Monthly Archive: October 2010

The Best Reduced Fat Pumpkin Pie / Hot 100 Challenge Week 5

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My family likes pumpkin pie and they expect to have one on Thanksgiving and Christmas! I have been making this recipe for over 10 years and we love it! It couldn’t be easier and yes, I do cheat and use a store bought crust. This is not a low sugar recipe but it is lower …

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The Best Reduced Fat Pumpkin Pie

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My family likes pumpkin pie and they expect to have one on Thanksgiving and Christmas! I have been making this recipe for over 10 years and we love it! It couldn’t be easier and yes, I do cheat and use a store bought crust. This is not a low sugar recipe but it is lower …

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Mexican Corn and Quinoa Chowder

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Mexican Corn and Quinoa Chowder 3/4 cup quinoa, washed and drained 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 1/2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 cups canned corn, drained of all liquid (I like Trader Joe’s or Green Giant canned corn the best) 1 cup Yukon Gold potatoes, diced (scrubbed but with peel left on) 1/4 cup yellow …

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Hot Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bowl & Mexican Corn and Quinoa Chowder

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Today’s post was inspired by a couple of my readers and blogging friends Karen and Sharon. Check out their blogs by clicking on their names, they are gifted writers who are on a path to improving their health! They both asked if I had any Quinoa recipes to share. Oh, yes I do! There has …

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Moroccan Turkey with Cranberry Couscous

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Variety is the spice of life or so the saying goes. I like to try new recipes and shake up our menu to keep things from getting boring. When I saw this recipe I just had to try it because it was so unusual. The recipe called for boneless skinless turkey breast but I had …

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