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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

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

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

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

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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How to Become Mom’s Favorite

Gift Ideas for Mom with a Fitness Twist Skip the mixed bouquet. This Mother’s Day give the first special woman in your life the best gift of all: Health. You don’t have to invest in a yearlong gym membership for mom (although not a bad idea) or put a bow around a stair climber. What […]