Category Archives: Snack

Kale Chips

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1 Head of KaleKale Chips

Olive Oil

Garlic Salt

Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Seasoning

Preheat oven to 350º.

Remove Kale from stalk and tear into bite-sized pieces.  Place in large mixing bowl, drizzle with Olive Oil, season to taste with Garlic Salt and Spices.  Toss Kale mixture until lightly coated with Olive Oil.  Arrange Kale pieces in a single layer on baking pan.  Cook for 10 minutes, then flip and return to oven for another 5 minutes.  Monitor closely to prevent burning.

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Coconut Macaroons

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2 1/2 Cups Unsweetened Coconut FlakesCoconut Macaroons

6 Large Egg Whites

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

2 Tablespoons Honey or

1.5 Tablespoons Light Agave Nectar

Chocolate Chips (optional)

 

Preheat oven to 325°.

In a large bowl, beat egg whites, honey/agave, and vanilla until fluffy.  Add coconut to mixture and mix until ingredients are evenly combined.  Form coconut mixture into 1 inch mounds.  Place on cookie sheet approximately 1 inch apart.  Bake for 10-15 minutes.  Turn the oven to broil for approximately 3 minutes, or until lightly golden.  Allow to cool completely before serving.

Optional:  After cooling, dip lower 1/4 of macaroon in melted chocolate.

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Coconut Pudding

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2 (14 Ounce) Cans Coconut MilkVanilla Coconut Pudding

1/2 Teaspoon Salt

2 Tablespoons Honey

1/4 Cup Cornstarch

1/3 Cup Water

1 Tablespoon Cocoa (optional)

Cinnamon (optional)

In a saucepan, combine coconut milk with honey and salt.  Bring to a boil and cook for about 4 minutes.  In a bowl, combine cornstarch and and water with a whisk and mix into a slurry.  Immediately pour slurry into milk mixture, stirring continuously for approximately 2 minutes.  Remove from heat.  Pour mixture through a fine colander to remove lumps.  Refrigerate for about 2 hours to completely set.

Sprinkle cinnamon over pudding, and serve chilled.

Alternate: Add Cocoa for Chocolate Pudding.

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Sweet Fries

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

 

5 Sweet Potatoes, Sliced into Tall Strips

Cinnamon (to taste)

Light Olive Oil

 

Preheat over to 400°.  Lightly coat a large baking pan with olive oil, and evenly spread potato slices.  Generously sprinkle sweet potatoes with cinnamon and lightly drizzle olive oil.  Bake for 40 minutes.

Serve Warm.


Sweet Potato Medallions & Caramelized Onions

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6 Small Sweet Potatoes, Thinly Sliced

1 Large Onion, DicedSweet Potato Medallions

Light Olive Oil

Preheat oven to 400°.  Lightly coat large baking pan with olive oil.  Distribute potatoes and onions evenly. Place in oven for 30 minutes, or until potatoes are soft and slightly golden.

Serve Warm.


Candied Butternut

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1 Large Butternut SquashCandied Butternut

2 Teaspoons Cinnamon

Light Olive Oil

10 Pecan Halves, Crushed (optional)

1 Tablespoon Honey (optional)

Preheat oven to 350°.  Slice squash into 2″ disks, and remove seeds.  Lightly coat baking dish with olive oil, and place squash in dish.  Generously sprinkle cinnamon on both sides of squash.  Drizzle honey over squash (optional).  Bake for 60 minutes, or until soft.  Allow to cool slightly, top with pecans (optional).  Scoop squash out of skin to eat.

Alternate: Remove skin from baked squash and mash.  Top with pecans and sprinkled cinnamon.

Serve Warm.

 

 


Egg Salad

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2 Eggs, Hard BoiledEgg Salad

1/2 Stalk of Celery, Diced

1 Tablespoon Light Lemonaise

Ground Pepper (to taste)

1 Slice Brown Rice Bread,
lightly toasted (optional)

Boil Eggs – Place eggs in pot, cover with water, and boil on high heat for 10-12 minutes.

In a small mixing bowl, chop peeled eggs into eighths, and mix with Lemonaise.  Stir in celery and pepper.

Serve on a slice of toasted bread.

Variation: Serve in a bowl with thick cucumber slices for scooping.

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