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Lemon Ricotta Tart

crust

1 c. flour

1 stick butter

1/4 t. salt

1 T sugar

1T lemon zest

filling

1 c. ricotta cheese

juice of 1 lemon

zest from peel of one lemon

1/4 c. sugar

1 egg yolk (optional)

assemble crust.  mix together filling.  bake in 350 degree oven for one half hour to forty five minutes.

 

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What To Eat Next: Tofu Banh Mi

Tofu.Banh.Mi

Who doesn’t find lunch to be a conundrum?  At MfL, we are always looking for simple, quick, and healthy lunch options, which now include our Tofu Banh Mi.  To make this, you will need two slices of tofu, half a cucumber, a carrot, a few cilantro stems, Sriracha, vegetable butter spread, and two thinly sliced pieces of toasted bread.  We also recommend sauteing the tofu for three minutes in 1 t. tamari, 1/2 t. honey/agave, and 1/4 t. Sriracha.  Enjoy!

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Where To Buy: Refurbished Vitamix Blenders

MfL has tested out several blenders, and we consistently find that Vitamix really is the industry standard. While certainly worth the investment at the retail price of $400 – $500, this is a major purchase. As a result, we were excited to learn that Vitamix is now selling refurbished models for $299, a significant discount off the price of the new models. Even better, the refurbished models come with A FIVE YEAR WARRANTY included in the sales price.

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