This chicken chili with beans is a great alternative to beef chili. Introduced to us many years ago as “Penny Saver’s Chicken Chili”, the name remains but the final product is so much more deserving. […]
This homemade carrot cake is really moist and loaded with flavor. Ingredients for success? Freshly grated carrots, crushed pineapple, grated coconut, and cinnamon. Topped off with a coconut cream cheese frosting that’s smooth, a little […]
Chicken divan lasagna is a fresh alternative to beef lasagna. The beauty of this dish is that once you prepare it, your entire dinner is done. Vegetables (broccoli and mushrooms), protein (chicken), calcium (cottage cheese, […]
Organic Ginger Spice blend adds an exotic punch to traditional butternut squash soup. Roasting the squash rather than boiling it results in a richer taste and texture. The addition of apple adds a light citrus […]
This recipe for Spiced Sweet Potato Soup raises the question, Who said comfort food can’t be healthy? This toasty warm soup blends everything good into one potent soup bowl! Reprinted with permission. Recipe from The […]
These Belgian waffles are a tradition on Christmas morning, but a favorite year-round. Following the recipe as is, the waffles are great — substantial in size, yet light and airy. But this is a recipe […]
Truly decadent stuffed French toast (by Caitlin), featuring strawberries, cream cheese, and a sprinkling of powdered sugar. Pretty as a picture, and just as tasty, this is perfect for any special occasion brunch.
The pumpkin pie filling is rich, flavorful and creamy. The subtly licorice-flavored crust has a dramatic flair. Together they are a hit. We’ve been sharing this recipe with our customers for years and many say […]
A vegetarian chili that’s sure to warm you from head to toe. Sweet potatoes, quinoa, black beans and just the right amount of spice! Hearty enough as is, but if your meat-eater insists, adding ground […]
This all-around popular herbed stuffing plays a great supporting role to the main event. It’s the stuffing you grew up with… only a little fresher, with homemade crusty bread croutons. Stuff your Thanksgiving turkey or […]
At the risk of offending a sister-in-law (um, Mary Margaret), these are the best biscotti ever. Sambuca-soaked cherries heighten the licorice flavor of anise seed in this homemade biscotti. This recipe is very versatile, feel […]
The bright green from the arugula and the red from the tomatoes create a lovely palate. Fennel adds a note of licorice-like perfume to the broth. Serve with crusty baguettes and butter for an easy and […]
Healthy, fast, economical, tasty and adaptable to individual preferences – this meets every criterion for a weekday family dinner. Set out the turkey mixture, salad, chips, guacamole, corn muffins, sour cream, and bottles of hot […]
Super yummy sweet potato steak fries—they go equally well with an omelet or hamburgers. And, if sweet potatoes are not big in your house, you can replace the sweet potatoes in the original recipe with […]
Chermoula is a bright, garlicky North African mixture of spices and olive oil, often used to season fish. In this recipe from Jerusalem, the famed Middle Eastern cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi, it is rubbed over […]
The slight tang from the yogurt balances the sweet cherries. The crunch from the nuts adds texture. Perfect with coffee. Bring a plate in for your co-workers and you’ll be employee (or boss) of the […]
The perfect fall-time soup? Pumpkin of course! This warm and toasty starter includes coconut milk for silky intrigue, and a little kick of spice. Seasonings include organic allspice, nutmeg and some crushed red pepper.
Low-cal and nutritious… if you love kale, you’ll love these Baked Kale Crisps. The caraway and sesame seeds add an addicting nuttiness to them. These curly crisp veggies certainly stand out from the chip bowls, […]
This is a great fall cookie recipe – with molasses, cinnamon and ginger, it will leave an amazing spice-filled aroma in your house. The secret to these cookies (other than the frosting)? Be sure to […]
This beautiful Béarnaise Sauce will take an everyday grilled steak to upscale. The approach is similar to making Hollandaise, but for Béarnaise you use a reduction of wine, vinegar, shallots, and tarragon instead of lemon.
There’s nothing plain about this popcorn… when you use black truffle sea salt instead of table salt, you’ll be amazed at the earthy, seductive taste. And this is so simple… it really shouldn’t count as […]
We give this tasty Mediterranean fish recipe a “two thumbs up”, as we taste our way through loads of heart-healthy recipes. Its combination of cumin, cayenne and lemon add just the right amount of “zing”, […]
For a Greek salad that’s a perfect complement to any grill menu, we like to use local garden-fresh veggies. For a lunchtime alternative, toss the mixings with Romaine lettuce and fill your pita bread pockets.
If you’re craving something with a truly Mediterranean flair, try these chicken kebabs–with red onion, fresh mint leaves and Smith & Truslow organic herbs and spices. To round out a meal, you can accompany your […]
Not your traditional spicy salsa, it really is a Cowboy Caviar. The taste-takeaways? Vinegar and cumin intertwine with the black-eye peas and avocado. Topped on lightly-salted corn tortilla chips, this is the best. Yee haw.
We need to credit Boston’s Sweet Cheeks chef Tiffani Faison for this fabulous arugula salad with Brussel sprouts and farro. Perfect for the vegetarian in the crowd when you’re having BBQ. A couple recommendations: 1. […]
This Baked Penne pasta recipe features chunks of sausage, a quick garlic-infused tomato sauce hinting of fennel, and plenty of gooey cheese – fresh ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan. It’s sure to be a family dinner [...]
Start with a bunch of fresh spring asparagus for this simple yummy appetizer. Drizzle the asparagus with your favorite olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt, and roast! Mix up a curry dip that’s cool, but [...]