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Banana and Raisin Tea Cake – Munch Alert
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  This is a sweet bread that can also be called a tea cake. It’s delicious spread with a little butter and all fruit jam. 3 oz melted unsaturated margarine 8 oz whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 oz brown sugar 3 very ripe bananas, mashed 3 oz raisins 2 eggs lightly beaten 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda Dash of...

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Banana and Mango Delight
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(Yields 4) Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, peeled and sliced 1 ripe mango, peeled and sliced 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp lemon juice ½ cup raspberries 2 cups cottage cheese 1 tsp apricot jelly Instructions: – In a large bowl, combine sugar and lemon juice. Add banana and mango slices and stir, so that the fruit is well coated. – Use a fine mesh strainer...

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Baked Pink Grapefruit  – Munch Alert
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Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 pink grapefruit, cut in half 2 tsp margarine or butter 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon Instructions: – Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. – Loosen fruit from its skin with the help of a grapefruit knife by cutting it into segments. Place 1 tsp of margarine/butter on each grapefruit half. Sprinkle evenly with the brown sugar and cinnamon....

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Baked Pears with Cranberry Wine Sauce – Munch Alert
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  This is a light and delicious dessert. You can also serve with a little fat-free frozen yogurt or fat-free whipped topping. Ingredients: 4 ripe, firm dessert pears (peeled, cored and cut into quarters) 1/3 cup red wine ¼ cup dried cranberries Cinnamon and nutmeg for sprinkling Instructions: Preheat oven to 350F. Place the pear quarters in a baking dish and pour the wine...

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Baked Brown Sugar Apples – Munch Alert
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  This is the perfect light dessert for winter days. Delicious as is, or with a scoop of low-fat frozen yogurt. Ingredients: 4 Granny Smith apples ¼ cup chopped pecans 2 tablespoons brown sugar ¼ cup raisins Cinnamon for sprinkling Instructions: Preheat oven to 325F. In a bowl, combine the raisins, pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon. Wash and core each apple and place in...

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Baked Apricots with Almonds – Munch Alert
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Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 apricots, cut in half and pitted 4 tbsp flaked almonds 4 tbsp honey Pinch of ground ginger Instructions: – Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. – Lightly grease an overproof dish and arrange the apricot halves in a single layer. Top with flaked almonds and drizzle with honey. Then sprinkle with ginger. – Bake in the oven for about 15...

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