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Pina Colada Smoothie

Ingredients:

1/4 cup coconut milk

½ medium banana

1 cuo chopped fresh pineapple

1/4 cup chilled pineapple juice

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Pina Colada Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup fresh peaches

½ cup low fat buttermilk

½ medium banana

2 teaspoons honey

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Peanut Butter Berry Smoothie

Ingredients:

¼ cup 1% low fat milk

½ medium banana

1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter

1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

237 calories

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Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup quartered strawberries

1 sliced banana

¼ cup raw almonds

½ cup old-fashioned oats

1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt

1 teaspoon maple syrup

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Pumpkin Pie

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Pumpkin Pie
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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For the pie filling:
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
For the pie filling:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 °F.
  2. Make the pie crust: Mix oats, flour, almonds, sugar, and salt together in small mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl/measuring cup, blend the oil and water together with a fork or small wire whisk, until emulsified (fully blended).
  4. Add the oil mixture to the dry ingredients, and mix well. If needed, add a small amount of water to hold the dough together.
  5. Work the dough into a disk shape, and roll on a lightly floured surface into a 12-inch circle.
  6. Press into a 9-inch pie pan and bake for 8-10 minutes, or until light brown.
  7. Turn down oven to 350 °F.
  8. Make the filling: Mix sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together in a bowl.
  9. Add eggs and vanilla, and mix to blend ingredients.
  10. Add pumpkin and milk, and stir to combine.
  11. Pour into prepared pie shell. Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean.
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Rice Pudding

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Rice Pudding
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Put the water and cinnamon sticks into a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in the rice. Cook on low heat for 30 minutes, until rice is soft and water has evaporated.
  3. Add milk, sugar, and salt. Cook for another 15 minutes until it thickens.
  4. Remove cinnamon sticks, and serve warm.
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Tropical Fruit Compote

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Tropical Fruit Compote
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan combine ¾ cup of water with the sugar, lemon juice, and lemon peel (and rum or vanilla extract if desired). Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and add the fruit. Cook at a very low heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour the syrup into a cup and set aside. Remove the lemon peel and cool the cooked fruit for 2 hours.
  3. To serve the compote, arrange the fruit in a serving dish and pour a few teaspoons of syrup over the fruit. Garnish with mint leaves (if desired).
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Winter Crisp

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Winter Crisp
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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For topping:
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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For topping:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  2. To prepare the filling: In a medium bowl, combine the sugar, flour, and lemon peel. Mix well. Add the lemon juice, apples, and cranberries; stir to mix. Spoon into a 6-cup baking dish.
  3. To prepare the topping: In a small bowl, combine the oats, brown sugar, whole-wheat flour, and cinnamon. Add the melted margarine; stir to mix.
  4. Sprinkle the topping over the filling. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until the filling is bubbly and the top is brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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Sweet Potato Custard

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Sweet Potato Custard
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 °F. Spray a 1-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana. Add milk, blending well.
  3. Add brown sugar, egg yolks, and salt, and mix thoroughly.
  4. Transfer sweet potato mixture to casserole dish.
  5. Combine raisins, sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top of the sweet potato mixture.
  6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
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Frosted Cake

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Frosted Cake
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 °F.
  2. Prepare the pan: Grease with a small amount of cooking oil, or use nonstick cooking spray, a 10-inch round pan (at least 2½ inches deep). Powder pan with flour. Tap out excess flour.
  3. In a mixing bowl, sift together the cake flour and baking powder.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat together the margarine and sugar until soft and creamy.
  5. Beat in eggs, vanilla, and orange peel.
  6. Gradually add the flour mixture alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with flour.
  7. Pour the mixture into the pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cake cool for 5 to 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Let cool completely before icing.
  8. To prepare icing: Cream together cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add cocoa powder. Blend well.
  9. Slowly add confectioners’ sugar and mix until icing is smooth. Mix in vanilla.
  10. Smooth icing over top and sides of cooled cake.
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