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 blended. Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 5 … Continue reading Mango Sweet Bread

Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 pounds unpeeled red potatoes 1 cup (8 oz) plain lowfat yogurt (Greek or regular) 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 3 green onions, chopped (1/4 cup) 2 ribs celery, diced (1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt (or more to taste) … Continue reading Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Ingredients ½ red or green cabbage, shredded 2 large carrots, grated ½ cup light salad dressing ½ cup Splenda (or sugar) ½ cup white vinegar 1 tbsp. pure honey Salt & pepper to taste Directions 1. Whisk the mayonnaise, Splenda, honey and vinegar together in a small bowl. 2. Grate the carrots and shred the cabbage. 3. Pour dressing over the grated cabbage and carrots, … Continue reading Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Grilled White Potato Salad w/ Vidalia Onions

Ingredients 2 pounds baby red potatoes 1/4 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano 2 teaspoons thinly sliced fresh chives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon black … Continue reading Grilled White Potato Salad w/ Vidalia Onions

Sautéed Kale and Sweet Vidalia

Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, halved and sliced thinly 1 head kale, washed, and thinly sliced salt to taste 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (optional) 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) Instructions Preheat a skillet over low heat. Add the oil and heat gently. Add the onion, stir to coat with oil, then saute for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. This slow cooking over … Continue reading Sautéed Kale and Sweet Vidalia

Irish Colcannon

Since we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and the Irish- we are sharing our favorite “green” and Irish recipes using this week’s Market Basket ingredients. This recipe is sure to be a hit in your family- delicious plus gives homemade mashed potatoes an extra healthy boost!  Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks Salt 5-6 Tbsp unsalted butter (with more butter for serving) … Continue reading Irish Colcannon

Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe

Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe…found and tried this gem from Add A Pinch! Prep time 5 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 25 mins A quick recipe for spicy skillet turnip greens for a comforting, home-cooked meal. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, cut into wedges 1 pound turnip greens, cleaned and chopped ¼ cup water pinch brown sugar ⅛ teaspoon red … Continue reading Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe

Why should you eat potatoes?!?

Did you know that Potatoes are a great source of potassium and protein, and other important vitamins and minerals? We have compiled information to give you health and nutritional information, recipes and tips on cooking, eating and storing potatoes. Although Sweet Potatoes are technically different than “regular potatoes”, since we are from the South- they are not only a necessity- but a Super Food! (the scientific … Continue reading Why should you eat potatoes?!?

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

INGREDIENTS 4 lb. spaghetti squash ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. Pepper 1 c. half and half 3 tbsp. butter 1 c. Parmesan cheese 4 tbsp. shredded mozzarella cheese DIRECTIONS Scoop out and discard seeds from spaghetti squash halves. Prick outsides all over with sharp knife; season insides with 1/4 teaspoon with each salt and pepper. Microwave, cut sides down, on large microwave-safe plate on high … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Fresh Green Beans & Mushrooms

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided 1/3 cup thinly sliced Vidalia onions 3/4 pound mushrooms, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup dry sherry 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Steam green beans 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; remove from heat. 2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over … Continue reading Fresh Green Beans & Mushrooms