Tinkering with tradition

by SUSAN SCHWARTZ

The Montreal Gazette Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Review and recipes from Norene’s Healthy Kitchen

Many Montrealers learned their way around the kitchen with help from a friendly cookbook called Second Helpings, Please! I’m one of them – and since that time I’ve thought of former Montrealer Norene Gilletz, its editor, as a friend.

Clearly, I’m not alone.

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SHALOMBOSTON.COM REVIEWS NORENE’S HEALTHY KITCHEN

From the Food Editor of ShalomBoston.com

Food Editor’s Notes: I am always looking for cookies that taste good but aren’t too sweet and have an interesting texture, especially crispy-chewy with pieces of ingredients that provide a burst of flavor. This cookie certainly fills the bill and more, given that it has lots of healthy ingredients, including the latest to be recommended, flaxseed (full of Omega-3s, the good-for-you fat). These are really delicious – a great treat for a snack or dessert. And despite all the ingredients, they are easy to make – just dump everything into the food processor and you only have one item to wash. I made smaller cookies and ended up with about 6 dozen, but my 15-year-old son and two of his friends were here and devoured a good portion of them, pronouncing them “mad good!”

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