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  • Mini Carrot Cakes

    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

     

    INGREDIENTS

    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

  • Shamrock Shake

    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!

     

    Ingredients:

    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

    1. Place the ...
  • Lemon & Earl Grey Tart

    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!

     

    Pate Sucrée

    150 g unsalted butter, at room temperature

    112 g icing sugar

    1 g salt

    50 g ... Read More

  • Spring Pizza

    / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes

    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
    Kosher salt
    1 cup ... Read More

  • Spice Up the Thanksgiving Table

    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.

    Appetizers

    Sugar Coated ... Read More

  • Keep Your Tailgate Team Happy AND Healthy

    / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes

    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

  • How To Snack Healthy

    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!

    Read More

    1. Perfect yogurt ...

  • Cookout Twist: The Cajun Cheeseburger

    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.

     

    Ingredients

    - 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

    Directions

    Combine beef, pork, chopped onion, green pepper and seasonings; mix well ... Read More

  • Happy National Eat Your Vegetables Day!

    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. 

     

    Ingredients

     

    - 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

     

    Directions

     

    Stir yogurt and cream cheese until smooth. Add remaining ingredients; stir to ... Read More

  • A Memorial Day BBQ Hit!

    05.23.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes

    With Memorial Day coming up, it's time to start dusting off the girl and getting ready for some good food, friends and family! Spice up the ordinary burger with this delicious recipe provided by Mid Atlantic Dairy

    Ingredients

    - 3 slices smoky bacon

    - 1/2 finely chopped yellow onion

    - 1 pound ground pork

    - 3 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup thick tomato-based barbecue sauce

    - 1- 1 1/2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce

    - 1/2 teaspoon salt

    - 4 ounces Cabot Monterey Jack, sliced

    - 4 soft onion rolls, split

    Directions

    In small skillet, cook bacon until crisp transfer to paper towel to drain.

    Remove ... Read More

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