May 16, 2022
While bacon is usually a breakfast staple or a layer in a sandwich, there are many other uses. The cured meat can be used in a recipe that is sweet, crunchy, cheesy, smoky, savory, etc. Some of the obvious uses of bacon include crumbled on top of entree dishes or simply a salty sidekick, however, bacon can be used in desserts, appetizers, snacks, and salads. Bring home the bacon for all meals of the day: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack time!   Get to bakin’ and let us know which one you like best!     5 Ways to Use Bacon
May 16, 2022
According to legend, potato chips were created in 1853 by George Crum, a Native American/African American chef at the Moon Lake Lounge in New York. A dining patron didn’t like how thin his french fries were served. When the waiter brought the fries back to the kitchen, Crum took it upon himself to show the unsatisfied customer just how thin a fry could be! He sliced the potato so thin, he created the potato chip! To his surprise, the patron loved it. This tale has given Crum credit and the potato chip inventor, but there was no mention of this contribution to society in his obituary.
May 9, 2022
Spring has sort of sprung so have a different kind of refreshing salad–Corn Chili Stuffed Tomatoes. Create an edible tomato bowl and fill it with a delicious mix. The jalapeño pepper adds a bit of a zing to the juicy tomato and the crispy corn kernels. The multiple textures are sure to be a treat for your tastebuds! Make the tomatoes as the main entree or add it as a side dish to a grilled masterpiece perhaps.
May 9, 2022
Are CLIF Bars for you? Clif Bars were created by athletes for athletes, but are they actually healthy snacks? Clif Bar claims eating the bars before and during physical activity provides a quality amount of energy for approximately an hour. However, Medical News Today says, the high amounts of sugar and carbohydrates paired with a sedentary lifestyle could result in weight gain.
May 2, 2022
Cinco de Mayo has become a time to down margaritas and stuff your face with all the guacamole your stomach can handle, but it is really the holiday commemorates when the Mexican army defeated France at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, during the Franco-Mexican War.  
May 2, 2022
Oatmeal is the cereal of ancient man. This breakfast meal dates back to 7,000 B.C in China and the ancient Greeks are known as the first to create porridge with oats. Oats are filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. Studies have shown oats and oatmeal can contribute to weight loss, lowering blood sugar, and reducing risk of heart disease. Livestock is the primary consumer of oats; humans only account for 5% of the world’s crop consumption.  
April 25, 2022
This Corn Zucchini Chowder is a-maize-ing! So simple and tastes so good, you won’t even realize you are loading up on the healthiest of foods. Add an optional spicy kick to the soup with jalapeños. Corn season is starting up but so is Spring flu season. Corn is rich in vitamin C and has smaller amounts of potassium, and vitamins B, E, and K. Want more than just the soup for dinner? Add a glass of Chardonnay and a bread roll. Corn Zucchini Chowder
April 25, 2022
Rose and Jim Totino started a pizzeria in Minneapolis in 1951, with a $1,500 loan. Little did they know then, their take-out only pizza parlor would turn into a multi-million dollar frozen foods brand. The couple was selling hundreds of pizzas a week and realized their 18-hour days were not sustainable. They changed over to the frozen food business in 1962, but they didn’t start out with pizzas. Rather, they were known for their Totino’s Fine Foods pasta dinners! After they perfected the frozen pizza, it joined their menu of frozen pastas.  
April 17, 2022
Use those pretty Easter eggs for a different kind of avocado toast–Avocado Egg Salad! With a tasty twist to the classic egg salad, this Avocado Egg Salad recipe takes all the main ingredients, and lessens the amount of mayonnaise. Keep the small texture pieces like the celery and herbs that pair oh so nicely with chopped boiled eggs. When mixing the avocado and mayonnaise, the mixture keeps the moisture and creaminess, but lessens the unnecessary sugar and calories.
April 17, 2022
When you think protein-based breakfast, Kodiak Cakes and Oatmeal should come to mind! The small family-operated business started in the 1980's, in Utah with pancakes and waffle mixes, but quickly expanded. They now offer the original mixes, oatmeal cups, frozen pre-packed pancakes, granola bars, and fruit syrups. The two brothers of the family business appeared in an episode of Shark Tank in 2014. Mr. Wonderful and Mark Cuban both made offers, but the Clark brothers (owners of the company) turned them both down because the offers weren’t what they were hoping for.

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