Popcorn Salad Recipe: A Green Salad With More Fiber!

Is popcorn salad a way to get kids (and salad-avoiding adults) a way to eat more salad? Is it a way to get more fiber into your salad? Is it food fun? Or is it all three?     POPCORN SALAD HISTORY While it may sound quirky and new, popcorn salad has a long history.…
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Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe For National Grilled Cheese Day

[1] A pizza grilled cheese sandwich with pepperoni (photo © Emily Ellyn). [2] Sliced mozzarella cheese (photos #2 and #3 © Frigo Cheese). [3] Ricotta cheese is blended with marinara sauce for the sandwich and for dipping. [4] A Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich—the grilled cheese version of the Caprese Salad. Here’s the recipe (photo ©…
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BLT Polenta Recipe For National BLT Month

How about a BLT Polenta Recipe for National BLT Sandwich Month? It’s a combination of comfort food and food fun (photo #1). Sundried polenta is garnished with pancetta ( bacon), spinach (for the lettuce) and sundried tomatoes. Plus, a poached egg and pearl onions are added to make this a brunch, lunch or dinner dish.…
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RECIPE: A New Kind Of Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Halloumi

April is National Grilled Cheese Month. We’ve seen many different ways to make a grilled cheese sandwich, including bread-free, low-carb versions that substitute sliced portabello mushrooms or ham—a bread-free ham and cheese sandwich, grilled on a panini press. Today we present another option: a grilled cheese sandwich where halloumi cheese (photo #2) is substituted for…
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French Fries With PB&J, A Recipe For National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day

[1] French Fries with peanut butter (satay) and jelly dips. From left to right: satay sauce, crushed peanut and scallion garnish, smoked raspberry jelly (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Idaho russet potatoes (photo © Potato 101 | Idaho Potato Commission. [3] Satay sauce is very versatile. Here’s a recipe for a classic use: a…
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