Put Taste on the Table

When busy weeknights leave little opportunity for extravagant meals, bring the family together with a simpler recipe that provides just as much tasty flavor, such as these Turkey Potato Dinner Wraps. Requiring just 15 minutes of prep and 15 minutes of cook time, a half-hour is all you need to create an enjoyable meal for all. Find more quick dinner recipes at eatwisconsinpotatoes.com. Turkey-Potato Dinner Wrap 3/4 pound Russet potatoes* cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 tbsp water 1 tbsp canola oil 3/4 pound ground lean turkey 1 large carrot shredded 1/3 cup sliced green onions with tops 1 can Tomato …

Fuel Your Morning with Protein-Packed Recipes

(Family Features) As you prepare to take on the day, one of the most beneficial ways to energize yourself each morning is by fueling your body with the proper nutrients, including protein. U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team High-Performance Dietitian Allen Tran works with top athletes and recognizes the key role protein plays in their diets. Developed by Tran, these breakfast recipes can provide the nutrition necessary for journeying through your day with energy and verve. Protein Waffles include Rockin’ Protein Builder for an easy boost of protein. The 12-ounce shakes, which are low in carbs and sugar, are made with …

Bring Tuscany to the Table

Simple, flavorful recipes for fall entertaining (Family Features) Take time this fall to slow down and experience the pure delight of great-tasting food with family and friends.   Savoring the moment is at the heart of Tuscan-inspired entertaining, where everyone has a seat at the table to enjoy simple and delicious dishes that boast authentic flavor and incorporate quality ingredients. With a passion for the simplicity of Italian food and homemade Tuscan cooking, Italian-American chef Laura Vitale, host of “Laura in the Kitchen,” traveled to the small town of Lucca, Italy, where she reconnected with a region rooted in heritage, …

How to make Herb Biscuits

Do you know what the secret ingredient for these biscuits is?  Cottage cheese!  These biscuits are crispy-on-the-outside and moist and tender on the inside.  Slap on some butter and these warm and tasty biscuits will melt in your mouth.  For more mouthwatering recipe ideas, go to www.culinary.net. Watch the video to see how to make this delicious recipe! What you’ll need: Flour Baking Powder Sugar Italian Seasoning (we used Oregano) Minced Onion Salt Garlic Powder Cottage Cheese Butter Milk Baking Sheet In a large bowl add in: Flour, Baking powder, Sugar, Italian Seasoning (we used Oregano), Salt and garlic powder, …

4 simple tips to satisfy your comfort food cravings

(BPT) – After a long day, digging into a hearty pasta dish or a piping hot bowl of soup can fill you with warmth and coziness — especially on those chilly days. The good news is that comfort foods don’t have to be unhealthy or take a lot of time to make. We can still enjoy the rich, flavorful options that feed your cravings with easy-to-make dishes that incorporate wholesome, nutritious ingredients (some taken directly from your grocery store’s chilled foods section). Here are some helpful tips to enjoy comforting meals without guilt: * Combine frozen and prepared foods with …

Tomato-Tortellini Soup

When the weather is frightfully cold and you need something quick to warm you up, try this recipe for Tomato-Tortellini soup. With only 4 ingredients, you’ll be warm and cozy in no time. For more comfort food ideas, go to www.culinary.net. Watch the video to see how to make this delicious recipe!   Tomato-Tortellini Soup 2              14 ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth 1              9 ounce package of refrigerated tortellini 1              8 ounce tub cream cheese spread with chive and onion 1              can tomato soup Fresh chives (optional) In a medium saucepan bring broth to a boil.  Add tortellini then reduce …

Festive Holiday Fun

  For a fun and simple holiday craft that can be made at home, give these Festive Popcorn Trees a try. Popcorn is the perfect choice to pop up and eat while trimming your popcorn tree and decking out your creations. At 30 calories a cup, whole-grain, freshly popped popcorn offers a nutritious alternative to traditional holiday party nibbles. Visit popcorn.org for more fun, festive holiday recipes. SOURCE: Popcorn Board

Make it Mediterranean

3 dishes to highlight the next trend in internationally themed cuisine (Family Features) Just like forward-thinking culinary artists, many at-home chefs seek out the next trendy flavor to provide friends and family gathered around the table. When pondering which trend you’ll dive into in the future, consider incorporating tastes from an especially influential international location – the Mediterranean Sea region. Considered by the experts at Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) in the organization’s 2018 Trends Report to be one of the most influential parts of the world on the American food scene, flavors from the Mediterranean Sea focus on a …

Add Sizzle to Summer Salads

(Family Features) During the warm summer months, salad makes for a refreshing lunch or convenient dinner option that can be delicious and nutritious. With a variety of salad options available, they don’t have to be boring or monotonous. For example, greens can instantly transform into a unique meal when you add creative options like duck breast to help elevate the dish. Because it’s a red meat, duck breast provides a hearty taste, similar to steak, while being leaner and lower in saturated fat than other red meats. In this Cherry-Glazed Duck Breast Salad, homemade cherry vinaigrette glazes duck breast and …

Sweet Summer Refresh

(Family Features) Summer typically brings about both the desire to feel healthier and cravings for sweet, refreshing meals. When you rethink your food and focus on feeling better about your diet and yourself, the two can work hand-in-hand. Liven up your summer entertaining menu with a delicious touch of reduced-calorie sweetness from Truvia in recipes like this sizzling Java London Broil or sweet Quick Berry Crumbles a la Mode. Celebrity chef Devin Alexander, featured on “The Biggest Loser,” created these succulent recipes with less sugar by using Truvia Natural Sweetener, made with the sweetest part of the stevia leaf without …