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St. Patty’s Recipe

It’s fun to celebrate holidays! This recipe is easy, low-carb, and frankly… delicious! We hope you enjoy this little St. Patty’s recipe special, even though it really can be made anytime your heart is craving corned beef or want an simple and easy recipe.

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Corned Beef Cabbage Rolls
Cuisine Irish
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Cuisine Irish
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Instructions
  1. Prepare corned beef according to package (if necessary)
  2. Boil the carrot and potato until they easily break apart with a fork.
  3. Drain the water from the pot, add the butter, and mash the carrot and potato. Mix in salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Peel leaves from the head of cabbage and steam them for about 2 minutes until they are tender and easy to roll.
  5. Fill each leaf with a horizontal line of corned beef and the carrot and potato mash. Fold in the right and left sides, tightly fold up the bottom flap and roll the rest up.
  6. Serve while still warm!
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Grain-Free Banana Coconut Cookies

If you avoid grains but still get a hankering for cookies, then get ready for your life to change. With no added sugar they’re pretty guiltless, too!
We took some liberties with adding peanut butter and chocolate to these cookies, but the banana and coconut base cookie can be used with whatever you dream up. Share whatever delicious varieties you come up with by tagging #lassens on social media and commenting on this post!

Enjoy 🙂

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Grain-Free Banana Coconut Cookies
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Breakfast, Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
Cookies
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Breakfast, Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
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Instructions
Toppings
  1. After cooling for about 5 minutes, apply a dollop of peanut butter to the top of each cookie. Place in the freezer. While the cookies are cooling, melt the chocolate.
  2. Dip the bottom of each cookie in chocolate and place on a piece of parchment paper. If desired, drizzle any leftover chocolate over the top of the cookies. Once the chocolate has solidified these cookies are ready to eat! The cookies last in a sealed container for a few days... if they make it that long.
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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Protein Rolls

I know, it’s a mouthful to get through that title. But it’s worth it to taste this recipe! These are great for a quick little snack post-workout. 


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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Protein Rolls
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Breakfast, Dessert
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rolls
Ingredients
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Breakfast, Dessert
Servings
rolls
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lay the dough triangles on a cookie sheet. Spread peanut butter over the dough. Sprinkle with chopped GoMacro Protein Pleasure bar, chocolate shavings, and brown sugar. Carefully roll the crescent dough.
  2. Bake the rolls between 12-14 minutes, or until golden brown.
  3. Eat up! They're best served warm!
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Eggs with Everything

Eggs with Everything

Written by Denae

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Breakfast food is amazing! Not just for breakfast, but lunch… and especially dinner! So while this recipe may be called appear “breakfasty”, don’t deprive yourself of deliciousness just because the time of day. 

This meal always makes me think of Saturday mornings with my siblings. We’d sit around the kitchen and talk while I made breakfast, and for some peculiar reason it was always eaten in a cup instead of on a plate. I suppose those were pre-arugula loving days though. However, I will debate that it still does taste just a little better inside of  a cup 😉

This recipe has a lot of flexibility, which is always nice if you’re looking to whip something up real quick. Since I don’t cook by recipes (making it really hard sometimes to remember to measure and write stuff down when doing these recipes) I’ve done a lot of different varieties of this same kind of dish.

The beauty is that it’s general enough that you know you could throw whatever leftovers/veggies/meat/anything hanging out in the fridge, in with the eggs and BOOM you have a meal! When I made this recipe I had a bell pepper and red onion that needed to be eaten, so this was a perfect reason to use those up. The ingredients can be anything. Over the years we’ve thrown in anything from leftover steak, to frozen pre-seasoned potatoes, to food that was going to be tossed in a day or two if it wasn’t used. 

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Eggs with Everything
Cuisine Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
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Cuisine Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Gather all your ingredients together. And chop them in to bite-size pieces
  2. Add the 2 T of olive oil to the bottom of a pan and thoroughly cook any meat or potatoes with the onion. Move those to another bowl and add the remaining 2 T of olive oil to the pan. Cooking the vegetables will vary depending on if you want them crunchy or soft. For soft veggies: Bell peppers soften about 10 minutes Zucchini softens in about 5 minutes Green Beans soften in about 3-5 minutes Tomatoes soften in about 2 minutes
  3. While the veggies are cooking, beat the eggs together in a separate bowl. Remove the veggies from the pan and scramble the eggs. Mix together all the cooked ingredients, mix in the cheese, and serve warm!
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Lassen’s 42nd Anniversary!

Let’s Celebrate with a Recipe Straight from Oda and Hilmar!

