Recipes From Cuisine: American

Graham Cracker Pudding Cake

5 Minute Graham Cracker Pudding Cake


This recipe for 5 Minute Graham Cracker Pudding Cake goes back to my childhood. My father made this cake or loaf. So this recipe is over 50 years old. Its origin is unknown, and an Internet search turned up one similar recipe that included cream cheese and whipping cream. That ...

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Salisbury Steak Or Meatballs

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Salisbury steak is a sliced up hamburger patty, Usually they are shaped into oblong parries to more closely resemble steaks. After browning, they are simmered in a mushroom sauce. While the sodium level of Salisbury steak may seem high, it is much lower than most frozen Salisbury steak entrees or ...

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Yogurt, Fruit & Granola


Granola bars are convenient, but like most prepared foods, convenience comes at a price. The banana granola bar pictured below is less than 1 ounce (25 g) and has 110 calories. It’s also low in sodium (40 mg). That does not seem too bad except you only get 1 gram ...

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Sriracha Dip, Dressing & Spread

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Americans are adding more spicy (hot) foods to their diet. Sriracha chili sauce has been available for decades. Recently, several fast food and sit-down restaurants have offered sriracha flavored spreads and dips. Grocers offer sriracha flavored mayonnaise next to regular sriracha chili sauce. Sriracha mayo made from full-fat mayonnaise has ...

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Slow Cooker Chuck Roast


One of the simplest ways to incorporate home cooked meals into your diet if you have little or no cooking experience or time to cook, is using a slow cooker also known by the trade name Crock Pot. Slow Cooker Chuck Roast is an economical meal for 4 to 6 ...

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Easy Whole Wheat Muffins

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This recipe is based on my Easy Homemade Muffins recipe. Substituting whole wheat pastry flour for refined white pastry or all-purpose flour increases dietary fiber from less than 1 gram per large muffin to up to 5 grams per muffin depending on the brand and type of flour used. Muffins ...

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230 Calorie High Protein Turkey & Mushroom Chili


High Protein Turkey & Mushroom Chili provides almost as much protein as beef chili for 25% less calories and 40% less saturated fat. Low calorie mushrooms give this chili a meaty texture. One cup of High Protein Turkey & Mushroom Chili provides twice the protein of protein bars for about the ...

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Pan-Fried Zucchini

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Pan-fried zucchini takes an American favorite and cuts calories by up to 60 percent. This is accomplished by reducing the amount of breading and pan-frying versus deep frying. Americans love affair with zucchini began in the 1980’s with the introduction of deep fried zucchini as an appetizer. Most Americans will ...

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Chocolate Nut Clusters

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You can make homemade chocolate nut clusters in minutes with only two ingredients; chocolate and nuts. By making your own, you are not limited to peanut and almond clusters. You can use any nut or a combination of nuts. You also control whether to make them with more chocolate or ...

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Caramelized Onions

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Restaurants can charge a premium for a side of caramelized onions. Caramelization, brings out the natural sugars in onions, converting pungent, sulfurous onions into a melt in your mouth, sweet delicacy. The same is done by roasting garlic. Cooking not only makes many foods more digestible, but also more flavorful. ...

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