Posts Tagged ‘almond’

Blueberry and Almond Salad with Red Butter Lettuce

Friday, September 14th, 2012
Blueberry and Almond Salad with Red Butter Lettuce

Blueberry and Almond Salad with Red Butter Lettuce

Blueberry and Almond Salad with Red Butter Lettuce

Sweet berries combined with savory toasted almonds speckle this red butter lettuce for a simple and delightful salad.  Tangy lemons balances the flavors perfectly.
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Almond Chicken Breasts

Sunday, June 10th, 2012
Almond Encrusted Chicken

Almond Encrusted Chicken

Almond Chicken Breasts

Adapted from Mariel’s Kitchen by Mariel Hemingway

This almond coating is a nice change from a plain baked chicken breast.  The coating offers a bit of crunch and added flavor too.  Serve on a bed of farro and with a side of steamed broccoli for a complete meal.

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Banana Nut Oatmeal Brûlée

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
Banana Nut Oatmeal Brulee

Banana Nut Oatmeal Brulee

Banana Nut Oatmeal Brûlée

This is a nice warm, sweet breakfast dish for a cold wintry weekend morning.  If you wish to use steel cut oats double the liquid and cook for 30 minutes before adding in the diced banana and vanilla extract.
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Cherry Almond French Toast Bake

Saturday, January 21st, 2012
Cherry Almond French Toast Bake

Cherry Almond French Toast Bake

Cherry Almond French Toast Bake

This French toast like casserole is great for brunch, especially with guests around.  You can make it in advance (for the most part), and doesn’t require any attention while baking, allowing you to visit with guest, or work on other dishes for the brunch.  Best of all, it makes a lot, and works as leftovers too!
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1 Main Dish – 5 Ways

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
Pasta with Almond Red Pepper Pesto

Pasta with Almond Red Pepper Pesto

Tuesday Tip

1 Main Dish – 5 Ways

If you only cook for 1 or 2 people, often times a single dish will last a number of meals.  Some people don’t mind eating the same dish, meal after meal.  But for those of you who like some variety over a few days 1 Main Dish – 5 Ways is a good way to vary the taste.  This is great to do on the weekend, and if you are cooking for 2, enlist the other person to help.  Pasta is a great example…
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