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Skinny Pumpkin Pie

Skinny Pumpkin Pie There’s always room for dessert! You can make a skinny pumpkin pie (about 200 calories a slice) by cutting down on the heavy cream. You’ll need one 15-ounce can of pumpkin puree and mix with: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 3 egg whites, beaten 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract […]

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HONEY BAKED SWEET POTATOES Serves 6-8 YOU’LL NEED 2¼ lbs red-skinned sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1½-inch pieces 6 tbsp (¾ stick) melted unsalted butter 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 3 tbsp honey 1 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste MAKE IT Preheat oven to 350 […]

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CRANBERRY SAUCE  Makes 2 cups YOU’LL NEED 12 oz bag fresh cranberries Zest and juice from 1 orange Zest and juice from 1 lemon ⅔ cup brown sugar ⅓ cup white sugar Optional: 2 ounces gold rum MAKE IT Place all ingredients in a sauce pan and cook on medium-high heat for 15 to 20 […]

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ROBERT’S CORNBREAD STUFFING Serves 10 YOU’LL NEED 1½ lbs corn bread 1½ lbs sourdough bread 8 slices bacon 5 tbsp butter 3 cups chopped onions 2 cups chopped celery 1 cup chopped shallots ¼ tsp sage ¼ tbsp thyme 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced 1 lb fresh cranberries 1½ cups pecans, toasted, coarsely […]

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ROBERT’S ROAST TURKEY Serves 12 YOU’LL NEED 1 20-pound turkey Kosher salt 1 tbsp ground red chili flakes 1 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 to 1½ tbsp unbleached flour ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, sage) Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste MAKE IT Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Rub turkey with salt, […]

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Robert’s Peanut Butter Protein Shake SERVES 2 YOU’LL NEED ½ cup FITCRUNCH Peanut Butter Protein Powder (you can also use Vanilla Milkshake, Chocolate Deluxe or any of the FITCRUNCH Protein Powders to jazz up this recipe) 1 tbsp slivered almonds 2 tbsp peanut butter 1 cup low-fat milk ½ banana MAKE IT Blend all ingredients […]

Food, Health

Healthy Halloween Snacks

Healthy Halloween Snacks Halloween is coming, which means bowls full of candy and random children ringing your doorbell all through the night. The kids may want the chocolate, the candy, and all the other shenanigans that go with the night of fright, but you can stay above the temptation if you keep the right snacks […]