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Applesauce Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies – Vegan!

These healthy dessert snacks are soft, moist and really delicious! I ‘taste-tested’ them on a group of 1st-year Harvard Medical students during my Healer’s Art class…and I got their seals of approval! And they have plenty of healthy ingredients including rolled oats, whole wheat flour, oat bran, cinnamon and walnuts. This recipe also provides many options […]




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Festive Lemon Ginger Sugar Cookies

These cookies are great for any holiday season, and are such a joy to make! The wonderful aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg will emanate throughout your kitchen. I always make a large batch of these festive cookies, package them in holiday saran wrap, then give them out as gifts (very popular!). I also like to […]




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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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Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon

This is a healthy yet delicious version of everyone’s favorite breakfast — pancakes! Healthy additions and/or alternatives include whole wheat flour, fresh blueberries, cinnamon and nutmeg. Other variations include the addition of apples, raspberries, blackberries, bananas, chopped walnuts or pecans. • 2 eggs • 1 ¾ cups of skim (non-fat) milk (add more for thinner […]




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