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Red, white & blue smoothie

This smoothie is inspired from a smoothie at Hobbies in the Bay area. It’s plain yogurt, strawberries, banana and blueberries. It’s a perfect light breakfast or snack. Red, white & blue smoothie 1 1/2 cup plain yogurt, I used soy 1/2 cup blueberries 1/2 cup strawberries 1/2 banana 1 tsp …

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Cheese cake bites

These bites were a fun afternoon treat, a mix of tart and sweet with no need for an oven. I used Dr. Cow’s cream cheese but next time I think I will use soy cream cheese instead because Dr. Cow’s are a little strong. Ginger bread cheese cake bites 175g …

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Pasta salad with thousand island dressing

Yesterday was a beautiful day which lately here in San Diego has been rare. What better thing to eat on day like that than a nice fresh pasta salad and I even made a thousand island dressing to go with it. Pasta salad 2 cup lettuce, torn to smaller pieces …

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Colorful bruschetta

Bella has been home sick yesterday and today so lunch had to be something very fast for me who actually was hungry. Bella just wanted apple sauce. Traditional bruschetta is bread with marinated tomatoes on top. I like my bread warm and with avocado, peppers and tomato. It’s very fast …

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Blueberry syrup

In the spirit of pancake making, I made blueberry syrup to go with our pancake breakfast this morning. It’s easy and fast to make your own and you can use any fruit. The syrup can be used as a topping for ice cream. Blueberry syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup …

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High fiber pancakes

My husband is the pancake king in our home but so far he always used mix. I wanted to make pancakes from scratch with a lot of fiber and protein and these pancakes are what I came up with. Quinoa and flax seed pancakes 3/4 cup milk ( I used …

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Chick peas in a balsamic sauce

We eat a lot of beans in this family and today I really wanted to make fast and tasty beans that would match well with the wonderful vegetables such as baby potatoes, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, radish and sprouts we received from Sea Breeze. I used creama balsamico which is reduced …

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Date and banana cake

I made this cake last night and love it because it contains no sugar only dates for sweetener. I even fooled my skeptical husband who loved the cake. I will add a picture soon but my camera went on strike when I was trying to down load from it. Date …

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Garlic and rosemary roasted baby potatoes

We received baby potatoes in our shipment form Sea Breeze this week and I knew exactly what I was going to use for them for. I roasted them with skin and all since they are organic it’s safe and a lot of nutrients is in the skin. The garlic is …

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Vegetable and bean casserole with crumble

Today is clean out the fridge day to make room for the wonderful organic vegetables and fruit delivery from Sea breeze. I love taking different veggies and making something fun and satisfying to eat. The crumble added that little extra kick to this creamy casserole. Crumble: 1 small garlic clove, …

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