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Smoothie Recipe: Vanilla Bean Kale Matcha Morning Smoothie

Smoothie Recipe: Vanilla Bean Kale Matcha Morning Smoothie

A sure-fire way to get you going in the morning, this tasty but nutritious smoothie recipe combines coconut and almonds with some very necessary morning caffeine, and the sweetness of the vanilla and honey takes the vegal taste out of the kale. The texture of […]

Vegetarian Friendly Comfort Food Entree: Eggplant Parmesan

Vegetarian Friendly Comfort Food Entree: Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant is hearty and meaty with enough protein to make a nutritious meal. A go-to vegetarian recipe, it has a comfort food quality that makes it a safe bet for brunch or buffet style meals. Like your Eggplant Parmesan less soggy? Try the tips in […]

Entree Recipe: Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Entree Recipe: Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Featuring a zesty and flavorful salsa that is easy to make and can be prepared a day in advance. It makes for a colorful and fruity presentation atop a mild fish. Ingredients 4 tilapia fillets 2 large ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted and diced 3 tablespoons […]

Dessert Recipe: Hazelnut Espresso Brownies with Gianduja (Homemade Nutella)

Dessert Recipe: Hazelnut Espresso Brownies with Gianduja (Homemade Nutella)

Hazelnut Espresso Brownies with just the right amount of dark nutty and espresso flavors, these rich yet gooey brownies qualify as a dessert all on their own, but taste even better served with a cup of espresso or one better with a creamy Affogato. Spread […]

Ratatouille and Shrimp Over Penne Pasta

Ratatouille and Shrimp Over Penne Pasta

Enjoy the last hurrah of those end of the harvest seasonal garden veggies by combining our pre-prepared rough cut Ratatouille with fresh shrimp and serving it over Penne Pasta to make an elegant and colorful presentation of flavorful basics that is easy enough for a […]

Veggie Entree Recipe: Rough-Cut Ratatouille Featuring Organic Heirloom Garden Veggies

Veggie Entree Recipe: Rough-Cut Ratatouille Featuring Organic Heirloom Garden Veggies

As an entree or side dish, this Ratatouille recipe makes quicker work of the prep with do-ahead tips and using a rough cut.  Ratatouille is an ideal way to use the last of those random, end-of-season garden vegetables combined into one dish. We used organic […]

Breakfast Recipe: Cranberry Orange Muffins

Breakfast Recipe: Cranberry Orange Muffins

This go-to breakfast or brunch muffin recipe fits in well with the colors and flavors of fall. Fresh cranberries are often available in late summer and around Thanksgiving and freeze well for making this recipe any time of year.  Loosely adapted from The Williams-Sonoma Baking Book (Oxmoor House, 2009). […]

Appetizer: Stuffed Scallop on a Half Shell

Appetizer: Stuffed Scallop on a Half Shell

Stuffed Scallops are a classic appetizer that is easy to make and lends a sophisticated nod to a dinner. Serve them plated on a half shell or if you dont have shells, use oven proof ramekins or little enamel cast iron au gratin dishes. Want a less […]

Save Food, Wine and Money with the Nunewares Vacuum Sealer

Save Food, Wine and Money with the Nunewares Vacuum Sealer

A Vacuum Sealer quickly pays for itself as they extend the storage life of vegetables, meats, eggs, and dry goods. The Nunesware Vacuum Sealer does this concept one better by also featuring a wine bottle cap and hose attachment to vacuum seal and preserve open […]

Zoodle Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Pepperoni

Zoodle Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Pepperoni

Zoodles are a healthy alternative to traditional pasta, and a good spiralizer can make a fresh and healthy meal fast. This recipe is a quick and colorful meal that is easy to make. You will need to buy zoodles at the store, or ideally, make […]