Delicious Recipes

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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Love a good twice-baked potato when you’re craving something creamy, carb-y, and comforting. These twice-baked sweet potatoes exhibit all the same qualities, in addition to being super healthy —the perfect vegetarian dinner! INGREDIENTS • 6 large sweet potatoes,...

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Pumpkin Soup in Mini Pumpkin Bowls

By Erin McDowell Prep: 40 min Cook: 50 min Total: 1 hr 30 min Presenting pumpkin soup in mini pumpkin bowls, the most seasonal way imaginable to eat soup. These adorable pie pumpkins (aka sugar pumpkins), which you can find in any supermarket, are just as easy to...

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Shrimp Burger Benedict

On Mother’s Day, my brothers and sister loved to make a special breakfast for Mom. Eggs Benedict was her favorite! Dad was the organizer, but it was up to the five of us kids to be the chefs. Over the years our Hollandaise Sauce improved, and we started changing up...

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How to Cook Artichokes

How to Cook Artichokes Learn how to cook artichokes using two simple methods, boiling, and steaming. Master the preparation technique for trimming the prickly leaves to make the plant meat easier to eat. I’ll also show you how to remove the inedible choke to enjoy the...

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A Healthy Mac and Cheese

A Health Mac and Cheese INGREDIENTS: • 2 Small Yukon potatoes • 1 Carrot • 1 cup Red Lentil Pasta • ¼ tsp Paprika • ½ tsp Mustard • ¼ tsp Garlic powder • ¼ tsp Onion powder • 3 tbsp Nutritional yeast • ¼ tsp Turmeric • ½ tsp Lemon juice • 4 cups Spinach Optional •...

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Cocoa Mocha Torte

By Peggy Kotsopoulos One word: decadent. It’s the only way to describe this rich, velvety, melt-in-your- mouth indulgence. The silky-smooth mousse filling lounges on a chocolate macaroon like crust. A dollop of tangy raspberry coulis is the icing on the cake, making...

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Recipe of the Month

Grab Those Simply Special Roasted Sweet Potatoes From   INGREDIENTS: ROASTED SWEET POTATOES (PLAIN) • 2 pounds (3 large) sweet potatoes (Red Garnet OR Jewel sweet potatoes are best), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces • 2 tablespoons...

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Meat Pies

During the holidays, the Maduro family makes and sells thousands of these pies. FOR THE FILLING • 1 lb. lean ground chuck • 2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped • 1 yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced • 4 pimiento-stuffed...

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