Spring Flavors

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Dutch Apple Baby

Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons light butter spread
  • 3 other apples, seeded, cored, sliced
  • ¼ cup (50 g) granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup (60 g) all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup (120 ml) soy milk
  • 1 Tablespoon plain yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Spray a 9-inch (23-cm) pie plate with cooking spray.
  2. Sauté sliced apples in butter with sugar and cinnamon until slightly soft.
  3. Transfer to prepared pie plate.
  4. To make batter, place remaining ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  5. Select Variable 1.
  6. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  7. Blend for 30 seconds.
  8. Pour over apples. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Garnish with powdered sugar.
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Carrot Orange Ice with Ginger & Olive Oil

Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 orange, peeled, halved
  • Zest of ½ orange
  • 1 cup (120 g) carrots, halved
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh ginger root
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cups (390 g) ice cubes
Directions
  1. Place olive oil, orange, zest, carrot, ginger and sugar into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Turn the dial to 1 and slowly increase speed to 10.
  3. Blend for 1 minute.
  4. Add ice to the container. Turn dial to 1 and slowly increase speed to 10. Blend for 30 seconds, using tamper to press ingredients into the blades.