Cauldron Queso

A Healthier spin on traditional queso. This cheese sauce is made with fresh and natural ingredients. It always remains creamy regardless of the temperature it’s served at. Acorn squash has a naturally buttery flavor. Combine acorn squash with cheddar cheese and you have a crowd pleasing dip for your next party. Print Recipe Cauldron Queso…

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Pumpkin & Beer-Cheese Bisque

Not your traditional pumpkin soup.  This creamy bisque features Widmer Brothers Droptop Amber Ale, sharp cheddar, and thickened with fresh roasted pumpkin instead of roux. Seasoned with black pepper, thyme and finished off with heavy cream.  This soup tastes even more delicious with the addition of spice.  Add a little heat to the dish with…

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Carrot-Top and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

The fresh and flavorful ingredients of this pesto offer a great new spin on traditional pesto with the tactful use of usually discarded carrot tops.  Use the leafy greens from the carrots you buy instead of throwing them out.  Preparing this recipe will also give you an excuse to try organic carrots. From personal experience,…

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Eggplant Parma Sandwich

Deliciously crispy eggplant, topped with sun-dried tomatoes fresh buffalo mozzarella, sandwiched between a bun.  I prefer mine with a little dollop of cesar dressing.  You may prefer yours with ranch or fresh marinara. The eggplant can be made with gluten free bread crumbs and eaten on it’s own without a bun for a lighter and…

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Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

Simply delicious. Simple to make and pairs well with most meals.  The flavor of the rosemary infuses with the carrots and sweet potatoes while cooking.  The inside texture is soft, and the outside is slightly caramelized in the roasting process as the natural sugars come to the surface. Print Recipe Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet…

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Butternut Queso Fundido

Flavorful nacho cheese sauce, so tasty you would never guess it was healthy. Creamy butternut purée combined with cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and jalapeño. We do not do processed cheese at our house, but at times I miss the creamy texture of velveeta cheese. Most cheese sauces have a cream/roux base and are too heavy…

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Zesty Lemon Pepper Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad

Riced and roasted cauliflower, cucumbers, fresh tomatoes, finely diced red onions, and lemon zest. Tossed together with chicken broth, and topped lemon pepper grilled shrimp and a spoonfull of whole Greek yogurt.  Want a summer salad that is bursting with color and flavor? Here it is! I ran across a pair of beautifully vibrant purple…

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