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Photo: Istock Here's a version of a cookie classic from 1937, made a bit more nutritious with whole wheat. Excerpted from Bob's Red Mill Baking Book by John Ettinger and Bob's Red Mill Family, © 2007, published by Running Press. All rights reserved.
April 28, 2010 at 5:56 pm Last week, I spent more time in the airport than in school. I was visiting colleges I’d been accepted to, hoping to find the one that spoke to me. I only applied to schools in the east coast, so there was a lot of flying in store. My dad went with me. We took eight flights in total, and unfortunately, we weren’t lucky when it came to the Russian roulette of flight-booking.
April 11, 2010 at 1:23 pm My friend A- once said to me, “You know you’re in love when you know all the little quirks about someone, and you wouldn’t change a thing.” Somewhere between whipping my first egg whites and preheating my new oven, I realized that phrase rang truest for my kitchen. I know exactly where to set chilled sticks of butter, since I’ve discovered my kitchen’s one warm spot (between the KitchenAid and the sink.) I could organize the knife drawer in the dark.
Francisco Pizarro might have known a thing or two about New World conquest, but he would have made a lousy nutritionist. After toppling the Incan empire in 1532, the Spanish conquistador filled his ships with potatoes and corn--destining them to become major players in the European diet--while leaving a third crop to wither. Turns out, the fields Pizarro neglected to harvest were filled with the world's most nutritious grain: quinoa [pronounced KEEN-wah]. " Quinoa is a true wonder food," says Daniel Fairbanks, Ph.D., a professor of plant and animal science at Brigham Young University.
Frugal Recipes Michelle's Meals on a Budget (featured column) Southern Sweet Tea Copyright © 2004 by Michelle Jones , editor of BetterBudgeting.com Having lived throughout the south for my entire life, there's one thing I can tell you for sure. Life is just a whole lot sweeter with a cold glass of SWEET TEA! (And if you're following a low-carb or sugar-free diet, Splenda can be a lifesaver!)
Yields: 4-6 servings Preparation In the food processor, combine chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt, freshly ground black pepper and EVOO, and puree until smooth.
April 16, 2010 So…what’s a girl to do when gorgeous, big, ripe avocados are on sale during “Hip Hip for Hummus Week”? Make guacamumus!
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil and spritz foil with vegetable-oil spray. Set aside.
This is a great way for you to get your kids to eat their vegetables and ask for more. These Broccoli Cheese Balls are super simple and can be made in less than 30 minutes. Makes about 30 balls.