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homemade granola chef marshall o'brien


Make your own granola, sweet and easy. Add dried fruit, other spices  or nuts if you wish. makes 9+ cups   Ingredients:  5 cups regular rolled oats (not instant) 2 cups nuts like walnuts, and/or cashews  1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup coconut, shredded, (optional) 1 1/4 tsp cinnamon, ground 1/4 tsp ginger, ground, dried [...]

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Recipe: Roasted Edamame Cauliflower

Beautiful contrasting colors with the edamame, cauliflower and a dash of turmeric. Wonderful roasted as instructed, or as a hot stir-fry would be delicious as well.  Serves 6 Ingredients 2 2/3 cups Cauliflower, flourets 1 1/3 cups Edamame 3/4 cups Onions, diced 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced 1/2 Tbsp Italian herb blend (basil, thyme, oregano, etc)  2 [...]

Italian Chicken Pasta chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Italian Chicken Pasta

For student athletes, smart nutrition leads to optimal performance. What's eaten during  training, before the event(s), and just afterward, are all specific and play a critical role so student athletes can have a comeptitive advantage.  Here's a delicious and nutritious pre-game dinner for the entire team, and more! Cook for 15, or for 30 athletes. Serves [...]

Citrus Tilapia Tacos Chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Citrus Fish Tacos

When it's citrus season, use Cara Cara, Clementines or any other juicy orange-like fruit for this light and refreshing taco. I prefer soft shell corn tortillas but the choice is yours. Enjoy!   Serves 4 Preparation Time: 35 minutes   Ingredients: Salsa: 1 orange, peeled, pith removed, small chop 1 avocado, small dice* 1 large [...]

caramelized-mushrooms-eggs chef marshall o'brien

Recipe: Scrambled eggs with caramelized mushrooms

Scrambled Eggs with Caramelized Mushrooms Serves 2 Ingredients 1 Tbsp Butter or olive oil 2 cups Mushrooms, washed, sliced 1/2 tsp Balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp Fresh Parsley 1 Garlic clove, minced 2 dash Salt 2 dash Black pepper 4 Eggs, scrambled in a bowl   Directions: 1. Heat non-stick (or use your favorite egg pan [...]

chai spice pudding chef marshall o'brien

Recipe: Chai Spice Pudding

Add raisins, and vanilla to this easy, delicious pudding treat. serves 12 Ingredients: 6 1/2 cups whole milk, 2 cups separated 3/4 tsp nutmeg ground 3/4 tsp cinnamon ground 4 cardamom pods, or seeds of pod ground 1/2 cup sugar 6 Tbsp corn starch   Directions: Mix 4 1/2 cups milk with nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, [...]

southwest chicken chef marshall o'brien

Recipe: Southwest Chicken

Looking for some food ideas? Here comes the Southwest Chicken.  Red salsa, green salsa, red onions or yellow, give it a try. If you don't have sweet potatoes, you can substitute with winter squash. Serves 6   Ingredients 1 ½ Tbsp Canola or olive oil  ½ cup Onions, small dice  1 Lb. Sweet potatoes, peeled, [...]

super green smoothie chef marshall o'brien courtesy pfk

Recipe: Super Green Smoothie

  Super it is with good, healthy fats, fiber and most importantly flavor!   Serves 4 Preparation Time: 10 Minutes   Ingredients: 2 cups 1% milk 1 banana, peeled, cut in half ½ avocado, pitted, peeled 1 cup spinach, gently packed  1 cup green apple, cored, chopped 3 Tbsp. ground flax seed 2 Tbsp. honey [...]

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 [...]

brussels sprouts chef marshall o'brien

Recipe: Simply Brussels Sprouts

A quick toss of olive oil and salt is all you need to make these beauties dance in your mouth. Enjoy them any time of the day with just about anything. Serves 4 to 5 Ingredients 1 pound Brussels sprouts, washed, trimmed if needed, cut in half 2 Tbsp olive oil 4 pinches (about 1/8 [...]

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