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How to Roast a Pumpkin

Posted by: on November 22, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Pumpkin. Its everywhere and in everything. You can find pumpkins in stores well into December as they can be stored up to a month at the right room temperature. So jump on the band wagon and create your own pumpkin dish, like a pumpkin pie or pumpkin risotto using the fresh flesh of a roasted pumpkin. The pumpkinbilities are endless.

 

Pumpkin. Its everywhere and in everything. You can find pumpkins in stores well into December as they can be stored up to a month at the right room temperature. So jump on the band wagon and create your own pumpkin dish, like a pumpkin pie or pumpkin risotto using the fresh flesh of a roasted […]MORE

Sunday Fun Day: Turkey Leftovers

Posted by: on November 20, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought a “what do I do with all this leftover turkey?” recipe was in order.  Check out this easy one pot turkey chili recipe.

 

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought a “what do I do with all this leftover turkey?” recipe was in order.  Check out this easy one pot turkey chili recipe.  MORE

Sunday Fun Day: Quesadillas

Posted by: on November 13, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Quesadillas are great for using leftover meats & veggies. Check out these recipes ideas from CookingLight to help make use of your leftovers.

Quesadillas are great for using leftover meats & veggies. Check out these recipes ideas from CookingLight to help make use of your leftovers.MORE

Sunday Fun Day: Toasted Nuts

Posted by: on November 6, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Nuts are a great source of protein  and can be used in salads, rices, desserts or just as a snack.  Learn more here about how to toast your own nuts.

Nuts are a great source of protein  and can be used in salads, rices, desserts or just as a snack.  Learn more here about how to toast your own nuts.MORE

How to Clean and Season Cast Iron

Posted by: on November 2, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Cast iron pans can be used to cook or bake just about anything.  It is one of the most versatile pans to have in your kitchen and well worth the investment. However, cleaning this versatile pan uses a totally different method than our everyday pots and pans.  To keep your cast iron pan at its best, watch this short video on how to clean, season and cook in your cast iron skillet.

Cast iron pans can be used to cook or bake just about anything.  It is one of the most versatile pans to have in your kitchen and well worth the investment. However, cleaning this versatile pan uses a totally different method than our everyday pots and pans.  To keep your cast iron pan at its best, […]MORE

Sunday Fun Day: How to Cut an Avocado

Posted by: on October 30, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Learn how easy it is to slice an avocado for perfect presentation every time. Click on image to play video.

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Learn how easy it is to slice an avocado for perfect presentation every time. Click on image to play video.MORE

Five Benefits of Avocados

Posted by: on October 26, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

avocado-16041_640Here are FIVE great reasons to add avocado to your daily diet.

1. High in Nutrients
Avocados include 20 vitamins and minerals and is referred to as one of the super foods.

2. High in Potassium
Skip the banana and have an avocado instead. Avocados provide 14% of the recommended daily allowance compared to a banana at 10%.

3. Loaded with Fiber
Avocados are a great source of soluble fiber, which is for good metabolic health.

4. Loaded with Fatty Acids
Avocados are full off heart healthy fatty acids known as the good fat (unsaturated) that our body needs to break down carbohydrates.

5. Numerous Health Benefits
Different studies have shown that avocados may prevent the risk of cancer, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, and even boosts your immune system.

Here are FIVE great reasons to add avocado to your daily diet. 1. High in Nutrients Avocados include 20 vitamins and minerals and is referred to as one of the super foods. 2. High in Potassium Skip the banana and have an avocado instead. Avocados provide 14% of the recommended daily allowance compared to a banana at 10%. […]MORE

Sunday Fun Day: Pumpkin Carving

Posted by: on October 23, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Time to carve a pumpkin with your family or friends?  Get creative with these ideas.

 

Time to carve a pumpkin with your family or friends?  Get creative with these ideas.  MORE

Recipe: Warm, Delicious Pumpkin Pancakes

Posted by: on October 13, 2016   |Comments (0)|Uncategorized

Pumpkin pancakes with maple syrup and blueberries on a plate. Grey stone background.

You know that fall has arrived when you see pumpkin flavored everything, everywhere you look. They have pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin ice cream, even pumpkin pasta sauce! It’s gotten a little out of hand. But one of the best ways to enjoy this iconic squash is to use real pumpkin puree and make fresh, homemade pumpkin pancakes. Pumpkin is absolutely packed with antioxidant Vitamin A. It also gives you a decent dose of Vitamin C, iron, and calcium. One cup of puree has 7 grams of fiber – a little more than 25% of the daily recommended intake for women and 20% for men. Try this amazing Pumpkin recipe for your next Sunday breakfast from Cooking Classy.

You know that fall has arrived when you see pumpkin flavored everything, everywhere you look. They have pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin ice cream, even pumpkin pasta sauce! It’s gotten a little out of hand. But one of the best ways to enjoy this iconic squash is to use real pumpkin puree and make fresh, homemade […]MORE

Sunday Fun Day: Veggies

Posted by: on October 9, 2016   |Comments (0)|Dining at PC

Eat Right

Need to brush up on knife skills? Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDE, with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, shows you how to julienne vegetables like an expert in no time!

Eat Right Need to brush up on knife skills? Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDE, with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, shows you how to julienne vegetables like an expert in no time!MORE