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Southwestern Breakfast Tostados Mixed With Queso

Posted on 12/21/2012 by |Tampa, Florida | Comments

Personal HealthExcerpted from Diabetic Living Editors 26 g Carb SERVINGS 2 (1/2 tostada stack each) START TO FINISH 20 minutes 2 6-inch corn tortillas 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained 2 eggs 1 tablespoon fat-free milk 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt Nonstick cooking spray 1/2 medium tomato, sliced 2 tablespoons shredded queso fresco or reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese 2 teaspoons snipped fresh cilantro Light sour cream (optional) Chopped fresh cilantro (optional) 1. Warm tortillas according to package …

Peachy French Toast — With a Sweet Side

Posted on 12/14/2012 by |Tampa, Florida | Comments

Personal HealthYield: 4 servings Excerpted from Cathy Thomas 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided use 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided use Pinch ground nutmeg 2 large ripe peaches, peeled, pitted, sliced 2 tablespoons sour cream 8 slices French bread or brioche bread, 3/8 inch thick 4 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt Agave pancake syrup or maple syrup Optional for serving: 2 tablespoons sour cream 1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium skillet on medium-high heat. Add sugar, 1/4 …

Millennials Find Unique Ways to Give Back this Holiday

Posted on 12/12/2012 by |Tampa, Florida | Comments

VolunteeringWe’re social, tech savvy spenders who have the shortest attention spans that make us one of the most well known generations. Who are we? We are millennials and we want to give your non-profit organizations more than any other generation. We also want to get involved more than just monetarily with non-profit organizations. We are looking for an outlet to show our generosity, and in a way that satisfies our need to give.  In fact, we are more prone to …

Toasty Bruschetta With An Israeli Touch

Posted on 11/30/2012 by |Tampa, Florida | Comments

Personal HealthExcerpted from Faye Levy Makes 4 servings Bruschetta are trendy Italian appetizers often served at restaurants, but they’re extremely easy to prepare at home. They’re simply garlic toast with a fresh tomato-basil topping. I like to add the popular Israeli hot pepper chutney, zehug, to give it extra zip. Sometimes I substitute cilantro, which many Jews of Middle Eastern descent prefer to basil. These hors d’oeuvres are terrific for serving in the Sukkah. You can bring them on a tray or …

Seasonal Pumpkin Bread

Posted on 11/16/2012 by |Tampa, Florida | Comments

Personal Health  Excerpted from Terry Blonder Golson Makes: 1 loaf (12 slices) Slather thick slices with cream cheese. 1/2 cup unbleached, all-purpose white flour 2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup pumpkin puree 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup honey 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 whole egg 1 egg white 1) Preheat the oven …

Ricotta Pancakes with Fresh Strawberries

Posted on 11/9/2012 by |Tampa, Florida | Comments

Personal HealthExcerpted from Jackie Mills, RD. QUICK Makes 6 servings Syrup would overwhelm the delicate flavor and texture of these airy pancakes. Serve them with a light dusting of confectioners’ sugar and fresh berries, sliced peaches, or orange segments. 1 cup part-skim ricotta 1/3 cup skim milk 2 large eggs, separated 1/3 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 teaspoons grated orange zest Pinch of salt 1 1/2 teaspoons canola oil, divided 2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar 3 cups sliced …