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Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs

Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs

Smoothies for Breakfast Before we all load up on Super Bowl food, let’s take a break and have…a smoothie. My mom has years of experience as an oncology social worker, and is a big believer in mind-body medicine. She’s also—wait for it—a very healthy eater, and she never walks through my house on the first day of her visit without carrying a bag of cruciferous vegetables and colorful fruits. During her last visit to the ranch a couple of weeks ago, she got my girls hooked on eating smoothies for breakfast. They’re now addicted and make them regularly. So much better than Cocoa Puffs! I think. Don’t tell my mom I said that. Here’s one smoothie we made while she was here. Delicious blueberries. Scrumptious raspberries. Sweet, succulent grapes. Fresh cut-up pineapple. Gorgeous strawberries. Cut up apple. And yes. Use 3/4 of a banana and it’s a whole different ballgame. I cringe. Yogurt. Begin by layering fruit in the blender. Layer… Layer. Why? Because my mom said. Add the yogurt… A little milk… And the powder, if you’re using any.

Nanaimo Bars Other than my short stint as a resident of New York City, I've never lived in a city with a "signature" food. I'm talking about claim-to-fame level: cheese steaks from Philadelphia, coffee from Seattle, Hatch chiles from New Mexico. These Nanaimo Bars are the ultimate signature food, from beautiful Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Island in Canada. Nanaimo bars are a rich, decadent, 3-layer, no-bake treat. These bars are ubiquitous in Canada. Nanaimo BarsAdapted from The City of NanaimoPrintable RecipeMakes ~50 bars Bottom Layer½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter¼ cup sugar5 tbsp. cocoa powder1 egg, beaten1 ¼ cups graham cracker crumbs½ c. finely chopped almonds1 cup coconut½ c. Melt first 3 ingredients in top of double boiler. Middle Layer½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature2 Tbsp. and 2 Tsp. half-and-half2 Tbsp. vanilla custard powder or powdered vanilla pudding mix2 cups powdered sugar Cream butter, cream, custard powder, and icing sugar together well.

Jamie's Home Cooking Skills We want you to learn as many new skills to use in the kitchen as possible. Every recipe you cook will use different skills, and you'll find that these are really transferable. Once you've mastered a skill, you'll be able to use it again and again in loads of recipes. On this page, we've got three ways of showing you skills, depending on what the skill is: how-to skills videos, how-to recipe videos and how-to step-by-step images. You'll be able to search under each different type to find the skill you're looking for. Using an oven thermometer the gluttonous vegan loves YOU: spiced parsnip and coconut soup. hi nina! I had a young helper for this one! She was an exceptionally good parsnip peeler and a great stirrer. I nearly always cook alone and forgot how fun it was to cook with help. Thanks Nina! It's a really easy, warming soup. To make enough for 3-4 you'll need: 1 red onion 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp olive oil 2 large parsnips 1 heaped tsp each of: ground coriander, turmeric and ground cumin 1/2 tsp dried chili flakes (or less for kiddies) 3 cups vegetable stock 1 can coconut milk Peel and chop the onions and put into the pan with the olive oil over a medium heat to soften. Peel and chop the garlic and add it once the onion's softened, along with the spices. Get your helper to skillfully peel the parsnips. Chop them into thin-ish slices and add to the onions along with the vegetable stock. Bring to a simmer for about 5-8 minutes until the parsnips have softened. Pour it back into the pan and start adding the coconut milk. Stir it all together and leave to simmer for a couple more minutes.

Homemade Snickers Bars Insanity. That’s what this is. Pure In.San.It.TEEEEE. You know those days when you’re in desperate need of sugar and you’ve already downed more gummy vitamins than recommended while seriously considering how many more you can ingest without causing severe harm to your internal organs? Well… in that case you should make some homemade snickers bars. And I KNOW you know what I’m talking about. I spent the majority of my pre-pubescent and adolescent years scheming just how I would be able to steal my brothers’ Halloween candy. Then I went through a SERIOUS phase of those Snickers ice cream bars. And that you can eat a million of them. These days, it’s rare that I crave actual candy, often preferring some chewy cookies or super rich cheesecake or a bar of amazing chocolate that costs thrice as much as the recent organic meyer lemons I purchased. They are the peanut butter to my jelly. The salt to my pepper. The broccoli to my… wait, no. But now Nikki is like my bestest friend ever. nougat layer

The 23 Most Perfect Foods In The Universe Strawberry Banana Soy Smoothie. Spinning a Classic Smoothie moment. Strawberry Banana Soy Smoothie, also called banana-berry. I'm sipping on a creamy, silky smoothie blended up with bananas and berries. Spinning a Classic. My recipe adds in wild blueberries for an antioxidant boost as well as a few customized smoothie ingredients to tighten, texture and tone up the taste. Smoothie Recipe FYI: ACV A lot of readers will ask me why I put vinegar in some of my smoothie recipes. Why the Fresh and Frozen? Why Organic? Banana Berry Smoothiemakes 2 servings 1/2 cup frozen organic strawberries 1/4 cup frozen organic wild blueberries 1/2 frozen ripe banana 1 fresh ripe banana 1/2 cup fresh organic strawberries 1 cup vanilla soymilk (choose a nutrient fortified brand) 1 Tbsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar tiny pinch of pink sea salt (optional) 1/2 cup coconut water ice cubes Nutrition. Directions: 1. 2. 3. Serve, garnish with fresh fruit! Optional: I like to add a pinch of spirulina powder or hemp oil to my AM smoothies.

