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Angel Hair Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Turkey Sauce

This is a hearty, healthy and tasty pasta dish. It is full of healthy ingredients including whole wheat pasta, as well as onions, broccoli, garlic and olive oil which is high in monounsaturated fats. Spices like turmeric decrease inflammation (which is associated with all types of chronic diseases and cancers) and cumin improves digestion. Lean […]




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Apple Walnut Cranberry Muffins

One of the things that I enjoy most about this recipe is how the flavor of the spices, tartness of the cranberries and the crunchiness of the walnuts come together to create these healthy, low-fat and tasty muffins. I decided to make bake these one morning for the wonderful nursing and admin staff at one of the homeless shelters […]




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Apple Spice Cake with Cinnamon Almond Streusel Topping

This delicious dessert not only is moist and flavorful, but it is also full of healthy ingredients. From whole wheat flour and cinnamon to rolled oats and cloves, you needn’t feel guilty about going back for seconds! And it’s also low-fat: apple sauce replaces butter; and there’s no egg yolk. In addition, maple syrup, a sugar substitute, provides […]




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Festive Lemon Sugar Cookies with Cinnamon

This recipe puts a healthy twist on the traditional favorite, lemon sugar cookies. Some of the healthier ingredients include whole wheat flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. In addition, applesauce reduces the amount of butter. To make it vegan, eliminate butter and egg and replace with ~1-1 1/2 cups applesauce, and replace skim milk with soy milk. […]




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Brown Sugar Walnut Spice Cake with Cinnamon

This cake is a healthy dessert for many reasons – first and foremost, fat is replaced with fruit! As you’ll see, this recipe has no butter, margarine, oil or shortening. Instead, apple butter is used as a fruit-for-fat substitute (apple butter also adds to the spice flavor of the cake). Other fruit substitutes for fat include […]




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