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Penny Saver’s Chicken Chili with Beans

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. […]

Mmm Mmm Carrot Cake

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 […]

French Apple Pie with Custard

What could be prettier than a lattice-top French Apple Pie? Or tastier than a French Apple Pie with Custard? Not much. Custard and a smidge of apricot preserves are the secret to this apple pie […]

Chicken Divan Lasagna

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, […]

Spiced Nuts

Sweet and spicy roasted nuts will warm you to the cockles. Use walnuts or pecans, and choose the spice you favor for flavor! These are super easy to make, and are great as an appetizer… […]

Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger Spice Blend

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 […]

Rebecca Katz’s Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

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 […]

Festive Egg & Cheese Strata

Red and green peppers give this egg and cheese strata a festive flair. Because you can make it the night before, this is a super easy recipe for brunch. Just pop your egg and cheese […]

Belgian Waffles that Wow!

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 […]

Mexican Tortilla Soup

This Mexican tortilla soup is a favorite on game days… A base of diced tomatoes and chicken stock – spiced with fresh cilantro and garlic, ground cumin, chili powder, and cayenne – is filled with […]

Stuffed French Toast

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.

Pumpkin Pie with Coconut Milk & Anise Seed Crust

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 […]

Margarita Fish Tacos

Margarita fish tacos? Absolutely! Tequila, Southwest Spice, minced garlic, lime… you get the idea. We’ve used mahi mahi, but any lean white fish can fit the bill – halibut, tilapia, cod…

Sweet Potato & Quinoa Chili with Cinnamon

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 […]

Herbed Stuffing

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 […]

Sambuca Anise Seed Biscotti

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 […]

Spiced Gingerbread Cookies

These gingerbread cookies are nice and soft, with the perfect blend of spices. For pure perfection, be sure to make your dough a day ahead and refrigerate it. Have a variety of cookie cutters, and […]

Roasted Curried Cauliflower

This Roasted Curried Cauliflower is easy to make, and roasting cauliflower gives it a nutty flavor that is in no way related to my memories of a raw white hard veggie that crumbled into bitter […]

Salad with Cherries, Goat Cheese & Warm Pancetta Vinaigrette

A toasty warm salad of seasonal greens, cherries, goat cheese, and warm pancetta – mmm, mmm.

Chicken Liver Paté with Apples & Brandy

You won’t be able to get enough of this chicken liver paté. This recipe by Mrs. Andrew Scott, is loaded with iron, protein, and flavor. Perfect for an appetizer when entertaining, or a light nosh […]

Spiced Mexican Chocolate with Sea Salt

For chocolate connoisseurs with a penchant for turning up the heat, this spiced Mexican chocolate with sea salt will take you to a new place. We tried a few spiced chocolate recipes, but this was […]

Grilled Chicken Garam Masala

This Chicken with Garam Masala goes to show that delicious doesn’t need to be difficult. Simply marinate in Smith & Truslow custom-blended garam masala, and you’ve got an exotic Indian dish.

Clams with Fennel, Tomatoes and Arugula

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 […]

Thai Chicken and Noodle Soup

This Thai Chicken Noodle Soup recipe is from The Soup Bible, by Debra Mayhew, which is one of the best soup cookbooks out there. This version of chicken noodle soup could just become a staple […]

Truffled Snow Pea Salad with Parmesan

That’s right. Snow Pea Salad (not Snap Pea Salad), for a fresh take on a summertime side. It’s earthy and organic, with the muskiness of black truffle adding a bit of decadence. Be sure to […]

Guacamole with Cumin & Cilantro

A quick appetizer to please the crowds, this guacamole is seems tres gourmet with the addition of mangos, but really… it’s so simple and satisfying. A nod to our photographer, Cait for this one!

Curried Turkey Salad

In this Curried Turkey Salad recipe, the sweetness of the grapes and the nutty flavor of pecans are perfect complements to the heat of the curry and cayenne.

Creamy Lime Cilantro Dressing

This zesty Lime Cilantro Dressing pairs with our Turkey Taco Salad – enjoy.

Turkey Taco Salad with Honey Cornbread Topping

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 […]

Spicy Sweet Potato Steak Fries

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 […]

Leftover Mashed Potatoes? Pancakes!

Delicious and easy—potato pancakes. If you used garlic in your mashed potatoes, even better. Serve with ketchup, hot sauce or sour cream.

Chermoula Eggplant with Bulgur & Yogurt

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 […]

Cherry Almond Scones

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 […]

Pumpkin Coconut Bisque

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.

Baked Kale Crisps

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, […]

Molasses Cookies with Zesty Lemon Icing

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 […]

Radish Dip

This radish dip is a crowd favorite – a simple, refreshing summertime dip to whip up for your next barbecue. Thanks to Kimmey for sharing!

Bearnaise Sauce

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.

Cajun Popcorn

Add this blend of organic spices for a unique Cajun twist to your popcorn. Heat-shy? Add a little. For a bolder, more powerful statement… keep shaking!

Pesto Popcorn

Pesto popcorn! When it’s easy and it’s yummy, who can ask for more?

Black Truffle Popcorn

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 […]

Grilled Salmon Mediterranean

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”, […]

Autumn Chicken with Apples

Realizing you may have picked more Granny Smith apples than you know what to do with? Try this recipe – with chicken, tart apples and warm rosemary, it’s perfect for a cozy dinner on a […]

Tomato Soup with Coriander Fennel

For a spicy play on traditional tomato soup – change things up a bit with Smith & Truslow Organic Coriander Fennel spice blend.

Greek Salad

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.

Orzo with Feta & Bell Peppers

This orzo salad is a refreshing Mediterranean side dish to your grilled chicken, beef or fish. We highly recommended it as a side with the Grilled Chicken Kebab recipe.

Grilled Chicken Kebabs

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 […]

Grilled Corn with a Flavorful Twist!

Grilled corn on the cob with lime crèma and cotija cheese. Once you’ve done this once, you’ll want have it all summer long—while the corn is sweet and the nights are warm enough to grill. […]

Southwestern Salsa (AKA Cowboy Caviar)

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.

Quinoa Salad with Corn & Black Beans

A great summertime side. The secret is in preparing the quinoa. Make sure to soak it, so that it’s not bitter, and don’t overcook it so that it’s not mushy. It’s a great salad to […]

Candied Hazelnuts

These roasted Candied Hazelnuts are perfectly sweet with a spicy kick. Good for snacking, or an excellent addition in salads or desserts. See our Farm Salad recipe.

Farm Salad with Brussel Sprouts

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. […]

Baked Penne with Sausage, Fennel & Basil

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 [...]

Roasted Asparagus Spears with Curry Dip

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 [...]

Maria Helm Sinskey’s Creamy Ricotta

We heard that this Creamy Ricotta Cheese recipe is an absolute must when your recipes call for ricotta. So we tried it – Maria Helm Sinskey’s Creamy Ricotta recipe (page 126 of Food & Wine […]

Speedy Spicy Eggs Florentine

Looking to start your day with a breakfast that’s high in protein, but not feeling like meat? Spicy Eggs Florentine! It sounds so exotic (i.e. difficult to make!) but in only 25 minutes you’ve got […]

Curry Popcorn

Spice up your popcorn topping with an organic spice blend of curry powder. It's easy. It's healthy. It will change the way you think of popcorn... stepping it up to a new option for hors [...]