Category Archive: Rice/Grains

Parmesan Pull – Apart Bread

Parmesan Pull-Apart Bread Weight Watchers

Take this basic recipe (which is perfectly delicious on it’s own) and feel free to add to it. Garlic powder or fresh minced garlic is a nice touch. Sprinkle with a little Italian seasoning mix if you are serving it with a pasta dish. Use some crumbled feta cheese instead of Parmesan and a little oregano …

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

The Perfect Healthy Pumpkin Muffin Nutmeg Notebook

The end result is a perfect bakery style muffin but without all the calories and fat. Bakery/restaurant muffins can have 400 plus calories per muffin since they are loaded with oil and sugar. Since I don’t eat a lot of sweets these muffins are like dessert for me. Seriously, they fall somewhere between a muffin …

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Baked Polenta Fries

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    I first heard about this recipe from Helen @ Doing A 180 blog. The original recipe included a mayonnaise based sauce for dipping and Helen reported that all though the polenta fries were delicious she didn’t care for the dip recipe. I decided that polenta fries really called for marinara sauce and it was …

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Creamy Oatmeal Brulee

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In the fall while staying in San Francisco I had the best Oatmeal Brulee for breakfast at the Park 55 hotel. I have attempted to recreate it at home trying many different combinations. All attempts were tasty but this final version is my favorite! This is not your everyday oatmeal my friends — oh no–it’s …

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Oatmeal Spice Breakfast Cookie

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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 …

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