Roasted Butternut Brains

Butternut Brains
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Squash can be a tricky vegetable to put under the blade of the spiralizer, but the flavor and texture are worth the effort. Once you get comfortable with butternut, branch out into other squashes by slicing the squash into suitably sized pieces. Consider tossing with some sliced cloves of garlic or pumpkin spice for fun […]

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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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Quinoa Granola

Quinoa Granola
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Many granolas are packed with sugar and fat, but this lightly sweetened, high-protein variety is a treat you can enjoy without fear. Eat alone or with non-fat, plain yogurt and fresh fruit.

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bumps

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bumps
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Get your kids into the kitchen with this easy recipe—kids can make it themselves with minimal supervision. They’ll love sharing and eating the result. In fact, the next time you hear, “Mom, I need to bring food for a party tomorrow,” hand your kids this recipe. You can kick back and watch them cook, confident […]

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Pumpkin Bites

Pumpkin Bites
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Enjoy these fruity pumpkin bites as a quick and easy snack. Sweetened only with dates and a perfect size for small hands, these are a wonderful on-the-go snack for the little ones. With an excellent balance of spices, it’s a treat that any little trick-or-treater would be thrilled to receive.

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Pineapple Banana Smoothie

Pineapple Banana Smoothie
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It may be green, but the pineapple and banana flavors shine through! Make when pineapple is in season for the sweetest flavor. For an extra cold treat, cut and freeze bananas in advance to give your smoothie a creamy, milkshake-like texture.

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