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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 […]

Pear Ginger Muffins

Ingredients: 2 pears, diced (about 2 cups, I used Scarlet pears)1 3/4 cup flour3/4 cup brown sugar1/3 cup sour cream (reduced fat is okay)2 tbsp butter, melted and cooled2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground allspice1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg2 inch knob fresh ginger, grated*2 eggs […]

Virtuous Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup oil 1/4 cup flaxseed meal 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and flour `1 12-well […]

Tuna Pasta Salad with Spinach and Parsley

Ingredients: 12 oz canned albacore tuna, thoroughly drained 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped carrots 1/4 cup wilted fresh or defrosted and drained frozen spinach 1/8 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons capers 2-5 tablespoons mayonnaise (to taste) 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons […]

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Ingredients:2 eggs2 cups shredded zucchini1 3/4 cup flour1 cup buttermilk2/3 cup sugar1/2 cup oil1/2 cup cocoa1/3 cup chopped pecans2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon cloves1/2 teaspoon allspice Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or line* 12 wells in a muffin tin. Set aside. In a large bowl, mix […]

Tuna Salad

Ingredients:6 oz canned albacore tuna, thoroughly drained1 shallot, minced2 stalks celery, minced2 carrots minced1 tablespoon capers2 to 3 tablespoons mayonnaise1 tablespoon Goddess Dressingjuice of 1/2 lemon Directions:Place all ingredients in a large bowl, mix to combine. Serve on long, crusty rolls with tomato and lettuce or as a melt with […]