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Hi there – I’m new around here. My name is Rachel, and every Thursday I’ll be posting healthy recipe ideas for you!
I’m a foodie with a penchant for healthy eating (and, of course, the occasional cupcake). Like so many of us, breast cancer has touched my life. I believe that although we can’t predict what life will bring, it’s important to fortify our bodies with natural, healthful cooking.
I’ll start off with this recipe for red quinoa caprese salad. Nothing says summer like caprese, but sometimes you need something a little more substantial. Quinoa is hearty and healthy, and a great addition to soups, …
applesauce from babble.com
Have you ever thought about making homemade applesauce? With fresh ground cinnamon and a chunky apple consistency for a grown-up spin on our old friend Mott. Or maybe some delicious gnocchi, with a potato and cheese based chewy texture. And no one says no to fluffy, homemade mashed potatoes.
With today’s gadget you can make all of these tasty treats using the same tool! The OXO Potato Ricer will be your new favorite gadget, with it’s 3 easy-to-use changeable disk settings, ranging from fine to corse.
OXO potato ricer from chefscatalog.com
Simply add your softened potatoes or apples and with the …
Is there any such thing as too much garlic? Some would say yes, and I used to be the first to agree. But over the past couple of years I stopped caring about my fresh breath and started indulging in the delicious flavor whenever possible.
garlic from dothegreenthing.com
When I think of my favorite fully garlic-loaded food my mother’s caesar salad is the first thing that comes to mind. Her homemade dressing isn’t creamy like the typical caesar dressing you’re probably used to. Instead, it’s olive oil based with lots of lemon juice and A LOT of fresh garlic. She even tosses …
Soy yogurt from fatfreevegan.com
The latest trend in yogurt has been showing up everywhere over the past few years, from grocery stores to coffee shops, convenient stores and more. At first I was skeptical. The plain, sugar-free flavor of greek style yogurt was boring and bland compared to the fruity flavors of Yoplait‘s apple turnover and boston-cream-pie-delights that I was used to.
But soon enough, greek yogurt worked it’s way into my heart and is now one of my most desired snacks. Chobani is definitely my brand of choice.
The “fruit on the bottom” makes it all worthwhile with flavors like peach …
Last week while I was chatting on the phone with my cousin who lives in Salem, MA, she mentioned her newest kitchen gadget that she just can’t get enough of. When I told her that I’d never heard of it she was taken aback. So I did a little research of my own, and I, too, soon became seduced by the wonder of what is the Slap Chop.
A small, handheld device, with a hollow core and a W-shaped blade concealed within the body of the gadget, the Slap Chop minces and dices a plethora of foods. By “slapping” the lever on the …
Hello readers of Boston Bakes! Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Jenna Greenberg and I am a twenty year old student living in the heart of downtown Boston. As a student technically I am studying Writing, Literature and Publishing, however as a general 20 year old I am studying a lot of things on my own in order to learn who I am and what I am passionate about. One of the things I have discovered is that I absolutely love to bake. My passion for food is as strong, if not stronger, than my passion for writing …