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These are no ordinary pancakes–they are Danish Pancakes from the recipe file of Oda and Hilmar Lassen!  They look like crepes, but since they came from Denmark, they have their own Danish, Natural Food twist!

 

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Like most pancakes, the ingredient list is pretty simple.  And like most of their recipes, you’ll need to go by the feel of things as much as by amounts!  I’ll give amounts here, but pay attention to the descriptions of what the batter should feel like.  This recipe is for 2-3 people.

You’ll Need:

  • 3 organic, free-range eggs.  Hilmar taught me to do one egg per person, plus one more egg.  I found that when I had a bunch of teenaged boys to feed, I needed much more than that–2 eggs per person!
  • 1 TBSP organic honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup organic whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup organic unbleached white flour
  • 2/3 cup organic milk (I used 2%)
  • 2/3 cup water

Eggs, Honey, Salt

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Beat the eggs and then add the honey and salt and mix.
 
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Don’t be too concerned if the honey doesn’t blend into the eggs much.  When you add the rest of the ingredients it will get blended in just fine.

Flours

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Add the flour a spoonful at a time until the dough is very thick and you think you can’t blend any more flour in.  Depending on how big your eggs are, you many have to add a little more or a bit less flour than what is stated on the ingredient list.

Milk and Water

Add about 1/2 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of water.  Blend until smooth.  Add more milk and water until you have a very thin batter.  

Prepare the Pan

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The Danish way is lots of butter, but you can spray the pan with non-stick spray, if you’d like.  Heat the pan until quite hot.  The butter should brown.

Start to cook!

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Pour the batter in a thin stream onto the hot pan.  Tilt the pan at the same time to keep the batter thin on the pan.

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Gently swirl the pan around to coat the pan with a thin sheet of batter.  Let the pancake cook until the batter is dry-looking and the edges are lightly browned.

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Flip the pancake over and cook on the other side until slightly browned.  Place on a warm plate and cover with a lid while you make the rest of the pancakes.

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Top with jam–I chose strawberry here–and whipped cream, if desired!  Roll the pancakes  and then enjoy!

 

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Some in the family have Americanized these pancakes and eat them with maple syrup, but the true Danish way is with jam.

Open Wide!

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Yum!  These amounts made 8 large pancakes.

Bonus Recipe!

I found this idea for strawberry jam on Pinterest and decided to give it a try, since I’d like to reduce the amount of sugar I eat!

 

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Put 2 cups of organic strawberries in a blender.

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Add 2 TBSP organic chia seeds and 2 TBSP organic honey (to taste).

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Blend!  If you’d like some chunks of strawberries, add them after blending.

 

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Pour into clean containers, cover, and refrigerate overnight.  The chia seeds will thicken the berries and there is no need for pectin or lots of sugar.  This jam was delicious on the Danish Pancakes!  I had them for breakfast this morning!
 
Enjoy these easy but elegant pancakes for breakfast, a brunch, or even as a dessert!
 
Love,
 
Lassen’s
 
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THE 3 INGREDIENT POWER SNACK

Oh Avocados!
 
So many options! So many ways to transform their wonderfully versatile taste into brilliant works of art! At only 99¢ per Organic Avocado for the rest of July at Lassens, chances are you’ll be buying in bulk!
 
Of course there are those lazy summer days when the amount of effort you’re willing to put in doesn’t quite match up with the expectations of greatness that sits at the edge of your taste buds.
 
Fear not my friends, for I come armed with a little snack that’s not only packed with nutrients, but it is also as easy as 1-2-3! In fact, that’s exactly the amount of ingredients that go into this little creation. 
Here they are, are you ready?
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You’ll Need: 

1 organic avocado
+
1 organic lemon (juiced)
+
1-2 Tablespoons of Braggs Liquid Aminos
THAT’S IT!

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aaaaaaand….. 
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GONE.
 
If that sounds a little too simple to you, rest assured, the taste is NOT!
Of course it can be dolled up if you wish (I’d recommend Phony Baloney Coconut Bacon or pine nuts), but sincerely, this flavor combo can stand alone!
 
But why is it a POWER SNACK, you ask?
The secret lies in each ingredient’s list of benefits.
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Some of the best things in life are simple – this snack is no exception.
Enjoy and have a lovely and healthy day!
Click HERE to pin this as an infographic!
Love,
 
Lassen’s
 
 
 

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Joy’s Chia Smoothie

Ah… Here it is! What a good lookin’ smoothie!

Before we get too deep into berries and chia seeds, let’s meet the lovely creator of this healthy drink!
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This is Joy!

