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Easy Almond Sponge Cake

Low Sodium and Low Fat Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup cake flour 1/2 cup sugar substitute, divided 10 egg whites, at room temperature 1 1/4 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract Instructions: Place the flour the 1/2 of the sugar in a sifter and sift together in large mixing bowl.…

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White Bean and Rosemary Dip

Ingredients: 1 (19oz) can Great Northern, Navy or Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tbsp rosemary leaves Hot pepper sauce Instructions Puree all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth. Place the mixture into a bowl, cover and refrigerate for bout 15 minutes. Enjoy! This makes a…

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Warm Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes and Spinach

Serves about 2 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of cooked quinoa 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups baby spinach leaves 1 ½ cup cocktail tomatoes, halved Dash of extra virgin olive oil 2 green onions, sliced Sea salt and pepper to taste Sprinkle of fresh parsley or basil (or any other herbs you have) Pinch of…

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Pick-me-up Chocolate Soy Smoothie

Ingredients: (serves 1) 1 cup soy milk (plain or vanilla) 1 medium banana, quartered 2 tbsp chocolate syrup 3 ice cubes Method: In a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy! This chocolate banana soy smoothie is a great way to start the day. Your children will love this…

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Guacamole a Little on the Lite Side

Ingredients: 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons dried onion flakes 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt Pinch of cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice 1 ripe avocado, peeled and cut in chunks 1 tomato, peeled and chopped Instructions: In a blender add onion, salt, lemon or lime juice, cottage cheese,…

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