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Ask your server what other gluten-free and gluten sensitive brews are available at your local Yard House. Time to break out the ice cream maker and whip up some dairy-free ice cream. Foodlink is committed not only to providing food, but helping individuals learn more about what they are eating so that they can take control over their own health and wellness. All of our healthy cooking classes are designed to educate people on the benefits of eating healthy and cooking fun, flavorful meals with tips that are easy to implement into everyday life. I am so glad I did. If you have children and are in need of some inspiration on getting them to love their veggies, then this kid-friendly recipe is for you.

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I don't like that you can't drizzle in olive oil when you're making a dressing or something. You can't open the lid while it's on because the contents would fly all over the place but that's just the sacrifice you make for the power that this appliance has. I upgraded from a regular blender and let me tell you, it's changed my world. I would definitely recommend this product!

RobinD, April 7, Works good when its not broke. I would love to say that this has been a good blender but it has broken 3 times with very little use.

The part that keeps breaking is the food processor bowl. The first time it was the gasket on the lid that broke and I was sent and entire bowl assembly as a replacement. I was happy with this but not long after the gear assembly on the bottom of the bowl broke off completely. The plastic is not strong enough where the four screws are attached. Since we still had the previous bowl we just put the new lid on it and it has broke in the same place on the bottom again.

This is after only having the blender since Christmas and only using the food processor part at most times a month. I am told now by support that this is a "wearable" part and that its not covered by warranty even though it is clearly a defect. Josh, July 28, We have been long time Vitamix users, but I wanted to try the Ninja for the food processor and single cup capability, and when Walmart had a sale, I decided to purchase one.

I have been very pleased For no reason, while making a simple single serving smoothie, the motor stopped. This proves to me that the machine is not the quality I had hoped for. I can't believe the new machine won't come with a new manufacturer warranty. I won't purchase Ninja products again.

Jmom, July 29, I bought this for my morning protein shakes and it works so good and fast. Stacy, August 30, Noisy but tough and quick. I'm loving my new Ninja. Both the food processor and the large blender work beautifully. Made fresh strawberry smoothies and mmmmmm. As many reviews on line indicate, it is very loud but goes through ice like nothing. I have not tried the individual cups yet. I drink smoothies regularly.

One morning I woke up and my blender had called it quite. I went to my local Walmart to get another blender. I saw this Ninja set and, because I also make bread, decided to give it a whirl. I am so glad I did. This little machine is amazing! It is so powerful. In just a fraction of the time it used to take my blender to chop everything up, I've got a smooth, and maybe even more important, still nice and cold smoothie I don't put ice in my smoothies.

My children and mother never used to like smoothies. Now, I can hardly keep the two single serve cups or pitcher clean because everyone is making smoothies. Clean up is a breeze, though one must take care as the steel blades are extremely sharp. My bread dough recipes are usually too large for the dough bowl, but I have used it on smaller recipes with great success. I also use the pitcher or single serve cups to make my own breadcrumbs and crush ice. I was worried the ice might break the plastic pitcher.

Didn't even faze it. Be sure to use full fat coconut milk in this recipe. The hemp seeds give it some extra creaminess, healthy fats, and amino acids.

You can also replace the cherries with blueberries, strawberries, or diced mango. All variations are delicious! Frittatas are just about one of the easiest, nutrient-dense meals you can make Serve a frittata for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

I frequently make frittatas to use up the odd bits of leftovers or random veggies in the fridge. I love using leftover salmon and roasted potatoes in a frittata. Green onions, chives, sausages, red bell peppers, yellow or red onions, olives, zucchini, basil, and broccoli are also wonderful ingredients to add to your frittata! A frittata is made by first sautéing some vegetables in a little butter or olive oil in a inch cast iron skillet, then you add 8 to 10 whisked eggs sometimes grated cheese too and pop the whole pan in a preheated degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

It will puff up as it bakes, then fall as it cools. Cut your frittata into wedges and serve with a salad. This frittata recipe uses some in-season spring vegetables, plus fresh tarragon to create a complex-flavored meal that will remind you of French cuisine!

Asparagus and tarragon pair so well together! Serve it for Mother's day brunch with a salad and some sparkling mineral water. If you or a family member cannot tolerate eggs then I would suggest baking a salmon fillet and serving it with a salad for Mother's day brunch.

Salmon for brunch is a great egg-free option! Wednesday, May 10, Carrot Cake Muffins gluten-free, egg-free, nut-free, vegan.

Yay for gluten-free carrot cake muffins! I call these healthy little treats muffins, but once frosted they sure seem like cupcakes to me.

They are packed full of carrot-goodness, as well as being very moist and light, even without the eggs. What a perfect treat for Mother's day or a Springtime gathering! I've frosted them here using a Honey-Cream Cheese Frosting recipe below but if you are dairy-free or vegan then use my Sweet Potato Buttercream Frosting recipe. Just be sure to use white-fleshed sweet potatoes they have a light-tan skin , and stir in some finely grated orange zest at the end.

This recipe is a perfect dairy-free, whole foods replacement for cream cheese frosting and it looks like it too as long as you use the white sweet potatoes. The trick to making these egg-free muffins light and fluffy is to add the carrots on top of the whisked dry ingredients, immediately then pour in the blended wet ingredients, and then mix them all together at once. If you stir in the carrots at the end, after your batter has been mixed up, then you will lose some of the trapped air that is formed from the reactions of the baking powder, baking soda, and acid ingredients applesauce and orange juice.

Then you must bake them right away in your preheated oven. Starting the baking process immediately after mixing the batter together helps to trap air and create lift! Both of these steps will help give the muffins the rise and lightness you normally get with eggs.

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