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5/2 fasting diet

100-calorie fruit parfait

9/20/2013 meps 0

When you are eating carefully, as on the 5/2 diet, it’s best to eat food that nourishes your spirit as well as your body. This beautiful fruit parfait serves 2 healthy eaters, giving them each […]

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Breakfast

Aebleskiver

4/3/2012 meps 0

Aebleskiver (pronounced able-skeever) are the strangest pancakes I’ve ever eaten…also the most delicious! They’re Danish, and I was introduced to them by my friend Philip Wilson, who is a) tall and b) of Danish descent. […]

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Breakfast

Apple Bread Pudding

3/8/2005 meps 0

2 apples, cored and chopped Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 C raisins 1/4 tsp cinnamon 4 cups whole wheat bread, cubed 2 cups milk 1 large egg 1/4 cup brown sugar Mix apples with lemon […]

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Breakfast

Apple Cake With Thyme

1/24/2009 meps 0

This can be served plain, as a coffeecake for breakfast, or with whipped cream for dessert. 1 large tart apple (such as a Granny Smith) 4 T fresh thyme or lemon thyme 1 T lemon […]

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Baked

Arepas (cornflour patties)

12/8/2013 meps 0

These are native to Colombia and Venezuela. 2 C yellow masa (corn) flour 1 t salt 3 C boiling water 3 T peanut or vegetable oil Preheat the oven to 400 F. In a large […]

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Breakfast

Baked eggs

9/28/2007 meps 1

This is an excellent way to prepare eggs for a large crowd. Barry once fixed this for a Mother’s Day brunch, where we served almost 50 people. One woman, as she took a third helping, […]

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Breakfast

Banana Jam

2/16/2014 meps 0

3 C chopped bananas 1 C orange juice 1/4 C lime juice 3-1/2 C sugar Mix ingredients in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer, stirring occasionally, for at […]

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Breakfast

Barbie’s Breakfast

9/16/2007 meps 1

An old favorite from our dear friend Barbie deLackner, known to her fans as Elizabeth Bolton. Serves 2 4 strips bacon 1/2 green pepper, diced 1 medium onion, diced 1/2 C sliced mushrooms 3-5 eggs […]

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Breakfast

Basque Piperade

12/25/2006 meps 0

Basque piperade is a delicious egg dish, a specialty of the region of France that borders Spain. Because of the proximity of the two countries, many recipes of the region show a Spanish influence. 1/2 […]

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Brazilian

Bolinho de Estudante

7/22/2012 meps 0

Another version of gluten-free Brazilian “doughnuts.” 1-1/2 C tapioca flour 1/3 C sugar 2/3 C grated coconut 1 C milk Pinch salt 1/2 to 1 C water Oil for deep-frying Cinnamon Powdered sugar n a […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast cookies

3/26/2013 meps 0

Gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, egg-free…I don’t know how they’ll stick together, but I hear these are fabulous. 1-1/2 C rolled oats 3 ripe bananas 1 C unsweetened applesauce 1/2 C raisins 1/3 C nuts (mixture of […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast Lasagna

9/6/2013 meps 0

Serves 10-12. 1 pound bacon, diced 1 large onion, diced 1/3 C flour 1 t salt 1/2 t pepper 4 C milk 12 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained 12 eggs, hard-boiled and sliced (for a […]

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Alcoholic

Buttered Rum Oatmeal

2/17/2014 meps 0

This was published under the title of “Off-Watch Rejuvenator,” to be enjoyed after a cold night watch. It was submitted to The Best of People & Food Cookbook (copyright 1983) by Ernie Copp. It looks […]

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Baked

Chewy Granola Bars

4/27/2010 meps 0

2/3 C brown rice syrup 1/2 C peanut butter 1-1/2 T butter 1-1/2 T oil 1-1/2 C rolled oats 1/4 C oat bran (can substitute ground nuts or wheat germ) 1/4 C flax or sesame […]

