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Indian Yogurt Treats

Indian Yogurt Treats
Comments : 1 Posted in : breakfast, drink, drinks, easy, Indian, international, lunch, recipe, snack, summer, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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My friend Gauri and I were talking the other day and, as usual, we got on the subject of food. We haven’t been able to see one another in about a year, so we took advantage of technology and had ourselves a little long-distance lunch date via video chat. I happened to have the ingredients
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Easy Granola

Easy Granola
Posted in : bake, breakfast, cheap, chocolate, easy, family, food, healthy, honey, natural, no-bake, oatmeal, party, Protein, quick, recipe, snack, summer, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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This is one of my favorite simple recipes. My mom used to make this granola for me when I was in high school (and occasionally when I was in college). It’s delicious, quick, and incredibly easy to make. You can also do a lot to personalize it by adding in seeds, nuts, fruits, or anything
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Blueberry Soup

Blueberry Soup
Posted in : berry, blueberry, breakfast, dessert, easy, food, foreign, fruit, healthy, recipe, snack, soup, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Sounds weird, right? That was what I thought when my friend first mentioned it the other day. Blueberry soup is apparently quite common in Sweden, where my friend is from, and she said that it’s often used as a cold remedy, much like how we use chicken soup as a “cure-all” here in America for
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Banana Bread

Banana Bread
Posted in : alcohol, baking, banana, bread, breakfast, cheap, chocolate, dessert, easy, food, recipe, rum, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Banana bread is one of my favorite treats. It’s just cakey enough to make my body think I’m giving it a real dessert, but it’s ever so slightly healthier for you. It’s high in fiber and a classic baked good in any American kitchen. In the past, we’ve had banana pumpkin bread, which had a
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Lemon and Squash Bread

Lemon and Squash Bread
Posted in : baking, bread, breakfast, dessert, easy, healthy, honey, lemon, snack, squash on by : Jeanette Rueb
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I love lemon baked goods at any time of year, though my biggest struggle is making baked goods “healthy” (although those guilt-free “fudge” brownies I made are probably the best example to date). I love sweets, but as I’m getting older, they’ve started sticking to me a bit and more and more of my friends
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Banana Pumpkin Bread

Banana Pumpkin Bread
Posted in : banana, bread, breakfast, dessert, easy, pumpkin, pumpkin spice, snack, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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One of my friend-Skylers (the local one) mentioned the idea of banana pumpkin bread to me, and I had to say, I was intrigued. I enjoyed banana bread and I happened to have a surplus of pumpkin puree in the cupboard due to a sale at the local grocery store. 3 for 1. Great deal,
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Old Fashioned Pecan Date Bread

Old Fashioned Pecan Date Bread
Posted in : bread, breakfast, dessert, easy, food, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Rueb
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This is another recipe we found in Nana’s stash of recipe cards. According to Poppa, it came from his sister, Dorothy, who used to make it for him all the time and later passed the recipe on to Nana. I added a couple of spices to it to make the dough a little more interesting,
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Banana Goji Soy Smoothie

Banana Goji Soy Smoothie
Posted in : breakfast, dessert, easy, food, guest post, recipe, smoothie, snack, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Today’s post is a guest post, brought to you by Shell Harris, of Smoothie Web! — There is nothing basic about this smoothie, with its added superfoods and creamy, delicious texture. It’s so easy to make, you can whip up this smoothie for breakfast or even a quick snack. The cinnamon and banana add a
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Birdseed Cookies (For People!)

Birdseed Cookies (For People!)
Posted in : breakfast, easy, food, funny, humor, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Rueb
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As someone who grew up in an Italian household eating copious amounts of pasta and baking cookies every other day of the week, I never really had much of an interest in dieting. I was vegetarian for a while, but I was also an extremely competitive and active runner at the time, and I couldn’t
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Glazed “Dough-Nots”

Glazed “Dough-Nots”
Posted in : breakfast, dessert, easy, food, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Rueb
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If you’re like me, you probably like doughnuts but don’t like to think about the calories. A lot of those come from frying the dough. Well, with this, we skip the frying and bake it instead! From there, you can glaze them (like I did), fill them (with a piping tip and your favorite pudding
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