Alea’s Apple, Cranberry, and Chicken Wraps

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The mornings are getting cooler. It's almost beginning to feel like fall. And with cooler weather comes the cool weather crops. Apples, cranberries, and cabbage will be on sale soon in your grocery stores. I have already noticed that the prices on apples are dropping at the same time the quality is improving. That's the beauty of eating in-season produce - you pay lower prices … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Cranberry Apple Muffins

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These muffins may or may not be featured in the next cookbook. What do you think?!?  Should I include them?!? Ingredients 2 eggs 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup milk 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 granny smith apples, peeled and diced 1 cup dried … [Read more...]

Cranberry Chicken and Rice

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So this meal was pretty good.  Came out a little on the bitter side, so I just sprinkled a little sugar over the cranberries on everyone's plate and we were all happy! So...you could add a little extra sweetener in before you bake it, or you could do as I did. It really was tasty...after it was properly sweetened. And boy am I glad that I froze some fresh produce from … [Read more...]

Cranberry Apple Muffins

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A delicious fall after school snack! Makes 18 regular sized muffins, or 12 regular sized muffins plus 12 mini muffins Ingredients 4 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup applesauce 4 Tbsp canola or vegetable oil 1/4 cup milk 1 cup white flour 1 cup wheat flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup dried cranberries 1 medium Jonathon or … [Read more...]

Apple Cranberry French Toast Bake – $5 Dinner Challenge

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I *heart* French Toast Casseroles!  I love how you can take SUPER STALE french bread and turn it into a breakfast (or dinner) masterpiece!  By soaking the bread overnight in a fruity, egg-milk mixture, stale french bread can be completely transformed and redeemed!!!  When Andrea sent this recipe, I HAD to try it! Note: The marked down french loaf bread that I *knew* was … [Read more...]