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Baked Oatmeal Squares: Breakfast On-the-Run

Baked Oatmeal Squares: Breakfast On-the-Run
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50 Things to Grill in Foil : Recipes and Cooking How to make a foil packet: 1. Lay a large sheet of heavy-duty foil or a double layer of regular foil on a flat surface. (Use nonstick foil where noted.) 2. Put the ingredients in the center of the foil. Bring the short ends of the foil together and fold twice to seal; fold in the sides to seal, leaving room for steam. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Blueberry Hill | the simple lens So, this past week we may have done something a little crazy. In case you can’t tell, that is indeed a 10 pound bag of blueberries. Yes, that’s right – 10 pounds. An acquaintance of ours recently started up a CSA , and as avid supporters of local agriculture, Andrew and I jumped at the chance to buy some of her abundant supply of blueberries. When Andrew came home with the bag, I felt like this guy: Except for the fact that it’s been >100 degrees the past 2 days (and we don’t have AC…), which is just crazy considering how much of the year I spend FREEZING here in Pennsylvania. Annnnyway, you might be asking, what the heck is she going to do with all those blueberries? Oh, don’t you worry – I have plans for them, my pretties. My love for berries has grown exponentially in the past few years and this summer I have become an all-out, self-proclaimed blueberry fiend. First up – pancakes. So, what does this mean? Makes 2 servings (~ 10 larger-than-silver-dollar pancakes) Materials Methods 1. 2. 3. 4.

Crispy Kale Chips « Kale is the most beautiful deep green vegetable, packed with nutrients and phytochemicals, that most people never eat. And really c’mon, it’s just big leaves, how exciting and appetizing is that? But aha! Bake it with some olive oil and it magically becomes a brittle crisp chip, perfect for snacking or crunching with soup. So you may not like kale, per se, but if you like chips…..give this a shot! I’ve made these with every imaginable combination of spices, and sometimes add vinegar for extra tang…but I always come back to the classic and most simple: olive oil and a bit of garlic and salt. (Parents, get the camera ready and watch your kids chomp down veggies!) 6 cups kale, stems removed, chopped into 2″ pieces2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oilKosher salt¼ teaspoon garlic powderPreheat oven to 350°F.Place kale in a large mixing bowl; drizzle with olive oil. Makes 4 servings Note: I’ve entered this recipe in the Foodbuzz Top 9 competition.

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs - StumbleUpon If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, there's a ninety percent chance they will say pizza. They love it, as most kids do. I guess I have an affection for it too, but we don't indulge too often. If I had to choose a favorite pizza, it would be the Hawaiian, but no one else in my household appreciates its flavors like I do, too bad for them. So when my kids came home from school and I had this afternoon snack waiting for them, they were pretty excited to be having pizza at 3 PM. These are the simplest, yummiest little bites. If you have a mini muffin pan you are good to go. Preheat oven to 375o. Stir the batter and divide among the mini-muffin cups. Microwave the pizza sauce until warmed through, then stir in 1 Tablespoon basil. Sprinkle the puffs with the remaining 1 Tablespoon basil. Print Recipe Ingredients Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Fancy Grilled Cheese 9 Ways The cold weather months really put me in the mood for grilled cheese sandwiches and soups. And although Elsie and I are huge fans of a classic and simple grilled cheese sandwich, we thought it would be fun to come up with some variations for a family lunch we hosted over the weekend. Elsie also brought her panini maker over to my house, it was my first time using one and I've got to say- I'm now a huge fan! We made 9 different grilled cheese variations for our family to choose from, some savory some sweet. My favorite was the tuna with spicy mustard, while our mom favored the apple and provolone. Our flavor variations included: jalapeno peppers and colby jack cheese, bosc pear slices with ricotta and honey, cream cheese (or brie) with raspberry jam, and sour apple with provolone. Have fun making up your own signature flavor!

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Raspberry lemon muffins – Vegalicious Recipes Our suggestion for an irresistible Sunday morning breakfast. This is one of our favorite ways to enjoy raspberries. Yield: 9 big muffins Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 cup plain soy yogurt 3 tbs. vegetable oil 1 tbs. lemon juice 2 egg replacements 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract (optional) 1 cup raspberries (fresh are best, otherwise frozen) 2 tbs. white sugar for decoration (optional) Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Notes: Adapted from

italian sodas - StumbleUpon June 30, 2011 | Sweet Recipes | Comments Growing up, these Italian sodas were my favorite!! My mom and I would always stop by a little coffee shack on our road trips to Oregon. I remember ordering the blueberry Italian soda in the summer instead of ice cream because they were so refreshing. I hadn’t had one of these since I was a kid, so I wanted to recreate the easy recipe. I even made my own blueberry and strawberry syrup instead of using Torani. Photo Credit: Sugar and Charm

