Fresh Peach Muffins

It’s a long shot, I know, but if you actually do get to make something with your peaches, try this Fresh Peach Muffin recipe. So easy and quick, and you have homemade peach muffins for breakfast or even a snack. Pouring the batter into a loaf pan makes it even easier.  INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour…

Peachy Banana Snack Cake

INGREDIENTS 1 egg 1⁄3cup  brown sugar 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 peaches, peeled and cut into chunks 1 large  banana (mashed, ripe) 1 cup  unbleached four or 1 cup wheat flour 1 teaspoon  baking powder 1 teaspoon  baking soda DIRECTIONS Mix first six ingredients together, then add the last three. Mix Well. Pour the batter into a greased 8X8 pan and bake for 25…

APPLES…Apples to Zucchini

Apples to Zucchini  How to store for now and later,  handy tips for use, and delicious recipes! APPLES Storage Tips: Apples can stay fresh for over six months if stored in a humid environment around 30-35°F. Store apples in the crisper drawer of your fridge and separate any that are bruised or rotting from the…

Mango Chicken Curry

Helpful tip: Mangoes that are slightly unripe, on the firm side, will hold up better in this recipe, but won’t be as sweet as ripe mangoes. So, if you use firm, less than perfectly ripe mangoes, you may need to balance the recipe with more sugar or raisins. If you use sweet mangoes, you may…

Peach Mango Salsa

Fresh Georgia peaches will be in soon! Our early varieties at Sweet Basil will be harvested soon. In honor of Peach Season, in the Peach State, let the recipes begin! This one is a yummy take on a classic recipe, so delicious and versatile. Serve with Tortilla chips, cold over grilled chicken, fish or salad or reduce…

Cabbage, Apple and Kale Salad

This pretty salad is full of flavor and texture. Crunchy. Sweet. Salty. Tangy. Yum 🙂 INGREDIENTS  Salad Ingredients: 2/3 head cabbage, thinly sliced and then chopped into short strips 2 small apples, peeled and chopped 3-5 oz. kale, stems removed and washed if needed 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup shelled pistachios Dressing Ingredients: 3…

Jamaican Curried Mango Shrimp Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, sliced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 serrano chile, minced (optional) 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 cups seafood broth or stock or clam juice 1 14-ounce can “lite” coconut milk 3 ripe mangoes, diced (see Tip) 1 1/4 pounds…

Apple & Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Struggling to get the kids though the last few weeks of school? You are not alone! Let this recipe make your mornings easier…and provide your children with a homemade nutritious meal, for breakfast, the most important meal of the day. INGREDIENTS ¼ c steel cut oats ½ c milk – fat free ⅓ c plain yogurt –…

Whole Grain Pancakes with Warm Apple Topping

INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole grain pancake mix 1 medium apple- grated ½ ripe banana – mashed 2 eggs 1½ cups fat free milk (or almond milk) 2 tablespoons plain yogurt – low fat (or any flavor yogurt) 1 tablespoon canola oil (or melted coconut oil) 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground cloves Warm…

Grilled Apples with Fresh Mint

For a light Spring dinner, try this Grilled Apple side dish…Compliments grilled Chicken or Pork amazingly! Try this Spicy Grilled Chicken. Need Fresh Mint in your Market Basket this week?  Let me know in a comment and I’ll send you some…for free! INGREDIENTS  2/3 cup fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons…