5 Ingredient Foods

**Allergens: Dairy Grilled Bruschetta Chicken Ingredients 4  thin, boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 cup park skim shredded mozzarella cheese ½ cup balsamic vinaigrette  dressing 2 tomatoes 2 TBSP olive oil 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil (or 1 tsp dried basil) Instructions Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a skillet on medium-high…

“How To” Make the Simplest Ingredient: Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup, aka liquid gold, holds true to its name being the simplest recipe to make in the kitchen. Equal parts sugar to equal parts water. Now, why even bother to make simple syrup when you can  just add granulated sugar? Simple syrup is completely customizable and can be dissolved into virtually anything liquid whether…

Savor the Flavor:Apricot Goat Cheese & Pistachio Crostini

This recipe is all about texture! Eat this one slowly and really notice the differences in texture between the warm, cripsy bread and the creamy goat cheese. Notice the toughness of the apricots and the crunch from the pistachio. Revel in the flavors of the tangy goat cheese mixed with the sweetness of the honey…

Savor the Flavor: Mini Strawberry Donuts

These little pieces of heaven are so much fun to make and absolutely delicious!   Mini Strawberry Donuts Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup canola or vegetable oil ¾ cup skim milk + 2 tsp lemon juice (or ¾ c. buttermilk) 1 tsp vanilla 2…

Vegetarian Meals

**Allergens: dairy, eggs, wheat Vegetable Quiche  Ingredients 1-9 inch prepared pie crust                           1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 2 cloves garlic, minced                                   1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 TBSP butter                                                     1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped zucchini                               1/4 tsp…

Super Foods

**Allergens: dairy, peanuts, wheat, eggs Baked Parmesan Kale Chips Ingredients 1 bunch of kale (12 oz. after stems removed) 1 tsp olive oil (spray) A sprinkle of sea salt ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly spray two large baking sheets with oil. Wash and thoroughly dry kale. Remove the…

Romantic Recipes for Two

**Allergens: dairy, tree nuts, eggs Marinated Flank Steak with Avocado Garlic Sauce Ingredients 16oz beef flank steak                                                     Sauce: 1 TBSP olive oil                                                                 3 cloves garlic 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar                                                1 avocado 1 tsp brown sugar                                                            ¼ tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, minced                                                   ¼ cup water 1/2 tsp salt                                                                          1 tsp…

Restaurant Meals Made at Home

**Allergens: dairy, wheat, eggs Bruschetta Ingredients 3 medium tomatoes                                                                       French bread or baguette 2-3 TBSP basil                                                                                     2-3 cloves garlic ¼ tsp each salt & pepper                                                              1 TBSP olive oil (plus 1/2 tsp per slice of bread) 1 tsp simple syrup (optional) Instructions Turn oven on to broil. Slice up bread and brush…

Protein Shakes and Snacks

**Allergens: dairy, peanuts Snack: Chocolate PB Banana Smoothie– 2 servings – ½ cup 1 ripe banana, frozen 1 TBSP of unsweetened cocoa powder 2 TBSP of peanut butter ½ cup of 2% milk Homemade Cliff Bars Ingredients 1 1/4 cups rice krispies 1 cup dry quick oats 2 TBSP ground flax seed 1/4 cup finely…

One Pot Meals

**Allergens: gluten, dairy Gumbo Ingredients 1 package hot Italian sausage 2 TBSP canola oil                                                                   2 cloves garlic, minced 1 green pepper                                                                       1…

Midwestern Classics

**Allergens: Dairy, Wheat, Eggs, Tree Nuts Thyme and Dijon Crusted Pork Tenderloin Ingredients 1 lb. pork chops                                                3 cloves minced garlic 1 TBSP Dijon mustard                                     1 TBSP dried thyme 1 TBSP olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚. Sear pork chops. Mix mustard, oil, garlic, and thyme in a small bowl. Brush on top…

Mediterranean Meals

**Allergens: Fish, Tree Nuts, Dairy Hummus Ingredients 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed                      1 tsp cumin 2 cloves garlic, chopped                                              …

Gluten Free Meals

**Allergens: Dairy, Eggs Cauliflower Pizza Ingredients Crust:                                                                                                    Toppings: 1 medium head cauliflower                                                         ½ cup pizza sauce 2 eggs                                                                                                   8 oz. fresh mozzarella 1 tsp Italian seasoning                                                                    4 oz. cooked Italian sausage 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese                                              3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup cornmeal                                                                                1 TBSP olive oil Salt & pepper                                                                                    ½ medium zucchini Directions Preheat…