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    White Grape & Raspberry Spritzer

    White Grape & Raspberry Spritzer Ingredients 1 11 ½ oz white grape juice concentrate 1 ½ cups raspberries (fresh or frozen) 3 cups cold water ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup mint leaves, fresh torn & bruised 3 cups club soda Lime wedges Fresh mint sprigs Directions In a large container combine concentrate and cold water stirring until completely dissolved.…

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    Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Cups

    Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Cups Ingredients Mousse 2 pkg tofu, reduced-fat firm silken (12.3oz each) ½ cup sugar 6 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa 2 tbsp. Frangelico (hazelnut flavored liqueur) ½ tsp. vanilla extract Dash of salt Topping 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips 18 chocolate graham crackers, coarsely crushed 9 tbsp. whipped topping, fat-free 3 tbsp. hazelnuts, chopped & toasted Directions Place the…

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    Avocado-Orange Salad

    Avocado-Orange Salad Ingredients Dressing 3 tbsp. white wine vinegar 4 tsp. honey 1 ½ tsp. olive oil salt & freshly ground black pepper Salad 4 cups iceberg lettuce, chopped 2 navel oranges, peeled & sliced ½ cup avocado, sliced ¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced Directions Combine vinegar, honey, olive oil, salt & pepper in a small bowl; whisk all…

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    Irish Soda Cookies

    Irish Soda Cookies Ingredients 2 cups flour ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. salt ½ cup butter, softened 1 egg ¼ tsp. currents 1 tsp. caraway seeds ¼ cup butter milk Directions Pre heat oven to 350° Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Combine flour, baking soda, & salt in a mixing bowl. Beat butter & sugar in a…

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    Low Carb Latin Chicken Slaw

    Chicken Latin Slaw Ingredients 3 oz of chicken breast grilled, sliced, or chopped 1 ½ cups cabbage, shredded ½ cup carrots, shredded 2 tbsp. cilantro, fresh chopped ¼ cup red onion, chopped ¼ cup mango, chopped ¼ cup lime juice 1 tsp. garlic, fresh minced ½ tsp. cumin ¼ tsp. chili powder Tabasco (optional) 1 packet Splenda (optional) 1 tbsp. canola…

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    Low-Carb Stuffed Chicken Breast

    Spinach, Cheese & Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breast Ingredients:  4 boneless chicken breast (4 oz each)  4 slices ½ oz prosciutto (deli ham, or bacon)  4 slices ½ oz each smoked provolone, (Swiss, Gruyère or mozzarella)  1 cups spinach leaves, chopped  4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour divided (optional)  1 Tbsp. olive oil  1 Tbsp. butter  1 cup chicken broth  1 Tbsp. heavy…

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    Stuffed Shells in Margarita Sauce

    Stuffed Shells in Margarita sauce Ingredients The sauce 2 lbs. Roman tomatoes, quartered 2 lbs. Campari or cherry tomatoes, quartered or halved 3 cups onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves,  smashed ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp. red pepper flakes or to taste 1 tsp. kosher salt ½ cup basil leaves fresh,  minced Shells Filling 24 dry jumbo pasta…

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    Sugar Cookies

    Simple Sugar Cookie Dough Ingredients 2 Cup butter, softened 1 1/2 Cup sugar, sifted 2 Medium eggs 3 Medium egg yolks 5 Cup flour, sifted 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 1/4 Teaspoon cinnamon, ground 1/4 Teaspoon allspice, ground 2 Teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Beat the butter, using a mixer on medium-high. Beat in the sugar, eggs, yolks & vanilla. Reduce mixer speed to medium-low…

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    Old Fashion Banana Bread

    Banana Bread Ingredients 3 – 4 Bananas, ripe & smashed 1/3 cup butter, soften 1/2 Cup sugar 1/2 Cup Brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 Cups of all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 1/2 Cup Walnuts, chopped Directions Preheat the oven to 350° In a larger mixing bowl, add butter & the mashed bananas.  Mix in…