Quarantine Recipe Exchange

Quarantine Recipe Exchange

We are going back to old times with a recipe exchange!  As the world is social distancing right now, many of us are experimenting in our kitchens to help pass the time.  So you have been invited to be a part of a #QuarantineCooking recipe exchange! It can be something quick, easy and without rare ingredients.  Actually, the best one is the one you know in your head and can type right now. It is the recipe you make when you are short on time. 

Here are some recipes from our team: 

Flourless Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups oats
  • 3/4 cups choc chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Pre-heat Oven to 350˚. Beat butter, egg, peanut butter & vanilla - until smooth. 
Add sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt - until smooth. Fold in oats and chocolate chips. Bake 9-11 minutes. Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Date Smoothie - Better than a caramel shake! 

  • 4 pitted dates
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 spoonful peanut butter
  • Vanilla protein powder
  • Ice

Soak dates in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain. Add all of the ingredients to a blender with a handful of ice. Blend until smooth! Yum!

Egg Roll Boll - When you are craving Asian Cuisine 

  • Sesame oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 bag coleslaw mix
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • Sesame seeds

Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown ground turkey until no longer pink. In a separate skillet, heat sesame oil over medium heat. Add coleslaw mix and sauté until tender. In small boll, make a sauce with rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, and Sriracha. Add the sauce and cooked turkey to the coleslaw mix. Stir until combined, add sesame seeds and dig in! 

Strawberry Pecan Salmon 

  • Salmon
  • Strawberry preserves
  • Chopped pecans

Pre-heat oven to 450˚. Add strawberry preserves on top of the salmon. Add chopped pecans on top of the strawberry preserves. Bake salmon for 12-15 minutes until salmon is cooked through. The absolute best!

Spicy Honey Butter Carrots

  • Carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick coins
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and Peper

In large saucepan, combine carrots and 1/2 cup water, over tightly, and set over medium heat. Cook the carrots without removing the lip for 15 minutes. Check after 10 minutes to make sure there is still water at the bottom of the pan. Uncover-the water should all be absorbed. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add butter, honey, cayenne, salt, and pepper. Stir until carrots are glazed. Easy and so good!

Tomato Basil Pasta - Craving Italian?

  • Angel hair pasta
  • Olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (14 oz) cans petite-diced tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper
  • Italian seasoning
  • Baby spinach
  • Basil
  • Parmesan cheese, shaved

Bring a large pot to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté minced garlic, then add diced tomatoes with their juice. Season the sauce with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Lower heat and simmer until sauce is slightly reduced. Drain pasta and add to the sauce, toss to coat. Add a couple of handfuls of baby spinach to the hot pasta and stir until wilted. Garnish bowls of pasta with fresh basil and shaved parmesan. Bon appétit!

We hope you all enjoy these recipes and if you do make them, post a picture on social media and tag us! 


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