Quinoa And Garbanzo Tabbouleh

Quinoa and Garbanzo Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern inspired vegetarian salad or side dish that goes well with foods ranging from stuffed bell peppers to BBQ (barbecue). A 1-cup (about 160 g) serving has 200 calories, 1 gram of saturated fat, no cholesterol, 195 mg of sodium, 4 grams of fiber, and 5 grams of […]

20 Minute Pasta With Zucchini

Overweight Americans are told to reduce or eliminate refined carbohydrates (white flour, rice, and sugar) from their diet. This includes most dry pastas even though billions of people eat pasta made from refined white flour and white rice daily and are not overweight or obese. Pasta eaten alone and raw has a high glycemic index […]

Saffron Rice

A little saffron turns plain white rice into pale to bright yellow saffron rice. Saffron also adds a mild flavor to rice. Using white rice is essential for the color to be absorbed into the rice. Saffron rice can be served with any recipe that called for white rice. Saffron (pictured below) is the most […]

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone Soup

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone Soup is packed with vegetables, and has about 125 calories and 7 grams of fiber per 1-cup (240 ml) serving. Recommended Slow Cooker Sizes This recipe makes about 5 qts. (18 cups, 5.7 liters) of soup. While a 6 qt. slow cooker is ideal, you can make it in a 5 […]

Iced Coffee

Americans love iced coffee. But unlike iced tea, many iced coffees are loaded with sugar, calories and saturate fat. One 13.7 oz. (400 ml) bottle of prepared coffee you can buy chilled and ready to drink or at room temperature to chill at home or serve over ice has between 250 and 300 calories per […]

Easy Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Muffins

Easy Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Muffin recipe is perfect for using bananas too ripe to eat. It makes moist, slightly sweet muffins with a hint of chocolate. Unlike store bought muffins or muffin mixes, you control the amount of sugar there are no artificial ingredients or preservatives unless you use artificial vanilla extract. You can […]

Parmesan & Herb Oven-Fried Potatoes

Parmesan & Herb Roasted Potatoes is a variation of Oven-Fried Potatoes. You can prepare a batch in about the time it takes to preheat your oven. These potatoes are baked at a lower temperature to prevent burning the parmesan cheese. Coated Red Potatoes in Baking Sheet Coated Russet Potatoes in Baking Sheet Fast-Food Fries vs. Parmesan […]

Amaretto Chocolate Chip Cookies

This Italian variation on America’s favorite homemade cookie, chocolate chip, has less chocolate chips and replaces vanilla extract with almond extract and amaretto an almond flavored liqueur. The method of preparation for Amaretto Chocolate Chip Cookies is similar to chocolate chip cookies, but rather than placing a spoon full of cookie dough onto the baking sheets (drop cookies), the […]

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