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These are every bit as delicious as they look!  If you bake these Crunch! Whole grain artisan chips and crackers at home, you won’t be tempted by unhealthy, fattening factory food chips & crackers.  

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Crunch! Whole Grain Artisan Chips and Crackers

Learn a quick and simple way to bake Chips & Crackers in the new book, Crunch!  Whole Grain Artisan Chips & Crackers.  Authored by Oakland’s Alice Friedemann, Crunch! is based on five years of nutritional research and kitchen experimentation, and … Continue reading

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Beet water for red coloring

You can add more red to any chip or cracker by grating 1/4 cup of red beet, and then boil it for a minute in 2 to 3 cups of water (depending on how dark and intense a color you … Continue reading

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Best Nutrition Book you can buy: Nutrition for Health and Health Care by Whitney

Eleanor Noss Whitney, et. al. Nutrition for Health and Health Care. I looked through hundreds of nutrition textbooks at the University of California Public Health and Life Sciences libraries, and thought this was by far the best textbook. I’m not … Continue reading

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Over 20 kinds of grain, lentil, bean, rice, corn, and nut flours to make chips & crackers from

Delicious and Nutritious — look at the many kinds of grains, beans, lentils, nuts, and seeds you can combine to make really tasty chips and crackers. Chip or Cracker What? Grind in Coffee & Spice Mill Stores: Packaged or bin … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip

  1 can (15 ounces) white (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained 8 garlic cloves, roasted 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice In a blender or food processor, add the beans, roasted garlic, olive oil and lemon juice. Blend … Continue reading

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Fruit Salsa

  Mango Salsa (from the Mayo Clinic) 2 mangoes, diced (about 2 cups) 1/2 small red onion, minced (about 1/3 cup) 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced 3 red Fresno peppers, minced (about 1/3 cup) Zest and juice of 1 lime 1 … Continue reading

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Artichoke Dip

    Mayo clinic recipe: Ingredients (serves 8) 2 cups artichoke hearts 1 tablespoon black pepper 4 cups chopped spinach 1 teaspoon minced thyme 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced parsley 1 cup white beans, prepared 2 tablespoons Parmesan … Continue reading

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Baba ghanoush

Mayo clinic recipe: 1 bulb garlic (about 8 cloves) 2 eggplants, sliced lengthwise 1 red bell pepper, halved and seeded Juice of 1 lemon (about 4 tablespoons) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon black pepper … Continue reading

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Why Homemade Chips & Crackers?

Learn a quick and simple way to bake them in the new book, Crunch!  Whole Grain Artisan Chips & Crackers.  Authored by Oakland’s Alice Friedemann, Crunch!  is based on five years of nutritional research and kitchen experimentation, and includes scores … Continue reading

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