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  • Apple Tea Cakes Recipe

    This recipe works with most fruit. For extra yum, add mini chocolate chips. Makes 56 Tea Cakes 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons light butter 56 paper petit four cups (1 inch each) 14 oz almond paste (pure marzipan) 1 tablespoon pure apricot spreadable fruit 3 whole eggs 1 egg white 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 large apples (preferably Braeburn or Golden Delicious), peeled, cored and chopped into 1/4-inch cubes 4 teaspoons confectioners' ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Dessert,Healthy Recipes | 0 Comment
  • Chocolate Marble Cheesecake Recipe

    Reduced-fat ingredients create a light, creamy cake Ingredients Crust Filling 15 oz (1 3/4 cup) part-skim ricotta 8 oz lowfat cream cheese, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup lowfat sour cream 1 large whole egg 2 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon almond extract (or to taste) 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons amaretto (if desired) 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon instant-espresso powder 3 tablespoons bittersweet chocolate ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Dessert,Healthy Recipes | 0 Comment
  • Chocolate Rice Crispies Recipe

    After tasting this American classic during a visit to Walt Disney World Resort, Payard gave it a twist by adding bitter cocoa to balance the sweetness. 1. Combine butters and cocoa in a large ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Dessert,Healthy Recipes | 0 Comment
  • Flourless Chocolate-Walnut Cookies Recipe

    This signature Payard treat delivers a delicious dose of heart-healthy fat and antioxidants, courtesy of the nuts and cocoa. Position 2 racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven. Heat oven to 350°. Line 2 large ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Dessert,Healthy Recipes | 0 Comment
  • Mini Ice-Cream-Sandwiches Recipe

    Treat yourself to three (yes, three!) of these treats to satisfy your sweet, crunchy and cocoa cravings all at once. The cherry on top: a disease-fighting antioxidant lift from the dark chocolate. Ingredients 1/2 cup light vanilla ice cream (or frozen yogurt), softened at room temperature 24 vanilla wafer cookies (1 1/2 inches in diameter) 1 oz dark (or bittersweet) chocolate (60 ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Dessert,Healthy Recipes | 0 Comment
  • Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes Recipe

    Consider these "beauty" bites: They offer up 26 percent of your daily dose of vitamin A, which keeps skin and hair healthy. Ingredients 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 baking soda • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon salt • 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 egg white 1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree 2 tablespoons skim milk 1 teaspoon ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Dessert,Healthy Recipes | 0 Comment
  • Adobo-Glazed Mini Turkey Loaves Recipe

    Ingredients  Loaves 1 slice light wheat bread, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 pound ground turkey (dark meat) 1/2 pound ground turkey breast 1/2 cup Onion and Garlic Mix 1/2 cup Broccoli and Red Bell Pepper Mix 1/2 cup frozen peas 2 egg whites 4 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste 4 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon chili powder Glaze 3 tablespoons tomato paste 2 ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Healthy Recipes,Main Dishes | 0 Comment
  • Aromatic Beef Stew with Butternut Squash Recipe

    Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound stew beef, cut into cubes 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon peeled and minced fresh ginger 1 pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes (about 2 1/2 cups) 1 can (14.5 oz) no-salt-added diced tomatoes 1 can (8 oz) no-salt-added tomato sauce 1 1/2 cups low-sodium beef broth 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon red ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Healthy Recipes,Main Dishes | 0 Comment
  • Barbecued Chicken Burritos Recipe

    Servings: 4 (1 wrap each) | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients Preparation Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, barbecue sauce, beans, corn and sour ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Healthy Recipes,Main Dishes | 0 Comment
  • Bean & ‘Bello Burger Recipe

    Ingredients Preparation Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a ...

    Posted at August 22, 2011 | By : Dr. Laura Dronen | Categories : Healthy Recipes,Main Dishes | 0 Comment
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