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Chick Pea and Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 6 ounces dried chick-peas (also called garbanzo beans, and you can just substitute 2 15 oz cans of them) 1 pound fresh spinach leaves 6 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons wine vinegar salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup plain whole yogurt 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley Tuna (optional, to turn this into a […]

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Spinach and Peach Green Smoothie

Usually my ‘green’ smoothies are red because I favor strawberries and raspberries. ┬áBut I’m out of my favorite frozen berry mix and am making do. This recipe is very loosely adapted from one I found in this Kindle book: Paleo Smoothies: Recipes to Energize and for Weight Loss. I got it for free, and it’s […]

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Hot Pink Smoothie

Beet Smoothie Recipe, if you can call it a recipe, it’s so simple: A cup of green tea (I don’t measure it, I just make green tea in one of our coffee mugs) Equal parts cooked beets, strawberries, and raspberries (about 1/4 cup each, I did a little more, and mine were all frozen) 1/4 […]

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Orange Cream Cake

From American Cookery, Volume 24 Orange Cream Cake Cream one-third a cup of butter; gradually half a cup of sugar, then well beaten yolks of two eggs, mixed, a second half cup of sugar, and alternately half a cup of milk and one cup and three fourths of flour sifted with two and one half […]

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Low Carb Mini Fritatas

Ingredients: 1/2 of a 10 oz package of frozen, chopped spinach, thawed 1 cup of ricotta cheese, or use cottage cheese if it’s drained well 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 2/3 cup diced fresh mushrooms 2 tablespoon minced onion 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg Pepperoni slices (optional) Preheat oven to 375 […]

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