Food Trend Spotlight: Power Bowls

February 2020 Bowls have taken over foodservice menus recently and the trend is not expected to go away anytime soon. Power bowls offer the consumer highly customizable and balanced meals in convenient and often portable vessels for on-the-go. For operators, bowls offer versatility and the ability to cross-utilize a variety of ingredients into diverse offerings.…

Food Trend Spotlight: African Cuisine

November 2019 African cuisine is steeped in history and colonial influence, relying largely on a plant-forward approach to dishes by elevating grains, pulses, and produce with strategic use of herbs and spices. As consumers are looking to more plant-forward diets from a health and environmental perspective, traditional and non-traditional African inspired dishes are a great…

Food Trend Spotlight: Koshari

October 2019 Koshari, the National Dish of Egypt is served in virtually every restaurant, home, and on every Egyptian street corner. The simple, yet hearty dish of lentils, rice, pasta, sauce, and fried onions is said to have originated in the 1800s as a way for Egyptian households to transform cooked grains, pulses, and pasta…

16 Recipes for an Al Fresco Mother’s Day

Delight your mom this May with a beautiful and fresh Mother’s Day feast all while enjoying the gorgeous Spring weather by taking your celebration outdoors. Embrace the season and enjoy these light and bright recipes al fresco in the crisp Spring air and sun on the back deck or patio. Mom will appreciate not only…

Simplicity is Key – Recipe Round-Up: 10 Ingredients or Less

After a long day of work, school, or errands the last thing you have time for is a complicated recipe with lots of ingredients. We all love an exciting new recipe but there is a time and place for that sort of experimentation. You don’t need a laundry list of ingredients or a ton of…

3 Healthy Eating Tips To Set You Up For Success (even in a pinch)

Prep your pantry Lentils are your pantry’s new best friend. Dry lentils should be stored in airtight containers in your home’s dark pantry. Once stored properly, they keep for up to one year (but we bet they won’t last that long) Canned lentils are also a great time-saving pantry must – they can be found…

Top 15 Ultimate Cool Weather Dishes

When the cold weather hits we tend to reach for hearty, comforting, bone-warming dishes. From robust soups, meaty stews, chilis, and more, we have pulled together our top recipes that keep us warm and soothed all season long. Grab a blanket, your slippers, and curl up with a bowl of one of these great comfort…

34 Fall Freezer-Friendly Meals

There is a chill in the air, leaves are turning, and our thoughts turn to warming dishes of soups, stews, and curries. This time of year also brings on busy days of school, work, and activities. Hearty dishes that can be prepped ahead and frozen for days with no prep time are super time savers…

33 Quick & Easy Back-To-School Recipes to Pack for Your Kids

September is here and that means back-to-school and packing or planning lunches is back to being top of mind. The school year is already stressful, but meals don’t have to be part of that. These simple recipes make for nutritious lunches, healthy snacks, quick or on-the-go breakfasts, and easy family meals that will take the…