FYI Healthtalk Test Kitchen – RECIPES & TIPS

Stir together 1/2 cup ketchup, 1 Tbsp. horseradish, 1 tsp. hot sauce, 1/4 tsp. lemon zest, and 1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice in a small bowl. Serve with cooked seafood. Makes about 1/2 cup. Will keep in the refrigerator for up to five days. NOTE: Crumble up some soda crackers and mix into the sauce, and ‘walla’ – a faux shrimp cocktail.

3 medium sweet potatoes – peel and slice 1/4 inch thick
Layer in casserole dish. Pour 2 oz. real maple syrup over the top. Cover with lid. Bake in NuWave Oven on high – 342 degrees for 30 minutes. Sweet potatoes should be soft. Pour melted butter over the top. Stir carefully so as not to mash the potatoes. Yummy!

3 Ripe bananas – mashed
1/3 cup apple sauce (make your own)
1 3/4 cups oatmeal
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup chocolate chips
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup coconut flour
Pinch of salt
1 egg
1 Tbsp. Maple or Agave Syrup
1 tsp. vanilla (optional)
Mix all ingredients together. Drop onto cookie sheet. Cook in preheated 350 degree oven or if using the NuWave Oven – set at 350 degrees, for 10 – 12 minutes.

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How many of you have bought strawberries, or raspberries etc. – put them in the refrigerator and when you decided to use them you found a furry mold on them?  You never noticed it at the store – however, because the furry is usually at the bottom of the container or on the inside of the berries. What can you do? How can you keep them fresh? Prevent them from getting mold as soon as you get them home from the store. RINSE THEM WITH VINEGAR WATER !

Prepare a mixture of one part white or apple cider vinegar and ten parts water in a bowl. Place the berries into the water/vinegar mixture and swirl around. Drain and rinse again gently. Now you can put them in the refrigerator. They will keep for up to 2 weeks. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit. Now don’t forget to eat them.


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