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  • Not your average pumpkin pie

    Forget about the store-bought stuff, this recipe features a generous helping of pure pumpkin, invigorating spices and even a low-sugar option for the health-conscious cook. It’s delicious too. Pumpkin Pie – Feel Comforted Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin puree or 2 cups of fresh puree from a sugar/pie pumpkin 2 eggs, beaten ¾ cup sugar* 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1/8 tsp ground cardamom ¼ tsp lemon zest 1 […]

  • A healthier, bolder take on potato chips

    This recipe is a healthier take on potato chips, but the flavor is actually bolder and more delicious (courtesy garlic). These babies taste like a treat but they won’t weigh you down. Love that. Ingredients 2 potatoes, scrubbed and cut into thin, 1/8 inch slices 2-3 tbsp extra light olive oil 2 tbsp dried rosemary or oregano Salt to taste 8+ cloves garlic, pressed Instructions Preheat oven to 450F. Combine the potatoes, oil, rosemary or oregano, salt and three cloves […]

  • The world’s easiest peanut butter cookies

    Take three ingredients, and 20 minutes to whip-up these soft and crumbly Peanut Butter Cookies.  They’re a treat on your time, and taste-buds. Ingredients 1 cup (smooth) all natural peanut butter ⅓ cup of sugar 1 egg Instructions Preheat oven to 325F. Mix all the ingredients together, and then place spoonfuls of the batter on a greased baking sheet.   Press them crosswise with a fork to get the professional checkerboard look. Bake 12 minutes, until brown around the edges. Allow […]

  • Best. Garlic bread. Ever.

    This recipe incites joy and compliments!  For best results, make it for a crowd.  You will feel treated by the flavors, and the praise. Amazing Garlic Bread – Feel treated Ingredients ½ cup softened butter ½ cup Parmesan ¼ cup mayonnaise 4 cloves pressed garlic 2 tbsp parsley 1 tsp oregano 1 loaf French bread Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Slice the bread through the center and open it up lengthwise. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl, and […]

  • The moistest banana bread ever, without the extra fat

    Banana bread has got to be moist. This recipe nails that without any extra fat. Bam! Banana Bread – Feel Treated Ingredients 2 cups white whole wheat flour 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 cup sugar** 2 large eggs ⅓ cup extra light olive oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 very ripe medium bananas, mashed (about 1 ¼ cups) ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt **Sugar can be reduced to ¾ cup Instructions Preheat oven […]

  • A tasty treat with a surprising ingredient

    This recipe tastes like a treat, but it is jam-packed with broccoli. Serve as an appetizer, or with a soup or a salad. Stuffed Broccoli Bread – Feel Comforted Ingredients 1 bunch of broccoli, finely chopped (stems included) 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt Fresh pizza dough 6-8 cloves garlic, minced 6 oz. fresh mozzarella, sliced Olive oil cooking spray Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Toss the broccoli with the olive oil and salt. Transfer the mixture […]

  • This is not your average veggie pizza recipe

    Veggie pizzas can often be a bit bland and boring. But not this one! This colorful combination is spicy, intriguing and delicious! It’s pretty too. Jalapeño Avocado Pizza – Feel Comforted Ingredients 1 precooked pizza crust (ideally whole wheat, i.e. Boboli works well) 5 oz. tomato sauce 1¼ cup shredded mozzarella 1 clove garlic, minced 1 jalapeno, sliced ½ small red onion, sliced 3 tbsp tomato, diced ½ avocado, thinly sliced Instructions Preheat oven to 450F. Spread the tomato sauce […]

  • The history of NASA

    NASA was created October 1st, 1958; one year after the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1. Since that time the world has been in awe of the advances they have made in space.

  • Making the perfect tabbouleh with bulgur

    This classic, tangy Middle Eastern Salad is brimming with vital ingredients, like parsley, tomatoes, green onions and a lot of lemon, giving it an invigorating effect. Tabbouleh – Refreshed Ingredients ½ cup bulgur wheat ½ cup boiling water 3-4 plum tomatoes, diced 2 green onions, finely chopped 1-2 bunches of parsley (if it’s a large bunch, just use one), finely chopped 1 clove garlic, pressed 2 tbsp mint, finely chopped chopped 2 lemons, juiced 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil […]