Honey Mascarpone Figs

honey mascarpone figs

Ingredients: (8 small) fresh, ripe figs, stems trimmed and halved lengthwise (1/3 cup) mascarpone, softened (1/3 cup) mild honey (1/4 tsp.) ground cinnamon (1/8 tsp.) ground cardamom (1/8 tsp.) ground allspice (4 sprigs) fresh mint Servings 4 Snack Honey Mascarpone Figs Fresh, ripe figs filled with creamy mascarpone cheese and drizzled with a warm spiced…

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Sweet Potato and Feta Salad

sweet potato feta salad

Ingredients: (2 large) sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (2 medium) sweet red peppers, sliced (6 sprigs) fresh thyme (7 tsp.) Crisco┬« Olive Oil, divided (4 cups) fresh broccoli florets (2 Tbsp.) cider vinegar (1/2 tsp.) salt (1/4 tsp.) pepper (1/2 cup) crumbled feta cheese (2 Tbsp.) sunflower kernels Servings 8 Salad Sweet Potato and Feta…

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Apple Upside Down Cake

apple upside down cake

Ingredients: (1/4 cup) apple juice (3) granny smith or other baking apples, peeled and thickly sliced (1 1/4 cups) whole wheat flour (1/3 cup) packed turbinado or light brown sugar (1 tsp.) baking powder (1/2 tsp.) baking soda (1 tsp.) ginger (1/2 tsp.) cinnamon (1/2 tsp.) salt (1 large) egg (2 large) egg whites (1/2…

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Hearty Mushroom Omelette

hearty mushroom omelette

Ingredients: (1) uncooked breakfast sausage patty, crumbled (our recipe would work great for this) (1/2 cup) chopped onion (1/2 cup) sliced mushrooms (1/4 cup) chopped green bell pepper (1/4 cup) chopped red bell pepper (1/4 cup) chopped yellow bell pepper (1/4 cup) chopped orange bell pepper (1/2 cup) Cheese & Chive Egg Beaters (3/4 oz.)…

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Wine Basted Pears

wine basted pears

Ingredients: (4) ripe Bosc pears with stems, washed and dried (2 cups) Riesling or other fruity white wine (1/4 cup) honey (4) cinnamon sticks (4) bay leaves (4 strips) orange zest Servings 4 Dessert Wine Basted Pears Whole pears basted in a sweet wine sauce. Preparation Time About 15 minutes Cook Time About 1 hr…

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White Chocolate Pudding Mousse

white chocolate pudding mousse

Ingredients: (1 oz. box) white chocolate sugar-free instant pudding (1 1/2 cups) low-fat milk (1 cup) fresh or frozen (thawed) raspberries, blackberries or boysenberries (1 cup) light whipped topping (1 1/3 cups) Kashi Go Lean┬« Crunch cereal Servings 4 Dessert White Chocolate Pudding Mousse A light white chocolate mousse filled with berries and served with…

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White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

white chocolate cranberry oatmeal cookies

Ingredients: (1 cup) all-purpose flour (1/4 cup) wheat germ (1/2 tsp.) baking soda (1/2 tsp.) salt (1/4 tsp.) ground ginger (1 large) egg (3/4 cup) packed dark brown sugar (1/3 cup) canola oil (1 tsp.) vanilla extract (1/2 cup) quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats (not instant) (2 oz.) white chocolate, chopped (1/3 cup) dried cranberries (1/4…

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Weightless Orange Lemon Cake

weightless orange lemon cake

Ingredients: (1 1/2 tsp.) baking powder (1/2 tsp.) salt (1 3/4 cups) sifted cake flour (1 1/8 cup) granulated sugar, divided (1 Tbsp.) grated orange rind (1/2 cup) fresh orange juice (about 1 orange) (1 Tbsp.) grated lemon rind (5 Tbsp.) canola oil (1 1/2 tsp.) vanilla extract (3 large) egg yolks (8 large) egg…

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Warm Pears in Orange Syrup

warm pears orange syrup

Ingredients: (4) Bosc pears, halved and cored (1/2 cup) white sugar (1/4 tsp.) vanilla extract (1/4 cup) Cointreau or other orange liqueur Servings 8 Dessert Warm Pears in Orange Syrup Fresh Bosc pears simmered until sweet and served with a vanilla-orange syrup. Preparation Time About 15 minutes Cook Time About 1 hour Instructions 1In a…

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Warm Mango Slices

warm mango slices

Ingredients: (1) mango, peeled and sliced Lime wedges Servings 2 Dessert Warm Mango Slices A fresh sliced, broiled mango served with a squeeze of lime. Preparation Time About 10 minutes Cook Time About 10 minutes Instructions 1Place oven rack in the top position. Preheat the broiler. 2Place a sheet of foil on a broiler pan…

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