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Zucchini Muffins with Hazelnuts

Yield: approximately 12 muffins Ingredients 1 c. sugar 2 eggs, whisked ½ c. vegetable oil ½ c. plain yogurt 1 t. vanilla 1 c. grated zucchini 1¾ c. all purpose flour 2 t. cinnamon 1½ t. baking powder ½ t. salt... Read More

The Ultimate Fruit Salad

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients ¾ cup sugar 1 teacup water ½ a small bunch of fresh mint, leaves finely chopped, stalks reserved 2 pounds of any fruit combos, like: Melon Pineapple Green seedless grapes Lychees Granny Smith apples Strawberries Blueberries... Read More

Sweet Quinoa Pancakes

Please pre-cook the quinoa before making the pancakes…quinoa can be bitter! The good news is that nearly all of the bitterness is on the outside hull… This can be removed by vigorous rinsing in a fine mesh strainer before cooking.... Read More

Raspberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients 1½ cups frozen raspberries or strawberries, or a combination 1 banana, broken into pieces 3 tbsp plain low-fat yogurt 2½ cups pineapple or apple juice Directions Combine the raspberries, banana, and yogurt in a blender. Add the juice, cover,... Read More

Raspberry and Oatmeal Swirls

Yield: Makes 6 glasses Ingredients 2 cups frozen raspberries 4 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar 2 heaped cups Greek or wholemilk yogurt ½ cup oatmeal cookie crumbs Directions Put the frozen raspberries into a blender with the sugar, and purée until they... Read More

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

When Liz’s son Josh entered middle school, she was disappointed to learn they no longer allotted time for a mid-morning snack break. Concerned that Josh would be starving by the time lunch rolled around (not to mention, so hungry he... Read More

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Yield: 24 mini muffins Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup ground flaxseed or wheat germ 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup canned pure pumpkin 2 large eggs, beaten ½ cup packed... Read More

Mom’s Mango Smoothie

Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cups frozen mango (one 10-ounce package) 1½ cups 100% mango juice, tropical juice, or orange juice 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt Directions Place the mango, juice, and yogurt in a blender, and blend until well... Read More

Mango and Lime Smoothie

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, stoned, and chopped 2 ripe bananas, peeled and chopped 1 cup chilled orange juice ¼ cup plain yogurt 2 tbsp fresh lime juice Directions Combine the mangoes, bananas, orange juice, yogurt, and... Read More


Yield: 8, 1 (4½ inch x 3 inch) square per serving Ingredients 12 medium eggs 1½ pounds frozen broccoli florets 4 ounces cheddar cheese 2 medium white onions Non-stick cooking spray 1 tablespoon dried dill ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground... Read More