Squash and Lentil Soup

INGREDIENTS 4 tbsp ghee, butter, or oil of choice 1 large onion, roughly chopped 1 heaping tsp of minced or grated garlic 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and roughly chopped ½ cup of butternut squash, peeled and roughly chopped 2 cups red lentils 1 large or 2 small tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp ground coriander 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 5 cups water salt and pepper to taste FOR THE PITA CHIPS 12 mini whole wheat pitas or 2-3 loaves of whole wheat pita bread torn into pieces olive oil sea salt ¼ – ½ tsp garlic powder (depending on how much garlic you like) INSTRUCTIONS […]

Asparagus Quiche with Squash Crust Recipe

Ingredients 13 ounces, weight Asparagus ½  Small Yellow Onion 2 cloves Garlic 1 teaspoon Olive Oil 5  Eggs 1 cup Milk 1 cup Swiss Cheese ½ teaspoons Salt ¼ teaspoons Pepper 3 cups Cooked Spaghetti Squash (1 Small Squash) Preparation Instructions Preheat oven to 400ºF. Cut off the woody ends of the asparagus. Chop the onion, mince the garlic, and cut the asparagus spears into 1-inch pieces. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat, and saute onion and garlic for several minutes, until the onion is soft. Add the asparagus and continue to saute until the asparagus has turned bright green and is soft but not limp. Whisk together the eggs, milk, cheese, salt, and pepper. Grease a pie pan. Press the cooked spaghetti squash to the […]

Pork Chop & Sweet Potato Sheet Pan

Ingredients 16 oz Pork Chops boneless , about 1-inch thick 2 Sweet potatoes , peeled and diced 3 Bell peppers , diced (mix of red, green, yellow peppers) 2 Tbsp Chili Powder 1 Tbsp Cumin 1 tsp Salt 2 Tbsp Olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Add vegetables to a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and toss the vegetables to coat. Sprinkle with salt. Spread vegetables on a oiled baking sheet Combine the chili powder, cumin, and salt in a small bowl. Rub pork chops with spices and place on baking sheet with vegetables. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until pork is fully cooked and potatoes are tender.

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Dish

Ingredients 1 lb Pork sausage 1 package Pillsbury™ Crescent rolls 8 oz Cream cheese , cubed 1 c Cheddar cheese , shredded 8 Eggs 1/4 c Heavy cream 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F. Cook sausage in a skillet over medium heat. Once the sausage is cooked through drain grease from sausage and put it back in the skillet with cream cheese. Continue to cook until cream cheese and sausage are combined. Unroll crescent rolls and press the seams together to make one sheet of dough, and place crescent rolls in the bottom of a 9×13 casserole dish. Spread the sausage mixture over the crescent rolls. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, salt, and pepper. Pour the egg mixture over the sausage. Sprinkle the eggs and sausage with the cheddar […]

Beer Brat Sliders Recipe

Ingredients 38 oz Smithfield Yuengling Brats. 10 Pretzel rolls 5 slices Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar Cheese 11 oz Bell peppers , sliced (about 2 peppers) 16 oz Yellow onion , thinly sliced (about 2 mediums) ½ c Yuengling Traditional Lager 2 tbsp Butter 2 tbsp Whole grain mustard Instructions Grill brats on med-high heat for about 20 mins or until cooked through. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add sliced onions and cook for 5 minutes. Pour in beer and cook for additional 5- 10 mins or until liquid is gone. Remove onions from skillet. In the same skillet add the peppers and 1 tablespoon of butter and saute until tender, about 10 mins. Cut the cheddar cheese slices in half and place half a cheese slice on the bottom half of each […]

Cheese Bread Perfect for Many Combos

Ingredients 2 sheet Puff pastry, thawed 2 c Gyuere Cheese shredded/grated 1 Egg 1 Tbsp Water 1 tsp Garlic powder 2 Tbsp Thyme 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Unfold thawed puff pastry onto parchment paper or a silpat mat. Sprinkle a little flour on the puff pastry and roll it out into a 10″ x 12″ rectangle. Stir egg and water together and brush onto puff pastry. Sprinkle with pastry with cheese, thyme, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Lightly roll ingredients into pastry. Using a pizza cutter cut the puff pastry into 12 thin strips. Twist each strip and lay on silpat baking mat on a baking sheet. Bake 15 mins, then flip and […]

Simple Pasta Dish

Ingredients 1 bag Barilla Ready Pasta Penne 8 spears Asparagus , trimmed 4 oz Prosciutto , sliced 1/4 c Olive oil 3 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar 1 tsp Rosemary , finely chopped Salt and Pepper to taste Instructions Tear top of Barilla Ready Pasta bag to vent and microwave for 60 seconds. Wet a paper towel and wrap it around the asparagus. Microwave on high for 3  minutes or until asparagus is tender. While the asparagus cooks whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, rosemary, salt and pepper in a small bowl. When asparagus is ready cut it into 1-inch pieces and place in a large bowl with sliced prosciutto and Barilla Ready Pasta Penne. Pour the vinaigrette over the pasta and toss to coat. Add more salt and pepper as needed. Enjoy!

Easy Pork Tacos Recipe

Ingredients: Pork Tacos 16 oz Smithfield Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Peppercorn Pork Tenderloin 2 c Radishes , sliced 2 c Red Cabbage , chopped 2 c Tomatoes , diced 1 Jalapeno , sliced 1 c Queso Blanco , crumbled 1 Avocado , diced 1 c Cilantro , minced 4 Flour Tortillas, 6-inch Garlic Ranch Dressing 1 packet Ranch Dressing 1 c Mayonnaise 1 c Milk 2 tbsp Parsley , chopped 2 tbsp Garlic , finely minced Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a baking dish and place the tenderloin in it. Bake for 28-30 minutes or until internal temp is 145 degrees F. Let pork rest for 5-10 minutes and then thinly slice. Assemble pork tacos placing pork and your favorite toppings on flour tortillas. Top with garlic ranch dressing. Enjoy! Garlic Ranch Dressing Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until fully combined.

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Ingredients: 12 King’s Hawaiian rolls 1 box Thinly sliced steak (found in frozen food section) 1 Green pepper , diced 1 Onion , diced 6 slices Provolone cheese 2 tbsp Mayonnaise 3 tbsp Butter , melted Salt & Pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 350°F Separate the tops and bottoms of your rolls and place the bottoms in an 11″ x 7″ casserole dish. Cook the steak meat in a skillet, adding salt and pepper to taste. Place the steak aside, Saute the pepper and onions until they are tender. Prep the bread by spreading a thin layer of mayo on the tops and bottoms of the rolls. When the meat, onions and peppers have finished cooking spread the steak, then peppers, and onions evenly over the bottom pieces of bread in the casserole […]

Thai Peanut & Cauliflower Pizza

Ingredients 6 Cups Cauliflower, cut into florets (1 1/4 lbs) 3/4 Cup + 1 Tbsp Grated, reduced-fat Mozzerella cheese, divided (just over 3 ounces) 1 tsp Fresh ginger, minced 1 tsp Fresh garlic, minced 1/4 tsp Sea salt Pinch of pepper 1 Large egg white 1/2 Large red pepper, sliced Cilantro, for garnish Sliced green onion, for garnish Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish For the sauce: 2 Tbsp + 1 tsp Natural peanut butter 1 Tbsp Peanut oil 2 tsp Fresh lime juice 1/2 tsp Agave (or honey) 1/2 tsp Rice vinegar 1/4 tsp Fresh ginger, minced Salt, to taste