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Effortless Easter Ham

(Family Features) This year, make your Easter ham effortless by ditching the oven and using your slow cooker instead. While most people think about slow cooking for staples like chili and stew, it’s also perfect for center-of-the-plate feasts — like an Easter ham. Using the slow...
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Easter Brunch Made Easy

With Delicious Make-Ahead Egg Casserole (Family Features) Plan an Easter gathering everyone can enjoy with a make-ahead menu that includes crowd-pleasing brunch casseroles packed with everyone’s favorite flavors – and leaves you plenty of time to spend with the family. “Combine...
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Infuse Spring Celebrations with Grilled Lamb

(Family Features) Roasted leg of lamb traditionally takes center stage for spring celebrations around the family dinner table. This flavorful recipe from Boston Chef Michael Scelfo for Grilled American Lamb Sirloin is a fresh spin on whole leg roasts, and simplifies spring...
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Kinamunggayang Manok Recipe

Kinamunggayang Manok or Chicken and Moringa (Malunggay) Soup is a Filipino Soup dish that originated in the southernmost part of the Philippines. Get the details of this recipe here:  http://panlasangpinoy.com/2014/02/06/kinamunggayang-manok-recipe/ Courtesy of Youtube Panlasang...
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A Healthy, Fruity and Protein-Packed Salad

(Family Features) Blueberries are nature’s perfect little superfood, and now these little blue powerhouses are available in grocery stores throughout the winter months. Fresh blueberries are natural cancer-fighters. In addition to a healthy dose of cancer-fighting antioxidants,...
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Meat-Free Favorites : Sweet Cinnamon Biscuits

By Elena Johnson These dairy-free sweet biscuits pair well with coffee or tea and make the whole house smell wonderful as they bake! 12 biscuits ¾ cup soy milk ½ tsp. apple cider vinegar 2 cups pancake/baking mix ¼ cup brown sugar 2 ½ tsp. cinnamon, divided 2 Tbsp. margarine 2...
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Meat-Free in France

This week I’m not sharing a recipe, but instead a small taste of my recent trip to Paris, France. I was honored to be invited to Paris Vegan Day to teach cooking demonstrations at the city’s largest ever vegetarian celebration! The recipe I chose to demo was my Meat-Free Pancit,...
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Meat-Free Favorites : Creamy Berry Tartlets

By Elena Johnson Here’s a super simple and tasty treat that’s great for parties. Phyllo shells are often sold frozen so I keep a few packages on hand in my freezer in case I need to make a quick snack for an event or pot luck. Even though there are only three ingredients in this...
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Meat-Free Favorites : Creamy Broccoli Kale Soup

By Elena Johnson Some members of my family seem to avoid healthy foods. It’s not that they hate fruits and vegetables, but they prefer to eat things that are high in cholesterol, sodium, and saturated fat so that tends to be what they have in their fridge and pantry. I don’t...
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Meat-Free Favorites : Enchilada Lasagna

By Elena Johnson My husband told me that he heard of a dish called “Enchiladasagna” and suggested I make it for dinner. He loves Latin American cuisine, so I understood why the idea of lasagna made with Latin ingredients and flavors appealed to him. Here’s my vegan version with...
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