Smoothie FAQ! Plus a Vegan Acai Smoothie Recipe You guys know I adore smoothies. You too, right? Smoothies are hands down my favorite recipes to create, test-taste, photograph and post here on my blog. Smoothie FAQS. Some say you should eat dessert first. Blueberry Acai Smoothie vegan, serves 2 1 1/2 cups vanilla soy milk 1 1/2 frozen bananas 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup frozen strawberries 1 acai frozen smoothie pak OR 1 cup acai juice*if you use the juice, remove 1/2 cup of the soy milk 3/4 cup ice Directions: Blend. Now onto some 411 for your smoothies. ***be sure to check out my 20 Smoothie Tips to help you blend like a Pro! HHL Smoothie FAQS Q: Why do you put apple cider vinegar into your smoothies? Apple cider vinegar not only adds a kick of flavor, but a kick of health as well!... The other natural benefit to apple cider vinegar is the slightly alkaline boost it adds to your smoothie. Apple cider vinegar is unique from other varieties of vinegar - most of which are acidic, while ACV is alkaline-enhancing in the body.

Strawberry Festival Smoothie | The Family Kitchen "Cheers to the Strawberry Festival" Smoothie! Here’s a healthy smoothie recipe to toast to the Florida Strawberry Festival: Strawberry Banana Soy Smoothie. Strawberries are rich in fiber, potassium, vitamin c and berry phytochemicals. Low in calories and fat free. Lets toast to strawberries with this frosty fabulous smoothie recipe.. strawberries Really, who doesn’t love strawberries? And if you’re lucky enough to be in Plant City, Florida March 3-13 you should go check out the Florida Strawberry Festival! “Each spring, the Florida Strawberry Festival® rolls out the red carpet to welcome visitors from throughout the Sunshine State and the world. But if you can’t make it to the festival you can always grab some frozen berries from your freezer and whip up this classic combo of strawberries and bananas in a frosty soymilk smoothie. frosty Strawberry Banana Soy Smoothiemakes 2-3 servings garnish: fresh strawberry Directions: Blend. Get more of my vegan smoothie and drink recipes!

Strawberry Grapefruit Smoothie: A Refreshing Treat | The Family Kitchen Smoothies are a great weekend treat in our house, and we love to play with all the endless flavor combinations. This strawberry grapefruit smoothie is bright and refreshing with slightly sweet notes and fantastic fresh citrus flavor. Gone in minutes, it was a big hit with everyone on our family. I have added 1/4 cup honey to the recipe in case you’d like to up the sweetness a bit, though I quite like this smoothie as is. As with any smoothie, improvisation is key, so feel free to swap and switch ingredients at your pleasure. Strawberry Grapefruit Smoothieserves 4 2 cups ice 2 cups frozen strawberries 2 frozen (or fresh) bananas 2 cup fresh squeezed grapefruit or orange juice 2 cups yogurt 1/4 cup honey (optional) Combine the ingredients in your blender and pulse until the smoothie is pureed.

Grapefruit-Lover's Smoothie | The Family Kitchen Grapefruit-Lovers Smoothie This Grapefruit-Lovers Smoothie is deep purple and packs a zing-filled punch in each frosty fruity sip. So if you smile in delight when you see a bright pink, freshly sliced morning grapefruit – give this smoothie a try. Healthy antioxidants and fiber make this a citrus smoothie to crave and feel good about. And did you know: pink grapefruit contains the health-touted phytonutrient lycopene – also found in tomatoes. Healthy and delicious. grapefruit Marathon-Running Grapefruit Grapefruit Nutrition. Quick Fact: One-half of a pink grapefruit has about 2mg of lycopene. Citrus Sweet! I also added in some spirulina - which is an excellent smoothie add-in in my book because it doesn’t modify the flavor – however it adds a ton of healthy nutrients. Healthy Life Quick Tip! I made this smoothie with my new Vitamix blender. pink grapefruit Grapefruit-Lovers Smoothie serves two 1 1/2 cups pink grapefruit juice – freshly squeezed is best! Blend. Grapefruit Smoothie

Frosted Strawberry Lemonade Slurpee | The Family Kitchen Strawberry Lemonade slurpee This Strawberry Lemonade Healthy Slurpee is super easy to make and beats simply serving your kids straight-up lemonade as a sunny day sip. This frosty sweet drink is nearly half the calories as lemonade would be and contains added antioxidants and fiber. Give it a try for your perfect spring time lunch.. Frosted Lemonade. Actually, since you are also adding in a scoop of antioxidant and fiber-rich red strawberries - you are adding another layer of flavor. Change it up! You can make your own lemonade from scratch or use a store bought brand. I served this drink with what felt like the perfect healthy bagel sandwich lunch.. vegan bagel lunch Strawberry Lemonade Healthy Slurpee makes about 3-4 glasses 2 cups lemonade 1 – 1 1/2 cups ice 1/2 cup frozen strawberries Blend.

Healthy Tofu Scramble Weekend Brunch Recipe | The Family Kitchen Tofu Scramble One of my favorite healthy recipes for weekend brunch is Tofu Scramble! If you’ve never made tofu scramble (or never even tried it) possibly because you have a fear of tofu (and believe me, I understand) – I encourage you to give this recipe a try! You may be surprised to find that this is one of the most delicious ways to eat tofu. Plus this breakfast recipe is high in complete soy protein, rich in veggies, vitamins, fiber and antioxidants - and packed with zesty flavor! Tofu is like a sponge. Weekend Brunch Tofu Scramble vegan, serves about 3-4 2-3 Tbsp vegan buttery spread 1 large carrot, diced (or 1 cup matchstick carrots) 1 small red onion, diced 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 1/2 Tbsp Muchi Curry powder (or use basic turmeric for a less-spicy flavor) 2 Tbsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 small orange, juiced (about 1/4 – 1/3 cup juice) 1 tsp orange zest 15 ounces Silken tofu 1 cup frozen or fresh spinach salt to taste optional: vegan cheese shreds