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Peanut Butter Spread

Makes 1 1/2 to 2 cups

1/4 cup of toasted sunflower or sesame seeds, preferably ground

1 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup raisins, chopped dates, or other dried fruit

Dash of salt

Mix all ingredients. If you have apple sauce in hand, use it in place of honey or molasses. The amount can vary with your preference. This makes a lighter-textured spread with a marvelous flavour.

Optional -2 tablespoons honey or molasses

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Swissy Spread

1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese

1/2 cups cottage cheese

1/4 chopped green pepper

1/2 teaspoon dill weed

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

Mix the ingredients together and refrigerate until ready for serving.

 
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Cheese Spread

Cheese is costly and highly caloric, but the cost and the calories go down if you combine it with low-fat cottage cheese. An open-face cheese spread sandwich can be toasted under the boiler or serve as it is. Here is an example of a particularly enjoyable version, and then a list of optional ingredients.

Natural cheese (Swiss, Cheddar or Jack)

Equal amount of low-fat cottage cheese

Mayonnaise

Parsley, minced

Hard cooked egg, diced

Chives, chopped

Tomatoes, chopped

Salt

Pepper

Dill weed

Garlic, Paprika

Mustard powder

Mix the ingredients together and refrigerate until ready for serving.

Optional – Celery, finely chopped

Green pepper, finely chopped

 
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Soy Spread

These spreads are developed as a way of incorporating soy beans in to our families diets, and they have been extremely successful. soy spread keep for about a week. If you have made more than you can use up in sandwiches, add it to soups, casseroles, etc.

Makes 1 to 1 1/2 cups

1 cup cooked ground soybeans

1 stale celery, chopped fine

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tea spoon basil

1 tablespoon oil

1/2 teaspoon oregano

Dash of garlic

1/4 onion, minced

2 tablespoon tomato paste

preparation

Saute onion and celery in oil until soft. Add seasoning and tomato paste. Simmer briefly. Add to ground beans. Correct Seasonings. Left over tomato sauce may be used instead of all ingredients but the beans.

 
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