Archive for 'Recipes'

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Jefferson Boyer, Educator at Salisbury University and Wor-Wic Community College is an Art Historian and English educator. Jefferson prepares about 25 pounds of Sweet Potato Biscuits each season for the Christmas Bazaar at White Haven Bed & Breakfast here on the Eastern Shore. It was his desire to prepare for our viewers, a traditional sweet […]

Cake Art – Holiday Sweet Treats

Susan Patt stopped by our kitchen to show us some really fun and beautiful things to make traditional cupcakes very special for the Holiday. Enjoy – then watch as she creates a Yule Log that will be the dessert everyone will want to cut into first. From Our Kitchen …. To Your Table – Merry […]

Salads for Every Course

Salads fit the bill when you don’t have the time or the desire to cook. But you don’t have to limit them to the typical salad course. After all, nearly any cold dish served with a dressing constitutes a salad. Plus, these dishes can make intriguing and almost effortless appetizers, accompaniments, and even desserts! All […]

Holiday Potatoes

Potatoes …. who doesn’t love nearly every form of potato ever created?  Below are a whole bunch of dishes to try.  I am on my way to make the potato chips!! What will you try?  Mary When it comes to comfort food and holiday dining, who can forget the potato? Potatoes are willing palettes for […]

Easy as Apple Pie

by Chef Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE So, what type of apples do you like? Green or golden, pink or red? Sugary sweet or puckery sour? And how do you like to eat your apples? Piping hot, baked with raisins and walnuts? Cold and crunchy, right from the refrigerator? Or do you prefer one of […]

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 8 Ingredients: 4 red or green bell peppers 2 cups (1 pint) cherry tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 cup fresh basil leaves 3 garlic cloves 2 tsp olive oil 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly oil a large shallow baking pan. Cut […]

Cucumber Yogurt Dip

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 2 cups plain low-fat yogurt 2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and grated 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp fresh dill 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1 cup broccoli florets 1 […]

Close up photo of an adult and child who are kayaking

Everyday Ideas to Rev Up Activity

Encourage every member of your family to increase daily physical activity and have fun at the same time. Be sure to think about what your family can be doing to build in more active time during your busy week. Here are some suggestions to consider. Make time Identify available time slots. Monitor your daily activities […]

Very Veggie Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 4.00 Ingredients: 4 cups raw spinach 4 cups romaine lettuce 2 cups chopped red, yellow, orange bell pepper 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes 1 cup chopped broccoli 1 cup chopped cauliflower 1 cup sliced yellow squash 1 […]

Mixed Bean Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Number of Servings: 16 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: Salad 16 oz can great Northern beans, rinsed and drained 16 oz can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 16 oz can no added salt cut green beans, rinsed and drained 15 oz can […]

Curried Butternut Apple Soup

Preparation Time: 1 hour Number of Servings: 10 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.75 Ingredients: 1/4 cup reduced fat margarine 2 cups chopped onion 1 rib celery 4 tsp curry powder 2 medium butternut squash (about 2 1/2 – 3 lbs) peeled, seeded, and cut into cubes 3 medium apples—peeled, cored, and chopped […]

Banana Yogurt Shake

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 1-1/2 cup fat free milk 4 small bananas, peeled 1 cup low fat plain yogurt 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1 cup ice cubes Directions: Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in […]

Banana Berry Jumble

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 25 minutes Number of Servings: 2 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.75 Ingredients: 1 large banana, halved and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 3/4 cup fresh or frozen cranberries 1/4 cup oats 1/2 tsp nutmeg Directions: Combine all ingredients in a large non-stick skillet. Cook on medium-high heat just […]

Baked Buttercup Squash

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 50 minutes Number of Servings: 2 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 1 buttercup squash (approximately 2 lbs) 1 Tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp butter salt and pepper Directions: Cut squash in half and remove seeds. Place in baking dish cut side down in about 1 inch of […]

Butternut and Ginger Soup

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 1 hour Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 1 tsp mild olive oil 1-1/2 cups chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tsp chopped fresh ginger 1-1/2 lbs (6 cups) peeled raw butternut or other winter squash 1/2 lb (1 cup) new potatoes, peeled […]

Fresh Orange Compote with Granola

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 2 navel oranges, peeled, separated into segments 1 apple or pear, diced 1/2 cup halved seedless red or green grapes 1 banana, peeled, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 cup low-fat granola cereal […]

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