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Lemony Orzo with Shrimp
10 months ago

Lemony Orzo with Shrimp

In North America, orzo is the name for a short-cut pasta shape that resembles a large grain of rice. It’s confusing because in Italian orzo means barley. And in Italy this rice-like pasta shape is called risoni. While orzo is traditionally made from white flour, it can also be made of whole grain durum wheat. Orzo is popular shape served in soups and salads. This lemony recipe is a easy and satisfying Mediterranean diet dish!
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A Tad Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins with Mango
1 year ago

A Tad Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins with Mango

A Tad Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins with Mango

Did you know that fresh ricotta cheese is the main ingredient in southern Italian sweet delicacies like Italian cheesecake and cannolis? It’s much healthier than the artery clogging processed cream cheese that is typically used in American desserts. Fresh ricotta cheese (mixed with sugar and lemon zest) is also a treat served straight up with fresh fruit. Besides being delicious, this recipe is full of nutrients including calcium, vitamin C and protein! 

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Live Naturally Magazine Features Layne’s Slightly Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins
2 years ago

Live Naturally Magazine Features Layne’s Slightly Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins

https://livenaturallymagazine.com/recipes/slightly-sweet-ricotta-yogurt-cheesecake-muffins/ Slightly Sweet Ricotta-Yogurt Cheesecake Muffins INGREDIENTS

  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 (15-ounce) container whole or part-skim ricotta cheese (avoid brands with gum additives)
  • 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
YumTime with Eggplant + Tomato
5 years ago

YumTime with Eggplant + Tomato

Did you know that there are many foods that are commonly classified as vegetables that are actually fruits? By definition, a fruit is the part of the plant that develops