Vanilla Pudding with Fresh Berries

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Yes it is. Make pudding from scratch and you will see that it is superior to any purchased product. Anyone you cook for (including just yourself) is worth the effort! Trust me, you’ll be hooked on this simple dessert that you can make ahead. Print Recipe Vanilla Pudding with Fresh Berries Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   6 servings   Ingredients 1-1/4 …

Southwestern Quinoa Bowl

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This recipe actually goes together quickly and its all you need for a healthy, power meal. You can top it with sautéed shrimp, chicken, or tofu. See my Fresh Tip for a Vegan option. Print Recipe Southwestern Quinoa Bowl Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked according to package directions3 cups …

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic

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Here is your ammunition for that picky eater who won’t try cauliflower. Print Recipe Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 4 servings   Ingredients 1 head cauliflower (about 2 lbs.)2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil6-8 large garlic cloves, sliced1/4 tsp. onion powder, optionalFew dashes cayenne pepper (or crushed red pepper flakes)1/2 tsp. salt1/4 …

No-Bake Energy Snacks

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Keep these on hand in the freezer, and always reach for a healthy snack. Perfect for kids of all ages to make and eat! Print Recipe No-Bake Energy Snacks Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free Makes:    20 to 24   Ingredients 1 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter1/4 cup honey (or agave nectar for Vegan option)1 tsp. vanilla …

Savory Baked Potatoes

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Need an impressive side dish that everyone will love? Print Recipe Savory Baked Potatoes Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   4 servings   Ingredients 4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil3 garlic cloves, minced1/2 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. ground black pepper1/4 tsp. onion powder4 baking potatoes (about 1-1/2 lbs.)1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese1 Tbsp. chopped …

Chipotle Cheddar Grilled Cheese on Sourdough

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Take your grilled cheese to the next level! The chipotle pepper in adobo sauce adds a hint of smokey chile heat. See Fresh Tip for more information on using chipotle pepper. Print Recipe Chipotle Cheddar Grilled Cheese on Sourdough Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   2 sandwiches   Ingredients 3-4 tsp. chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce4 slices sourdough bread3 ozs. sliced …

Homemade Ranch Dip

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So easy to make, and you can pronounce all the ingredients. Print Recipe Homemade Ranch Dip Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   Makes 1-1/2 cups   Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise1/2 cup sour cream1 tsp. white vinegar1/2 tsp. dried parsley or 1-1/2 tsp. chopped fresh1 tsp. dried chives or 1-1/2 tsp. chopped fresh1/2 tsp. dried dill weed or 1 …

Easy Strawberry French Crepes

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These impressive crepes only look complicated to make, and the “Wow” factor is off the charts. They are beautiful, delicious, and perfect for any occasion. Print Recipe Easy Strawberry French Crepes Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   12 to 14 crepes   Ingredients 2 cups flourfew dashes salt4 eggs2-1/2 cups milk1/4 cup butter, divided3/4 cup strawberry preserves1-1/2 cups sliced strawberriesPowdered sugar, optionalPure …

Chocolate-Avocado Pudding with Caramelized Almonds

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Yes, there is nutritious avocado hiding in this chocolate dessert. Swap out toasted almonds for the caramelized almonds; either way they add crunchy texture. Watching your calories? Skip the whipped cream. Print Recipe Chocolate-Avocado Pudding with Caramelized Almonds Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk1 large ripe avocado, pitted1/4 cup cocoa powder1/4 cup brown …