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Lentil Meatballs (no meat!)

These vegetarian meatballs are super hardy and delicious! They taste great dipped in tomato sauce or pesto. They are also great on the run and they make a perfect lunch. For me, they fall into the same “triple threat” category occupied by the Quinoa Patties – simply satisfying super foods! To cook green lentils for this […]

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Quinoa Patties

I like these patties as a savory breakfast or for lunch or dinner with greens. They also grab and go well if you’re on the run. Quinoa is a complete (gluten-free!) protein, so these little patties seriously satisfy. Here are easy directions for making quinoa. 1 cup of uncooked quinoa yields about 4 cups cooked. Use the search function on our site to find other healthy salads, soups and side dishes featuring quinoa. Enjoy!

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Fruit Leathers

Yield: 2 each This recipe relies on a dehydrator. I have an Excalibur 9000, which came with a wonderful cookbook. There are many possibilities with a dehydrator – making fruit leathers is one of the most basic.  I capture the basic method here. Be sure to use clean, ripe, fresh fruit. Take 1 1/2 cups […]

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No-Bake Nut Bars

Yield: 9 bars These tasty little bars make for a simple, healthy snack. Substitute your favorite nuts and dried fruit for a variety of combinations. Ingredients: 1 cup raw or roasted almonds 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 cup golden raisins ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons honey Procedure: Add all ingredients, except […]

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