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Fermenting 101: How to Make Homemade Low-Salt Sauerkraut
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Fermenting 101: How to Make Homemade Low-Salt Sauerkraut

Making your own sauerkraut may seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually easy to prepare and just needs a little bit of babysitting as the fermentation process unfolds. The result is a most delicious science experiment.This sauerkraut has all the flavor and probiotic benefits of a traditional fermented kraut but with less salt.

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Matcha-Vanilla Buttermilk Pound Cake

Photo: Grace ElkusYield5 loaves, 6 servings per loaf (serving size: 1 slice)Follow the instructions for our Vanilla Buttermilk Pound Cake, making a few changes per the instructions below.Ingredients2 tablespoons matcha powderHow to Make ItFollow the instructions for our Vanilla Buttermilk Pound Cake (see link above), adding 2 tablespoons matcha powder to the flour mixture in step 1.
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Ham-Roasted Vegetables

We went and & 34;hamified& 34; vegetables. That& 39;s right, we gave vegetables the ham treatment. This method calls for brining the vegetables in a sugar-salt solution, then roasting the veggies with ham hocks so they can soak up every last drop of delicious, meaty ham flavor. The natural sweetness of the veggies cuts through the ham& 39;s saltiness for a salty-sweet side dish your holiday dinner deserves.
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Almond Butter Yogurt-Dipped Fruit

Sweet strawberries and chewy dried apricots benefit from the tasty addition of creamy Greek yogurt and almond butter. Optional toppings: shredded coconut and chopped nuts. You can enjoy the fruit immediately, by using the Greek yogurt as a dip, or you can freeze the fruit to create a shell similar to dark chocolate covered strawberries.
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Matcha Green Beer

We partnered up with Seth Piracci, owner of The Starliner bar in Brooklyn, New York, to create a better-for-you alternative to green Guinness for your upcoming St. Patty’s Day party.Ingredients1 teaspoon matcha, preferably ceremonial grade1 ounce water1/2 ounce lemon juice1 (12-oz.) bottle pilsner beerHow to Make ItStep 1In a shallow bowl, mix matcha in water with a whisk until a thin layer of foam forms over the top and there are no clumps.
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Herb-Laminated Biscuits

Makeover your bread basket with this easy idea for beautiful herb-laminated biscuits. This technique works for any rolled biscuit recipe (but not drop biscuits because they’re too bumpy); try one of our favorites, such as Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits or Sun-Dried Tomato Semolina Biscuits. You can also use this technique on your next pan of cornbread—just let it cook till almost done, then laminate and finish baking.
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Vegan Loaded BBQ Nachos

Step 1Drain, rinse, and shred the jackfruit in a medium bowl. Add in tomato sauce, honey, vinegar, onion powder, garlic, mustard, liquid smoke, cayenne, black pepper, and soy sauce. Pour the jackfruit mixture into a large saucepan and place over medium-high heat. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the sauce is slightly thickened.
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Mini No-Bake Pumpkin Tarts

You won& 39;t even have to take up oven space during your next holiday event with these easy no-bake tartlets. Rich pumpkin and cream cheese combines with a hint of pumpkin spice to chill beautifully in crispy phyllo dough cups. Taking just 20 minutes, these sweet treats give you the chance to worry about the rest of the meal, instead of fretting over dessert.
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Peach Sugar

The flavors of these sugars are concentrated, so you only need to use a little to pack quite a punch. They& 39;re great for rimming cocktail glasses (think of this as a way to fun-up mocktails at a baby shower, too), sprinkling over oatmeal or yogurt, or decorating cookies and quick breads. Check out the how-to video to see how they’re made.
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A Month of Healthy Dinner Recipes

If you’ve decided to commit to cooking more for yourself and your family, good for you! Doing so is one of the biggest things you can do to take control of your health, as it puts you in direct control of exactly what goes into your body. Research shows that you’ll be taking in fewer calories and less sodium than if you were relying on takeout or convenience meals.
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Mango Jalapeño Savory Jam

