04.24.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
Recipe courtesy of: Giada De Laurentiis, Cooking Channel
Craving a light, easy to make dessert that is perfect for springtime? This ricotta orange pound cake with strawberries would be great to serve! This recipe makes 6-8 servings.
Total Time: 55 min
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 45 min
1 1/2 cups cake flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, room temperature, plus more to grease the baking pan
1 1/2 cups whole milk ricotta cheese
1 1/2 cups sugar, plus 1 tablespoon ... Read More
03.25.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
Try this delicious recipe for mini carrot cakes! It's a perfect finger food for a small get together! Happy spring!
Mini carrot cakes with cinnamon buttercream filling
Serves: 10 mini cakes
For the carrot cake:
200 g butter (0.88 cups)
185 g sugar (0.82 cups)
200 g eggs (about 4)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
salt, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon
3 g baking powder (1¼ teaspoons)
210 g flour (1¾ cups)
100 g grated carrots (1 cup)
For the cinnamon buttercream:
250 g butter, softened (1.1 cups)
75 g sugar (1/3 cup)
150 g eggs ... Read More
03.17.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
Recipe by: Annemarie Rossi, Real Food Real Deals
Instead of using green food dye to make a special St. Patrick’s Day treat this year, here is a healthy shake that doesn’t require any artificial coloring – it’s naturally green & lean! It makes for a scrumptious mid-day snack or post work-out fix!
¾ cup plain yogurt
1¼ cups whole milk
1 cup loosely packed fresh spinach
4 fresh mint leaves
1 large, very ripe banana
½ tsp. vanilla extract
1 to 2 tbs. maple syrup (or to taste)
Freshly whipped cream and chocolate shavings for garnish, optional
Instructions: Read More
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03.14.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
Photo by: Mat Lo Photography
Recipe by: Megan Voigt – Hint Of Vanilla
In honor of today being Pi Day (3.14), we wanted to share this delicious lemon & earl grey tart recipe with you! The best part about it - it’s burgundy and gold! Fun fact, although a pie and tart are not the exact same thing, they are in the same family of desserts! The French word tarte can be translated to mean either pie or tart. Treat yourself today!
150 g unsalted butter, at room temperature
112 g icing sugar
1 g salt
50 g ... Read More
Photograph by Con Poulos
Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli of Food Network
Looking for something light and easy to make? Well, we are springing our clocks foward one hour this weekend for daylight savings, so why not make Spring Pizza! This amazing recipe, courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli, looks delicious and only takes about an hour to make, 35 minutes prep time and about 15 minutes to cook!
Ingredients you will need:
1 pound pizza dough
All-purpose flour, for dusting
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing and drizzling
6 ounces ramps or scallions, trimmed
1 cup ... Read More
11.23.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
It's that time of year again - colorful leaves mean Thanksgiving dinner is just around the corner. With family gathering to enjoy a traditional meal, the pressure is on to deliver the classics. But that doesn't mean you can't be a little adventurous!
This year, spice up the table with some new additions. These fun recipes are the perfect complement for your classic dishes. With limited preparation, they won’t be an added stress, but they will make your guests happy. From side dishes with a twist to seasonal cupcakes, these recipes won’t disappoint.
With the season opener right around the corner, it’s time to start packing those tailgate coolers! It wouldn’t be a Redskins game day without a good tailgate, right? You’ve stocked up on the classics, with everything from hot dogs to coleslaw to potato chips. Not surprisingly, many of the tailgate meals we crave are loaded with salt and have a high fat content. Keep your fellow tailgaters happy and healthy by swapping out traditional recipes with a few of our suggestions. You’ll kick off the season with a healthy – and delicious! – twist.
Here’s a few ... Read More
08.05.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes
Who would have ever thought the best way to enhance your workout and health is by snacking? The key is to snacking on the proper treats at certain times. The body is constantly working to rebuild and strengthen muscles throughout the day and if you can balance your food intake properly, you can optimize the process!
The Greatist.com has provided some of the best foods for both pre- and post-workouts.
Pre-Workout: These will vary depending on the intensity and type of workout you're trying to achieve. Try muching these down 30-40 minutes before your workout!
1. Perfect yogurt ...
07.03.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Put a fun spin on your July 4th weekend with this easy-to-grill Cajun Cheeseburger recipe from Mid-Atlantic Dairy! It’s a perfect twist to any cookout.
- 1/2 pound ground beef
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons green pepper, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon dried, crushed basil
- 1/2 – 3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 slices Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese
- 4 hamburger buns, toasted
- 4 tomato slices
- 1/4 cup green onion slices
Combine beef, pork, chopped onion, green pepper and seasonings; mix well ... Read More
06.17.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes
With the help of Mid-Atlantic Dairy, it's time to put a spin on your traditional vegetable dip by replacing it with this healthy alternative! A cucumber-yogurt dip is perfect for a family gathering or a post-workout snack.
- 1 cup lowfat plain yogurt
- 4 ounces lowfat cream cheese
- 1/2 cup cucumber, seeded and diced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- Optional garnish: Cucumber slices and mint leaves, thinly sliced
Stir yogurt and cream cheese until smooth. Add remaining ingredients; stir to ... Read More
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