Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Ingredients Casserole: 1 (12-14 ounce) loaf french bread (stale is better) 2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 8 large eggs 2 and 1/4 cups whole milk 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3/4 cup (150g) packed light brown sugar 1 Tablespoon (15ml) vanilla extract 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup Streusel: 1 cup…

10 Healthy Reasons to dig into RED POTATOES

10 HEALTHY REASONS TO DIG INTO RED POTATOES As a “white food”, potatoes are often lumped together with white bread and white pasta, which are considered off limits when trying to eat healthy. However, with only about 110 calories, 45% of your daily value of vitamin C, more potassium than a banana, naturally fat-free, zero…

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…

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…

BAKED ZUCCHINI STICKS…A Garden Fresh Recipe

Originally posted on sweetbasilfarm:
So good, I had to share, again! Today, class, it being late summer and all, we’re going to examine our zucchini facts: •Zucchini is always at the end of any A-to-Z food list; •Zucchini and fruitcake are the undeserving targets of many a joke; •The zucchini plant literally grows like a…

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…

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…

Easy Blooming Onion

The blooming onion is an impressive looking appetizer, and one that’s great to share. Follow this simple recipe on how to slice and fry a blooming onion. INGREDIENTS 1 large onion 1 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 dried/ground teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 eggs 1…

Sweet Basil’s F1 Pyredoodles

Meet our…Pyredoodles! Suga is a full blooded solid white Great Pyrenees and Dash is a full blooded Parti colored Royal Standard Poodle. These F1 hybrid pups were born on February 5, and will be 9 weeks old on April 9.  Why breed for a Hybrid, you might ask? Because they’re the best of both worlds!…

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…

Broccoli Squash Bake

  Ingredients 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups sliced yellow summer squash or zucchini  1 egg 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/4 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard Dash cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions In a large skillet, stir-fry broccoli in butter for 3 minutes. Add squash. Cook…

Pizza Baked Potatoes

PIZZA BAKED POTATOES   While you can most certianly put together a batch of these using any old pepperoni, I used the mini pepperoni and heard nothing but praise from my children.  Because the sauce is such a huge component to the flavor of this recipe, don’t go cheap.  Buy a can full of the…