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Fall Seasonal Recipes

Thanks for tuning in! Minnesota is a agricultrual state, with a bounty of seasonal products, available year round (yes, even in the winter). There is no better time than the fall, to showcase what makes Minnesota great. Try your local farmers market at this time of year, or better yet, sign up for a CSA next [...]


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Chicken with Citrus Relish

Make this sweet succulent topping to eat with any cooked meat, favorite chip, or just by itself! Serves 4  Ingredients: Relish: 1 cup fresh citrus segments, orange or grapefruit 1/2 cup sweet red bell pepper, diced                  2 tablespoons radish, diced                  2 tablespoons green [...]


Baked French Toast with Macerated Strawberries Chef Marshall O'Brien

Baked French Toast

Baked French Toast  Serves 8+ Ingredients 1 loaf challah bread, or Italian, or French bread is just fine 6 eggs 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon sugar or honey or agave Pinch of salt Directions Prepare a 9×11 glass dish with non-stick spray, or vegetable oil, or butter and dust with flour.   Cut bread [...]


layered fruit bowl Chef Marshall O'Brien

Layered Fruit Bowl

Layered Fruit Bowl Serves many Ingredients: Watermelon, balled Blueberries, washed Strawberries, washed, stems removed, cut in half Golden kiwi for garnish Star fruit for garnish Directions Use a glass bowl and alternate layers of water melon, blueberries, strawberries. Repeat process as desired, then garnish with kiwi and star fruit. 


Watermelon Salsa Chef Marshall O'Brien

Watermelon Salsa

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 c seeded and diced watermelon (any variety or color) 1/2 cup minced onion                               ½ cup minced fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp. minced jalapeno pepper       ½ tsp. salt 1 Tbsp fresh garlic clove, minced   [...]


Blueberry Sauce

Recipe: Easy Blueberry Sauce

With fresh or frozen fruit, this sauce is a delicious alternative  to syrup on pancakes or waffles. And it's easy make, bonus! serves 2 – 4 2 cups blueberries, frozen 1 T agave or honey 1/8 tsp lemon zest 1/2 cup water 1 tsp corn starch 2 tsp water   Directions:   In a small [...]


frosty banana pops

Recipe:Frosty Banana Pops

To satiate sweet-craving kiddos, ditch the sugary, processed candy and serve nature’s candy as a healthy alternative, like these frozen banana pops.


 

Fun with Fruit!

Here's a fun tip – use a cookie cutter to make fun shapes out of frut (mellons work great), and gobble them up with your friends for a snack!  You could even get creative and design a scene – think about cutting out shapes to build a tower, animals to build a zoo…use your imagination, [...]


Chef Marshall Smoothies

Strawberry & Banana Fruit Smoothie – Perfect Snack for Hungry Students

This fruit-smoothie is easy snack for students ready to study or jump in to an after-school activity.


Homemade Apple Orange Juice

Recipe: Homemade Apple Orange Juice

Here's an easy way to get kids to eat fruits and veggies – zip them into juice! This way you know what you're putting into your kids bodies, and they get to be part of the fun. It's a win – win. Serves 2 adults/4 kids Ingredients: 1/2 red apple 1 inch (approx) piece cucumber, [...]

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