Warm up your Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving Day celebration with this mandarin spice mulled wine. Rich brandy and citrusy juices from mandarin oranges help to give a bold twist to this standard cold-weather drink.This recipe is courtesy of Urban Accents.
Freshly grated zest and thin mandarin slices do double duty as edible decoration for this irresistibly versatile cake. Blanching the citrus slices removes their inherent bitterness and makes them tender.
May is National Salad Month and with Memorial Day around the corner, you may be looking for a few new recipes to accompany your grilling staples. This Sesame Ginger Mandarin Salad is made with Nasoya TofuBaked for an added protein punch and a delicious flavor combination.
This delicious salad, courtesy of Green Chef, is healthy, satisfying, and gluten-free! Crispy rice cakes are a great alternative to bread or crackers and an interesting way to cook rice. This recipe calls for canned mandarins, but feel free to use fresh ones if you fancy!
Oranges are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and carbohydrates, and low in cholesterol, sodium, and saturated fat, and have a low glycemic load. This means that oranges keep your blood sugar even and prevent those pesky peaks and troughs. Mangoes are also vitamin, mineral, and fiber-rich, and have a flood of life-renewing antioxidants. This smoothie will boost your energy all day long.
Smoothies are quickly becoming everyone’s favorite breakfasts, snacks, and post work out treats. Not only are they quick, easy, and portable – they are packed with fruits and vegetables that contain tons of healthy nutrients and fiber. But what about the protein? All too often smoothies lack the protein your body needs for energy and staying power until your next meal. Surprisingly, the answer you may be looking for can be found in tofu. There are 12 grams of protein in just 3 ounces of tofu and lucky for us it freezes great and can make a healthy addition to any smoothie. Just follow these simple steps to make tofu ice cubes for your next smoothie:Drain and rinse a 12 oz. package of Nasoya silken tofu.Add it to a food processor or blender along with a ½ tsp. of vanilla or almond extract. You could also add some frozen fruit, fruit juice, or any other flavoring you like.Blend it until smooth.Pour into an ice cube tray and freeze.Next time you make a smoothie, add 3-4 tofu cubes to the smoothie and you instantly add healthy, inexpensive, and much needed protein!
The holiday season is a notorious time to indulge your palate and your waistline. To kick-start the New Year in lighter fashion, Tequila Don Julio has created fresh, new cocktail recipes that incorporate raw ingredients and refreshing flavors so can enjoy your favorite spirit in the New Year.Crafted by Matt Grippo of Blackbird in San Francisco, the below recipe is the next iteration in the yearlong Farm to Shaker recipe content series. The recipe is an ideal way to set the tone for the culinary year ahead and can be enjoyed during brunch or at home while trying to find peace and calm following the holiday party season!To learn more about Don Julio Gonzalez, the Farm to Shaker dinner series and discover other great cocktail and culinary recipes from Tequila Don Julio, visit www.donjuliofarmtoshaker.com.
A family favorite, and easy enough for a simple midweek supper. If you can start marinating the chicken first thing in the morning, ready to cook at night, that is ideal; otherwise just a few minutes while the onions are cooking will be enough to help the flavors along. — Catherine Phipps, author of Citrus For 101 Best Chicken Recipes, click here