Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake

2 cups cold heavy cream 12 ounces Italian mascarpone cheese, such as Vermont Creamery 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup strong brewed espresso, chilled 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 (8-ounce) packages chocolate chip cookies, such as Tate’s Bake Shop In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the heavy cream, mascarpone, sugar,…

Shakshouka- Lakewinds Co-Op

1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 medium onion, peeled and diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 cup bell pepper, diced (tri-colored) 1 jalapeño (optional), diced and seeded 4 cups ripe heirloom tomatoes, chopped in large chunks 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to…

Santa Fe Chicken Bake

Recipe: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 4 tsp taco seasoning mix 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 2 cups corn kernels, fresh, or frozen 1 1/2 cups salsa or pico di gallo, fresh, drained of excess liquid 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped, plus extra for garnish salt and pepper, to taste 1 cup…

Peanut Butter S’mores Sandwich

    Recipe: 2 tablespoons softened unsalted butter 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar (light or dark) 2 sheets graham crackers, crushed 4 slices bread 2 tablespoons peanut butter, creamy 1 cup mini marshmallows or regular marshmallow cut in half horizontally* 1 large milk chocolate bar pinch of salt Preheat the broiler of the oven. In…

Healthy Eggs Benedict

Recipe: Hollandaise Sauce 1 whole yellow bell pepper, sliced 6 tablespoons cream cheese, reduced fat or regular 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon kosher salt or coarse sea salt Paprika for garnish Place the bell pepper in a microwave-safe bowl and add 1 tablespoon water. Cover and microwave on high for…

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls

Recipe: 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup lightly salted peanuts, or no salt added 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips *1/4 tsp salt *if using unsalted peanuts Chocolate Coating 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 2 teaspoons coconut oil In a…

Baked Chicken Parmesan Rolls

Recipe:   4 chicken breasts 1/2 cup organic breadcrumbs 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, divided 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 eggs, beaten 5 oz frozen thawed spinach, squeezed dry of any liquid 1/3 cup part skim ricotta cheese 8 slices fresh mozzarella 1 cup marinara sauce 1 teaspoon Salt, divided 1…

Caramelized Croissant French Toast

  Recipe: 8 whole Croissants, split in half down the middle 5 whole eggs 1/4 cup milk 2 Tablespoons Organic Cane Sugar 2 Tablespoons Organic Brown Sugar 2 tablespoons Butter 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract Directions In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, cane sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Dip each croissant half…