November 18, 2011

Recipe News: Healthy Grilled Cheese Recipes Paired with Organic Winter Ales

"Grilled cheese recipes are in high demand this time of year. Kids love them, parents love them, and yes - even your cocktail companions love them, too. Many grilled cheese sandwiches fall victim to terrible cheese, though. Those American "cheese" slices that jiggle like Jell-O, and have that putrid yellow hue and odd glossy sheen? Not cheese. There's no reason to reach for that stuff when you can buy tasty, organic cheeses that are good for you. With the right organic cheeses and rustic breads, you can build an awesome, healthier grilled cheese sandwich."

Includes recipes for:

  • spinach pesto sandwich

  • sundried tomato pesto sandwich/li>

Full article here.

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November 14, 2011

Recipes: Lemon Yogurt Cake

"This cake is unbelievably delicious! The yogurt gives this dessert a incredibly moist taste while the lemon adds zest. This cake's consistency is comparable to pound cake but is much healthier because it has minimal sugar and flour."

Includes recipe for:

  • Lemon Yogurt Cake

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November 6, 2011

Recipes: Top 8 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

"Pumpkin and pumpkin puree are the perfect seasonal addition to healthy recipes. Here are eight ways to use that extra pumpkin in your pantry.
When you think of pumpkin, two things come to mind: Halloween and pie. However, never underestimate the versatility of pumpkin and pumpkin puree, as it is good for many different savory and sweet recipes. Here are eight ways to use that extra canned pumpkin you have, and the best part is they are all low in fat!"

Includes recipes for:

  • Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

  • Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes/li>
  • Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

  • Vegan Pumpkin Banana Bread

  • Skanky Pumkpin Squares/li>
  • Vegan pumpkin ravioli

  • Low Fat Crustless Pumpkin Pie

  • Double-Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake

Full article here.

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November 6, 2011

Recipe: Joyous Almond Fluff Brownies

"In a world of instant coffee, instant Internet access and instant gratification, it's nice to take a breath and slow down a bit.

Last I checked, being a grown up isn't all it's cracked up to be, and I try to reinforce with my children that they should enjoy being kids while they still are kids. Part of this involves instilling a love of family rituals and traditions.

A case in point: We enjoy Halloween as much as the next family but especially love the ritual of preparation even more. Each year we add to our collection of ghoulish delights. Each year we search for the perfect pumpkin.

No one enjoys the rites of childhood quite as much as my son. Hopefully, he will always carry that sense of wonderment and joy throughout his life, although I have my concerns. No one can quell the secret passions of your elementary school days quite like a jury of your peers, in this case a gaggle of middle school boys.

Every year, we have an overabundance of candy, given to the kids by our lovely and generous neighbors. I give each of the kids a one-gallon Ziploc bag, and they get to keep what they can fit inside."

Includes recipe for:

  • Joyous Almond Fluff Brownies

Full article here.

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