Category: Recepies

PRODUCTS: 5 More Favorite Specialty Foods
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PRODUCTS: 5 More Favorite Specialty Foods

Another batch of favorites from THE NIBBLE. What makes it a favorite? We would buy it again…and again. In alphabetical order, we recommend: 1. LOVE THE WILD: FROZEN FISH FILLET ENTRÉES Only one in five Americans meet the USDA recommendation for fish intake, a vital high protein dietary component that’s high in protein and healthy...

July 4, 2017July 4, 2017by
HOLIDAY: Cereal Donuts For National Cereal Day
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HOLIDAY: Cereal Donuts For National Cereal Day

[1] and [2] Cereal-topped donuts and milk from Show Me The Yummy. [3] and [4] Lactaid for everyone! (photo courtesy Lactaid).   March 7th is National Cereal Day, and here’s the big question: Do you drink the leftover milk in your cereal bowl? According to a survey by Wakefield Research*, 74% of Americans frequently drink...

July 1, 2017July 1, 2017by
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip
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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip

Yield: serves 6 Ingredients 1 brick neufchatel cream cheese 1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree 1/2 Tbsp. vanilla 1-2 Tbsp. honey Dash of cinnamon and/or nutmeg We served ours with homemade graham crackers! Instructions Click Here to see the rest of the instructions Powered by WPeMatico

June 22, 2017June 22, 2017by
TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Better Bean’s Yummy, Ready To Eat Beans
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Better Bean’s Yummy, Ready To Eat Beans

The Better Bean Company makes a terrific product that should take off nationwide. We hope it will be the next big thing in delicious, nutrient-dense food for all meals of the day. We hope you’ll try it. You can even get your first tub free (see below). A NEW WAY TO BUY BEANS The company...

June 12, 2017June 12, 2017by
TIP OF THE DAY: Olive Oil Polenta Cake
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TIP OF THE DAY: Olive Oil Polenta Cake

We have advocated olive oil cake before. But this is a variation with polenta (cornmeal) instead of white flour. Olive oil cake is a standard in some parts of Italy, substituting olive oil for butter as the fat. So is polenta cake, with a hearty crumb. Both are rustic, uniced cakes. When we first tried...

June 2, 2017June 2, 2017by
PRODUCTS: Five More Favorite Foods & Beverages
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PRODUCTS: Five More Favorite Foods & Beverages

Another roundup of some recently discovered “favorites,” in alphabetical order. 1. BAI BUBBLES Bai became a hot brand with its Bai 5 line of five-calorie drinks in great-tasting fruit flavors. Now, the brand has a carbonated line, Bai Bubbles: a “sparkling antioxidant infusion” in 11.5-ounce cans. We’re not inveterate soda drinkers, but Bai Bubbles achieves...

May 26, 2017May 26, 2017by
RECIPE: Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons
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RECIPE: Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

May 31st is National Macaroon Day. Here, David Lebovitz, renowned pastry chef, blogger and author of cookbooks, shares his recipes for chewy, chocolaty macaroons. First, some macaroon history: MAC-A-ROON is the English name for the Italian almond meringue cookies (maccarone, mah-cah-ROW-nay) first made by monks, possibly in the 13th century. They most resemble today’s amaretti...

May 8, 2017May 8, 2017by
Best Easy Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe (dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free)
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Best Easy Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe (dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free)

Lately I’ve been sharing some of my favorite Meal Mentor exclusives with you…   Sugar-Free Teriyaki Sauce (with gluten-free, soy-free option) Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce Lentil Gravy Caesar Salad Dressing (vegan, soy-free, gluten-free, nut-free)   Here’s one more simple healthy recipe I’m obsessed with!   This ranch dressing is RIDICULOUS.  Creamy, tangy, rich, and completely healthy.  It...

May 3, 2017May 3, 2017by
Cherry Vanilla Chia Protein Balls
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Cherry Vanilla Chia Protein Balls

Yield: yields 10-12 balls Ingredients 10 pitted dates 1/4 cup dried cherries 1/2 cup almonds (unsalted, plain, whole almonds) 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 vanilla bean (scoop out the flesh) 1 Tbsp. chia seeds Instructions Click Here to see the rest of the instructions Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2017April 13, 2017by
TIP OF THE DAY: Plateau De Fruits De Mer For Vegetarians & The Seafood Averse
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TIP OF THE DAY: Plateau De Fruits De Mer For Vegetarians & The Seafood Averse

One of our favorite I-deserve-a-treat meals is a big plateau de fruits de mer (PLAH-toe-duh MARE, platter of fruits of the sea—photo #1): a large pile, nicely arranged, of raw shellfish (clams and oysters in multiple varieties, scallops) and lightly cooked shellfish (crab legs, langoustine, lobster, lump crab meat, mussels, prawns, shrimp). Sometimes, in coastal...

April 10, 2017April 10, 2017by