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Asian Marinated Cucumbers

Recipe: Asian Marinated Cucumbers

  Ingredients: 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp brown sugar or honey 1 or 2 pinches ginger, dried, ground 1 tsp cilantro, fresh, chopped 2 tbsp + 1 tsp olive oil 3/4 lb. cucumbers  Directions: Mince cilantro, then measure. In bowl whisk apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, sugar or honey, ginger […]

messy hummus sandwich chef marshall o'brien

Recipe: Messy Hummus Sandwich – but man is it good….

Packed with flavor from guacamole and delicious vegetables, enjoy as is or top off with sliced turkey. Serves 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 8 slices whole wheat bread 4 Tbsp. hummus 4 Tbsp. guacamole 4 romaine lettuce leaves 4 Tbsp. feta or goat cheese 2 mini cucumbers, sliced 1 medium tomato, sliced Directions: 1. […]

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   […]

Italian Breakfast Boat Chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Italian Breakfast Boat

Great presentation appeal, wow.  Add fresh herbs like basil, thyme or get rich with caramelized onions mixed in. Enjoy! Serves 8 Ingredients: 1 loaf hard crusted artisian bread  1 pound italian sausage, cooked, cooled, cut into bite size pieces 10 eggs, whisked 3/4 cup milk 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated 3 green onions, sliced entire green […]

Pineapple Pear Smoothie Chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Pineapple Pear Smoothie

Just 4 ingredients, switch pears with other sweet fruit, or just add more of your favorites. For less tang, you can substitute the plain yogurt for vanilla. Serves 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups pineapple, frozen, (chopped, tidbits, pieces works fine) 1 green or yellow pear, peeled (optional), cored, rough chopped 1 cup […]

Fish Cakes Chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Fish Cakes

Much more flavorful (and healthier) than pre-made fish/seafood cakes. Add your favorite tarter sauce or simply enjoy them as is. Fish Cakes Makes 8-10 cakes Ingredients: 1 lb. white fish – tilapia, sea perch ¾ cup mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard ¾ Tbsp. hot sauce (Tabasco or chili sauce works great) 4 green onions, green […]

rib-eye steak on the grill chef marshall o'brien

Recipe: Grilled Rib-eye Steak

Simple and hearty, enjoy with sauteed onions and mushrooms or grilled vegetables. Dijon mustard rosemary sauce would be a delicious addition as well. Grilled Rib-eye Steaks  Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ tsp or less salt  Approx ¼ tsp black pepper, ground 2 lbs Ribeye steaks, 1 ¼ to 1 ½ inch thick, […]

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 […]

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