 
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Joy is Lassen’s Regional Marketing Director. She’s the sweet face behind all our interesting Facebook and Twitter posts. As a former Pilates instructor, Joy lives a very healthy lifestyle that she shares with her husband and two adorable Great Danes, Scout and Hunter (who just became a Certified Therapy Dog! Congrats Hunter!)

 
 

Once upon a few days ago, Joy and I found ourselves talking about our favorite super-foods when Chia Seeds came up.

Why do we like Chia Seeds?

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Well aside from the fact that when they are left to soak in a liquid for a small amount of time, they take on an amazing gooey consistency (reminiscent of Boba or tapioca pearls found in certain Taiwanese tea-based drinks), but they also contain a handful of wonderful health benefits including Omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals and fiber! They have also been known to aid in weight loss due to their ability to satiate hunger cravings in between meals!

“I have a really good chia smoothie that I make in the mornings!” said Joy with a smile.
“Care to share?”

And share she did!
Now from Joy’s kitchen, Lassens is proud to present…

Joy’s Chia, Berry & Spinach Smoothie

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 You’ll Need:
  • Handful of organic spinach
  • 1/2 cup of organic frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup of organic frozen blackberries (could use raspberries, blueberries)
  • 1 frozen organic banana
  • 1 tbsp of chia seeds
  • Approximately 2 1/2 cups of almond milk (or soy milk)

Instructions:

Place spinach in first, then chia seeds, then all other ingredients.
Pulse to desired thickness. For a thicker smoothie, use less almond milk. For a thinner consistency, use more almond milk.
Makes 2/3 servings

 

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This smoothie packs a health-lovin’ punch! It acts as a great breakfast or a wonderful snack or meal replacement any time of day!
We hope you try it and love it as much as Joy does! Cheers!

Love,

Lassen’s

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Now, This is a Family Enterprise!

Burroughs Family Farm

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It All Started in 1971

Although the family had been farming for at least 70 years, the Burroughs Family Farming formally began in 1971 with Ward and Rosie Burroughs, and Ward’s brother.  They farmed, and raised their children, and in 2004 Ward and Rosie dissolved the partnership with Ward’s brother.  They then formed partnerships with their children in various farming enterprises.  They like to say that they produce an ABC of products:  Almonds, Beef, Cheese, Dairy, and Eggs.

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A few weeks ago we visited the Burroughs Family Farm in Denair, California, just north of Fresno.  We were able to see the dairy operation (they partner with Organic Valley), the free-range egg production, and the almond and olive groves.  We carry their eggs, and have just brought in their Benina Crema Gouda cheese.  

 

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Rosie

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 Rosie Burroughs in the matriarch of a family committed to organic, sustainable farming.  We were very impressed with their farming philosophy.  We learned about how seriously they take the health of the soil, the pasture grasses, the trees, and the animals. 

 

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 The cows and chickens are moved to new pasture regularly (the chickens are moved every day, and the cows after each milking, twice per day.) Their pasture grasses have species diversity to naturally balance the nutrients for the animals, as well as to assure the health of the soil and pasture.  This makes their eggs and dairy products have a natural blance of Omega-3s and Omega-6s.

 

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Mobile Chicken Coop

These coops are on wheels, and are moved to a new pasture daily.  The chickens can come into and out  of the coop as they please.  Burroughs has about 2000 laying chickens, and 1500 chicks.  The chickens lay for about 18 months.

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The chicken get about 30% of their nutrients from the pasture, and about 70% from organic feed, which is available in the white troughs shown above and below.  I didn’t see any chickens going to the feed, so they clearly like to peck at the ground!

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The chickens come into the coop to lay their eggs. 

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There are laying boxes on both sides of the large coop.

 

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A chicken just laid this egg, which gently rolled down into the trough. 

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Several eggs were laid while we were there.

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Peter shows off a newly laid egg! 

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Every day the eggs are collected and then refrigerated.

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These are definitely free-range chickens, not just cage-free!  They are pasture fed as much as they want, and then supplemented with what they can’t get from the pasture.

 
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Sometimes they just want to take a little nap on the roosts.   

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This little hen was clearly not sure about getting her photograph taken!

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Other Enterprises

The Burroughs family also has 865 acres of organic or transitional almond groves.  (Transitional means that they are treated as organic trees, but will not get the organic certification for three years.)  

 

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You’ll notice that there is grass between the trees.  That is because the Burroughs family does not kill the grasses with herbicides.  They use a drip irrigation system to keep the grasses down as much as possible.

 

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The young almonds look like young peaches here!

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The young almonds can be cut open like a cucumber.  Here you can see the edible part has been taken out of the half on the left.  

 The Burroughs Family has been growing olives as well, and last year pressed their first bottles of oil.  