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Beverages

Chilled cafe au lait

9/6/2007 meps 0

This is my favorite version of iced coffee — it comes out cold and creamy, but the ice cubes stay behind! In a small Melitta cone (one that takes a #2 filter), place a filter […]

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Baked

Crepes

7/14/2004 meps 0

Makes enough for one or two people. Mix together: 1 egg 1/3 cup milk 1 T melted butter 1/4 cup flour 1 T sugar dash salt Cook in a well-oiled crepe pan over medium heat […]

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Breakfast

Crunchy wheat berries

5/14/2006 meps 0

4 C wheat berries 12 C water Bring water to a boil in a large pot. Stir in the wheat berries and remove from heat. Allow to sit overnight. Grease a large cookie sheet. Spread […]

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Breakfast

Curried Tofu Scramble

4/8/2009 meps 1

This morning, I diced up peppers and onions and crumbled tofu, planning to make a Provencal Tofu Scramble. But to my surprise, when I started rummaging in my spice bin, the scramble went in a […]

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Breakfast

DAISY’S PANCAKE RECIPE

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C flour 2 T brown sugar 2 t baking powder Pinch salt 1-2 eggs 1 C buttermilk (or 3 T buttermilk powder and 1 C milk) 2-7 T oil or melted butter August 23, […]

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Breakfast

Easy Granola

5/17/2010 meps 0

1/2 t salt 6 C rolled oats 1 C wheat germ 1 C nuts 1 C raisins 1 t cinnamon 1/2 t nutmeg 1/2 C honey 1/2 C canola oil Mix the dry ingredients first, […]

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Breakfast

Figs with lemon-yogurt sauce

5/8/2006 meps 0

Serves 4 8 oz dried Calimyrna figs 1 C water 1 lemon 1 T brown sugar 1 T honey 1/4 C yogurt 1-1/2 T pine nuts Cut a large strip of lemon peel (yellow only, […]

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Baked

Frosted carrot-apple muffins

9/13/2007 meps 0

What exactly is the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? If you make these without the frosting, they’re great for breakfast. 1-1/3 C grated carrot (2 large carrots) 1 medium apple, peeled, cored, and […]

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Breakfast

GARLIC CHEESE GRITS CASSEROLE

7/20/2004 meps 0

1 C grits, cooked 1-1/2 T worcestershire sauce 3/4 lb or more grated cheese 1 stick butter 1 clove of garlic, grated dash of tabasco 2 egg whites Cook grits to a thick, but not […]

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Breakfast

Goldenrod Eggs

4/15/2006 meps 1

This is especially good at Easter, because it uses up lots of hard-boiled eggs. But it’s not difficult, and it’s beautiful anytime. Serves 2, but can be easily doubled or tripled. 4 hard-boiled eggs 3 […]

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Breakfast

Gourmet French Toast

3/5/2006 meps 0

This was inspired by our visit to the Blue Fox cafe, in Victoria, British Columbia. Read about the Blue Fox and other Vancouver Island dining experiences in the March 5th edition of the Foodie Gazette. […]

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Breakfast

Grain Mill Whole Wheat Pancakes

2/17/2014 meps 0

Grind about 2 C wheat flour in a grain mill Add: 1/2 t baking soda Pinch salt 1 C instant milk powder 2-3 T melted butter or vegetable oil 2-3 egg yolks Add water until […]

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Breakfast

Granola bars

9/29/2005 meps 0

This recipe has some flaws (they omitted the oven temperature), but I’ve always wanted to try making homemade granola bars, so I might try it anyway. 1-1/2 C plain granola 1 C quick oatmeal 3/4 […]

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Breakfast

Grigs Breakfast

5/8/2006 meps 0

Up in Newfoundland in 2004, we ate a lot of cod cheeks, moose, and fish ‘n’ chips. However, we never tried “Jigs Dinner,” their traditional dish of boiled corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes. We thought […]

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Breakfast

Hoecake (Unleavened Bread)

