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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Grocery List

Beverages:
  • Green tea
  • coffee
Dips:
  • hummus (ingredients to make my own)
  • black bean dip (ingredients to make my own)
  • salsas
Fresh Fruit: (usually what is season)
  • apples
  • bananas
  • strawberries
  • avocados
  • oranges
  • pears
  • peaches
  • grapes
Fresh vegetables:
  • Olivia’s Organics spinach and baby romaine 
  • carrots
  • celery
  • eggplant
Bacon:
  • Canadian-style bacon
Meat, fish and poultry:
  • bison
  • lean ground chicken
  • chicken breast, boneless and skinless
Meat alternatives:
  • tofu
  • tempeh
Milk:
  • skim
  • almond
  • soy
Yogurts:
  • plain fat free
  • greek, plain fat free
Freezer staples
Frozen Fruit
Frozen Vegetables (whole, cut-up and sliced for soups, stir-fries and other entrees)
Meat substitutes:
  • veggie burgers
  • veggie crumbles
Meat, fish and poultry:
  • lean beef
  • skinless fish
  • lean ground chicken
  • lean ground turkey breast
Pantry staples
Baking:
  • angel food cake mix
  • spice cake mix
  • fat-free, sugar-free pudding
  • sugar-free gelatin mixes
  • stevia 
  • dark chocolate
  • cocoa
Beans and lentils (canned and dried; kidney, pinto, black, chickpeas, etc.)
Bread/starches:
  • Arnold 100 calorie sandwich rounds
  • flat-out tortillas
Canned vegetables:
  • pureed pumpkin
  • canned artichoke hearts
  • diced tomatoes
  • tomato paste
Canned fruit (packed in water or their own juice)
Canned Misc.:
  • fat-free refried beans
Cereal:
  • steel cut oats
  • rolled oats 
  • oat bran
  • finer one original
Dried fruit:
  • cranberries
  • raisins
  • apricots
Oil, vinegar, cooking spray and other bottled sauces:
  • teriyaki
  • reduced-sodium soy
  • real maple syrup
  • olive-oil flavored cooking spray
  • liquid smoke
  • olive oil
  • coconut oil
  • canola oil
Pasta, rice and other dry grains:
  • whole-wheat pasta
  • brown and wild rice
  • spelt
  • bulgur
  • couscous
  • wheat berries
  • popcorn
  • flax seed
Nuts and seeds:
  • natural peanut
  • almond butter 
  • flax seeds
  • sunflower seeds
  • almonds
  • pecans
Dried herbs and spices
Vegetables:
  • whole onions
  • fresh garlic
  • sweet potatoes
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Friday, October 15, 2010

Pumpkin Pie

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Ingredients
    12-16 oz silken tofu, drained
    1 c Pumpkin
    1/2 c Brown Sugar
    1/2c Stevia in raw (measures same as sugar)
    Dash of Sea Salt
    2T. Pumpkin Pie spice
Directions
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Pulse Tofu in food processor until smooth. Add pumpkin and do the same until smooth and blended well.
Add remaining ingredients and pulse until thoroughly mixed. Pour into a prepared pie dish you sprayed with non stick canola spray.
Bake 45 minutes.
Allow to cool a little and can be served warm or chilled.
*Add about 1/2c chopped pecans for added flavor...not in NI
Nutritional Info
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 80.3
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 28.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g
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