Archives for May 2014

Favorite Grilling Recipes + Win $2500 in Favado’s Summer BBQ Savings Sweepstakes

There's not a lot we like more in the summer than swimming and firing up the grill! I've got a whole list of our favorite grilling recipes including: Grilled Asapargus Grilled Mustard Crusted Pork Chops Grilled Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches Homemade Pizza on the Grill Grilled Chicken Summer Salad and more in my recipe index! But grilling isn't always cheap especially for a big … [Read more...]

Carrot Applesauce Snack Cake

By contributing writer Andrea Green So, we all know that "healthy" and "cake" don't really belong together.  But when you use applesauce and grated carrot to make a snack cake, I think the word "healthier" can definitely apply. I made this carrot applesauce snack cake recipe when I had my niece and nephew visiting. They are two of the pickiest eaters on the face of this good earth! After several … [Read more...]

Broiled Asparagus and Eggs: Healthy Breakfast

By contributing writer Tessa Not many people have thought about broiling eggs.  The broiling feature is meant for just browning things up, right? Well, in some cases we can use that searing heat for lightening quick cook times. Enter this dish.  Fresh asparagus is coming in droves in our markets right now, and this Broiled Asparagus and Eggs recipe was created to take advantage of that.  It is … [Read more...]

Cheesy Baked Mexican Rice

Cheesy Baked Mexican Rice is a simple side dish perfect for any Mexican meal. My family loves all kinds of Mexican food. You will often find it on our menu plan because it is a meal everyone enjoys. One of the things  I enjoy serving with Mexican food is rice. I often make a simple Mexican rice, but sometimes I like to change it up with something a little different like this cheesy baked Mexican … [Read more...]

National Egg Month: Teflon® Giveaway

Have I ever told you how much I love eggs? I've always liked eggs, but when I started to get fit two years ago I tried to cut out carbs from my breakfast menu. One easy way to do that was to eat eggs for breakfast. So I did, I made them every day for the next year. I fried them, cooked them over medium, but usually scrambled them because it's the easiest and I'm not super skilled at making … [Read more...]

Lemony Asparagus Pasta

  By contributing writer Kristia When asparagus is in season, I take advantage of its peak flavor (and the low prices) and include it in many of our meals. This Lemony Asparagus Pasta takes less than 15 minutes to prepare, so it's an easy dish on hectic weeknights. It is great served warm or cold with grilled chicken or your favorite burger (find some burger ideas below the … [Read more...]