Berry Breakfast Bowl

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If you love the convenience of a bowl of cereal, but wish that your day could start off more nutritiously, this dish might offer the compromise you’re looking for.

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Holiday Slaw

Holiday Slaw
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This simple slaw is a great dish to make with kids home for winter vacation–plenty for little hands to measure and chop! The wintery flavors are a perfect light side to serve with a pork roast.

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Carrot Cake Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins
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The key to these moist and delicious muffins is finding good apple butter. Be sure to choose one that has no added sugars: nothing but apples. These muffins are sweetened by the combination of apple butter and date paste for a depth of flavor you’ll adore.

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Chocolate Avocado Frosting

Chocolate Avocado Frosting
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Frosting is an easy menu item to remove to cut back on the sugar impact from dessert, but let’s face it: sometimes you just want frosting. On a cupcake or on a spoon, it’s a pleasure. This nutritious variation on chocolate frosting can be tweaked with spices like cinnamon or nutmeg to fit whatever you’re […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Pumpkin and chocolate are a wonderful combination, especially when paired with that classic fall spice combination. Lightly sweetened with dates, these cookies are delicious and keep the sugar in your treats low.

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Pizza Waffles

Pizza Waffles
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Pizza and waffles are always fun…and so is combining them! Make the pizzas your own by adding your favorite veggies and lean meats as toppings for a more filling meal.

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Banana Bread Pancakes

Banana Bread Pancakes
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Pancakes are a perfect candidate for practice your healthier cooking skills. Using all whole wheat imparts a lovely, nutty flavor, and a simple ripe banana contributes all the sugar you need while replacing the egg nicely. A few spices for pizzazz and a handful of nuts for protein, fiber and omega-3s give you a simple […]

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Fruit Salsa

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Developed to work with the resources available to a public school lunch program and specially designed to appeal to kids, this fruit salsa is a healthy and tasty snack ideal for serving to any group of kids. Serve it up at your next classroom party or send it with your kids as a mid-day snack: […]

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