Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Ok, I admit it. We’re a little muffin-crazy here at SPF. Why? Because after the initial work of making the muffins, there’s a lot of muffins, and they are easy to take anywhere.  They’re delightful breakfast nuggets of protein and energy. That is, if you make them yourself with healthy ingredients.  We all know that… 

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Strawberry Banana Ricotta Roll-ups

Strawberry Banana Ricotta Roll ups

Picture this: It’s early.  You’re tired.  And it’s Monday. You had a long weekend, and it didn’t involve much food prep for the work week.  You need something to eat before work, so you swing into the first gas station you see on your way.  You want something tasty, so your choices are: a six… 

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Lazy Man’s Pizza

Out of the oven

Sometimes, you’re having a long week, and all you want is an easy meal for dinner.  We have those kinds of weeks a lot at our house.  It’s also important to make an easy dinner and still add little creativity into your week.  This recipe is perfect for that!  Just grab a bunch of toppings… 

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Chicken Quesadillas with Peanut Sauce

Chicken Quesadillas with Peanut Sauce

Fusion recipes are fun and delicious.  This chicken quesadilla brings Asian and Mexican flavors together with a delicious, spicy peanut sauce.  There’s just something about experimenting in the kitchen that really brings out your creative side.  You can take this recipe and put your own spin on it if you wish, creating your own fusion…. 

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Banana Muffins with Dark Chocolate

Banana Muffins with Dark Chocolate

Muffins are phenomenal breakfasts foods.  Scratch that.  Muffins can be phenomenal breakfast foods.  Like any other red-blooded American, we really like the muffins they sell at Costco.  They are cheap, tasty, and super convenient.  If you aren’t careful, however, they can add all their tastiness to your waistline. Too often muffin recipes rely on butter for their… 

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Refreshing Fruit Salad

Refreshing Fruit Salad

OK… so I really hate when people use the word “refreshing” to describe food.  I don’t know why, it just sounds so corny.  Maybe it’s because it’s overused.  That being said, it seems refreshing is the only word to truly describe this fruit salad.  The apples are so crisp. The mandarin oranges are so juicy… 

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Pantry Granola

Pantry Granola

I’ve talked about store-bought granola before, and the 4-letter word connotation it has in the “dieting world.”  As it turns out, homemade granola can be quite healthy.  Things that make granola fattening are: lots of added sugar dried fruits with tons of added sugar a ton of nuts unneeded processed carbohydrates The only sugars we… 

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7 Little-Known Facts About Green Beans

Green beans

7 Little-Known Facts About Green Beans Do you ever sit down and think about the food you eat?  I’m not just talking about it’s nutritional information, but all the cool stuff that the food does, and where it came from.  Food is neat, and usually there is a complex history that led from it being… 

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