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Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s something sweet that you can feel good about eating from Dr. Reshma Shah, author of “Making Family Dinner Happen,” a guidebook on the importance of family dinners. Chickpeas are a great source of fiber and high in protein. Ingredients 1 15 ounce can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup peanut butter (feel free […]

Marietta’s favorite ‘Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies’ Recipe

We love this chewy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies recipe because not only is it delicious, but it’s a great source for fiber and vitamin A. Because I love “anything” pumpkin I searched for a recipe that combined pumpkin with another of my favorites, chocolate chip cookies.  Came across this one, and have been using it […]

20+ Mouth-Watering (& Healthy!) Appetizers

Trying to watch what you eat but still entertain? There’s no need to sacrafice flavor. We put together a list of 20+ of our staff’s favorite healthy appetizers. You and your guests probably won’t even know that most of them are healthy! 1. Indian Eggplant “Salsa” Why We Like It: It’s Fat-Free and Fiber Rich! 2. Low Fat Pan-Fried Onion Dip Why […]

Puffed Barley Pistachio Apple Bars with Chia Seeds

Here’s a healthy snack from myrecipes.com that will fill you up when you’re on the go. Ingredients 1/3 cup cashew butter 1/3 cup honey 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups puffed barley cereal 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup finely chopped dried apple* 1/4 cup chopped sweetened […]

Warm Cinnamon Baked Apples with Granola

My mom used to make this for me when I was a kid so it brings back lots of memories. My mom simply baked apples filled with sugar, butter and cinnamon. But for some extra crunch, add granola or chopped nuts.  Ingredients 4 large baking apples 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) softened butter 1/2 cup brown […]

Easy 5 Ingredient Homemade Applesauce

Here is an easy homemade recipe for applesauce courtesy of The Pioneer Woman. SIZE: 12 INGREDIENTS: 6 pounds Apples, Peeled, Cored, And Cut Into 8 Slices 1 cup Apple Juice Or Apple Cider Juice Of 1 Lemon 1/2 cup Brown Sugar, Packed 1 teaspoon Cinnamon, More Or Less To Taste Optional Ingredients: Nutmeg, Maple Syrup, Allspice, Butter […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Flax Seed Bars with Sea Salt

Another healthy and delicious recipe from pediatrician and foodie, Reshma Shah of The Family Table. These bars are great for an afternoon pick me up, a quick breakfast on the go or a sweet treat for dessert. Ingredients 2 cups old fashioned oats ½  cup walnuts ¼  cup ground flax seed ½  teaspoon cinnamon pinch of […]

Salsa-Rivals Restaurant Salsa

This salsa rivals any restaurant that I have been to.

Vitamin-Rich, Fat-Free Yummy Eggplant “Salsa”

I love this recipe for the smoky flavors and because it is fat-free nutrient-rich thanks to the eggplant. Find out why you should eat more eggplant. INGREDIENTS 2 large eggplants 1 red onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, chopped 1 green chili, chopped ⅓ cup oil ¼ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garam […]

Smoothy & Creamy Hummus for Avocado Lovers

I love avocados so I am crazy about this healthy avocado hummus recipe from Cooking Classy.  It’s like a delicious blend guacamole and hummus. Make it in under 10 minutes for a party app or a snack. Read: 4 Reasons You Should Eat More Avocado 1 (15 oz) can chick peas, well drained 2 medium ripe avocados , […]

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