The Moo Shu of Peace


1/2 cup vegetable stock, low sodium
2 T plus 1 t soy sauce, low sodium (divided use)
2 T plus 1 t sesame oil (divided use)
1 T rice wine vinegar
1 T cornstarch
1 t honey
3 eggs
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
2 T fresh ginger, grated or finely minced (from a jar is fine)
1 1/2 cup shitake mushrooms, sliced into strips
1 T garlic, minced (from a jar is fine)
4 cups cabbage, thinly sliced, (about half a large head of cabbage)
2 cups snow peas, cut on the diagonal
2 cups carrots, shredded (a small bag of pre-shredded carrots is fine)
2-3 green onions, sliced
2 T neutral high heat wok oil (divided use)
1 jar Hoisin sauce
20 lettuce leaves, rinsed and patted dry
20 thin whole wheat flour tortillas or moo shu wrappers
Sriracha Sauce or Asian Chili Garlic Sauce

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Meatball Pie


Makes two pies (8 servings)

Filling Ingredients:

2 recipes meatballs
4 cups thick spaghetti sauce, homemade or from a jar
1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
8 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded

Crust Ingredients:

2/3 cup warm water
1 (1/4 ounce) packet active dry yeast
1 t sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for kneading
1 t salt
2 eggs, beaten with a fork
6 T butter, softened
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Pan Fried Chicken Flautas


Makes 20 traditionally thin pan fried flautas, perfect for your next gathering. Cut in half or leave them whole, just be sure to set out a variety of dips. Or for a wonderful change of pace, treat your family to a terrific Tex-Mex flautas dinner!

Need to save calories? Try Baked Chicken Flautas!


1 cooked rotisserie chicken from your favorite grocers
1 (4 oz) can Hatch green chiles, hot or mild
8 oz Queso Fresco, crumbled
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
1 T cilantro, chopped
1 small lime, fresh squeezed
2 t chili powder
2 t cumin
2 t garlic powder
1/4 t ground black pepper
20 6” flour tortillas
20 toothpicks
Vegetable oil for frying Read More

Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin is a delicious way to replace fat in a recipe. Pumpkin adds richness to the flavor and happens to be a very healthy veggie. The number of pancakes that this recipe makes will depend upon the size of your pancakes! Serves four healthy appetites. Enjoy.


2/3 cup pumpkin puree
2 eggs
2 cups milk, 2% or whole
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 T sugar
4 t baking powder
1 1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t ginger
1/8 t clove
1 pinch of nutmeg. Read More