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Friday, June 14, 2013

Apple Berry baked oatmeal pie

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 This is a whole foods recipe from http://wholefoodsmarket.com/recipe/apple-berry-baked-oatmeal
It is very tasty and gluten free if you use gluten free oats.  Very moist and yummy and full of fruit!

Ingredients: 
  • Canola oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries (i used frozen blueberries and some fresh strawberries)
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (I used less--either way would be good)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 organic apple, peeled, cored and grated (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk (I used almond milk)
  • 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt (I used Greek plain yogurt but added vanilla and honey)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk
Method: 
Preheat oven to 375°F. Oil a (9-inch) pie pan with cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl, stir together berries, oats, pecans, baking powder, salt and apple. In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, yogurt, syrup, vanilla, egg and yolk; stir into oat mixture. Transfer to prepared pan and bake until firm and golden brown on top, about 50 minutes. Cut into slices and serve.
Nutritional Info: 
PER SERVING:240 calories (70 from fat)8g total fat1g saturated fat50mg cholesterol220mg sodium35g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber19g sugar)7g protein

Saturday, June 1, 2013

South Carolina slaw from June 2013 Southern Living

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I really like this and the dijon adds some fire.

1/2 head thinly sliced cabbage (about 1 lb)
1 cup grated carrot
1/2 apple without skin chopped

{Place those three in a bowl}

Whisk together 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar (I used white wine vinegar)
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup oil
2 Tbsp dijon mustard
2 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp celery seeds
1 tsp kosher salt (I omit)
1/2 tsp black pepper

It says to bring these whisked ingredients to a boil until sugar dissolves and pour over the cabbage carrot mix and serve.

However , I altered some of the amounts on the whisked ingredients and I did not heat them. Honey can be used too instead of sugar--just experiment. I let it all sit in frig for a while. It was very tasty.

pasta with fresh tomatoes

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Cook your pasta and add fresh chopped tomatoes, parsley, basil and garlic. You can add a bit of olive oil and cheese if desired. Very tasty and an easy lunch or snack!