 

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I couldn’t resist adding the photo of their Dairy Milking facility. It is open air and very clean.  The Burroughs Family takes such good care of their cows that they will produce milk for 10+ years.  The industry average in only 2.6 years!  I’d say that Burroughs Family has happy cows!

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The Burroughs Family even gave us a delicious lunch after our farm tour.  We had a wonderful day, and hope that you try their delicious eggs.  You can really taste the difference! 

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Ole Ole Ole! Cinco de Mayo!

It’s Avocado Season!

 
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I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and avocados weren’t exactly on our shopping list or in our grocery stores.  But when I married a Californian, they became an essential item at our house.  And I became more acquinted with Mexican food!  (The closest we had in Washington was Taco Time.  Sad, I know.)
 
But our children grew up with lots and lots of avocados, and we use them in so many dishes.  

Here is One of Our Favorite Breakfasts, Featuring Avocados!

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Eggs with Everything

Creative name, right?
 
 
 

Our daughters spent a lot of years in gymnastics, and meet days always required a favorite breakfast.  Our youngest daughter always requested this one because it tastes wonderful and is filling, but never felt heavy.  She called this her lucky breakfast!

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You’ll Need:

  • As many eggs as you have people, plus one or two, depending on how heartily they eat.
  • Shredded and mixed Montery Jack and mild Cheddar cheese–1 TBSP per person
  • Bacon (if desired), cut in small pieces–1/2 slice per person
  • Spanish onion, chopped–2 tsp per person
  • Green or red peppers, chopped–2 tsp per person
  • Mushrooms, sliced–1 per person
  • Jalepeno pepper (if desired), chopped 1/2 tsp per person
  • Tomato, chopped–1 TBSP per person
  • Avocado, chopped–1 TBSP per person
  • Cilantro, chopped–1 tsp per person
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Tortillas (if you want your breakfast burrito style!), warmed 

Chop First, Then Cook

 
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First, chop your vegetables.  Set the tomato, avocado, and cilantro aside.  Shred the cheeses and set aside.

 

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With a fork or whisk, scramble the eggs in a small bowl, and then set aside

 

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Now You Can Start to Cook

If you are using bacon, fry it until it is almost crisp, and then drain off the fat.
 

Add the onion, peppers, mushrooms and jalepeno to the pan, and fry until tender.

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Pour the eggs over the vegetables and bacon, and stir it around.

 

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Add the cheese, tomato, avocado, and cilantro, and stir until eggs are cooked through.

 

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Spoon into a warm tortilla, and serve with salsa!

And Prepare to Receive Applause!

 
 
 

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

And enjoy avocados!

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Here’s a Block-buster Breakfast idea!

Subtitled: I am horrible at estimating how many bananas my family will eat…

I’m not much of a banana eater, and the others in my household eat them in fits and starts.  Consequently, I often have overripe bananas hanging around.  Yes, I freeze them (peeled) to use for smoothies (one of my daughters makes a smoothie almost every day, so that helps) but here’s another great recipe to use those bananas!

Saundra’s Banana-Date Breakfast Bars 

(Adapted)

 
 
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I got this recipe from my sister.  I won’t brag here about how amazing she is, but just trust me, she is.  This is a simple, quick, do-right-now or make-ahead recipe.  I’ve added some ingredients that we particularly like, such as ground flaxseeds, ground hemp seeds, and chia seeds.  These are optional, but I like the added nutrition.

 

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Chia seeds have gained popularity over the last several years, and they are packed with nutrition.  This NY Times article tells about the great antioxidants, protein, and fiber in chia seeds.
 
Hemp seeds are a great source of amino acids, along with protein and healthy fats.
 
Flaxseeds (which should be ground in order to gain the nutritional benefits) contain fiber, protein, and Omega-3s and have been found to be good for lowering cholesterol.  See this article in Shape Magazine for information on all three kinds of seeds.
 

The original recipe also calls for wheat germ, which has been a popular source of protein, iron, Omega 3s and 6s, and more.  I found this helpful list of wheat germ’s benefits.

You Will Need:

  • 1 cup old fashioned oatmeal
  • 3 TBSP wheat germ
  • Optional:  chia seeds, ground flax seeds, ground hemp seeds (I used 2 TBSP each)
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates (I used about 6 medjool dates, pitted and chopped)

First, Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

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Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl (oatmeal, wheat germ, seeds, whole wheat flour, baking soda)

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Then in a blender, mix the bananas, oil, egg and vanilla.  

 

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Pour the banana mixture over the dry ingredients

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Chop and then add the dates.  Here’s a little tip about chopping those sticky dates.  I oil my knife so that the date pieces come off of the knife easily and don’t stick together as much either.

