Bizzy Lizzy Flourless Pie Crust

flourless pie crust

  REPLACESSimple Perfect Pastry Dough Page 80 of Cooking Simple with Sheila Rae1 ½ cup oats¼ teaspoon baking powder1 tablespoon sugar¼ teaspoon salt1/3 cup cold cubed butter2 tablespoon milk In a food processor, place all but the milk. Pulse 10 times, add milk and pulse 6 more times. Press into pie pan. Fill with pie filling.Pie baking cannot get any easier or delicious.

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Flourless Cheesecake Cookie Recipe

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Recipe Transformation Number One: Cooking Simple with Sheila Rae, page 107 1 cup Butter1 (8-ounce) Cream Cheese1 1/4 cup Natural Cane Sugar1 teaspoon Natural Vanilla3 1/4 cups Oatmeal (not quick oats)1/2 cup high-quality Chocolate Chips (Ghirardelli is my favorite) The butter and cream cheese will need to be room temperature.  Note: I prefer a mixer, this is very heavy dough.  Add remaining ingredients except for the chocolate chips.  Thoroughly mix.  Note: I let it the mixture set 30 minutes, stirred again for a minute, then I added the chocolate chips.  I used a small cookie scoop, then pressed the cookies...

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Sensational Summer Berries

Dietician Information Flourless Recipes Whole Grains

     It is summer time and that means fresh eating. One way to enjoy more nutritious and delicious summer foods is to include more sensational summer berries! Berries encompass tantalizing tastes for everyone to enjoy from tart blackberries to sweet blueberries; there is a berry for everyone. These nutritional powerhouses deserve a place in everyone’s diet because they can aid in disease prevention.      Blueberries are a great choice because they are a sweet summertime treat that is a good source of fiber and vitamin C and loaded with phytonutrients which can help ward off diseases like heart...

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News on Fats

Dietician Information fats

  Fat is essential to health. They help the body absorb nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamins A, D, E and K, need fat to be absorbed by the body. If you don’t get enough fat in your diet, you risk getting inadequate amounts of necessary fat-soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids. Concentrate on eating healthy fats like monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and omega-3 fats. Monounsaturated fats (MUFA) may help to improve cholesterol levels, which may decrease your risk for heart disease. These fats also may be beneficial to insulin levels and blood sugar control. Olive, canola and peanut oil are...

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Why Eat Wheat Free? Big question

Flourless Facts

Author:  Jenni McAllister, Freelance Writer   Should You Eliminate Bleached White Flour from your Diet? The health concerns associated with white sugar are well-documented, but less well-known are the fact that white flour isn’t all that good for you either—it’s highly processed, and consequently low in nutritional value. Luckily, while there are some recipes—like the classic chocolate chip cookie—that are thought to be better when made with white flour, in most cases, it’s easy to make substitutions that allow you to all but eliminate bleached white flour from your diet. Why is Flour Bleached? Wheat is ground into flour via a...

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