Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

MP would like to welcome Sara Sullivan, a nutritionist from Yarmouth, back as a guest blogger today. Sara offers wonderful ideas for healthy meals, gorgeous salads, and smoothies on her blog, sarasulllivan.com. For Valentine’s Day, she has delicious, no-bake dessert recipes to share. Take it away, Sara….

Grocery store candy? Not a chance.

You’ve printed out cards, made cute crafts, and now you are ready to make some sweets for your pint-sized Valentine. Let’s be honest, Valentine’s Day eating is really about dessert. What better way to celebrate than with fun and healthy treats?

Here are a few family favorites that I have fine-tuned over the years:

Peppermint Patties
Nothing says I love you more than this homemade treat. My peppermint patties are indulgent, guilt-free, and totally healthy. And no one will believe these treats are all natural. I promise!



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When our family is snowed in, there’s nothing MP enjoys more than baking. Post-holiday, however, MP wanted to make a healthy snack for us all. She turned towards an old favorite, a banana bread recipe pulled from the pages of a Betty Crocker cookbook MP and DP received for an engagement present years ago.




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Since it’s strawberry season and the weather is suddenly cool, the team decided the time was right to try making buttermilk biscuits for shortcake. If MP had known how easy it is to make biscuits—or how much the kids enjoyed creating them—she would have attempted this recipe long ago. We had warm, flaky biscuits in less than an hour. Such a treat!



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The team has been on a homemade granola kick lately, sampling a variety of recipes to find which we like best. MP decided to take granola a step further and make homemade granola bars for school snacks. We all agree the homemade version is ten times better than boxed. The satisfying granola bars are flavorful, moist, and naturally sweetened with honey. Best of all, the whole house smells delicious when you bake them.

MP prefers store brand oatmeal for this recipe. It’s typically less expensive and you can buy a big canister for future granola bars. She splurges on local honey instead. The team likes the dark, late season honey from the Maine Audubon Nature Store.


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