 

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 (I will confess that sometimes I add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips too.  Does that make me bad?)  
 
Add the dates to the bowl and mix everything together thoroughly.  
 

Pour into a greased 9″x9″ pan and bake at 325 degrees for 20-25 minutes.  My pan is actually a 8″x8″ so I baked my bars for about 28 minutes.

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You can cut the bars and serve immediately or cool.  These will keep for a few days at room temperature, or you can freeze the bars and pull them out for a quick breakfast or snack.  My kids like to take a bar for lunch, too.  They make a great breakfast with a protein shake or just juice!

 

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Happy baking!
 
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Lassen’s
 
 
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Oda’s Granola

Oda Lassen’s Granola

Written by Gayle

As promised a week ago, here is a great granola recipe.  I got this recipe from Oda Lassen herself, although I have modified it a bit–her tastes were for things a bit sweeter than mine!

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Start with some old-fashioned rolled oats
 
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I love these two spices!
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You will need:

  • 1 1/2 cubes butter (6 oz) (Horizon Organic Butter is on sale this month!)
  • 2 cups of honey (I like to use the local honey, especially the Orange–Yum!)
  • 1 1/2 TBSP cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 TBSP cardamom (This is a spice that is used a lot in Scandinavian cooking.  I LOVE it!  I sometimes “accidentally” spill more than the recipe calls for!)
  • 4 cups of chopped nuts and seeds (6 or more kinds–I like almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, pistacios, etc.  You can also add coconut or other dried fruits, but I would add them after baking so they don’t get dried out.)
  • 8 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
Instructions:
 
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees
 

Melt the butter and honey together in a large pan, then remove from heat

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Add cardamom and cinnamon, mix well
 

Add the chopped nuts and seeds, mix well

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Add the rolled oats, and mix until everything is thoroughly coated.

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Spray an 11 X 17  baking dish with Spectrum High Heat Canola Spray Oil
 
Spread the mixture into the pan, but don’t smooth it out
 
Bake at 325 degrees for 18 minutes

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With a large spatula, thoroughly stir, turning the granola over 

Bake an additional 18 minutes, until slightly toasty brown
 

Remove from the oven and stir once more

Cool and then keep in an airtight container.  I usually keep my granola in the refrigerator, since this is a large batch.  (You can easily half this recipe, if it’s too big for your needs!)
 
I have given this granola for gifts–it’s nice to make it and then give it in a festive container with the recipe as well.
 
This granola, along with yogurt and fresh fruit makes a wonderful, quick breakfast.

 

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Enjoy a wonderful breakfast with Oda’s Granola!

Love,

Lassen’s

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The Organic Protein Shake of Dreams

 
 

This is a true story, and if I may add, also a love story.

 
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One morning I was flying over Antarctica with Morgan Freeman
trying to snatch up miniature rainbow colored penguins in my giant hands,  
 
when suddenly –
 
Dee-deetle-deee! Dee-deetle-Dee!
(This is the sound of my accursed alarm clock)

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With a unnecessary huff, I pulled myself onto my feet and got ready for work.

With 20 minutes before I have to run out the door, I popped my head into the fridge for a glimpse of what may soon become my breakfast. It seems that all of that subzero soaring and chit chatting with Mr. Freeman had really given me an appetite.
 
Eggs, goat cheese, organic spinach and organic free range chicken sausage? Sounds like an amazing omelet to me, but I’m sort of strapped for time so I reach for the cold sweet vanilla bean Orgain, a ready-to-drink organic protein shake.
 
With not enough time to make a scrumptious omelet, but more than enough time to drink down this Orgain, I decide to improvise.

The Organic Protein Shake of Dreams

 
 You’ll Need:
  • 1 Vanilla Orgain
  • 6 organic frozen strawberries
  • ½ an organic banana
  • 1 ½ Tb organic ground flax seed
 
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Add all ingredients into a high powered blender and, well, blend, for Pete’s sake!
Pulse the blades at the end to make sure that the strawberries are fully chopped.

 

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Without the strawberries, banana and flax, Orgain is already a great meal-on-the-go.

  • 255 calories
  • 16g of high quality organic protein
  • antioxidants = 10 servings of fruits and veggies
  • 24 vitamins and minerals
  • and did I mention it’s 100% certified organic?!
However, the addition of the fruit & fiber turns this delicious little protein shake into a breakfast of champions! Fruity, creamy and filling, it’s a delicious and simple solution when you’re stuck between too-much-time and not-enough-time and creates a smoother and happier transition from dream world into reality!
 
Love, 
 
Lassen’s