Date: May 23, 2011

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150 year old blueberry muffin recipe from Maine Amazing! So good there were only two left when I went to take the blog photo 🙂 recipe from cooks.com GRANDMOTHER HINCKLEY’S BLUEBERRY MUFFINS This recipe is from Maine and is over 150 years old. 3 tbsp. butter 2/3 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt Cream together butter, sugar. Beat…

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Date: May 18, 2011

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Who knew kale was for anything other than garnish These are fabulous and so healthy !!! Baked kale chips Recipe from Allrecipes.com tweaked by me Ingredients 1 bunch organic kale 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt (fresh grind is best) 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper Directions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper. With a knife…

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Date: May 10, 2011

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Strawberry whole wheat and oatmeal muffins Ingredients: I pint fresh organic strawberries chopped in food processor I cup whole wheat flour I cup oatmeal 3/4 cup organic rice milk ( or milk of choice) 1/2 cup organic brown sugar 1/4 veg oil or sub yogurt, butter, etc 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 425 Grease…

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Date: May 9, 2011

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I paired the summer salad with this Kono sauvignon blanc, it’s what I had in the house…not perfect but pretty good ,a good rose would be best just my opinion 🙂

Date: May 9, 2011

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Pecan crusted organic chicken breast on summer salad with fresh strawberry vinaigrette Note: This also works for you vegetarians just leave off the chicken, roast the pecans and sprinkle on salad Chicken: 1 large boneless organic chicken breast 1 cup chopped pecans 1/4 wheat germ Grape seed oil Directions: Pound chicken slightly for faster cooking Mix pecans and wheat germ in shallow bowl Coat chicken with oil press into pecan…

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Date: May 5, 2011

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3 year old sized Thai steak salad :)))

Date: May 5, 2011

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Thai inspired steak salad – hold the steak and you vegetarians may like it also 🙂 Makes 2 large serving Dressing: 3 T fresh lime juice 1 tsp oyster sauce 1 tablespoon water 1 large clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons Sriracha or similar chile paste (or more, depending on how brave you’re feeling) 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 2 tablespoon neutral flavored oil like grapeseed) FOR THE SALAD:…

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Date: May 5, 2011

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Healthy side chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup almond meal 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup brown or turbinado sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts Preparation Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix almond meal, flour, baking soda and salt. Cream butter and sugar, add egg and vanilla;…

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Date: May 4, 2011

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Sugar substitutes are mostly junk, here’s what I’m cooking with …. Turbinado sugar is an unrefined sugar made from sugar cane extract. To produce it, freshly cut sugar cane is crushed to squeeze out its juice. The juice is then evaporated and spun in a centrifuge, or turbine – hence the name – where the characteristic large crystals are born. This process keeps the sugar cane together from start to…

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Date: May 3, 2011

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Fabulously delicious and only about ten bucks :).

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