The top 3 most nutritious greens and how to eat them
We’ve heard this all before from parents everywhere, “You have to eat your greens,” but which greens should you be eating? According to Jody, the CDC ranked the top 47 most nutritious fruits and vegetables, and the top 7 were all greens. Jody recommends using it in a smoothie, pesto, or in a salad. 2) Chinese/Napa Cabbage - Now this one can be cooked and still deliver all those good nutrients you want. Jody recommends adding it to your burritos, soups, or making kimchi out of it.
3 Fish recipes you can make in 30 minutes or less
Here are 3 different recipes that I cook up frequently at home, and while I am using fresh to frozen mahi-mahi, any mild white fish will work for these recipes. I have used fresh lake superior white fish to make this and it was phenomenal. Tear a piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil large enough to wrap each fish and veggies pack. Place on a baking sheet pan and bake fish until cooked through, depending on the type and the thickness of your fish, around 15 minutes. Lightly sprinkle the spices on the fish to taste, be careful not to overload them, this isn’t like the blackened fish, you should still see the white fish popping through.
You can make these 3 different pancakes using pancake mix
Here is how you can make 3 very different pancakes using one common ingredient, pancake mix. AdIngredients4 eggs¼ cup sugar½ cup milk¾ cup pancake mixMethodSeparate 4 eggs, keeping 2 yolks and 4 whites. Mix together the egg yolks, sugar, milk, and pancake mix (sift to break up clumps) in a very large bowl until it is smooth. Carefully fold the egg whites into the pancake batter, until just incorporated, making sure not to deflate the batter. Just make the pancake mix according to the directions on the back of the box.
Here’s how you can bake all these treats with one main ingredient
While out grocery shopping, you may have spotted something in the refrigerated section, ready-to-bake pizza dough. Pretzel BitesPretzel Bites made from Pizza Dough (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese IcingCinnamon Rolls made with Pizza Dough (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) Everything BagelsEverything bagels made with pizza dough (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) In the meantime, bring 3 quarts of water to boil and add in 1 Tbs salt and 1 Tbs baking soda.
3 Tasty ways to makeover your pot roast leftovers!
Here’s 3 ways to makeover your pot roast leftovers! IngredientsPot roast leftover meatAll of the pot roast leftover juiceCornstarchRisottoMethodThis is the way my grandma likes to serve leftover pot roast. To begin, add a bit of oil to a skillet on medium heat, and add in your leftover pot roast. Once the gravy is as thick as you want it, and your pot roast is re-heated, serve it over risotto. How to make the Oliver Family Pot RoastNever cooked a pot roast before?
Eggnog not your cup of tea? Try this Detroit cocktail instead!
It’s the original adult milkshake comprised of ice cream and coffee-flavored booze. Now, while this drink is not kid-friendly, it is very easy to make and all you need is ice, vanilla ice cream, Kahlua, and light rum. Little did I know at the time but this delicious creamy cocktail was first created in Detroit in the 1960s. This drink is now known worldwide and in London, they call it The Detroit Hummer, while in Germany they call it Sir Jerome, after Jerome Adams. Without any further ado, here is how you make it:Michelle’s Take on a HummerIngredients3-5 Ice cubes2 Scoops of good vanilla ice cream1.5 oz.
5 Tricks to decorate your Christmas cookies like a pro
My family is big into making Christmas cookies, but when we are decorating our cut-out cookies... I’m left a little wanting when it comes to the details. For help, I turned to Jen Schroeder, the Union Joints Pastry Chef. They make some beautiful Christmas Cookies at the Union General Store, and here is her advice:1. No matter how you decorate your cookies, remember to have fun, they will all taste great in the end. If you don’t feel like making your own cut-out cookies, you can order some at the Union Joints General Store.
3 creamy, delicious cocktails to warm you up
Whether you are looking for something fun and different to make for an upcoming holiday, or you just want something to warm you up on a chilly night, these creamy, delicious cocktails are a fun thing to try. On another small shallow plate, place 1/3 cup dark rum. In a large saucepan, heat milk over medium heat, stirring frequently, until hot. Time: 15 minutesServes: 2Ingredients1 cup freshly brewed coffee1/2 cup Kahlua1/2 cup whole milk1/4 cup vodkaWhipped cream (optional)MethodIn a small saucepan over medium heat, combine all ingredients and heat until warm, 150 to 155º F recommended. Warm the spiced milk in a small saucepan set over medium heat until it begins to simmer and froth around the edges, stopping just short of boiling.
11 comfort food and cocktail recipes to make if you’re super stressed on election night
It doesn’t matter who or what you’re voting for in the 2020 election, if anything is clear, it’s that Americans are STRESSED about the results. White Claw mimosasJust because it’s election night doesn’t mean you can’t have a mimosa, right? Once it’s warm, add it to a glass and add in an ounce of your favorite whisky or spiced rum. Slow roasting a pork shoulder and turning it into carnitas is the perfect thing to do on election night. Bonus: A Washington appleIt’s election night, so why not have a drink that shares the name with America’s very first president?
Celebrate National Pasta Day with noodles that are “Al Dente”
When you’re ready to take pasta night up several notches, this local company has an easy way to cook up dinner like a professional chef and it only takes three minutes. To help you celebrate National Pasta Day on Saturday, Monique DesChaine, founder of Al Dente Pasta, spoke with Tati Amare about how pasta has become an even more important staple in our kitchens these past few months. Monique first explained what the name of her company means; Al Dente means “to the tooth” or that pasta should be tender and firm to the tooth in Italian. For almost 40 years, Monique has been making pasta that is dedicated to suit every taste bud, from gluten-free to vegan. Watch the video above to see the different kinds of pastas Al Dente offers.
Skip the store, pick your own fresh produce here!
Plus you can pick your own apples, but that’s not the only thing you can pick. Natalia’s Pumpkin FlanNatalia's Pumpkin Flan (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) Place the big pan with the flan saucepan inside of it on the center rack of the oven. Place your serving platter over the flan saucepan and flip it upside down until the flan drops in the platter. Michelle’s Peppers and Pepperoni PizzaMichelle's Pepper and Pepperoni Pizza (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.)
Easy meals to change up your dinner routine
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. Our sponsors Beef Checkoff, Birds Eye and Hunt’s have come up with some creative ways to change up your dinner routine. Galloway says family meals are important, especially during September which is National Family Meals Month. According to Galloway, family dinner is one of the healthiest habits you can have. Galloway slices up eggplant and uses the slices in place of noodles with cheese sauce and meat in between.
Tasty Tuesday recipe: Tuscan chicken
Chef Jelani Bransford shows us his tuscan chicken recipe and how he puts it all together. Here’s the recipe:4 Chicken breast2 teaspoons salt, for the chicken1 teaspoon pepper, for the chicken1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, for the chicken1 tablespoon oil3 cloves garlic, chopped½ onion, diced1 tomato, diced2 cups spinach2 cups heavy cream1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon pepper½ cup grated parmesan cheese2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped1 teaspoon of Cilantro1 teaspoon of basilFettuccine noodles: optionalMore: Tasty Tuesday segments and recipes
Your kids will flip for this fun breakfast idea!
You may have seen it done on one of several viral videos online: Colorful creations all made out of pancake batter. All you need to do it are some squeeze bottles, your favorite pancake mix (or recipe), and food coloring. First, you need to whip up your pancake batter, so follow all the usual instructions. You want it to be a bit thinner than regular pancake batter, and it should be smooth, with no lumps. Pour all the different colored batters into different squeeze bottles as this will be your paint pallet!
Tasty Tuesday recipe: French toast bake
Butter baking dish and dust with cinnamon2. Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar, and pumpkin spice seasoning in large bowl3. Tear buns into small pieces in baking dish and pour the egg mixture on top4. Put flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and half stick of butter in bowl2. Sprinkle streusel on top of French toast bake and bake for 40 minutes3.
Heres how to easily add more flavors to your home recipes
Host Tati Amare chatted with Nanci Jenkin,s the store manager at Fustinis Oils & Vinegars in Ann Arbor, about how to dress up those home recipes and add more flavor with different oils and vinegars. They feature different recipes featuring tomatoes and how to pair your recipe with a Fustini oil or vinegar. Fustinis Oils & Vinegars has been in Ann Arbors Kerrytown neighborhood for 10 years and they are celebrating their Delicious Decade by giving back. They will donate a dollar from each sale this summer to Food Gatherers of Washtenaw County. To learn more about shops and other events in Ann Arbor, visit allaboutannarbor.com.
Tasty Tuesday recipe: Mini cinnamon apple pies
-- After all cinnamon rolls are pressed flat - spoon apple pile filing on top of each flattened cinnamon roll and repeat as necessary until you use the whole can of filling. -- Once the mini apple cinnamon apple pies look done enough for your liking, take out of oven and let cool for a few minutes. Heating Icing:-- Place icing cup that you set aside earlier on to a microwave safe dish and heat in the microwave for 7-10 seconds, until icing is smooth. Finishing:-- Once the pies are cooled, drizzle the smooth icing over each pie as desired. -- Sprinkle desired amount of cinnamon sugar over each mini cinnamon apple pie*If you are making the pies for dessert you can place a scoop of vanilla ice cream over each pie instead of the icing
Tasty Tuesday recipe: Green split pea soup
This Green Split Pea Soup recipe is best done after you've saved the ham bone of a spiral ham, or any bone-in ham. Start by boiling the ham bone in half a pot (or more) of water for about 60-90 minutes. Strain fat and meat from stock and return stock to pot. Cut up carrots and celeryAdd rinsed split peas, sauteed veggies, chopped carrots & celery, and a couple of bay leaves to stock. Add the ham meat strained earlier.
Turn your backyard into a fun campsite
So how do you make your weekend camping excursion fun for the whole family? Check out these ideas1) Jazz up your campsiteTent (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) 2) Plan fun activitiesNature Scavenger Hunt (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) 3) Fun foodCampfire Cone Ingredients (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) Part of the fun of camping is all the fun camping snacks!
Recipe: Fruit Pizza -- heres how to make it
SUGAR COOKIE CRUSTCHEESECAKE SPREADFruit toppings (use whatever you like):Preheat oven to 350 F.Line a pizza pan with a precut circle of parchment paper and set aside. In a large bowl cream together sugar, butter and cream cheese just until combined. To make the cheesecake spread, add heavy whipping cream, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and vanilla into a bowl. In a large bowl mix the cream cheese and 1/4 cup powdered sugar. I usually stick it in the freezer to speed up this time)Decorate with desired fruit.
Tasty Tuesday Home Edition: Paul Gross shares secret no-knead bread recipe
DETROIT This weeks Tasty Tuesday Home Edition takes us to the kitchen of Paul Gross! If its too loose, then add a little flour to stiffen it up; if its too firm, then add a bit of water. Generously coat a cotton towel (not terry cloth) with flour, wheat bran or corn meal. Put dough seam side down on towel and dust with more flour, wheat bran or cornmeal. When it is ready, dough will not readily spring back when poked with a finger.
Tasty Tuesday Home Edition: Red velvet waffles
Published: May 26, 2020, 8:01 amDETROIT This weeks Tasty Tuesday at-home shows us how to make red velvet waffles! Jay Woods is our guest cook. He takes us into his kitchen to learn how it you can make it happen. Waffle:In a mixing bowl, Add 1 cup of water, 3 large eggs and 1/3 cup of vegetable oil to a Box of Duncan Hines Red Velvet cake mix. Icing:In a mixing bowl, combine 1/2 cups of butter, 8 ounces of softened cream cheese, 4 cups of powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons of vanilla chai tea.
Tasty Tuesday: Rhonda Walkers recipe for turkey burger slider lettuce wraps
DETROIT Local 4 anchor Rhonda Walker is sharing her recipe for turkey burger slider lettuce wraps on this weeks segment of Tasty Tuesday. You can watch the full episode in the video player above. The ingredients and instructions to make the recipe can be found below. Ingredients:Ground turkeyDiced bell peppers (red, yellow and green)Chopped purple onionSliced spinachCrumbled goat or feta cheeseLettuce cupsSliced tomatoCheddar cheeseMinced garlic1/2 packet ranch powdered dressingseasoned saltseasoned pepperMortons nature seasoningInstructions:Mix ground turkey, peppers, onion, spinach, goat or feta cheese, garlic, ranch powder and other seasonings in a bowl. Rhonda's Tasty Tuesday shoot.
5 banana bread recipes we’re drooling over
No, it’s just not you -- it seems that everyone is making banana bread during quarantine, and if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to jump on the bandwagon. Banana bread is really more of a cake than a bread, but regardless, it’s the perfect thing to make if you’re wanting to dip your toes into the wonderful world of baking bread. Most bread recipes are generally the same, but we searched the internet high and low to find the easiest-looking banana bread recipes, so you can impress your friends and family with your new-found baking skills. This is another easy banana bread recipe. It combines two of the greatest breads that have ever existed: cinnamon swirl bread, and obviously, banana bread.
This is how you make the internet-famous whipped coffee
You might have seen people posting about making a whipped coffee at home, otherwise known by its proper name, Dalgona Coffee. Dalgona Coffee is a whipped coffee concoction floating on top of your specific choice of milk with ice. You mix together 2 tablespoons of instant coffee and 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar with 2 tablespoons of hot water. Mix the ingredients in a bowl with a hand mixer or by hand until the mixture is whipped and fluffy. Pour in hot or cold milk -- whichever you like -- and top it with the whipped coffee mixture.
These pantry staples are cheap and will last you a long time
But there are some other grocery store items that you should take note of -- items that will help get you through this time of social distancing, lockdowns and self-quarantine. Make sure you have the following:PastaWe all know that a box of pasta (it doesn’t matter if it’s spaghetti or penne) is always pretty cheap at the grocery store, and its shelf life is pretty long, too. These are inexpensive, quite filling and have a pretty long shelf life. In addition to the nostalgia, jars of peanut butter are pretty cheap at the grocery store, it has a decent shelf life and it’s a fantastic source of protein. Three recipes you should make:Mushroom zucchini frittata from Taste of HomeCountry-style scrambled eggs from Taste of HomeAvocado toast with a sunny-side egg from Skinny Taste
Want to bake bread but you’re nervous? These easy recipes are perfect for beginners
Once you execute one of these simple recipes, we guarantee you’ll be hooked on making your own bread. It’s a perfect bread to make for the first time if you’ve never done it, and the best part is that you don’t have to knead the dough, which can be one of the most difficult things about making homemade bread. Once you make this bread, you’ll wonder why you ever brought the pre-sliced kind from a grocery store. This recipe does require you to knead the bread, but eventually you’re going to have to do it, so this is a great, simple recipe to introduce you to the task. Once you bake your way through these three recipes, we have a feeling you’ll be able to conquer any future bread recipe you want to try.
Here’s the recipe for the awesome mussels Jason Carr loved from Pernoi
Heat up an 8 qt pot on high heat and add the oil, fennel, and garlic. As soon as the fennel is sizzling add the mussels and wine and cover pot. Put the pot on the stove and cook on low heat for 15-20 mins or until the squash is tender. For plating:Heat up a tbs of butter in a pan and allow it to start to become foamy. Place the warm squash and mussels over the sorrel jus.