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Green Smoothies: The Other Salad?

by donR  September 21, 2015

Green smoothies contain vitamins, minerals, fiber and water. Use with caution.

Green smoothies contain vitamins, minerals, fiber and water. Use with caution.

How is a green salad like a green smoothie? Each can have the same ingredients except salad dressings are usually replaced by fruit juice, fruit or dairy for smoothies. They both are packed with micro-nutrients  which act to fight disease, aid  body processes and keep us well. Fiber,  which is needed for good intestinal health , is lower in smoothies made with juice because the fiber is removed in the process. But when whole  fruit is processed in a blender, fiber stays in the drink. But before you look for recipes read more about the pros & cons of substituting smoothies for green salad:

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Master Biscuit Mix: Pancake Roll-ups

fruit pancakes

Master biscuit mix with added eggs makes a fluffy crepe-like dessert

Our master biscuit mix can be used in many ways for breakfast lunch or dinner. Previously we gave you two recipes; one like Bisquick® and one that is gluten-free. You can use either master mix, fruit and yogurt to make breakfast or dessert that the kids will love. The twist to this recipe is that it is more like a crepe than pancake. Bon Appetite!

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5 Ways To Use Master Biscuit Mix

Biscuits are a short bread leavened with baking powder or baking soda. Even though they are not as fluffy as yeast bread, they have many uses and are simple to make. In an earlier post we shared our version of the Master Mix for biscuits but you can make more than biscuits. By starting with the base master mix and adding other ingredients you can make food like fruit empanadas, tarts, waffles and pot pies… Continue reading

Share Your Recipe: $2 salad for a Family of Six

Summertime is a perfect season to experiment with salads.

picture of a salad

Salad is a cooling choice for hot summer evenings,.

There is an abundance of low-cost greens, veggies, grain and fruit just waiting to be chosen and assembled into a delicious salad. Your challenge is to try something new and tell us about it. Continue reading