Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Ingredients 3 cups flour, sifted 1 Tbls. baking powder 1 1/2 sticks butter 1 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla 2/3 cups egg whites Preparation Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease the bottom of baking pan and lay parchment paper on the bottom Sift the... Read more
” The only thing better than a good friend is a good friend with a piece of chocolate cake” Many warm thanks to contributing Pastry Chef in training Samara Rabah for this delicious recipe.  Ingredients (Prepare before starting} 1 ½ bars or 6 oz unsalted butter 1 ¾ cups... Read more
Happy Grilled Cheese Day!   Check out Chef Ed’s Tasty Grilled 3 Cheese Sandwich
“Hot and cheesy and guaranteed to hit the spot and great for a pre-workout energy boosting snack or meal!” Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 2 slices Emmentaler cheese 2 slices cheddar cheese 2 slices provolone cheese 1 tablespoon butter to spread on bread 2 slices sandwich bread, thicker the... Read more
Bloody Mary With Shrimp?  Shrimply Delicious!
“If there ever was a perfect way to top a bloody Mary this vitamin-packed virgin cocktail would be at the top of the list, with or without the booze. Make mine a triple… shrimp that is.” Prep time: 5 minutes Garnish time: 5 seconds Calories burned: 10 to 100... Read more
Chef Ed’s Hot Chocolate
“With all this cold weather around its best to cuddle up with your favorite book and enjoy this deliciously tasty treat with the kids during these cold and wet days” Prep Time: 5 minutes Drinking Time: 3-60 minutes Ingredients 3/4 cup unsweetened dark cocoa 1 (14 ounce) can Sweetened... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Candied Yams
“This is a quick and delicious way to enjoy a Christmas favorite!”   Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes   Ingredients   2-29 ounce cans sweet potatoes 1 can evaporated milk 1 teaspoons vanilla essence ½ teaspoons freshly grated ginger ¼ cup butter at room temperature and... Read more
Chef Ed’s Caesar Salad
“This salad will not only make you feel less guilty about all the food that you’re eating for thanksgiving but you’ll probably come back for seconds as well”   Ingredients 1/2 cup high quality extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves fresh garlic, peeled, smashed, then finely diced 5 ounces... Read more
Chef Ed’s Mashed Potatoes
“This side dish will certainly leave your guest wanting more and if you have leftovers this will make wonderful potato pancakes for the next day”     Preparation: 5 minutes   Cooking time: 20 minutes   Ingredients 5 pounds Idaho potatoes peeled and cut into halves (2 cups) whole... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Gravy
“You’ll be pouring this gravy over everything on your Christmas plate”   Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes   Ingredients   2 cups red wine preferably Cabernet Sauvignon ½ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons fresh unpasteurized organic butter cut into chunks This recipe goes hand in hand... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Turkey
“The juiciness of the meat is remarkable and your family will keep coming back for more, you can also make great turkey sandwiches with the leftovers”   Prep Time: 15 minutes (turkey must marinate overnight)   Baking Time: 4 ½ to 5 hours   Ingredients 1 whole turkey (15... Read more