Dehydrated Celery

Cut off ends of celery bunch. Wash celery. Slice stalks thinly. Place plastic mesh inserts onto the wire dehydrator trays. Place sliced celery onto the plastic mesh inserts. Dehydrate at 135 degrees for 6 to 8 hours.

Pineapple Banana Smoothie

1 banana, frozen 1 cup milk 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1 teaspoon maple syrup Put all ingredients in a blender and blend on high for 30 seconds or until well blended. Serve immediately.

Zucchini Chips

1 medium zucchini 1 tablespoon olive oil dash of salt and pepper Wash the zucchini thoroughly to remove any residue or contaminants. Do not peel it. Cut the zucchini into very thin, even slices. Pour the olive oil into a…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons hot water ½ teaspoon salt 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 to 2½ cups semisweet chocolate…

Cauliflower Shawarma With Spicy Tahini

FOR THE CAULIFLOWER 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed 1¼ teaspoons ground cumin 1¼ teaspoons sweet paprika (or regular paprika. Just don’t use smoked paprika.) 1 teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric ¼ teaspoon salt (do…

Zucchini Spinach Quiche

2 tablespoons butter* 1 medium zucchini, peeled, sliced and quartered 3 cups fresh spinach, chopped handful of dried mushrooms 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped* 2 large eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon dried sage 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons…

Eggnog Latte

1/3 cup espresso or very strong coffee 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup eggnog 1 tablespoon whipped cream ground nutmeg, if desired Prepare espresso or very strong coffee. (I use 1 packet of Starbucks VIA Instant Italian Roast Coffee mixed in…

Spicy Roasted Macadamia Nuts

1 pound raw, unsalted macadamia nuts 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon curry powder (I like Penzey’s curry) 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons…

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