Chickpea Fries

Ingredients for Chickpea Fries:

1 1/2 C. Chickpea flour
2 C. Water
1/4 C. Olive oil
1 tsp. Cumin
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Pepper
1 tsp. Garlic Powder
1 tsp. Onion Powder
1/2 tsp. Chili Powder

Making the Chickpea Dough
In a sauce pan, add in the water, oil, and seasonings. Bring just to a boil, add in the chickpea flour slowly, whisking as […]

February 15th, 2016|Blog|

Oct. WK3: Spaghetti with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce and Burrata Cheese

Ingredients:

1 lb. uncooked whole wheat thin spaghetti (can substitute for any kind of pasta you prefer)
1 jar of roasted red peppers (you will use half blended and the other half you will chop into chunks)
1 white onion (chopped)
1 8 oz. ball of fresh Burrata cheese
1/2 cup of pasta cooking water
3 garlic cloves (minced)
1 Tb. […]

October 25th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|

Oct. WK2:Balsamic Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients for the Pork:

1 (1 lb.) pork tenderloin
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
3 garlic cloves (peeled, but left whole)
1 cup beef broth
4 buns

Ingredients for Sauce:

½ C. brown sugar
1 Tb. cornstarch
¼ C. balsamic vinegar
½ C. water
2 Tb. soy sauce
1 tsp. sage (dried)

Ingredients for Roasted Corn on the Cob with Spread:

4 ears of corn
3 Tb. of butter
3 […]

October 18th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|

Oct. WK1: Roasted Pork Tenderloin with a Quinoa, Pea Shoot, Goat Cheese and Basil Salad

Ingredients:

1 1.5 lb. Pork tenderloin (we bought one that was pre-marinated in herbs and spices)
1 Cup uncooked quinoa
2 Cups chicken stock
2 Cups of pea shoots (can substitute regular peas)
3 Tb. Freshly chopped basil
2 oz. Goat cheese
1 lemon (zest and juice)
3 Tb. of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to taste

Cooking the Pork Tenderloin:
We took […]

October 5th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|

WK52: Greek Salad

Ingredients for salad:

2 heads of romaine lettuce
1 small cucumber
1 red bell pepper
1 C. cherry tomatoes
1/4 C. kalamata olives
4 oz. feta crumbles
1/4 of a red onion, finely chopped
2 chicken breasts, cubed and cooked
salt
pepper
olive oil
1 tsp. dried oregano

Ingredients for dressing:

1/3 C. sour cream or Greek yogurt
1 TB. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. dill
salt and pepper to taste
3 TB. […]

September 28th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|

WK51: Open Faced Cuban BBQ Pork Sandwiches

The idea to cook our shredded pork on the stove, to create crispy edges, came from our friend Michael. His husband, Doug and he have been stopping by, almost weekly for dinner. It has been such fun, and we seem learn something new about food each time they come for a visit. Michael’s family […]

September 20th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|

WK51 Free Recipe Bonus: Apple Baked Roses

Ingredients:

2 medium apples
1/2 lemon, juice
2 cups water plus 2 TB.
1 sheet of puff pastry
cinnamon
3 TB. apricot preserve
flour for dusting

Other Ingredients:

vanilla ice cream
caramel sauce, store bought or homemade

 

 

We went to Richmond this past weekend for our best friends 26th birthday. We decided to make a delicious dessert for her birthday with some of the freshly […]

September 20th, 2015|Blog, Free Week, Free weekly recipe|

WK50: Roasted Pork with Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Ingredients for Pork:

1 lb. pork tenderloin
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 Tb. olive oil

Ingredients for BBQ Sauce:

1 C. frozen blueberries
1 Tb. BBQ sauce (we used Sweet Baby Ray’s)
1/4 C. juices from cabbage

Ingredients for red cabbage:

3/4 of a red cabbage, thinly sliced
1 white onion
1 C. red wine
1/4 C white wine vinegar
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. […]

September 13th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|

WK49: Turkey, White Cheddar and Onion Jam Panini

Ingredients for panini:

8 slices of hearty bread
8 oz. of white sharp cheddar cheese sliced
4 Tb. onion jam spread (we found it at Harris Teeter)
16 slices of roasted deli turkey
4 Tb. butter
salt and pepper

Making the Panini
Take 4 slices of your bread and spread some butter on the outside. Place buttered bread side down, onto a […]

September 7th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|

WK48: Roasted Shrimp, Avocado and Arugula Salad

Ingredients for shrimp:

36 shrimp (peeled and deveined; fresh or frozen)
1 Tb. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. lemon pepper
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. paprika
pinch of cayenne

Ingredients for Salad:

1 bunch of arugula
1 avocado
2 large tomatoes
1/2 white onion
1 lemon
1/2 Tb. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Making the Shrimp
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

In a […]

August 29th, 2015|Blog, Free weekly recipe|