Pie Crust

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If you’re afraid of making pie crust at home, it’s possible because you’ve been told all your life not to use too much water. Here’s a secret for you: enough cold water to give the dough coherence will save your sanity without hurting the flavor of the dish. Don’t be afraid to add an extra […]

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Fruit Leather

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Drying fruit puree to perfection might seem daunting at first, but it’s easy to get the hang of. If you overdry the fruit, no worries—just let it sit out to soften. Cut it into fun shapes with cookie cutters or roll it up for a healthier mimicry of popular prepared fruit snacks.

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20 Minute Applesauce Cookies

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Ripe bananas and applesauce bring sweetness and moisture to these star-worthy cookies that are so delicious your kids will gobble them up! Tip: If you don’t have apple pie spice mix on hand, use a mix of ½ tsp. cinnamon, ¼ tsp. nutmeg, and ⅛ tsp. allspice.

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Blueberry Tofu Cake

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Tofu acts as an egg replacement in this moist, dense coffee cake sweetened with orange juice and applesauce. Everyone will be begging to take home the leftovers at your next brunch.

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Zucchini Walnut Loaf

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Zucchini bread is an all-time summer favorite for almost any household with a zucchini plant in their garden…and their neighbors who keep finding anonymous donations of zucchini in the back seat of their cars. With this tasty and healthful recipe, you just might find yourself sneaking around behind the stealthy zucchini donors to snatch up […]

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Peach, Strawberry & Pineapple Smoothie

Peach, Strawberry & Pineapple SmoothieThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

This is a cheerful blend of fruits that will help you kickstart your summer’s day! Planning tip: while strawberries and peaches are in season and when pineapple goes on sale, pick up a little extra and prep as instructed below. Store the extra in the freezer to enjoy that summer-fresh taste when the months get […]

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Apple Cinnamon Cobbler

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Cozy up with cobbler! This modification on classic cobbler is a piece of cake to put together. Swap in your favorite fruits. A combination of berries and pears in place of apples would be a delightful variation, and of course, a cobbler has never gone awry making use of ripe peaches. Start with a smaller […]

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Fruity Peanut Butter Dip

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If you like ants on a log, you’ll love this easier alternative! Turn the classic snack into a dip version and mix up your vegetables. Not a fan of celery? Go for carrots! Want more fruit? Sliced apples make a great dipping option! Have leftovers? Spread some on whole grain bread for a quick sandwich […]

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