Mango Sweet Bread

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 2 1/2 cups diced mango Directions Sift dry ingredients into a mixing bowl. Make a well and add remaining ingredients. Mix until well…

Baked Pear Pies

The best things about this recipe? How beautiful and simple it is! Uses only 4 ingredients!! It is so easy to customize for your family size- just use the amount of pear halves you actually need and scoops of ice cream. INGREDIENTS 4 large pears 1 lb. refrigerated pie crust (1 box of rolled pie/pastry…

Garden Pasta Salad…A Fresh Recipe From Sweet Basil

  INGREDIENTS  1 (16 ounce) package uncooked tri-color spiral pasta 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots 2 stalks celery, chopped 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced 2 large tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup chopped onion 2 (16 ounce) bottles Italian-style salad dressing 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese Olives, sliced (optional) DIRECTIONS…

Easy Sautéed Spinach…A Fresh Recipe From Sweet Basil

Need a healthy, easy side dish? Can’t get any easier or much delicious than this Sautéed Spinach recipe.   INGREDIENTS  1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 bunch of fresh spinach, de-stemmed 2 tsp. freshly chopped garlic 1/4 c. freshly shredded parmesan cheese (optional) DIRECTIONS Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add…

In Season Summer Garden Vegetable Soup Recipe From Sweet Basil

The Sweet Basil gardens and gardens everywhere will soon be overflowing with fresh vegetables. Here is a handy recipe to use several ingredients; corn, green beans, sweet peas, tomatoes, garlic, potatoes and parsley that will soon be in season and plentiful. You should also be able to easily find fresh carrots and leeks. SUMMER GARDEN VEGETABLE…

Easy Spicy Honey-Glazed Chicken Breasts Recipe from Sweet Basil

This sweet and spicy chicken recipe tastes like a gourmet recipe, but can be done in the same amount of time of preparing Hamburger Helper. You can use farm fresh products for most of the ingredient list. ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/2 cup honey 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce 1/2 teaspoon chili powder…