Posts Tagged ‘sugar’

Cut down on salt, sugar and fat

Picture of a apple juice bottle, Mountain Dew bottle and a Sunkist bottle labelled with the amount of sugar each drink contains.

Drinking juice sounds healthy. But even a small bottle of apple juice can contain 10 teaspoons of sugar, a nutritionist told seniors at the Healthy Eating Event at the Richmond Auditorium Wednesday morning. About 50 people attended the free event, organized by the Richmond Commission on Aging and aimed at educating the elderly in Richmond…

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Clafouti (French peasant pear pie)

Ingredients: 3/4 cup flour 2/3 cup sugar large eggs 3/4 cup milk butter 3 ripe pears (cut in small pieces) Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees Mix flour, sugar, eggs and milk in mixer until creamy and lump-free. Butter a pie pan and fill with the cut pears and cover with the custard like mix.…

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Apple cake with maple-walnut cream cheese frosting

Time consuming, but a fabulous dessert, worthy of your most elegant dinner parties. Ingredients: Cake: 1 lb. Pippin Apples (about 2 medium) peeled, cored, diced ¼ cup water 2 ½ cup plus 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ¼ tsp ground…

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Moroccan bites

Ingredients: Crusts: 1 loaf of good quality grain bread 1 jar green olive tapenade 8 oz. imported camembert cheese Carrot mix: 1 and 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1/8 cup olive oil 2 Tbsps Moroccan spice mix (see below) 2/3 lb carrots (about 3 medium) grated Moroccan spice mix: 1 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp sweet paprika…

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