The Sunday Chef | openeyehealth - Part 2

The Sunday Chef

Homemade Spelt Flour Crackers

April 10, 2011
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I finally got around to making a recipe for whole grain spelt flour crackers this weekend and now I’m trying to figure out why I waited so long! They are delicious and really not hard at all, even though the flour is soaked for extra nutritional benefits. The recipe is from Nourished Kitchen and while […]

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Easy Homemade Pesto

April 3, 2011
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Since we’re getting close to that wonderful time of year for enjoying fresh herbs, I wanted to share my favorite pesto recipe. It’s very simple and amazingly delicious. In fact, it’s so tasty that I’ve been caught grating some parmigiano reggiano and digging in with whole wheat pita bread instead of saving it for a […]

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

March 27, 2011
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Sweet potatoes are pretty much my new favorite food. They make absolutely delicious fries and even offer some serious nutrition including Vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and beta-carotene (as much as carrots!). This recipe comes from Food Network and is super easy to make. I had purchased a big organic sweet potato from my local health […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

March 20, 2011
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I came across a great recipe shared on Facebook this week by Health Home and Happiness which worked very well to satisfy my sweet tooth. It was quick to whip up and then hardened in the fridge. I cut the recipe in half and it filled a small Pyrex bowl nicely. The full recipe calls […]

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Easy Chai Tea

March 13, 2011
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One of my friends provided me with some great chai tea recipes and while I plan to try the more involved options later, today I just wanted a quick, comforting drink. I grabbed an organic chai tea packet that I had on hand and got started. I added 3/4 cup water and 1/4 cup milk […]

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Healthy Banana Bread

March 6, 2011
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A long while back, I had posted a recipe for stevia banana bread, but my mom recently gave me a recipe which I think is even better (and keeps a little longer) and the sweetener is pure maple syrup. She modified the ingredients slightly from a cookbook, which I will show below, but I’ll have […]

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Refreshing Coconut Lime Smoothie

February 27, 2011
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Even though it’s still freezing outside, I am somehow hooked on making ice cold smoothies. While I wish I could enjoy them on a beach chair under some palm trees, I’ll have to take what I can get which is the couch, a blanket, and looking out into the snow. Oh well, guess I can […]

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Easy Homemade Guacamole

February 20, 2011
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Today’s recipe is super easy and very rewarding. It’s perfect for a quick snack or as a side for your Mexican dinner. I like to keep my guacamole simple by using only the most basic ingredients with no extra herbs or anything fancy. I try to start with a good, ripe avocado that is mostly […]

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Healthy Blueberry Muffins

February 13, 2011
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One of our wonderful readers, Emili, shared a delicious muffin recipe she has modified from a Bob’s Red Mill wheat bran bag. There is no white sugar or white flour in the recipe proving that you don’t need to use these super-processed ingredients to have a tasty and hearty muffin. They were extra delicious fresh […]

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Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

February 6, 2011
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I came across a delicious looking peanut butter/chocolate shake recipe online and decided that a healthier (still delicious version) must exist. I surfed the web and came across a recipe for peanut butter smoothies that used milk and bananas along with carob powder instead of chocolate syrup and ice cream. I made this version, but […]

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