How to Make Banana Ice Cream “Nice Cream”

INGREDIENTS PLAIN BANANA ICE CREAM 2 frozen bananas (peeled, sliced into coins, and frozen overnight) STRAWBERRY BANANA ICE CREAM 2 frozen bananas (peeled, sliced into coins, and frozen overnight) 1 cup frozen strawberries 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or 4 pitted dates + 1/4 cup water) CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER ICE CREAM 2 frozen bananas (peeled, sliced into coins, and frozen overnight) 2 tablespoons all-natural peanut butter pinch of salt (if using unsalted peanut

Watermelon Blueberry Sparklers

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium to large watermelon 3 cups blueberries wooden skewers DIRECTIONS: Cut watermelon into plates about 1/2 thick. Using a star cookie cutter, cut out star shapes from watermelon. Assemble sparklers with 8 to 10 blueberries and one watermelon star on each wooden skewer.   Idea / Image: This Healthy Table

Homemade Homemade Salad Dressings

GREEK YOGURT RANCH DRESSING INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup nonfat plain greek yogurt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1 ½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice (or can sub apple cider vinegar) 1/2 teaspoon dried dill or fresh chopped chives 1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 2 tablespoons water to thin dressing Optional: 1/4 teaspoon

Old Bay Shrimp Boil

INGREDIENTS: 8 cups/ 2 quarts water 12 ounces/ 355 ml beer ¼ cup/ 85 gramsOld Bay Seasoning 1 tablespoon salt 4 medium red potatoes quartered 1 large onions cut into large chunks ½ pound smoked sausage cut into 1 inch pieces 4-6 ears fresh corn shucked and cut into 3″ pieces 2 pounds unpeeled jumbo

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

INGREDIENTS: 1 spaghetti squash Extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Slice the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds and ribbing. Drizzle the inside of the squash with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place the spaghetti squash cut side

Spicy Asian Zucchini

INGREDIENTS: 1 large or two small zucchini, cut into long strips Sesame oil 1/4 cup soy sauce (Tamari if gluten free) 2 Tablespoons sriracha sauce 1 teaspoon honey 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds 2 green onions, sliced Salt Pepper DIRECTIONS: Heat 2 teaspoons of sesame oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the

Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb brussel sprouts 1/4 cup olive oil 3 TBSP balsamic vinegar  salt / pepper DIRECTIONS: Clean then chop brussel sprouts into halves or quarters and place them into a large bowl. Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, then pour over sprouts making sure all are coated. Bake at 400 degrees for 45

Sausage Cream Cheese Casserole

INGREDIENTS: 2 packages crescent rolls 1 8 oz. cream cheese block (softened) 16 oz. sausage log DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown sausage in the skillet until there is no pink color left in the meat. Remove browned sausage from the skillet and place on a paper towel or colander to drain excess grease.

Mashed Cauliflower

Author: Jennie Yield: 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 whole cauliflower 2-3 TBSP Butter 1/4 cup cream (you could also use milk but the consistency won’t be as creamy and thick) 1/4 cup grated parmesan 1 TBSP minced garlic Salt, pepper, paprika, parsley DIRECTIONS: Remove the stems from the cauliflower and chop into pieces Steam cauliflower by bringing

Homemade Hummus

Author: Krystin Baird Ingredients: 3 cups soaked / cooked chickpeas 1/2 cup water 3 TBSP tahini 4 TBSP lemon juice 2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and chopped black pepper, paprika, and salt to taste *option to add a dash of Tabasco and crushed red pepper for a spicy kick! Directions: Add water and lemon juice