Champagne Cupcakes

Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup unsalted, room temperature, butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup champagne 6 egg whites   To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Line cupcake/muffin tins with liners. In a mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Sift in the […]

Champagne Sorbet

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups champagne 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 1/2 cups grapefruit juice 1/4 cup lemon juice   To Make:  Add champagne, sugar, corn syrup, and lemon zest is a small saucepan. Bring mix to a boil until sugar is dissolved, this also helps to burn […]

Spicy Sweet Potato Apple Soup

Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 2 apples (sweet and crisp varieties), peeled, cored, and diced 1/2 white onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 celery rib, diced 1 chipotle pepper in adobo 1 quart vegetable broth 3 cups water 2 tablespoons olive oil   To Make:  In a large pot cook the […]

Sweet Potato Pizza

Ingredients: 1 cup prepared mashed sweet potatoes 1 prepared pizza crust (not raw dough) 1 white onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella To Make:  Preheat oven to 450. In a large skillet heat butter and oil and cook onions over medium-low heat about 10 minutes until […]

Kale Chicken Pasta

Ingredients: 1 pound of your favorite pasta 3 boneless chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 4 cloves garlic, finely minced 3/4 cups white wine 3/4 cups chicken broth 1 bunch kale 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved To Make:  Prepare pasta. Heat butter and oil in a large skillet. Cut chicken into nite […]

Sesame Kale Chips

Ingredients: 1 bunch kale 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame seeds To Make:  Preheat oven to 250. Add kale to a large bowl and mix together with sesame oil, soy sauce, and sesame seeds. Divide among two baking sheets. Bake for 20-30 minutes, checking every ten minutes, until crisp. (Recipe […]

Oatmeal Raisin Pancakes

Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 cups buttermilk 4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup rolled oats 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of salt and ground nutmeg 1/2 cup raisins To Make:  In a large […]

Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 ripe banana 1 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup skim milk 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats 1 teaspoon honey To Make:  Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. (Recipe adapted from:

Peach Salsa

Ingredients: 2 pounds peaches, diced 3 chipotle peppers in adobo, diced 1 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped 1/4 small red onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced Fresh limes Salt To Make:  Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Season to taste with fresh lime juice and salt. Refrigerate for at least […]

Peach Blue Cheese Flatbread

Ingredients: 1 peach 2 ounces crumbled blue cheese 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 pieces flatbread 1/2 cup fresh arugula To Make:  Preheat oven to 375. In a small saucepan, heat the vinegar over medium heat until it reduces by half. Set aside. Meanwhile, thinly slice the peach. On top of each flatbread, lay out the […]