Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce Do you like cranberry sauce? My father can’t get enough of it during the holiday season. He’ll even stock up on fresh cranberries when they become available in late October, and freeze them to eat all year long. I think he looks forward to Thanksgiving just because he knows he can have as much cranberry sauce as he wants with his slices of turkey, and plenty leftover for turkey sandwiches. When he finally runs out of frozen cranberries sometime in May, he’ll start buying the cans.…

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smoothie

5 reasons why smoothies are good for you

5 reasons why smoothies are good for you Shakes and smoothies have become synonymous with weight loss, but there’s a fine line between detox and dessert. Nutritionist Lucinda Zammit helps us uncover 5 liquid meal myths.   1. Liquid meals contain fewer calories than solid food It’s surprisingly easy to ‘overeat’ when you’re liquefying your food. While you’d struggle to scarf six bananas, the same quantity of fruit blends to a deceptively small smoothie. Rather than throwing ingredients in a blender ad libitum, measure ingredients…

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Sweet potato cupcakes with peanut butter frosting

Sweet potato cupcakes with peanut butter frosting

Sweet potato cupcakes with peanut butter frosting is a healthy snack for your family. Sweet potatoes are one the easily available healthy food that acts as an unsurpassed source of beta-carotene. This provides us with most of our daily needs of Vitamin A. This tuber is also an amazing source of proteins called sporamins and is hailed for their anti-aging properties. If you’re looking for a sweet alternative to your regular cupcakes, this sweet potato creation is a must-try.     Ingredients    Method Blend…

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granola

Banana Bread Granola

Banana Bread Granola This Banana Bread Granola has all the warm comforting flavors of my favorite banana bread recipe (the one right here on Simply Recipes!), but it’s a little more suitable for weekday breakfasts. The brown butter and brown sugar are perfectly matched with toasty oats and walnuts. But the real secret to this granola’s magic is how the diced bananas get caramelized and chewy after a long slow cook in the oven. It’s the perfect texture to contrast the crunch of oats and nuts. Continue reading “Banana Bread Granola” »…

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Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe   Looking for healthy lunch ideas? This raw vegie salad is such an easy and tasty way to introduce raw vegetables into your diet on a daily basis.  Eating raw vegetables means that you’re receiving the full nutrient potential of that vegetable, as nothing is lost through the cooking process. Needless to say, selecting seasonal organic produce is ideal for this, but don’t be too worried about following the recipe to the letter – use anything you like from your…

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