Recipes


Grilled Pound Cake with Dulce de Leche

Ingredients: 1 Store bought loaf of pound cake (preferably pre-cut) Spreadable butter 1 Can sweetened condensed milk   Serves:  6 - 8   Directions: Remove label off can of condensed milk. In medium size pot add can ON ITS SIDE and then enough ROOM TEMPERTURE water to cover can (about 2” above can AND SHOULD NOW ALWAYS REMAIN SUBMERGED). Bring water to boil; then lower to a simmer for 3 hours. IMPORTANT: Maintain water level by adding additional boiling water about every 30 minutes (failure to do so can cause can to explode)!...

Brunch Salad

Ingredients (Salad): 1 Orange 2 handfuls of arugula 1 small box of raisins   Ingredients (Dressing): 4 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tbsp. White Balsamic Vinegar 1 Tbsp. 100% Maple Syrup Pinch of Salt   Directions: Place 2 handfuls of arugula on plate. Peel and slice orange and place slices on top of arugula. Top off salad with the raisins. In cup or small bowl mix dressing ingredients, then pour over salad just before serving. Enjoy.   Optional: Shaved almonds. Substitute 2 handfuls of arugula ...

Warm Bananas

Ingredients: 2 Bananas 2 Tbsp. of Coconut Oil Serves 2   Directions: Peel and slice bananas into thick slices. Heat skillet on medium/high then add coconut oil; heat for around 2 minutes. Add banana slices and cook for 1- 2 minutes per side and remove. Enjoy.   Optional: Drizzle melted dark chocolate or shaved coconut or your favorite crushed nut on top. Add bananas on top of a cake or waffles.

Pesto & Sausage Pizza

Ingredients: 1 Pre made pizza crust 1 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil (if pesto mixture already has a lot of oil, skip this step) Pesto mixture Mozzarella cheese Italian sausage Serves 4   Directions: Crumble up sausage, fully cook in skillet, and drain. Lay out pizza crust, spread oil evenly around, and then apply pesto mixture evenly. Next, add a layer of the cheese and sprinkle on cooked sausage. Set oven temperature and baking time according to pizza crust package. Enjoy.   Optional: Garnish with chopped fresh ...

Peach & Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 3 Peaches 3 Tomatoes 3 – 5 Basil leaves 6 – 8 Mint leaves ½ Tbsp. Salt 1 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar 2 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil 8” Whole wheat French bread Serves 4 Directions: Cut up peaches and tomatoes and place in bowl.  Let sit for a few minutes, then drain excess liquid from bowl.  Season mixture with salt, then add vinegar and extra virgin olive oil, then stir. Tear French bread into bite-size pieces and place into oven on low broil for a few minutes, until slightly browned. Garnish mixture with the French bread, mint, ...

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Ingredients: 2 Red Bell Peppers 2 Garlic Cloves 3 Basil Leaves 2 Tbsp. Pine Nuts 1 ½ Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tbsp. Parmesan Cheese Pinch of Salt Pinch of Pepper Serves 6 – 8 Directions: Wash and wrap peppers in 2 layers of aluminum foil, completely sealing them with no gaps. Using a gas stove, grill red bell peppers on medium for 20 minutes, turning them a quarter of the way every 4 – 5 minutes. After the 20 minute mark has reached, squeeze them gently with tongs; if they give easily, they’re ready; if they’re a bit firm, continue ...

Melon with Prosciutto Appetizer

Ingredients: Cantaloupe melon Wafer thin sliced prosciutto Toothpicks/small appetizer forks Directions: Wash melon, cut in half, clean out seeds, and scoop out remaining melon with a melon baller. Typically need to cut prosciutto in half and fold over a time or two to get a small size to go with size of melon ball (or wrap prosciutto around melon). Insert toothpick or fork to secure in place. Optional: Garnish plate with basil, parsley, or Parmesan cheese for guests to add

Cauliflower Flatbread Pizza/Appetizer


Sarah’s Bacon Brussels

Ingredients: 10 slices apple smoked bacon chopped 1 medium white onion chopped 2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2-1 cup beef stock 2 lbs Brussels sprout ends trimmed and sliced in half Salt Fresh ground pepper Directions: On medium high heat, brown bacon in 12-inch skillet until it’s brown and crispy. Take the bacon out with slotted spoon and put onto a plate covered with a paper towel. Place the onions into the pan with bacon grease and salt generously. Cook until translucent about 10- 12 mins and then add garlic. Cook for 1 minute. Add 1/2 cup beef ...

Jen’s Stuffed Date Appetizer

Ingredients: 36 Pitted Dates 4 oz. Blue Cheese or Feta Cheese 12 Slices of Bacon then cut into 1/3 36 Whole Almonds (salted and roasted) 1 stick Chorizo (cooked and drained on paper towel) 36 toothpicks Serves 12 – 18 Directions: Cut a slit down half of the Date Then stuff Date with Cheese, Chorizo, and Almond Then close Date and wrap with Bacon piece; secure to Date using toothpick Place stuffed Dates on a cookie sheet that has been lined with foil and sprayed with non-stick spray Pop in a 350 degree oven for 20 – 25 minutes or until bacon cooked to ...