3/16/2014 meps 0

3/4 C milk (reconstituted dried milk is fine) 1/4 t vinegar 2 T wheat bran About 1 C self-rising flour Mix the dough gently, until it’s the consistency of stiff cake batter. Do not overbeat. […]

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Breakfast

HOMEMADE HONEYDEWS (DONUTS)

10/22/2004 meps 0

(from Cruising World) 2 eggs, beaten 1 T molasses 3 C flour, sifted 1 t baking soda Dash cinnamon, nutmeg 1 C milk 4 C oil Honey or sugar (for dipping) Combine eggs and molasses […]

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Baked

Honey Peanut Loaf

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is super-decadent, and a nice way to impress houseguests around the holidays. 2 T butter 1/4 C honey 1/4 C peanuts 1/4 C golden raisins 1/4 t cardamom 1 pkg of 10 refrigerated biscuits […]

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Breakfast

Hot Shredded Wheat

2/17/2014 meps 0

Heat about an inch of water in a small pan and dissolve a teaspoon of salt in it. Carefully dip some shredded wheat biscuits into it (they’ll fall apart if you handle them too much). […]

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Breakfast

How to cook amaranth

2/21/2007 meps 0

Barry shuffled out to the kitchen in his bathrobe and peered into the just-opened pressure cooker. “What’s that?” he asked. “It’s amaranth,” I replied, stirring a little salt into the light brown porridge. “I thought […]

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Breakfast

Impossible Quiche

7/14/2004 meps 0

I once lost track of my friend, Tara Narcross. When I Googled her name, I found this Impossible Quiche recipe. That’s how I knew I’d found the right Tara, since she introduced me to Impossible […]

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Breakfast

Killer Oatmeal

12/18/2005 meps 0

The one and only! This legendary recipe comes from Bill Brown, who knows there’s no better way to motivate a crew of cold, damp sailors or house painters. There’s a famous story about another friend […]

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Breakfast

Lemon protein bars

10/2/2007 meps 0

1 C whole wheat flour 2 t oat bran 1-1/2 C rolled oats 1/2 C TVP 2 T soy protein powder 1/3 C unsalted sunflower seeds 1/8 t salt 1 C dried fruit pieces, such […]

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Breakfast

Mini quiches

1/20/2007 meps 0

You can make these on the weekend and then grab a couple for breakfast each day. They’re also a very elegant brunch offering, and you can easily make a vegetarian version. 1/2 C ham, diced […]

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Breakfast

MUESLI

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C rolled oats 1/2 C rolled wheat 1/2 C rolled rye 1/4 C currants or chopped raisins 1/4 C sugar 1/4 C wheat germ 1/4 C bran 1/2 C finely chopped almonds, lightly toasted […]

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Breakfast

Mushroom popover

6/23/2006 meps 0

Adapted from Mollie Katzen’s Giant Mushroom Popover, from Vegetable Heaven. 1 T butter 1/2 C finely minced onion 3/4 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 t salt 2 T dry sherry or […]

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Breakfast

No-Bake Energy Bars

10/6/2014 meps 0

1 C roasted almonds 1-1/4 C pitted dates (can substitute raisins for 1/2 C) 1 T dried coconut (unsweetened, if possible) 3/4 C water 1/4 C cocoa 2 T instant coffee powder 1 t chia […]

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Breakfast

No-Bake Granola Bars

4/29/2007 meps 0

According to Nancy Bacon, who gave me this recipe, homemade granola bars that get baked in the oven are hard as rocks. She has been perfecting the following recipe, which has a much easier-to-chew texture. […]

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Breakfast

Oat Bran Porridge

1/8/2008 meps 0

1 C milk 1 C cold water 1/2 C oat bran Dash of salt In a saucepan, combine water, milk, oat bran and salt. On a medium-high burner, cook, stirring, until it comes to a […]

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Breakfast

Oatmeal-raisin coffee cake

2/28/2011 meps 0

This is a simple coffee cake, not too sweet, easily made from things already on hand. 1-1/2 C flour 3/4 C oats 2 t baking powder 1/2 C sugar 1/2 t salt 1 C milk […]

