Dominican Style Farina – Cream of Wheat

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Banana Sweet Potato Pancakes With Honey Nut Yogurt

  INGREDIENTS Pancakes: 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 cup mashed baked sweet potato 1 egg 1 1/4 cups skim milk or soy milk 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 banana, diced Yogurt sauce: 1 6-ounce container of plain nonfat Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons skim milk 1 tablespoon peanut butter (or almond butter) 2 teaspoons honey DIRECTIONS In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, and brown...

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Mini Quiche Cups – Healthy High Protein Grab; Go Snack

It's easy to get busy and either make poor nutrition choices, or skip meals all together. Thinking ahead and giving yourself healthy options that you can quickly grab, even when your schedule is hectic, is a good way to make it easier to eat clean and maintain a healthy bodyweight. Here's why this is a good option for a snack or meal (if you eat a few of them) Low in calories, all clean ingredients A good source of protein Very high in Vitamin B6, A, and selenium High in iron, riboflavin,...

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Roasted Corn Salsa

Fresh corn, tomatoes, onions, and parsley are tossed with a sweet-hot vinaigrette to make this favorite summertime salsa. Pair with tortilla chips for a colorful appetizer or serve alongside grilled burgers, chicken, or ribs. Outstanding Rate and Review | Read Reviews (3) Yield: 8 Servings Cost per Serving: $.76 Nutritional Information Amount per serving Calories: 111 Fat: 7g Saturated fat: 1g Protein: 2g Carbohydrate: 12g Fiber: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 272mg  Ingredients 3 ears...

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7 Cheap and Easy Vegetarian Meals

Many of us lead busy lives and everyone, especially those of us with families, is trying to get dinner on the table as quickly and easily as possible. Occasionally we fall back on using prepackaged meals from the grocery store or calling for takeout. Those meals have more fat, salt and sugar than we need, they produce a lot of garbage from the packaging and they are more expensive than cooking from scratch. In these uncertain economic times, we need to look at our food costs and start to spend...

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Scotch Bonnet Honey Grilled Shrimp

As we begin July’s month of grilling as we’ve done in the past, I thought I’d start off with a dish which is very easy to prepare and has the wonderful flavors of the Caribbean in every bite. Don’t be intimidated with the amount of scotch bonnet pepper we used as it’s well balanced with the earthy sweetness of the honey. If Tehya can come upstairs with clean bamboo skewers in hand and say “dad this shrimp was on point!”, I’m sure you can handle the little Caribbean sunshine...

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Cabbage Soup

Ingredients: 1/2 head chopped cabbage 1 cup yellow or white onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 cup celery, chopped 1 cup carrots, sliced 1 large can stewed tomatoes, I use the ones with spices added cracked black pepper to taste garlic to taste other seasonings as desired, I use some basil, red peppers, whatever looks good, this is one of those things that it rarely is exactly the same thing twice hot water, 1-2 cups When you start putting vegetables in your...

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