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Thanksgiving recipes

Thanksgiving, with its bounty of autumn vegetables and comfort foods, is an ideal time to experiment with healthful alternatives. In our selection, traditional ingredients like pumpkin, turkey and potatoes are flavored with fresh herbs and broths instead of fats, and exotics mingle with staples to produce memorable dishes. To dig in, click on a category below:

Butter Biscuits

TThis is a biscuit recipe courtesy of Straus Family Creamery. They are delicious and flaky- just be sure to use Straus ingerdients in the mix! Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet by rubbing 1 tablespoon butter and dust with 1 teaspoon flour. or using parchment paper. Sift the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar together. Cut in the butter with a fork …

Instant Appetizers

Who hasn’t had to throw together party food in a matter of minutes? Sure, it’s easy to just grab that bag of chips and ye olde cheese tray. But here are some healthier options that are just as quick, and a lot more tasty: Assemble antipasto from ready-prepped supermarket items. Line a large tray with lettuce and top with olives, marinated artichokes, cherry tomatoes, small …

Lighten Up With Three Low Fat Side Dishes

Many health-conscious cooks are paragons of virtue when it comes to concocting low-fat entrées, but tend to slide with side dishes. Sure, we’re all seduced by mashed potatoes with butter and cream, or salad with creamy blue cheese. But even if you balance these items with an entrée of healthy broiled fish, they’ll bring plenty of calories and fat to your plate. These recipes will …

Split Pea-Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 2 cups split peas soaked in water overnight (will amount to about 4 cups soaked peas) 10 cups water 3 Tbsp. oil or ghee 2 tsp. cumin seeds 1 pinch red pepper 1/4 tsp. ground coriander 1/4 tsp. asafetida 2 tsp. basil Pinch cloves 2 cups chopped vegetables 3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast Instructions: Boil first 2 ingredients over medium heat for about 11/2 hours. …

Soy Cream

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. honey 1 cup soy milk 1 cup tofu Instructions: Blend in blender until smooth. Use anywhere rich dairy cream would be used: on desserts, fruit, etc.

Southern Style Soy Sprouts

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. oil 1/8 tsp. asafetida 1/3 cup celery 2 cups tomatoes 1/4 bay leaf 1 tsp. vegetable salt 2 cups soy sprouts Instructions: Heat oil and sauté with next 2 ingredients. Then add next 3 ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf and add sprouts. Bring to boil, then lower to simmer for 15 – 20 minutes until sprouts are tender. …

Raw Apple Pie: Filling

Ingredients: 4 – 5 apples, peeled and grated (2 cups firmly packed) 1/4 cup natural peanut butter 2 Tbsp. honey 1 Tbsp. liquid lecithin 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/8 tsp. salt (if using unsalted peanut butter) 2 – 4 Tbsp. currants (to sprinkle on top) Instructions: Prepare your favorite raw piecrust and press into 8″ pie plate. Pyrex is the best. Peel, core …

Whole Wheat Topping / Biscuits

Ingredients: 1/3 cup oil 13/4 cups whole wheat flour 21/2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 cup milk Dried herbs (opt.) Instructions: Combine first 3 ingredients and mix together until a sandy texture. Add liquid and mix thoroughly. The dough will be a little wet and sticky. Turn dough out onto a well-floured counter and knead 10 times. With a rolling pin, roll dough out to 1/4″ …

Date Dip

Ingredients: 1/2 cup soft dates, chopped 1/4 cup water 2 Tbsp. lemon juice Instructions: Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Date Bars

Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour Pinch salt 1 tsp. vanilla 3/4 cup honey 1 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup bran 11/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup soft dates, pitted 11/2 cups water or fruit juice Instructions: Mix first 4 ingredients together. Cut in butter. Stir in oats and bran. Spread half of the mixture in an 8″ square baking pan. Make filling by …

Pineapple Cream Cheese Balls

Ingredients: 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 4 Tbsp. pineapple, crushed and well-drained 4 Tbsp. finely chopped cashews Date sugar Instructions: Combine first 3 ingredients and mix well. Scoop a tablespoonful into hand and roll into balls. Roll in date sugar until completely coated. Set in freezer or refrigerator until firm and chilled. Serve cold. Yields about 10.