Acorn Squash Fries

Directions: Peal the Acorn Squash.  You can cook the squash in the microwave for a bit to make the peeling easier.  Scoop out the inside and cut the squash into wedge-like shapes.  Spray a cookie sheet with spray and then coat with some seasoning salt.  Layer the fries evenly on the pan.  Coat them with…

Best Ever Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 Ib sausage ¼ c finely chopped onions 1 garlic clove, minced 1 8oz package reduced-fat cream cheese ¼ c shredded Parmesan cheese 1/3 c seasoned bread crumbs 3 tsp dried basil 1-1 ½ tsp dried parsley flakes 30 fresh mushrooms (about 1- 1 ½ pounds), stems removed 3 tbsp butter, melted   Directions:…

Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

Shortbread Layer:                 ½ c unsalted butter 1/3 c powdered sugar ½ tsp vanilla 1 egg yolk 1 c flour 1 tbsp milk or cream   Strawberry Layer:  ½ c water 1 tbsp cornstarch 1/3 c sugar 1 small package strawberry Jell-O 2 c strawberries Cream Cheese Layer: 8…

Beef Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Ingredients: 6-8 medium zucchini 1 pound ground beef (find this in our web store) 1 tbsp olive oil ½ c onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 c marinara sauce 1 tbsp Italian seasoning ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1 c low-fat shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 375 deg.  Slice…

Avocados

The avocado is a fruit, and even more specifically, a single-seeded berry. Ripe avocados have a creamy, buttery smooth texture. Add a little salt to it, and you’re good to go. Avocados have a unique nutrition profile. They contain lots of fiber and are rich in vitamins and minerals, such as B-vitamins, vitamin K, potassium, copper,…

Microgreens

Also known as “vegetable confetti,” microgreens are the next stage in a plant’s development after sprouts, when the germinated seeds have developed tiny roots and their first true leaves. These tender but nutrient-dense miniature greens are harvested when only the first set of true leaves have emerged. They have similar health benefits to sprouts, but…

Braised Red Cabbage with Apple and Onion

1 tablespoon butter
1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 apple, halved, cored, and sliced
1 head red cabbage (2 pounds), cored, quartered, and thinly sliced
Coarse salt and ground pepper
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
4 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup water

Winter Squash Soup with Chinese Five Spice

1 cup winter squash, cooked and mashed
2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
1/4 cup onion, diced
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice
1/4 cup cream or half and half
S&P to taste

Spaghetti Squash Frittata

1 medium spaghetti squash
Olive oil
1 small onion
1/2 lg red bell pepper
1 chopped chipotle pepper w/ adobo sauce, 2 cloves garlic, 1 t cumin, and 1/2 t salt
1/2-1 cup grated cheese
5 or 6 small white or yellow potatoes
butter
3 eggs
3/4 cup milk
3 tbl flour

Butternut squash, sage and cheddar galette

1 1/2 lbs butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed
1 medium red onion, chopped
1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoosn chopped sage leaves or 1 tablespoon dried sage
1 teaspoon sea salt
pepper to taste
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon cold water

Okra Rellenos

4 oz pepperjack cheese
½ cup buttermilk
1 lb fresh okra
½ cup dark beer
1 cup self-rising flour
Corn oil
1/3 cup self-rising cornmeal
1/2 tsp salt
1 large egg

Broccoli and Zucchini Pancakes with Roasted Cherry Salad

Broccoli and Zucchini Pancakes with Roasted Cherry Salad  1/3 lb broccoli, finely chopped 2 medium-sized zucchini 1 large shallot or ¼-½ onion, finely diced 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 2 small green chiles, finely chopped 1/3 cup all-purpose flour Salt to taste 3-4 sprigs oregano 3-4 sprigs fresh mint 3 tbsp olive oil 2-3 tbsp cold…