Recipes

Cheddar- Rosemary Zucchini Boats
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216 calories per zucchini boat!

Prep time: 25 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

07/19/2019

Summer Coleslaw
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Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: N/A

Yield: 4 servings

07/10/2019

Pressure Cooker Bolognese With Butternut Squash Spirals
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Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

07/04/2019

Whole Wheat Waffles
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Summer time means the kids are home and (hopefully) sleeping in! Treat them to these whole grain waffles for a healthy and delicious breakfast!

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

06/26/2019

Southern Pimento Cheese
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Ingredients2 cups shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese8 ounces cream cheese, softened1/2 cup mayonnaise1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (optional) 1/4 teaspoon onion powder1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional)1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimento, drainedsalt and black pepper to tasteDirectionsPlace the Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, minced jalapeno, and pimento into the large bowl of a mixer. Beat at medium speed, with paddle if possible, until thoroughly combined. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 0 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

06/17/2019

Strawberry Pretzel Salad
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Ingredients1 1/2 cups crushed pretzels4 1/2 tablespoons white sugar3/4 cup butter, melted1 cup white sugar2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed1 (6 ounce) package strawberry flavored Jell-O(R)2 cups boiling water1 (16 ounce) package frozen strawberriesDirectionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Mix together the pretzels, 4 1/2 tablespoons sugar and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly toasted. Set aside to cool completely.In a medium bowl, beat the sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spread evenly over the cooled crust. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.In a medium bowl, stir together the gelatin mix and boiling water. Mix in frozen strawberries, and stir until thawed. Pour over cream cheese mixture in pan. Refrigerate until completely chilled, at least 1 hour.Recipe from allrecipes.com 

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes, ready in 2 hours

Yield:

06/06/2019

Jalapeño Cheese Straws
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Ingredients: -1 (8-oz.) block extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, grated -1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese -1/2 cup butter, softened -3 tablespoons diced pimiento, drained -1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced -2 teaspoons half-and-half -1 teaspoon kosher salt -1/8 to 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (optional) -1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour -Parchment paperDirections: Step 1Preheat oven to 350°. Beat Cheddar cheese, next 6 ingredients, and, if desired, red pepper at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until blended. Gradually add flour, beating at low speed just until combined.Step 2Turn dough out onto a well-floured surface. Divide dough in half; flatten each half into a square. Roll each square to 1/8-inch thickness (about 12 x 12 inches). Cut into 1/2- x 12-inch strips, using a fluted pastry wheel.Step 3Holding 1 dough strip at each end, twist strip until tightly curled. Pinch ends to seal. Repeat with remaining strips, and place 1/2 inch apart on 2 parchment paper-lined baking sheets.Step 4Bake at 350° for 10 minutes, placing 1 sheet on middle oven rack and 1 sheet on lower oven rack. Rotate pans front to back, and top rack to bottom rack. Bake 10 to 12 more minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on baking sheets on wire racks 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks, and cool completely. 

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Yield: 4 dozen

05/28/2019

Greek Pasta Salad
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Ingredients·       2 cups penne pasta·       1/4 cup red wine vinegar·       1 tablespoon lemon juice·       2 cloves garlic, crushed·       2 teaspoons dried oregano·       salt and pepper to taste·       2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil·       10 cherry tomatoes, halved·       1 small red onion, chopped·       1 green bell pepper, chopped·       1 red bell pepper, chopped·       1/2 cucumber, sliced·       1/2 cup sliced black olives·       1/2 cup crumbled feta cheeseDirectionsFill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the penne, and return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Rinse with cold water and drain well in a colander set in the sink.Whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Set aside. Combine pasta, tomatoes, onion, green and red peppers, cucumber, olives, and feta cheese in a large bowl. Pour vinaigrette over the pasta and mix together. Cover and chill for 3 hours before serving.

Prep time: 20

Cook time: 10

Yield: 8 servings per recipe

05/14/2019

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies
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Don't let gluten get you down this holiday season. These buttery, gluten-free sugar cookies are perfect for decorating and sharing! 

Prep time: 1hr 25 min

Cook time: 8-12 min

Yield: 2 dozen cookies

12/10/2016

Classic Cream Cheese Pound Cake
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With a crunchy crust on the outside and a dense and moist inside, this will be your new go-to cake for any occasion! Simple, yet elegant, this dessert is excellent straight from the oven with coffee and fresh fruit. In addition, this lightly sweet cake is also the perfect base to dress up with an endless variety of glazes and other toppings. Our favorites include a chocolate praline glaze or strawberries and whipped cream.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 1 hr 40 min

Yield: 1 Cake

12/07/2016

Mango Lime Sorbet
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Chill out with this cool mango and lime sorbet! Bursting with tropical flavors, high in Vitamin C and A, this sorbet is also naturally fat free. Deliciously creamy, this cool treat is vacation in a bowl. Nutrition Info Per Serving: Calories: 142Fat: 0Carbohydrates: 37gFiber: 1.2gProtein: 0.4gSodium: 1.7mgRecipe Credit: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/mango-lime-ice-0

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 7 Hrs

Yield: 8 Servings (Serving Size 1/2 Cup)

06/11/2016

April Fools Brownies
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These moist and chocolatey brownies will leave you feeling "April Fooled" when you find out they're less than 150 calories a serving and almost half the fat of regular brownies. So pour yourself a glass of milk and settle in for a culinary trick that will leave you smiling. Fudgy BrowniesNutrition Information: (Serving Size 1/16) Calories 147, Fat 6.1g, Saturated Fat 3.6g, Protein 2.3g, Carbohydrate 22.4g, Fiber 1.3g, Sodium 73mg. Recipe Source: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/fudgy-brownies-0#

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 20 min

Yield: 16 Squares

04/01/2015

Berry Green Smoothie
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Start your day off with a healthy dose of greens, vitamins, and essential oils! This recipe is easy, fast, and so rewarding to the body.

Prep time: 2 minutes

Cook time: none

Yield: 1 Large Smoothie

12/20/2014

Lentils and Rice
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This healthy, quick and easy dinner can be eaten alone or you can use it for a meat substitute in tacos. Add all ingredients to Slow Cooker and cook on high for 2 -4 hours.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: Cook 2 to 4 hours on High

Yield: 4 - 6

08/05/2014