One-Pot Cincinnati Chicken Chili

Celebrating my home state of Ohio, here’s another recipe that’s a play on a fan favorite (or cult favorite Skyline Chili)… it’s a healthier version of Cincinnati’s Chili. Ingredients 2 pounds lean ground chicken or turkey* 1 small onion chopped 1 red pepper chopped 2 cups chicken broth 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato paste 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar 1 teaspoons worcestershire 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cuminContinue reading “One-Pot Cincinnati Chicken Chili”

Healthy Protein Buckeyes

Continuing the celebration of my home state of Ohio, here’s a play on one of my favorite recipes – buckeyes!! INGREDIENTS 1 cup drippy, all-natural peanut butter (I used Kirland All-Natural) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 scoops vanilla whey protein powder (I used Designer Whey Vanilla) 2 tablespoons honey, organic 1 cup dark or dairy-free chocolate chips 1 tablespoon coconut oil INSTRUCTIONS Combine peanutContinue reading “Healthy Protein Buckeyes”

Savory Waffle with Ham & Egg

For this month, I’d like to share recipes that celebrate my home state of Ohio and the Midwest! To kick things off, here’s a play on a “hearty” breakfast (the “slam” breakfast Denny’s). Ingredients 4 thick slices Canadian bacon or deli ham4 eggs4 frozen whole grain waffles (We like Van’s Gourmet Multi-Grain. Each waffle packsContinue reading “Savory Waffle with Ham & Egg”

Jalapeno Chimichurri

Since we grew jalapeno peppers in our garden this summer and the season is almost over, I thought it would be cool to add a recipe using them! Well thank you to Eat This, Not That, I found a chimichurri recipe for the jalapenos! I’ll have to let you know how it turns out! Enjoy!Continue reading “Jalapeno Chimichurri”

Bruschetta

Found this tasty looking recipe for Bruschetta on Instagram! I believe this is a recipe by alphafoodie. Pretty classic and simple… it also looks amazing!!! I can’t wait to try this one!! Ingredients Ripe Tomatoes Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fresh Basil Leaves Black Pepper Fresh Mozzarella (optional) Balsamic Glaze (optional) Salt Sourdough Bread (sliced) DirectionsContinue reading “Bruschetta”

Caribbean Cottage Pie

I came across the interesting and delicious looking recipe from the Washington Post – a Caribbean version of Shepherd’s Pie (I’m guessing because of the plantains). Enjoy!! Ingredients For the topping 3 green plantains (about 2 1/2 pounds total) 1/2 cup cold water, plus more as needed 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more asContinue reading “Caribbean Cottage Pie”

POTICA

Lastly from kneadygirl.com, here’s an advanced recipe for Potica! I’ve had this as a kid growing up and never knew what it was called… but I know it’s an absolutely delicious treat!! Enjoy! Ingredients Bread Dough 2 teaspoons Dry, Active Yeast 1/2 Cup Warm Water 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1 1/2 Cups Milk 5 Egg YolksContinue reading “POTICA”

Sweet Potato Buns

As promised, the second of three recipes highlighting kneadygirl.com, this time an intermediate recipe. This recipe can use whatever your preference – sweet potatoes or yams – the only change might be in the color of the buns Sweet Potato Buns Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Dry, Active Yeast 1/4 Cup Sugar 2 Cups Warm Milk (110Continue reading “Sweet Potato Buns”

Honey Oat Bread

Kicking off the recipes for this month – highlighting kneadygirl.com (I found her recipes on Instagram from a friend) – is a beginner recipe for Honey Oat Bread Ingredients 1 Cup Rolled Oats 1 1/4 Cups Boiling Water 1/4 Cup Honey 2 Tablespoons Butter 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt 1/2 Cup Warm Water 2 teaspoons Dry,Continue reading “Honey Oat Bread”