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Fruity Breakfast Quinoa

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Fruity Breakfast Quinoa

No Comments 15 March 2012

This recipe was given to me by my nutritionist as a Passover alternative to having my morning bowl of hot oatmeal. Quinoa is a highly nutritious grain; It has a delicious flavor, and a light, fluffy texture.  After the seders you will want a light option for breakfast.


Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup dry quinoa, well rinsed

1  1/2 cups vanilla rice milk

2 tablespoons raisins

1 cup chopped fresh apricots, or dried apricots

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine quinoa and rice milk in a medium saucepan. Bring to a slow simmer, then cover and cook for about 15 minutes until the quinoa is tender. Stir in raisins, apricots, and vanilla, and transfer about 1 & 1/2 cups to a blender and puree. Return pureed mixture to the pan and stir to mix. Serve warm or chilled.

Healthy Details

Per 1/2 cup serving

Calories 106

Fat 1.4

Carbohydrates 21.4

Fiber 1.5

Protein 2.4

Sugar 8.3

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Great Granola Winter Snack

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Great Granola Winter Snack

1 Comment 06 November 2011

There is no better feeling for a Jewish mom than clearing out those half filled bags and containers of oatmeal,assorted nuts, sesame seeds, apricots and  dried cranberries that lay around our freezers and pantries from month to month. Inspired by Susie Fishbein’s Kids in the Kitchen, I whipped up an easy batch of yummy granola in about 7 minutes. (not including baking time). I really like this recipe because there is very little oil, which is not common for most granola recipes.

This is Susie Fishbeins recipe- but to be honest, since I never folow directions, I added sesame seeds, dried apricots, and any nut that I wanted to get rid of.

That kind of made it look a dot dry ,so I poured in a drop of extra maple syrup and maybe another drop of safflower oil.

Dont worry- it came out great!

Relax, You dont always have to follow the rules!!!


  • 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 1/2 cups raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup craisins or dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup any nut
  • 1/4 cup chopped any other nut
  • 1/4 chopped any other nut
  • 4 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Combine dry
  • Whisk wet
  • Pour mixture onto parchment  paper sprayed with Pam (onto a pan of course)
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees stirring once midway
  • Wait for it to cool to break into pieces

If you know that your family will love it then double the recipe!

You will also enjoy this healthy snack – Laura’s 10 Minute Healthy Fat-Free Cinnamon Oat Cookies

It goes quick!

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Shirley’s Low Fat Apple Crisp

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Shirley’s Low Fat Apple Crisp

2 Comments 06 February 2011

My daughter Shirley has been experimenting with new recipes as a newlywed and she is determined to buy lots of low fat healthy ingredients. She used to complain that I was the only mother who sent in organic apples for third grade snack  and she still recalls the sound of the thud that the whole apple made as it hit the bottom of the classroom garbage can. I never understood how she ended up with all those Laffy Taffy wrappers in her jacket pockets…

“Hi Mom

I made this Low Carb Apple Crisp recipe for you for Shabbat. Enjoy!




  • 4  Organic Baking Apples (honey crisp apples are delicious)
  • 1/4 cup quick cooking oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup whole grain pastry flour
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp Earth Balance Buttery Spread (if mixture seems dry- add a little more)
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. spray an 8×8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. In a bowl, thoroughly combine the oatmeal, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and  Earth Balance margarine.
  4. Peel, core, and thinly slice the apples.
  5. Spread the apple slices evenly over the surface of the baking pan.
  6. Sprinkle the oatmeal-flour mixture over the apples.
  7. Bake in the preheated over for 30 minutes or until the apples are tender and the topping is golden brown.
  8. Serve warm, topping each serving with 1/4 cup frozen parve ice cream.

Makes 8 servings. Double or triple the recipe for a big crowd.

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Laura’s 10 Minute Healthy Fat-Free Cinnamon Oat Cookies

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Laura’s 10 Minute Healthy Fat-Free Cinnamon Oat Cookies

No Comments 19 December 2010

“These cookies are great with coffee. I eat them straight out of the freezer ” -Laura Cohen

Laura sent me this recipe a couple of weeks ago, and since then, I’ve made it at least 4 times, each time with a different twist. You can throw in sesame seeds, slivered almonds, walnuts, even  ground flax seeds or chocolate chips.

10 Minute Healthy Fat Free Cinnamon Oat Cookies

  • 3 bananas
  • 1cup chopped dates
  • 1cup oats
  • quarter cup apple sauce
  • sprinkle some cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla flavoring
  • Mix and put on parchment paper make small teaspoonfuls and flatten or make whatever shape u want – it doesn’t change in the oven.
  • Bake 350 for 20 min on one side,
  • for crispier cookies, flip onto the other side for another 20 minutes.
  • Store in freezer

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