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Breakfast

Oatmeal-Walnut Muffins

12/15/2013 meps 0

1-3/4 C flour 1/4 C sugar 2 T baking powder 1/2 t salt 1 C quick oats 1/2 C chopped walnuts 1 T cinnamon 1 egg 3/4 C milk 1/3 C vegetable oil Preheat the […]

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Breakfast

OJIBWE WILD RICE AND EGGS

11/16/2004 meps 0

1 cup water Salt (optional) 1/3 cup traditionally-harvested wild rice,well rinsed 4 strips bacon, thinly sliced 4 green onions, thinly sliced 3 to 6 sliced fresh oyster mushrooms, morels chanterelles, or shitake mushrooms (optional) 6 […]

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Breakfast

Oven-baked pancakes (aka Dutch Baby)

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Inge Curtis, of the Williamsburg B&B Primrose Cottage. This is rich and satisfying, and it doesn’t have to be terribly sweet. 1/2 C milk 1/2 C all-purpose flour 1/2 t baking soda 3 eggs […]

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Breakfast

Peach marmalade

10/15/2006 meps 0

1 small orange 1 lemon 1/4 C water 3 lb peaches 1- 3/4 oz powdered fruit pectin 5 C sugar Cut orange and lemon in quarters; remove seeds. Slice crosswise thinly. In medium saucepan, combine […]

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Breakfast

Pear lime marmalade

10/15/2006 meps 0

5-1/2 C pears, peeled, cored, and chopped 1 T lime zest (about 2 limes) 1/3 C lime juice (about 2 limes) 2 1/3 C sugar 1 T grated ginger (optional) Place all ingredients in a […]

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Breakfast

Poached eggs in piperade

9/16/2007 meps 0

A Basque version of our old favorite, Barbie’s Breakfast. Serves 2 2 T olive oil 1 small onion, coarsely chopped 1 C chopped bell pepper 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 large plum tomatoes, seeded and […]

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Appetizers

Potato-Apple Latkes

6/24/2013 meps 0

I’m not sure how to categorize these. I grew up thinking of latkes as breakfast food, but they’d be great as appetizers or a vegetarian main dish, too. 2-1/4 pounds russet potatoes 2 small firm, […]

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Breakfast

Provençal Tofu Scramble

5/8/2006 meps 0

I was going to make this for breakfast, but something completely different happened. Try Curried Tofu Scramble, if you’d like something different with your tofu. Serves 2 1-lb firm tofu, pressed (see below) 1 T […]

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Baked

Raspberry-Almond Monkey Bread

9/22/2007 meps 0

1/3 C seedless raspberry preserves 1/4 C honey 1/2 C slivered almonds 2 T butter, melted 1 tube refrigerated biscuits Combine the preserves, honey and nuts. Stir in the melted butter. Spread half of this […]

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Breakfast

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

5/8/2006 meps 0

1-1/2 lbs red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch chunks 2 T olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 6-inch sprig fresh rosemary, stem removed, leaves chopped Coarse salt Freshly ground pepper Put the potatoes in a medium […]

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Baked

Salted Mocha-Pitted Coffee Cake

11/26/2013 meps 0

This did not come out as expected, but it was still yummy. The mocha topping was heavier than the cake batter, so it sank, creating dark pits of mocha-salted deliciousness. 1/2 C (1 stick) butter […]

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Breakfast

Scrambled eggs with tomatillos

3/2/2007 meps 0

This is based on the “Spicy Tomatillo Scramble” from the South Beach Diet Quick and Easy Cookbook. 3 t oil 2 medium tomatilloes, paper husk removed and pulp diced 1 small onion, diced 4 eggs, […]

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Baked

Simplest Coffee Cake

11/25/2013 meps 0

This recipe is so simple, it’s easy to augment it with nuts, chopped or dried fruit, or different spices. 1/2 C (1 stick) butter 1-1/2 C flour 1 C brown sugar 1-1/2 t baking powder […]

