I have sampled many homemade Mac and cheese recipes and this is by far my favorite! This comfort food can stand alone or compliment a delicious salad or fish dish. Level: EasyTotal: 50 minActive: 25 min Yield: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients: Macaroni:Unsalted butter, for the dish2 teaspoons kosher salt1 pound elbow macaroni with ridges Cheese Sauce:4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted … [Read more...] about Homemade Mac and Cheese
Baked Chicken Nuggets
My 9 and 12 year old devour my homemade chicken tenders. It is an easy recipe to get help around the kitchen with and pairs perfectly with broccoli and homemade french fries. Ingredients For the Dip:1 1⁄2 cups full-fat Greek yogurt, labneh or sour cream1⁄4 cup finely chopped chives1⁄4 cup finely chopped parsley2 tablespoons finely chopped dill2 tablespoons fresh lemon … [Read more...] about Baked Chicken Nuggets
Sheet-Pan Shrimp Scampi
Talk about easy! Shrimp scampi in the pan is as simple as it gets-one sheet in the oven means an easy clean up. Ingredients 2 lemons Extra-virgin olive oil1 teaspoon fine sea salt, plus more as needed1 cup dry white wine3 tablespoons unsalted butter1 pound peeled large or extra-large shrimp2 to 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced1⁄8 teaspoon red-pepper flakes, plus more for garnishFreshly … [Read more...] about Sheet-Pan Shrimp Scampi
Brussel Sprout Chips
These Brussel sprout chips are a great appetizer with friends or an easy afternoon snack. Ingredients 1/2 lb. brussels sprouts, thinly sliced1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil2 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish 1 tsp. garlic powderKosher saltFreshly ground black pepperCaesar dressing, for dipping Directions for Oven Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, toss brussels … [Read more...] about Brussel Sprout Chips
Warm Kale Salad Recipe
As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter our taste buds for flavors may change. Pears and apples line our fruit bowls and sweet potatoes and butternut squash take over our dinners. And then there is Kale, one of my favorites! Enjoy some fun facts and a recipe worth trying. Warm Kale Salad Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato, diced into 1/2-inch cubes4 tsp avocado or olive oil1/4 … [Read more...] about Warm Kale Salad Recipe
Happy Summer! I hope my newsletter finds you enjoying the warmer months of the calendar year. Its hard not to think of the beach when I think of summer; and when I think of the beach I think of seafood-Lobster, Muscles, Shrimp and Halibut just to mention a few! On a recent trip to the beaches of Cape Cod I was able to get my fix of a few of my favorites...As well as dive into a few good … [Read more...] about Happy Summer
April is Garlic Month!
All About Garlic: The word garlic is derived from the old English word garlēac, meaning gar spear and leek, as in a spear-shaped leek. Garlic is a perennial flowering plant that produces pink to purple flowers from July to September in the Northern Hemisphere. The bulb of the garlic can contain up to 20 cloves that vary in shape Tip #1: Garlic … [Read more...] about April is Garlic Month!
As a registered dietitian nutritionist, too often I forget that I have been educated and have a responsibility to talk about food safety. It is not just important to teach about what we eat, but also to make sure that the food we are eating is safe. We often have no idea the shelf life of foods, even when they do have a label. Below is guide to help skim our refrigerators and … [Read more...] about Food Safety