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Pizza with Broccoli Raab and Mozzarella

Pizza with Broccoli Raab and Mozzarella

MAKES ONE 12- TO 14-INCH PIZZA, SERVING 2 OR 3 There’s a generous amount of broccoli raab—seasoned the classic Southern Italian way with garlic, olive oil, and red pepper flakes—topping this pizza. I don’t think pizza needs tomato sauce to be pizza, but if you’re...

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Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

MAKES ENOUGH FOR TWO 12- TO 14-INCH PIZZAS, EACH SERVING 2 OR 3 This is a very easy, no-hassle dough. I use a little more than half whole wheat flour for it; you can vary the proportions and see what you like. It’s an easy dough to work with, just a little bit sticky...

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Whole Wheat Pâte Brisée

Whole Wheat Pâte Brisée

MAKES TWO 9-INCH PIE CRUSTS This is a classic, buttery French pastry dough based on a recipe by Chicago-based French pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer. Instead of using entirely all-purpose flour, I use half whole wheat flour, resulting in a rich pie crust with a nutty,...

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Pineapple Carrot Bread

Pineapple Carrot Bread

PREP: 15 minutes | COOK: 50 minutes | YIELD: 9 x 1-inch slices Carrot cake is one of my all-time favorite desserts to indulge in. Throwing in pineapple just sweetens the deal by adding an entirely new flavor. This might be my new favorite treat to enjoy on occasion. 2...

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Mediterranean Panini

Mediterranean Panini

PREP: 10 minutes | COOK: 4-6 minutes | YIELD: 2 servings Who wouldn't want to dine on delicious panini complete with sun-dried tomatoes, olives, mozzarella, spinach and toasted bread? Best of all, these quality ingredients provide the nutrients the body needs to...

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Herbed soda bread

Herbed soda bread

This is the perfect recipe for those intimidated by the thought of making bread, because it uses a mix of bicarbonate of soda and baking powder instead of yeast. This means it’s faster to make, as you don’t need to wait for the yeast to activate; these sorts of loaves...

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WHOLE-WHEAT FLAXSEED BREAD

WHOLE-WHEAT FLAXSEED BREAD

Flaxseeds give this fragrant whole-grain bread a nutty flavor and a richer nutritional profile. The flaxseeds also keep the bread moist and tender for several days. You can also bake the bread in a 1-lb. bread machine; just omit the shaping and scoring steps.YIELD:...

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