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Lemon Sauteed Squash

1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 small organic zucchini, thinly sliced 1 small organic yellow squash, thinly sliced 1 of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese, shredded Preparation: Heat

Caramelized Onion Dip

Turkey Soup

Garlic-Roasmary Roast Chicken

Turkey Gravy

Classic Hot Crab Dip

Grilled Pork Roast with Pepper Jelly Glaze

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Burshetta with Tomatoes

Low-Fat Dippers

Southern Cornbread

Cornbread Dressing

Herb Jasmine Rice

Wild Rice with Pine Nuts

Spiced Sweet Potatoes

1½ c. Just Fruit Apricot Perserves 2 tsp. Lemon Juice 1/2 c. Water 1/2 tsp. Ground Nutmeg 4 Large Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut lengthwise into eight wedges Directions: Preheat oven to 400º.

Citrus Green Beans

2 lbs. Fresh Green Beans, Trimmed 2 Tbsp. Walnut Oil 3 Tbsp. Canola Oil 1 tsp. Lemon Zest Juice of 1 Lemon, or 2 tsp. bottled 1/8 tsp. Salt Freshly Ground Black Pepper in a large saucepan of boiling

Glazed Mini Carrots

3 c. Mini Carrots 1/3 c. Water 1 Tbsp. Honey 2 tsp. Butter 1/4 tsp. Salt, or to taste 1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice Freshly Ground Pepper to Taste 2 Tbsp. Chopped Fresh Parsley Directions: Combine carrots,

Herb Roasted Turkey

1 (12 pound) turkey 8 fresh thyme sprigs, divided 6 fresh sage springs, divided 6 fresh rosemary springs, divided 1 tsp. poultry seasoning 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 medium onion, quartered 2

Honey Roasted Chicken

Herb-Roasted Turkey Tenderloin

Bourbon Basted Salmon

Pumpkin Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie

Easy Pear Crisp

Apple Cranberry Pie

1 (15 oz.) Package Refrigerated Pie Crusts 1/2 c. Splenda Granular 1 tbsp All Purpose Flour 1/2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon 4 Large Granny Smith Apples, Peeled, Cored and Sliced 1 c. Cranberries, Coarsly

Almond Angel Cake with Warm Fruit Compote

1 c. Cake Flower 1 1/2 c. Superfine Granulated Sugar 1 1/4 c. Egg Whites (about 10 large egg whites), at Room Temp. 1 1/4 Cream of Tartar 1/4 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract 1/4 tsp. Almond Extract For

Light Cornbread Squares

1¨ö c. yellow cornmeal ¨ö c, all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda ¨ù tsp. salt 2 packets (tsp.) Splenda 1¨ø c. nonfat buttermilk ¨ù c. egg substitute 2 Tbsp. canola oil vegetable

Sweet Potato Biscuits

2 cups flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 tsp curry powder 6 Tbsp Benecol or Take Control Regular Spread, well chilled ¨ö cup mashed baked sweet potato, chilled 2 Tbsp low-fat milk Directions: Preheat

Golden Pumpkin Loaf

1/3 c. Plain fat-free yogurt 1 Tbsp. No-fat sour cream 2 c. Pumpkin Puree 3 eggs or egg substitute 1/4 c. Canola oil 2 1/2 All-Purpose flour 3/4 c. Splenda Granular 1 Tbsp. Plus 1 tsp baking powder 1

Ginger Pumpkin Date Muffins

¨÷ c. whole wheat flour ¨ø c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder ¨ú tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1¨ù tsp. dried ginger (or 1 Tbsp. finely grated fresh ginger) ¨ö tsp. salt 1 c. All-Bran (not All-Bran Extra

Hummus

HUMMUS 2 (15 oz.) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 3 small garlic cloves 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon tahini paste (see note) 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3 Tbsp. water Drain chickpeas, reserving

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP 3 large sweet red peppers 1 small clove garlic 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1/2 tsp. lemon juice 1/4 tsp. freshly

Blue Cheese and Pear Salad

1 Bunch Arugula, torn (see note below) 1 Head Romaine lettuce, torn Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 Medium pears (red if available), cored and thinly sliced 2 Tbsp. crumbled blue Cheese 1

Orange-Almond Salad

3 c. Assorted Salad Greens 2 Naval Oranges, peeled and separated into sections 1/2 c. thinly sliced celery 2 Tbsp. chopped green onion 1/4 c. cider vinegar 1/4 c. Splenda Granular 2 tsp. canola oil 1/4

Spiced Almonds

Directions: 2 c. Whole Blanched Almonds 2 tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tsp. Curry Powder 1/2 tsp. Salt 1/4 tsp. Cayenne Pepper Preheat oven to 300°. Place almonds in baking pan; toss with olive

Cranberry-Apple Sparkler

Directions: 1 Can Frozen Cranberry Juice Concentrate, Thawed and Undiluted 5 (10 oz.) Buttles 100% Sparkling Apple Juice, Chilled 1/2 (12 oz.) Can Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate, Thawed and Undiluted Granny

In the Kitchen: Basic Cooking Techniques

Reading recipes is a fun way to learn about food. It can sometimes serve as the inspiration you need to revamp an old recipe, or motivate you to try something new in the kitchen.

Grocery Shopping : Learning to save time and money

Grocery shopping is part of life. Some love it and some hate it. A few strategies can make the difference in how you view the experience. 1. Get organized. Take a few minutes during your "down time'

The Good Fats

We always think about the Bad Fats and never the Good Fats.  Learn what you need and why they're important.

Cooking for a Crowd: Tips for relieving stress

Having guests over for a holiday gathering can be stressful. But don't let the duties of hosting a party ruin your holiday fun. Consider these tips to make your next get together more enjoyable.

The Bad Fat

Bad Fats ... What you need to know, eat and stay away from.

The Fats of Life

Let's face it, fat makes food taste good but understanding how to use fat in a healthy way is important.

Cholesterol: The best foods to lower your cholesterol and protect your heart

Can a bowl of oatmeal help prevent a heart attack? How about a handful of walnuts, or even your baked potato dressed in sterol-fortified margarine? A few tweaks to your diet may be enough to stave off a cholesterol problem.

10 Steps to a Healthy Heart

While it is easy to get caught up in the frenzy, take a minute to reflect on a few simple strategies that can help to keep your heart healthy for a lifetime.