Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oatmeal Spice Breakfast Cookies WWPP 4

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These cookies are something I have been making for years. It was inspired by a Cooking Light recipe that I have adapted, using less sugar and substituting healthier ingredients. Each cookie is filled with goodness like  cholesterol lowering oats, whole wheat pastry flour, dried cranberries,baby food prunes, coconut butter and just the right amount of …

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Pumpkin Cranberry Apple Baked Oatmeal

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This turns out very moist but it is firm enough that it stays together. The texture is a cross between hot oatmeal and a coffeecake – well after all – it is baked oatmeal. The nuts on top add tons of flavor and crunch. Eat it at room temperature or heat it up. It can …

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Pumpkin Cranberry Apple Baked Oatmeal WWPP 5

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When I saw this baked oatmeal recipe on Marisa’s blog Loser For Life I knew I had to make it. You can see her post about it here. I changed up a few ingredients and put my own twist on it in an attempt to cut down on the calories, fat and cholesterol, which also …

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Pear Walnut Blue Cheese Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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The dressing calls for canned whole berry cranberry sauce and it works beautifully to create a slightly sweet, slightly tart vinaigrette. Plus it’s a beautiful color! If you added a little chicken to this you could have a nice lunch entree. This would be an awesome salad to make with left over Thanksgiving turkey and …

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Pear Walnut Blue Cheese Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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It’s pear season and they are so sweet and juicy right now! This recipe was on the Cooking Light web site and it includes so many delicious ingredients. I made a few substitutions to use what I had on hand. I often do that as I hate to run to the grocery store to pick …

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