Buckeye Crunch Bars

Author: Half Baked Harvest  INGREDIENTS 1 stick (8 tablespoons) salted butter, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups + 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 1/2 – 3 cups confectioners sugar, using more or less to your taste 12 ounces milk or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 20-24 pretzel twists INSTRUCTIONS 1. Line a

Golden Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil or coconut oil 3 carrots, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 tbsp ground cumin 1-2 tbsp ground turmeric* 1 tsp ground ginger 5-6 cups veggie stock 1 medium size butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1/4 cup dry quinoa 1 can (400mL) full fat coconut

Spicy Pesto Pasta Alla Vodka

Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 20 minutes Total time 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1–2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 cup tomato paste 1/4 cup vodka 3/4 cup basil pesto, homemade or store-bought kosher salt and

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