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: https://www.babble.com/best-recipes/peanut-butter-and-banana-oatmeal-to-go/)

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 […]

Tofu Chickpea Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 cup chickpeas, drained and rinsed 8 ounces firm tofu, pressed for 30 minutes 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 teaspoons honey To Make:  Stir […]

Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and dried 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon paprika To Make:  Preheat oven to 425. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Spread onto a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for […]

Watermelon Pico de Gallo

Ingredients: 2 cups diced watermelon 2 jalapeños, seeded and diced 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1 or 2 limes Salt To Make:  In a large bowl stir together first 5 ingredients. Mix in juice of 1 lime and a healthy pinch of salt. Season to taste […]

Watermelon Julep

Ingredients: 2 ounces of your favorite bourbon 1/3 cup cubed watermelon 1 ounce simple syrup Fresh mint leaves Club soda Crushed ice To Make:  In a large glass, muddle watermelon with a handful of mint leaves and syrup. Fill with crushed ice. Stir in bourbon, then top off with club soda. Stir well and enjoy. […]

Scallops with Gin Butter Sauce

Ingredients: 1 pound sea scallops 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons gin 3 tablespoons butter Salt and pepper To Make:  Season scallops with salt and pepper. Heat non stick pan over medium high heat, sear scallops in oil about 1-2 minutes per side. Remove from pan and keep warm. Add lime juice […]

Baked Lemon Gin Wings

Ingredients: 4 pounds chicken wings 1 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup gin Zest and juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 425. Whisk together all ingredients and toss with wings to coat well. Place in a single layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for […]