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Breakfast

Slow-roasted fruit

8/12/2011 meps 0

From the Seattle P-I, October 9, 2007 SLOW PLUMS MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS * 2-3 pounds plums, stoned and cut in half lengthwise * 1 cup unsweetened grape juice * 1 whole clove * 1 […]

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Beverages

Smoothie Ideas

5/9/2006 meps 0

Because making a smoothie is an art, not a science, I’ve deliberately left off quantities. These are just intended as inspiration, so you can make your own creations. Creamsicle Bananas Milk Vanilla extract Orange juice […]

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Brazilian

Sonhos

7/22/2012 meps 0

These are kind of like gluten-free doughnuts. 1 C milk 1 T sugar 1/4 t salt 1 level C tapioca flour 4 egg yolks Oil for deep-frying 2 T powdered sugar 1 t cinnamon In […]

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Breakfast

Southern Doughnuts

12/31/2013 meps 0

I remember when my mother pulled this recipe out of her cigar box collection and made doughnuts, with little me helping. It was probably the year before I went to kindergarten, because all my brothers […]

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Baked

Spicy andouille and cheddar bread pudding

1/31/2006 meps 0

I’ve recently gotten involved with the Omnificient English Dictionary of the English Language, or OEDILF. One of my more inspired submissions was a definition in limerick form of the word “andouille.” That inspired me to […]

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Appetizers

Spicy Sweet Potato Latkes

6/24/2013 meps 0

Makes about 48 small latkes. 2-1/4 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and grated 1-1/2 C diced onion 3 ggs 6 T flour 1-1/2 t cumin 1/4 to 1/2 t cayenne 3/4 salt 1/4 t pepper Put […]

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Breakfast

Stovetop Granola

2/17/2014 meps 0

Whisk together: 1/2 C oil 1/4 C honey 1 T vanilla 1/2 to 1 C brown sugar (optional) Combine the following dry ingredients in a large bowl: 4 C rolled oats 1 C sunflower seeds […]

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Beverages

Superfood smoothie

9/17/2007 meps 0

Recent studies have shown that cinnamon is good for your blood pressure and turmeric is good for your mental health. Other studies have documented beneficial effects of soy, cocoa, raw nuts, and high-fiber foods like […]

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Breakfast

TRICOLOR HASH

7/14/2004 meps 0

A Barry original 1 potato, cubed 1 sweet potato, cubed 2 onions, chopped 1 lb ham, cubed 4 green onions, diced 2 cloves garlic 3 T oil 1 T turmeric 2 t cumin 2 t […]

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Breakfast

Tropical kiwi banana sauce

3/18/2006 meps 0

2 ripe kiwis 2 ripe bananas 2 T butter Pinch salt 3 T sugar 1/2 C orange juice 1/2 C milk or half and half (for a really decadent version, leave out the orange juice, […]

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Breakfast

TSP Honey Nuggets

7/14/2004 meps 0

Munch on a handful of these nuggets, or sprinkle them on cereal, yogurt, applesauce, etc. for a little crunch and a lot of nutrients. Can be made with textured soy protein (TSP) or textured vegetable […]

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Breakfast

Turkey sausage patties

2/15/2008 meps 0

There’s no need to buy breakfast sausage that’s full of preservatives and unknown ingredients. You can easily make your own, mixing ground turkey or chicken with flavorings and binders. Choose your favorite flavoring ingredients: Ground […]

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Breakfast

TVP Sausage (Vegetarian)

5/8/2006 meps 0

1-1/2 C TVP or TSP 1-1/4 C steaming hot water 2 eggs 1/2 C cold water 1/2 lb block of tofu, pressed for at least 1 hour and drained 2 T garlic, chopped 1 T […]

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Baked

Wilson-Knepper Cinnamon Rolls

1/12/2012 meps 0

This sounds like a simple, easy cinnamon roll recipe. However, I suspect this is just the tip of the iceberg — there can be much more to the recipe than this. For example, the last […]