Dark Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Well, your mother told you to eat your veggies, so I’m trying to work with you. I fiddled with  a traditional zucchini bread recipe and tried to make it a little healthier with applesauce for half the oil, reduced sugar, and added dark chocolate to boost antioxidants. The result? Moist and chocolatey…I get many requests for this recipe. Print Recipe …

Rainbow Sandwich with Spicy Aioli

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This 5-minute Spicy Aioli works on just about any sandwich. Eat the colors of the rainbow in your sandwiches, salads, and smoothies. Fast, fresh, delicious. Print Recipe Rainbow Sandwich with Spicy Aioli Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free Makes:   2  sandwiches Ingredients 1/4 cup mayonnaise2 garlic cloves, mincedFew dashes cayenne pepper or minced serrano pepper to taste4 slices hearty bread of …

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 …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Easy! And what an amazing roasted flavor. Even Brussels sprouts skeptics will go for this recipe. Print Recipe Roasted Brussels Sprouts Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   6 to 8 servings   Ingredients 1-1/2 lbs. (about 4 cups) Brussels sprouts1-1/2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil3/4 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. garlic powder1/4 tsp. black pepper Makes:   6 to 8 servings   …

10-Minute Salsa Hack

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Simply add these four fresh ingredients to your favorite salsa and you have the perfect appetizer ready on the spot. Watch how fast it disappears, and your friends will think you made it all from scratch. Print Recipe 10-Minute Salsa Hack Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat free, Gluten free, Dairy free, Soy free, Nut free Makes:   Makes 2-2/3 cups   Ingredients 1 jar (16 …

Blueberry Balsamic Salad with Caramelized Walnuts

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Think beyond just muffins and pancakes; fresh blueberries add beautiful color and a sweet flavor to salad. Print Recipe Blueberry Balsamic Salad with Caramelized Walnuts Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Soy Free Makes:   4 servings    Ingredients Balsamic Dressing 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil2 Tbsp. balsamic or white balsamic vinegar1 Tbsp. finely chopped onion2 tsp. honey or agave …

Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

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You deserve a little indulgence, and can make these in a snap.         Print Recipe Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 25 filled strawberries   Ingredients 1 lb. strawberries4 oz. cream cheese, softened4 Tbsp. butter, softened1-1/2 cups powdered sugar1 tsp. vanilla1 graham cracker sheet, crumbled1/4 cup chocolate chips, melted Makes:   about 25 filled strawberries   Ingredients 1 lb. …

Teriyaki Brown Rice Bowl

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This restaurant favorite is easier to make at home than you may think. It’s one complete meal in a bowl – you’ve got this! And if you prefer chicken, check out my Fresh Tip. Print Recipe Teriyaki Brown Rice Bowl Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy Free, Nut Free Makes:   2-3 servings   Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce1/4 cup brown sugar2 Tbsp. rice or apple …

Skillet Pineapple Upside-down Cake

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Here is a gorgeous dessert that you don’t often see these days, and the cake is so tender and moist. My ovenproof skillet has rounded edges and it gave the cake a beautiful appearance. If you don’t have an ovenproof skillet, no worries. Check out my Fresh Tip for a substitute pan. Also, go the extra mile and serve with …