A little spicy, a little sweet, this savory jam has the best of both worlds. Use it as a tangy topping for tacos, tuck inside burritos or enchiladas, or ramp up your next burger or sandwich. Fresh lime cuts through the heat of the jalapeño and the natural sweetness of the mangoes to create a condiment that deserves a place in your fridge.
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Make These Healthy Pumpkin Muffins In Your Blender

These healthy pumpkin muffins clock in at just under 100 calories per serving—and you& 39;d never guess that they were made in a blender. To make the batter, simply process all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. There are no endless piles of bowls and spoons to clean—it almost feels like magic.
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Butterscotch Pudding with Rum Jelly

Wow your dinner party guests with grown-up parfaits that feature rich, silky pudding topped with a decadent boozy layer. Check out the video to see how to make them. For this version, make our Butterscotch Pudding.IngredientsButterscotch Pudding (see note above)2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin2 tablespoons water1/2 cup golden or aged rum3 tablespoons sugarWater to equal 1 1/3 cupsNutritional InformationCalories 310Fat 6gSatfat 3.
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Mini Vegan Gingerbread Cakes

Yield12 mini bundt cakesGingerbread is the ultimate holiday treat. Sweetness and spice combine for a flavorful dessert that makes the whole house smell like Christmas. These mini bundt cakes are perfect for guests, with everyone getting their own individual treat. For extra hosting flair, wait to dust them with powdered sugar until they& 39;re presented on the dining table.
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Protein-Packed Cheese Board

Enjoy this spread as an appetizer or dessert. Nuts and cheese pack in the protein while the fruit and chocolate add just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy your cravings. Not only does this cheese board pack in protein, there is more than 390mg of calcium per serving thanks to the cheese, almonds, and chocolate.
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Homemade Pumpkin Frozen Yogurt

Greek yogurt and cream cheese come together to create that same, luscious texture of your favorite store bought frozen yogurt. With a seasonal pumpkin flare, this low calorie dessert is just the treat that you& 39;ll want to cozy up to on a crisp fall night. Top with nuts, cinnamon, and dark chocolate for an extra kick that blends beautifully with the flavors of pumpkin spice.
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Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato, and Apple Harvest Hash

How to Make ItStep 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Add cubed apple to a bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice. Fill with water to cover and let stand 10 minutes. Drain liquid and discard.Step 2In a cast iron skillet over medium-low heat, slowly cook bacon to desired doneness. The slower the process, the more fat will render from the bacon for your vegetables.
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Original Kombucha

Kombucha is a probiotic-rich fermented tea beverage. It& 39;s fizzy, with a lightly sweet, tart flavor that is just irresistible. You can make this probiotic-rich gut-healthy drink you can make at home. Dollar for dollar, you& 39;ll save big by making your own if you drink the tea regularly. Once you start brewing your own, experiment with fun new flavors and types of tea to find your signature kombucha recipe.
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Matcha Cheesecake Bars

Step 2To prepare crust, weigh or lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, pistachios, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a food processor; pulse until pistachios are finely chopped. Add butter; pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add oil and ice water; pulse until moist.
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Everything Savory Jam

Take the ultra savory tastes of the classic everything bagel and transform it into this tangy spread. Perfect for burgers, sandwiches, or even toast, this Everything Savory Jam adds a salty, garlicky punch to whatever dishes it& 39;s added to. Yellow onions with fresh garlic are cooked down until they reach a jam-like consistency, then we add the iconic mix of poppy and sesame seeds for fun texture and flavor.
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Spiralized Puttanesca

Spiralized sweet potatoes make for a hearty pasta replacement in this fresh feeling paleo meal. Puttanesca is an ultra-savory Italian pasta dish that typically consists of capers, anchovies, olives, tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil. In this iteration, fresh tomatoes meet their salty match for a hearty, dairy-free pasta dish that& 39;s light on calories and heavy on flavor.
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