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Black-Eyed Pea Cakes

Serves: 12-15 patties 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 of an onion, finely chopped 1 finely chopped bell pepper 3 cloves of minced garlic 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced 1/4 cup chopped scallions 3 cups cooked black-eyed peas 1 tablespoon minced cilantro 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon hot sauce 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs … Read More

Raspberry Bars

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup pecans 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 12 tablespoons butter 1 cup raspberry jam Preheat oven to 350⁰. Cover a 9-inch square pan with foil and coat lightly with vegetable oil or cooking spray. In a large … Read More

Big Soft Ginger Cookies

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground ginger 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt 12 tablespoons softened butter 1 cup, 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon water 1/4 cup molasses 1 egg   Preheat oven to 350⁰. Mix together the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and … Read More

Pumpkin Cupcakes

The secret to these easy pumpkin cupcakes is a box of yellow cake mix. With pumpkin puree and a dash of pumpkin spice, these cupcakes are so soft, moist and flavorful and pair perfectly with the delicious cream cheese frosting! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 17 minutes Ingredients 1 box yellow cake mix (plus … Read More

Salmon Teriyaki with Edamame and Rice Salad

Menu: Salmon Teriyaki with Edamame and Rice Salad Ingredients: 4-ounce salmon fillet 1 cup edamame and rice salad 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic teriyaki sauce 1 cup broccoli rabe/rapini Edamame and Rice Salad Servings: 18 (1/2 cup = 1 starch, 1 protein, 1 fat) Ingredients: 6 cups cooked brown rice (made ahead, cold) 3 cups cooked soybeans … Read More

Mediterranean Feast

Ingredients ¾ cup diced tomatoes (if in season, otherwise replace veg) ½ cup cucumbers, diced 1 cup chopped lettuce ¼ cup hummus 2 oz chicken 1 tbsp feta cheese 2 kalamata olives 1 tbsp vinaigrette 1 pita (¾ of one pp, evoo, salted, grilled, quartered) 1 lemon wedge   Directions Toss cucumbers and tomatoes with … Read More

Rice Krispies Treats

4 tbsp butter (1/2 stick) 1/2 lb marshmallows 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 cups rice krispies Melt butter, add marshmallows and vanilla, and stir until completely melted. Cook over low heat 3 minutes longer, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir cereal into marshmallow mixture until well-coated. Using a sprayed spatula, press mixture evenly into a sprayed … Read More

Lentil Soup for Sharing

1 ½ c French green lentils (sorted, rinsed, drained)** 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 clove garlic, minced 3 stalk celery, chopped fine 4 medium carrots, peeled and chopped fine 2 bay leaves 2 qt water or vegetable stock ~ 3 fluid ounces tomato paste 1 tbsp dijon mustard … Read More