthy and informative article over at Well-Being Secrets. There are lots of other interesting articles there too, with info about […]

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Almond Butter Snack Bites

Filed in and sweet treats, Real Food by on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
Almond Butter Snack Bites

Almond butter, whole grain flakes, and lots of seeds combine to make a healthy, high protein snack.   My husband loves a certain brand of protein bars. Some days he will eat two or three of the disgusting things. I avoid them for a couple of reasons; they all taste the same and they all […]

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How to Make Homemade Lemonade

Filed in and sweet treats, Real Food by on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
How to Make Homemade Lemonade

Can you think of  anything more refreshing than a tall glass of lemonade on a warm summer’s day?  There is just something about the tart-sweet combination that almost works like a personal air conditioner. Sadly, most lemonade mixes or concentrates are heavy on the sweet and light on the tart. But if you are planning […]

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Homemade Swiss Muesli

Filed in and sweet treats, Recipes From the Garden by on February 12, 2013 0 Comments
Homemade Swiss Muesli

Here’s a great recipe to use up some of the dried fruit you made last summer. What is muesli? I like to think of it as hot oatmeal without the heat! If you, like me, never could stand mushy oatmeal, muesli may be the answer. Made from whole grain oats, dried fruits and nuts, it […]

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