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Lemon blueberry Bundt cake

Ingredients:  For the cake:  2 cups (300 grams fresh) blueberries + 1 tablespoon (8 grams) all-purpose flour  2 and 3/4 cups (345 grams) all-purpose flour, spooned & leveled  1teaspoon baking powder  1/2 teaspoon baking soda  1 teaspoon salt  3/4 cup (170 grams) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature  4cups (400 …

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Easy low-carb breakfast ideas

I have been using this quarantine to try and develop healthier habits. Included in this is eating healthier, and for me I am trying to cut down on my intake of carbohydrates. I’ve been trying the ketogenic diet, which is low-carb and high fat.   I’ve been trying to eat bigger …

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Braided “Challah” Egg Bread

Ingredients:  3-1/4 to 3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour  1 tablespoon sugar  1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast  3/4 teaspoon salt  3/4 cup water  3 tablespoons canola oil  2 large eggs, room temperature  Topping:  1 large egg  1 teaspoon water  1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds  Instructions:  To begin, combine two to two …

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Gourmet mushroom risotto

Ingredients:  6 cups chicken broth, divided  3 tablespoons olive oil, divided  1-pound Portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced  1-pound white mushrooms, thinly sliced  2 shallots, diced  1 1/2 cups white rice  1/2 cup dry white wine  Salt and pepper to taste  3 tablespoons chives, finely chopped  4 tablespoons butter  1/3 cup Parmesan cheese  Instructions:  …

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Sticky pork over rice

Ingredients:  Pork rub:  2 tablespoons packed brown sugar  2 teaspoons five-spice powder  2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dry mustard  2 teaspoons kosher salt  1 teaspoon black pepper  Pork and sticky sauce:  2 pounds boneless pork shoulder  1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon salted butter 1 cup low-sodium chicken stock  …

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Minestrone soup

Ingredients:  4 slices bacon  1 tbsp olive oil  2 large carrots  1 onion  2 cloves garlic  1 (14 oz) can cannellini beans  4 cups kale  4 cups low-sodium chicken broth  1 cup shell pasta  1 cup frozen peas, thawed  Instructions:  To begin, cut the bacon into small pieces. Heat the …

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Low-carb eggplant lasagna

Ingredients:  2 large eggplants, sliced lengthwise about 3/4-inch thick (about 8 slices)  3 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil  1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt  1/2 teaspoon black pepper  16 ounces mushrooms  3 cloves garlic, minced  1/2 teaspoon dried oregano  1 24-ounce can prepared marinara-style pasta sauce   15 ounces ricotta cheese  10 ounces …

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Homemade cinnamon rolls

Ingredients:  For cinnamon roll dough:  1 cup milk  1/2 cup + 1 tbs granulated sugar  1 tbs active dry yeast  2 large eggs  6 tbs butter, melted  1 tsp pure vanilla extract  4 to 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour  1 tsp sea salt  1 tsp ground cinnamon  For cinnamon sugar …

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Homemade glazed donuts

Ingredients:  1 cup whole milk, warmed  1 Tablespoon active dry yeast  1/4 cup granulated sugar  2 large eggs  6 Tablespoons butter melted and slightly cooled  1 Teaspoon pure vanilla extract  4 cups all-purpose flour  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/4   teaspoon ground nutmeg  1-2 quarts oil  For glaze:  2 cups confectioner’s sugar …

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Easy black bean veggie burgers

Ingredients:  2 (15-0unce) cans black beans, dried and rinsed  3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats  3/4 teaspoon kosher salt  1/4 teaspoon ground pepper  2 large avocados divided  1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves   2 to 3 tablespoons olive or canola oil  Directions:  To begin, arrange a rack in the middle …

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