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Oatmeal Crackers

Oatmeal Crackers

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"Tender crackers made from oat flour, whole wheat flour, and a few other simple ingredients make nice quick treats for the kiddies. Make them sweet or savory by varying the seasonings. Grown-ups like them too." — by Luxie 
Breakfast Brownies

Breakfast Brownies

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"Bake oats, flax seed meal, and mashed bananas together to create a hearty, breakfast brownie perfect for all your family members." — by DARIEN1 
Traditional Pita Breads

Traditional Pita Breads

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"A traditional recipe for pita bread comes straight from a Greek restaurant. The secret to the most tender, freshest pitas is to let the dough sit after forming to relax the gluten." — by Dennis Morazan 
Soft Sandwich Buns (Dough Hook Mixer Version)

Soft Sandwich Buns (Dough Hook Mixer Version)

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"Try this recipe for homemade sandwich buns using a stand mixer." — by pixelkate 
Merrick's PBJ n' Banana Burritos

Merrick's PBJ n' Banana Burritos

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"This twist on the peanut butter and jelly sandwich replaces the bread with a tortilla and uses apricot jelly and honey." — by VenturaMama77 
Terrific Trail Mix

Terrific Trail Mix

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"Fruit, seeds, and nuts are mixed together in this flavorful snack mix." — by USA WEEKEND columnist Jean Carper 
Grilled Chicken Citrus Salad

Grilled Chicken Citrus Salad

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"A sweet citrus dressing seasoned with chili powder and cumin is used both to marinate the chicken breasts and dress the green salad." — by WAILAKIJACKIE 
Light Fruit and Nut Granola

Light Fruit and Nut Granola

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"A delicious granola without the fat can be made with spelt, flax seeds, and pecans!" — by GinetteB 
Easy Fruited Chicken Salad

Easy Fruited Chicken Salad

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"An easy chicken salad with a twist combines apples, grapes, and pecans with mayonnaise flavored with apple pie spice. Load it onto a plate of salad, stuff it into tomatoes, or wrap it in a tortilla and go. The possibilities are endless." — by jo1527 
Creamy Apple Dip

Creamy Apple Dip

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"Lunch boxes just got a little more exciting with this peanut butter and vanilla yogurt dip!" — by michelle 
Mango Madness Salad

Mango Madness Salad

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"Toss this fruit salad together in minutes. Made with mangoes and berries tossed with cilantro and lime juice, the flavors in this salad go together wonderfully, and create a beautiful looking and delicious fruit salad that is truly refreshing." — by Joyce A. 
French Veggie Loaf

French Veggie Loaf

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"A savory vegetable loaf is stuffed with eggplant, zucchini, green pepper, and Swiss cheese. Serve cooled and sliced for a light lunch or at your next picnic." — by spanishdona 
Low Fat Breakfast Cookies

Low Fat Breakfast Cookies

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"Make a batch of these oatmeal chocolate chip breakfast cookies for a quick on-the-go breakfast or snack." — by fahselta 
Easy Money Breakfast Burritos

Easy Money Breakfast Burritos

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"Yummy breakfast burritos are stuffed with sausage, scrambled eggs, cheese, and salsa. Bring your breakfast along with you." — by LYNDERAE 
Mindy Custer's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mindy Custer's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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"A nicely-sized recipe for soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies makes 3 dozen. The vanilla pudding mix is key to the soft texture." — by Arizona Girl 
Strawberry, Spinach, and Pear Salad

Strawberry, Spinach, and Pear Salad

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"Spinach leaves and romaine are tossed with balsamic vinaigrette and topped with sliced strawberries, sliced pears, toasted black walnuts, and feta cheese." — by Allie 
Blueberry Pie Pops

Blueberry Pie Pops

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"Delectable little 2-bite blueberry pielets on sticks will bring out the kid in you. Tuck one or two in a lunchbox, or sit a bunch up in a vase for people to take with their coffee. Cute and tasty wins the day!" — by ScandoGirl 
Summer Rainbow Salad

Summer Rainbow Salad

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"All the colors of the rainbow come together in this delicious medley of fresh fruit and vegetables to create a wonderful and refreshing taste. The homemade dressing makes it perfect." — by NANSYPANTS 
Easy Apple-Carrot Coleslaw

Easy Apple-Carrot Coleslaw

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"Give coleslaw a twist by adding grated apples and carrots to the standard green and red cabbage mixture. Tossed with a low fat mayonnaise and sour cream dressing, it's naturally sweet and crunchy." — by Carolyn Bunkley 
Apple Crisp Cookies

Apple Crisp Cookies

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"Tuck a couple of these oatmeal cookies with the taste of apple crisp into your kid's lunchbox. Or grab one for a nice easy snack or breakfast on the run. They're made with whole wheat flour, oats, chopped apple, and apple butter for flavor." — by veeparkes 
 
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