Gooey Peanut Butter Bars… an almost guilt-free treat!

I’ve been trying to behave, eat healthy and tame my sweet tooth, but I had a craving for chocolate and peanut butter so it was time to whip up a batch of these Gooey Peanut Butter bars. With a relatively small amount of sugar and no grain flour, these come at about 17 grams ofContinue reading “Gooey Peanut Butter Bars… an almost guilt-free treat!”

Easy Entrees – Cherry BBQ Pork Chops with Sauteed Baby Bok Choy

Cherry BBQ Pork Chops are rich in flavor, thanks to Brownwood Farms Cherry BBQ sauce.  This item was a new addition to our store this fall and quickly became a family favorite.  It’s unique flavor is delicous on pork, chicken and salmon – plus it’s all natural, gluten-free and made in the USA.  What’s notContinue reading “Easy Entrees – Cherry BBQ Pork Chops with Sauteed Baby Bok Choy”

Prime Rib Salad with Butternut Squash and Honey Champagne Vinaigrette

Warm up your salad options for fall with this satisfying salad filled with thinly sliced prime rib, roasted butternut squash, cranberries, goat cheese and a delicious and light honey vinaigrette. This is the perfect recipe to use up your leftover prime rib or steak; or just pick up some thinly sliced prime rib/roast beef fromContinue reading “Prime Rib Salad with Butternut Squash and Honey Champagne Vinaigrette”

Salad of the Week… GC Quinoa Tabbouleh

A good friend of mine tells his kids, there are “GC’s and BC’s” – good choices and bad choices that you have the option to make every day. This statement is true in so many areas of life, including what we choose to eat. Well, I have to say that this quinoa tabbouleh is aContinue reading “Salad of the Week… GC Quinoa Tabbouleh”

Our Favorite Things… Chasseur Cookware

We don’t carry a lot of cookware in the store, so I wanted to be sure we had a product on our shelves that was versatile and a good option for healthy cooking… cast-iron definitely fits the bill. I absolutely love this Chasseur enameled cast-iron cookware – it’s not only beautiful but so practical! EnameledContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Chasseur Cookware”

Easy Korean BBQ Pineapple Pork Lettuce Wraps

Love this quick and easy fusion of flavor… a little Asian with a little Hawaiian barbecue.  A delicious and healthy weeknight option or a casual gathering with friends. Serves 6-8 Pork & Pineapple Recipe One medium sweet onion, sliced vertically 3 pounds of pork tenderloin ½ teaspoon salt & pepper ½ teaspoon ground ginger &Continue reading “Easy Korean BBQ Pineapple Pork Lettuce Wraps”

Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #3 – Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette

As promised, here is a third recipe that uses flavorful fig balsamic vinegar.  We are actually going to use the extra Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing from the Autumn Harvest Rice Bowl to dress up a quick and delicious appetizer – Recipe #3: Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette. Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic VinaigretteContinue reading “Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #3 – Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette”

Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #2 – Autumn Harvest Rice Bowl with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette

I often start the week off by making a batch of healthy grains and a big salad to make weekday lunches easy and healthy.  (I’ve definitely learned that if I have to make last minute lunch choices on the go, they often are not very healthy). This week, I’m reaching for my Fig Balsamic VinegarContinue reading “Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #2 – Autumn Harvest Rice Bowl with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette”