Peanut Butter, Banana, & Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients♥ 1 frozen banana (peel before freezing)♥ Milk (any kind)♥ Peanut butter♥ Greek yogurt♥ Chocolate (nutella, chocolate syrup, chocolate chips etc. ) Directions➊ Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve. Enjoy! *For a creamier & thicker blend, add more milk & less yogurt 🍴  Courtesy of S. Hersh Continue reading Peanut Butter, Banana, & Chocolate Smoothie

That’s Bananas! 🍌

Bananas are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron, folate, niacin, riboflavin, and B6. These all contribute to the proper functioning of the body and help support brain, heart, and skin health.  Additionally, bananas can aide in digestion and combat other gastrointestinal issues by providing necessary fiber. In fact, for several decades starting in the 1920s,  bananas were believed to … Continue reading That’s Bananas! 🍌

Ham & Pea Pasta Carbonara

Ingredients♥ Ham steak, diced♥ Gluten-free spaghetti (Barilla, Bionaturae)♥ Full Flavor Foods Gluten Free Alfredo Sauce♥ Peas (frozen, fresh, or canned)♥ Water DirectionsDirections➊ Bring a large pots of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions (the longer the better for gluten free pasta).➋ In another pot, combine 2 quarts of water with the Alfredo sauce and bring to a boil to thicken.➌ In … Continue reading Ham & Pea Pasta Carbonara

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients♥ 1/4 cup of water♥ 1/3 cup of vegetable oil or butter♥ 3 eggs♥ Krusteaz Gluten Free Blueberry Muffin Mix♥ Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips Directions➊ Preheat the oven to 400°F and line muffin tin with paper liners. If using blueberries, drain and rinse in cold water; set aside. ➋ Stir together water, eggs, oil/butter, and muffin mix until blended. Gently fold the drained … Continue reading Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins

A Pretty Grape Invention

With an aim to optimize taste and selection, horticulturalist Dr. David Cain crossed the seedless Vitis vinifera, commonly known as the European wine grape or common grape, and the flavorful Concord Grape, to create the newfound Cotton Candy Grape hybrid.  Without genetic engineering or artificial flavoring, Cain and his team at International Fruit Genetics discovered this cotton-candy flavor after creating over 100,000 test tube plants.  … Continue reading A Pretty Grape Invention

Wegmans: The Hot Commodity

The bigger the better, right?  In this case, yes! Double the size of most supermarkets, the up-and-coming Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business known for their enormous stores and commitment to providing healthy, wholesome options in every aisle.  Unlike the average trip to the grocery store, a trip to Wegmans is a vacation.  Originating in 1916 in Rochester, NY, the company … Continue reading Wegmans: The Hot Commodity

Steak & Cheese Sub

Ingredients♥ Organic cheese♥ Shaved steak♥ Udi’s Gluten Free Class Hot Dog Buns♥ McCormick Perfect Pinch Steak Seasoning♥ Butter Directions ➊ In large skillet, on medium-high heat, cook shaved steak in a buttered/oiled pan. ➋ Add McCormick Perfect Pinch Steak Seasoning to the steak and stir thoroughly. ➌ When steak is near done, add cheese and let it melt. ➍ Serve in a bun/sub roll. Continue reading Steak & Cheese Sub

Cod Fish with Garlic & Basil

Ingredients♥ 1-2 lbs. cod fillets (or preferred fish) ♥ 4-6 tbsp. butter ♥ 4 cloves of garlic, freshly chopped squeeze of fresh honey♥ 2 tablespoons basil, finely chopped ♥ Dash of crushed red pepper♥ Dash of salt ♥ Dash of black pepper Directions➊ Preheat the oven to 375°F. Add salt, black pepper, and a smidgen of butter to the fish. Cook (skin side down) for … Continue reading Cod Fish with Garlic & Basil

Gluten-Free Coffee Cake Muffins

Ingredients♥ 3 tbsp. water♥ 3 tbsp. vegetable oil or butter♥ 5 eggs♥ Krusteaz Gluten Free Cinnamon Crumb Cake Mix Directions➊ Preheat the oven to 400°F and line muffin tin with paper liners.➋ Stir together water, eggs, oil/butter, and cake mix until blended (batter will be slightly lumpy).➌ Spoon half of batter into muffin pan. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon topping (enclosed in cake mix package) … Continue reading Gluten-Free Coffee Cake Muffins