Homemade English Muffins

March 24, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups milk 3 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons instant yeast 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 tablespoons sugar 1 egg (each) 1 cup cornmeal, grits, or semolina Preparation: Warm the milk to about 110F, either in the microwave or on the stovetop Melt the butter and allow to […]

Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries

March 21, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 cups blueberries, or other berries, fresh or frozen Preparation: Preheat the oven to 375F Butter […]

Pesto Chickpea Salad

September 23, 2016

Ingredients: Chickpeas Pesto Lemon Plain Greek Yogurt Red onion Fresh parsley Directions: 1. Rinse and drain 2 15-ounce cans of chickpeas 2. Combine 1/4 cup pesto with 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt and 1 freshly-squeezed lemon 3. Chop 1/4 of a red onion and 1/2 of a bunch of fresh parsley. 4. Mix all together. […]

Walnut Pesto

June 17, 2016

Our partners at the N.C. State Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) bring you a tasty recipe for walnut pesto, a great spread for soup, veggies, pasta, and whatever your heart desires! Ingredients: 2 cups raw walnuts 1 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup olive oil 1 juiced lemon salt and pepper Preparation: Put everything in […]

Cashew Chipotle Crema

April 15, 2016

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups raw cashews 1/2 – 3/4 cups of water 1 teaspoon chipotle puree 1 tablespoon lime juice Salt and pepper to taste Preparation: 1. Soak cashews in enough water to cover for 30 minutes. 2. Add cashews and water to blender jar along with chipotle puree, lime juice and a sprinkle of […]


Cauliflower Fried Rice

March 25, 2016

Ingredients: Cauliflower Carrot Peas Onion Egg Soy sauce Garlic Oil Black Pepper Directions: 1. Chop 1 onion, 2 large carrots, mince 2 cloves of garlic and place in large pan with 1 tbsp. oil and cook until soft. 2. Finely chop 1 head of cauliflower (or use food processor to pulse); combine with vegetables. 3. […]

Blueberry & Squash Medley

November 18, 2015

½ cup winter squash, roasted and diced 2 ears of corn 2 pints blueberries, chopped ½ lime, juiced ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 2 tbsp mint, chopped 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp cinnamon *Add up to 1 tsp finely chopped jalapeno pepper, according to personal preference, for heat. […]

Sweet Potato Salad

November 17, 2015

1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into fine strips 3 carrots, peeled and cut into fine strips 2 apples, cut into fine strips ½ cup of kale, finely chopped ½ lemon, zest and juice of 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. honey 1 tsp. sea salt Combine the strips of sweet potatoes, carrots, apples […]