Homemade Baked Mozzarella Sticks | Penelope's Oasis - StumbleUpon Mozzarella sticks are a delicious treat, probably one of the most popular appetizers at restaurants, and a fun party food. They tend to be rather fattening, especially considering they are usually fried, but they are so irresistibly tasty. So how do you give in to the temptation that is mozzarella sticks without the guilt? Make healthy, Baked Mozzarella Sticks! Here is a recipe I love, and your family will too. Ingredients 1 pkg. low fat mozzarella cheese strings (8-10 sticks) 1/2 cup flour 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten 1 cup dry bread crumbs or Italian style panko (seasoned) marinara sauce for dipping Directions 1. I hope you enjoy this delicious, healthy twist on traditional fried mozzarella sticks. Note: Some comments indicate that mozzarella is oozing sooner than time prescribed in this recipe- keep an eye on the sticks while baking and feel free to shorten the bake time to suit your oven. You May Also Like:

Healthy Broccoli Salad | Cooks Joy October 25, 2011 Day 3 of blogging marathon with theme ‘Soups and Salads’. I know most people frown to have broccoli, but this is one tasty and easy way to include broccoli. We first tasted broccoli salad in a burger place and K loved it. I tried to make it at home using mayo, etc. and it was pretty close to what we had. This was a few years ago when I bought mayo just for this salad. . It is more nutritious to eat raw broccoli, but K cannot stand it and so I have blanched it. Ingredients 2 cups broccoli florets 1/4 cup almonds toasted and sliced 1/4 cup raisins chopped 1 – 2 tbsp honey 1 – 2 tbsp greek yogurt Small piece of red onion chopped 1 tsp olive oil Salt to taste Method Toast the almonds and slice them. Blanch the broccoli florets by bringing water to a boil and adding the florets to the boiling water. Since K likes smaller pieces of broccoli, I chopped the blanched florets. Add onion. Add almonds and raisins. Add salt. Add olive oil. Add honey. Add greek yogurt. Toss it all together. Cheap Quick Easy Recipes for your Family, Cheap Healthy Recipes, Grocery List on a Budget Bagels Living in Bermuda, I have cooked some things I would never make if I was living in the US. Homemade bagels are definitely one of them. Why would I bother making bagels if I lived in a city that had great bagels on every corner? Here in Bermuda there aren't many bagel options and there is only one place that doesn't use frozen ones. I looked at a few recipes before making these for the first time. We were going to make the more complicated one (as we usually do) but after falling asleep on the couch a few times over the weekend we never did the night before prep work. It was a very dense yet soft dough. We halfed the recipe to make 6 bagels. It's best to make a smooth ball and then poke a hole through it rather than rolling out a log and trying to connect it. Making the onion topping. We like everything bagels. Salt and pepper added to the previous ingredients. Just like pretzels, bagels are boiled before baking. Lots of cornmeal to prevent sticking. Yum.

The 13 Biggest Nutrition and Food Myths Busted Behind most food and nutrition myths, there's a kernel of truth. We separate the science from the silliness. When I was a teenager, I steered clear of chocolate. Not because of the calories or even the fat (which was considered the ultimate evil back in the ’70s). It was because I had read, somewhere, that chocolate caused acne—and the last thing I wanted was zits. Years later, I was relieved to learn that studies had unequivocally shown there was no connection between chocolate and skin problems, and that some types of chocolate, in fact, may even be good for you. So it was jarring when I recently heard a mom urge her daughter to get a vanilla ice cream cone instead of a chocolate one, saying, “Chocolate gives you acne, you know.” Why do some nutrition myths die and others keep bouncing back, even in the face of what seems to be incontrovertible evidence? —Joyce Hendley Next: 1.

Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather | FoodBabbles - StumbleUpon Maddy has been on a “fruit roll-ups” kick lately. Not the actual name brand kind that I so vividly remember peeling away from a cellophane wrapper when I was a kid. No, Maddy’s been eating the Gerber toddler kind. I don’t feel too bad about her eating them in moderation although if she had her way she would eat the entire box of 5 in one sitting. So the other day while at my in-laws house, my mother-in-law said “I can’t believe you haven’t tried making these from scratch yet.” The other brilliant and wonderful thing about homemade fruit leather is you can make it with hardly any sugar! Just ask Maddy! Enjoy! Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather Easy, healthy homemade fruit leather for a guilt-free treat. Ingredients 2 1/4 cups chopped strawberries 2 1/4 cups chopped kiwis 1 tablespoon lemon juice Sugar, to taste (I used 3 tablespoons) Instructions Place the fruit in a saucepan with the lemon juice over medium-low heat.