Entrees, Brunch and Lunch
RETHINK CHOCOLATE with Atlanta & CO
Missed the show but want to check it out? Click HERE! We usually think of chocolate as an exclusively sweet ingredient, but if you've ever tasted a nibble of unsweetened baking chocolate, you know as a bitter, somewhat fruity flavor - only when cacao beans are...
Spicy Tuesday – Ancient Grains Stuffed Tomatoes – Mediterranean Style – Basil
Even in the coldest days of winter, the bright acidity and sweet flavor of tomatoes can seduce us. Ahh, we can’t wait for the month of August when the siren sound of drippy juicy tomatoes fulfills us! While we wait for better “tomato days”, here’s a way to make those...
Friday Four 020218: Flavorful Black Bean and Turkey Chili for the Big Game
Its time for the BIG GAME! Whenever I think about about this time of year – I think Chili! This is one of my favorites – hardy and easy and a BIG crowd pleaser! The National Syndicated column – the 7 Day Meal Planner’s Susan Nicholson thought so too, its today’s recipe!
Happy National Oatmeal Month! Fun Recipes on Atlanta & CO!
MISSED the SHOW? Click HERE to watch the Video! Oatmeal’s not just for breakfast! Christine and I will use this easy-to-find delicious and nutritious ingredient in two recipes. Five Reasons to Love Oats Easy to make Great source of soluble and insoluble fiber Good...
Spicy Tuesday – Greek Baked Fish with Feta and Tomatoes – Oregano
More than a handful of good-for-you ingredients go into this easy to fix dish that not only tastes great right out of the oven, but freezes well, too! Two foods that we cook with often are onions and tomatoes. The phytochemicals in onions improve the working of...
Friday Four 011218: Red Pepper Risotto
It so much fun to teach risotto to home cooks. Although it looks like an impressive “restaurant” dish, it’s easy and fast to cook at home. The secret to making good risotto is in the pan. Instead of a tall-sided saucepot, opt for a wide bottomed sauté pan. Lots more surface area in the pan means lots more room for the rice to absorb the stock, making the finished dish creamy and decadent – without adding cream!
Friday Four 122917: Black Eyed Peas Sliders
Here in the South, we always eat black eyed peas, greens and cornbread for New Years. It brings us luck! Here’s a fun twist on the traditional, including all three in a yummy bite size burger.
Spicy Tuesday – Creamy Crab Bisque Stuffed in Bread Bowls – Oregano
Its always fun to have your own personal bowl of yummy soup – especially when it is one that you can eat! This creamy crab soup is easy to make and just a little better for you – we used coconut milk instead of heavy cream to capture the velvety texture of bisque....
Friday Four 121517: Whats for Breakfast? Yummy Cinnamon Doughnuts
This week has been all about breakfast ideas for the holidays. From Atlanta & CO on Monday, to today’s doughnut idea, here’s a way to make sure your family and friends are eating deliciously AND a little better for the holidays!
Happy (Healthy) Holiday Breakfast!
It's the HOLIDAYS! The family is descending on you…what are you going to serve the hungry hoards for breakfast? Don’t resort to doughnuts and grocery store pastry – instead have them enjoy a breakfast buffet full of delicious goodies. You don’t even have to tell them...
Friday Four – Festive Holiday Seafood Pasta – 120817
Have you heard of the Feast of Seven Fishes? Its an Italian-American tradition that’s typically celebrated on Christmas Eve. I love celebrating with family and friends with this fun pasta!
Spicy Tuesday – Blackberry Shallot Glazed Salmon – Parsley
Here’s a recipe worthy of any holiday celebration! We using herbs and spices to brighten up the flavor of any recipe. In this case, parsley adds just the perfect touch of green, herb flavor to a sauce made from red wine. Parsley can help your body fight cancer,...
Friday Four – Veggie Enchiladas for Spooky Friends – 102717
Here’s the perfect make-ahead dish to feed your spooks and goblins well on Monday night!
Spicy Tuesday – Perfectly Easy Tomato Sauce – Italian Seasoning
On a chilly fall evening there’s nothing like rich red tomato sauce served up simply and deliciously on whole-wheat pasta with shaved Parmegiano Reggiano. Here’s our idea of a satisfying, fast and delicious weeknight meal, or the start of something more like veggie...
Pumpkins and Apples – Oh My! Super Easy Fall Recipes on Atlanta & CO
I celebrated National Food Day on October 24th with fun host Christine Pullara on NBC 11 Alive's Atlanta & CO. Here's the link to the video if you missed it live! Pumpkins and Apples! Here are TWO things you can do to change your eating the very next time you go...
Friday Four 102017: Butternut Squash and Quinoa Sliders
No. 1 : Quick Recipe Butternut Squash and Quinoa Sliders 1 Small Butternut Squash 1 TB Honey 1 Tsp Garam Masala 4 TB Olive Oil, divided !/2 Tsp each Sea Salt and Pepper 1/2 Cup Quinoa 1 Cup Water 1 1/4 Cup Almond Flour 1/2 Cup Panko Bread Crumbs (Whole Wheat if...
Friday Four 100617: Easy Asian Inspired Peanut Sauce with Roasted Shrimp
No need for takeout this weekend! Peanut sauce with all the flavor – that’s a little better for us. Plus a roasted shrimp recipe that rocks.
Facebook LIVE – Drink Wine and Get Organized – Tailgating and Fall Get-Togethers Tips!
Its that football, soccer and back-to-school gatherings. Neatsmart’s Carrie Peebles and I are sharing some great tips and yummy treats to kick off the season! Organizing Tip: Plan ahead! Plan out your menu so you know what serving pieces you’ll need. Write the menu...
Drink Wine and Get Organized – Trends in Organizing, Food and Wine
Trends in Organizing, Food and Wine are coming faster than we can keep up. Here are some GOOD ideas you can embrace without having to go crazy in one direction or other!
Tailgating Taste and Savor Style on Atlanta & CO!
Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner – Football season is kicking off - and while the weather is warm we’re celebrating the weekend with a couple of easy, healthy make ahead apps that everyone will enjoy. Who doesn’t love shrimp and dip? Here’s a super easy...