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Gingered Carrot Cornmeal Muffins

Ingredients:1 egg1 3/4 cups flour1/2 cup sugar1/4 cup cornmeal1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature1/2 cup carrot, grated2 tablespoons canola oil1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg1/8 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 375. Grease or line 15 wells in a cupcake pan. In […]

Superlative Sesame Noodles

Ingredients: the dressing: 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons black sesame oil 1 1/2 tablespoons hot chile (sesame) oil 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame paste* 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 cloves garlic, grated 1 1/2 inch knob ginger, grated 8 oz . skinny noodles* cooked, drained and cooled to […]

Apple Flax Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup water 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup flaxseed meal 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease […]

Gooseberry Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup flour 1 cup milk 1 cup old fashioned oats 1 cup gooseberries* 1/3 cup canola oil 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and flour one […]

Ginger-Coconut Milk & Cereal Bars

Ingredients: 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 2 1/3 cups old-fashioned oats 1 cup raw almonds 3/4 cup uncrystallized candied ginger 3/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut Directions: Preheat oven to 250. Oil one 11×7 baking dish OR one 8×8 dish and one standard loaf pan. In a saucepan, heat the condensed […]

Pumpkin Power Muffins

Ingredients: 1 egg 1 cup flour 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup flax seed meal 1/4 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup pepitas (shelled, unsalted raw pumpkin seeds) 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 […]

Oatmeal Craisin Muffins

Ingredients:1 1/4 cup flour1 cup buttermilk1 cup old fashioned oats1 cup sweetened, dried cranberries*1/3 cup canola oil1/3 cup dark brown sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg1 egg Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and flour one 12 well muffin tin. In a […]

Apples & Honey Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups diced fresh apples* 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup honey** 1/2 cup buttermilk OR milk 1/2 cup canola oil 1/4 cup flaxseed meal 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder pinch salt freshly ground nutmeg 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and flour 1 12-well […]

Six Flavor Summer Somen Salad with Cucumber and Green Onion

Ingredients: 150 gram package somen noodles 4 scallions, chopped 1 cucumber* sliced 4 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sake 1 tablespoon miso (your choice) 2 inch knob fresh ginger, finely grated sesame seeds to taste Directions: Cook somen in boiling water […]