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Gingered Carrot Parsnip Tangerine Soup

This recipe requires a high performance blender such as Vitamix. 1/2 pound carrots, chopped 1/2 pound parsnips, chopped 2 medium sweet onions, quartered 2 teaspoons Ginger Paste or Pureed Ginger 2 tablespoons butter 4 cups (960 ml) chicken or vegetable broth 3 tangerines or oranges, halved 1/4 inch piece tangerine or orange peel salt and … Continue reading

Pear Strawberries Beet Smoothie (High Performance Blender)

I was so inspired by the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead that I started juicing last week. The next day I went to the Farmer’s Market and bought my juicing ingredients for the week. With my Vitamix I don’t just juice – I make a smoothie – so none of the fruit or vegetable … Continue reading

High-Speed Blender Lemon Cream Pie

8 ounces gingersnap cookies 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 eggs 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon fresh grated lemon zest plus more for serving 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar Preheat oven to 350° F. In a high … Continue reading

Avocado Lime Cheesecake with Almond Crust using a High Performance Blender

Now that I’m done with my taxes I can do something fun – like post my first ever cheesecake – Avocado Lime Cheesecake. Note that this recipe does not have gelatin so it will yield a delicious creamy texture. Restaurant style cheesecakes use gelatin which give it a more solid texture. Preheat oven to 350°F. … Continue reading

Healthy 3-Heart Multi-Grain Flaxseed Pumpkin Pancakes from the Box

Sunday morning is for pancakes! This morning I made heart-shaped multi-grain pancakes. Coffee to sip while making pancakes: freshly brewed Colombian Supremo with Organic Soy Milk I use a high-speed blender (Vitamix) to blend my pancake mix. 1 cup Multi-Grain Pancake mix (from the box) 1/2 cup Pumpkin Pancake mix (from the box) 2 eggs … Continue reading

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