Tag - balsamic

Peach Balsamic Savory Skillet Chicken

The wonderful 4th of July is a time to celebrate all things GREAT we have in our lives. Good friends, family, food, and of course our freedom! This recipe puts together all things great of the summer into ONE dish! MMMMMM…enjoy friends! Ingredients for your “Sautéed Balsamic Kale”: 1 tablespoon Persian Lime Olive Oil 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, about 1 1/4 pounds salt & pepper to taste 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon [...]

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Sautéed Balsamic Kale

One of our favorite side dishes is garlic collard greens with bacon and vinegar. It’s such a savory, rich flavor that pairs well with nearly any protein. A great benefit to eating kale is that kale is a super-food. It’s also a calciferous vegetable—a food group that is widely recognized for helping to reduce the risk of cancer. It’s also rich in a wide variety of vitamins and nutrients, it’s anti-inflammatory and it contains anti-oxidant properties. All around, [...]

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Grilled Peaches & Balsamic Pizza

It’s the new year, and it’s time to think outside the box! Grilled peaches on pizza? Just say yes! So delicious….and healthy. Go for it! Ingredients for your “Grilled Peaches & Balsamic Pizza”: Pizza Dough 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 cup warm water 1 package active dry yeast 2 cups bread flour 1/8 cup mild extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon of sea salt 3/4 cup warm water Garlic Glaze: 1 head garlic 1/2 cup medium-flavor extra virgin olive oil pinch of sea salt Toppings: 3 firm peaches, halved and pitted 6 slices prosciutto 4 oz goat [...]

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Halloween Blood Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These spooky potatoes are the best, and will enhance your Halloween dinner party! Orange and delicious! Ingredients for your “Halloween Blood Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes”: 2 ½ pounds Sweet Potatoes (approx 4) peeled and diced ¼ cup Blood Orange Olive Oil (EVOO) ¼ cup Chicken Broth 1 Tablespoon Orange Juice 1 teaspoon coriander ½ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Instructions: Cover diced sweet potatoes with water in large pot. Bring to boil and cook for 8-10 minutes until tender. Drain potatoes and transfer to mixing bowl. Add next 6 ingredients to bowl [...]

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Vampire’s Kiss

Throw this in your favorite “Halloween-inspired” glass, and enjoy! The best part? It is alcohol free, so the kids can dive in! Ingredients for your “Vampire’s Kiss”: Sparkling Lemon water Coronado Taste of Oils White Raspberry Balsamic Instructions: Pour your lemon sparkling water into your favorite spooky glass Add a splash of White Raspberry Balsamic Enjoy friends & Happy Holidays! Don’t forget to put your White Raspberry Balsamic into your shopping cart before you go (they are on special this month!)!

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Red Apple Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

Fall is here! This warm dish is full of the taste of the season…and everyone loves a good apple glazed…anything! You will love this. Ingredients: Yield: 4 servings 4 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each) Salt & pepper to taste 2 Tablespoons Garlic Olive Oil 1/4 cup apple juice 1/2 cup Red Apple Balsamic 1/4 cup apple jam 1 tablespoon butter Directions: Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large skillet brown chops in oil. Remove and keep warm. Add apple juice to the skillet, stirring to loosen browned [...]

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Chilled Summer Squash Soup with Raspberry Balsamic

What a great spin on Memorial Day Weekend! Most people don’t know what to think of a chilled soup, but this one will blow your mind! Ingredients: 1 pound summer squash or golden zucchini, cut in ½-inch rounds 1½ cups water Sea salt 1/3 cup blanched almonds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons minced onion 1 garlic clove 1 piece of cooked bacon 2 Tablespoons Persian Lime Olive Oil 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar Step 1: Place summer squash, water and a pinch of salt in a [...]

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Lavender Balsamic Honey Glazed Chicken

March is the month of luck…not just with the Irish! This recipe is full of surprises, and is sure to bring luck to anyone who makes it! Ingredients for your :”Lavender Balsamic Honey Glazed Chicken”: 4-6 Chicken Breasts (boneless, skinless) Herbs De Provence Olive Oil 1 tsp. salt 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon dried rosemary 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup lavender balsamic vinegar Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Season chicken quarters with salt & drizzle with Herbs de Provence Olive Oil, and arrange [...]

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Dark Chocolate Balsamic Valentine Truffles

Cyber Monday calls for a heart delicious (healthy) dish…and we have the perfect one! These greens will keep your heart racing for more shopping! Ingredients for your :”Warm Winter Wilted Greens”: 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped (I used Scharffen Berger) ¼ cup cream 4 teaspoons Dark Chocolate balsamic vinegar ½ cup hot cocoa mix (I used Godiva) Directions: Gently melt chocolate and cream in the microwave, stopping and stirring at 30-second intervals till smooth. Stir in balsamic vinegar. Cool in the refrigerator for an hour, then [...]

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Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a scary word for some because they don’t know what it is, or have NEVER tried it. Well, it is time to expand those pallets, because this is a recipe you cannot miss! Ingredients: 1/2 Cauliflower (rough chop) 2 cucumbers peeled and diced 1 large fennel bulb diced 10 large Brussel sprouts thinly sliced 1 red onion diced 2 large ripe tomatoes diced 1 cup fresh chopped parsley 1/2 cup fresh chopped mint Dressing Ingredients: 1/3 cup White Raspberry Balsamic 1/3 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil 1 tsp. cumin 2 [...]

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