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10 January 2020, by , in blog, Food, Health, News, Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized, Comments off
They say hindsight is 20/20 but in the new year, we’re looking ahead instead of behind us. Many are referring to 2020 as the “The Year of Focus”. When we have perfect eyesight, meaning everything can be seen clearly whether it’s near or far, it’s called 20/20 vision. Here are some tips to improve your overall focus so you can achieve more in the year ahead.   Studies have proven that what you eat, and drink can have a major effect on your ability to focus and the level at which your body and brain function throughout your day. Caffeine is beneficial for focus because it makes you more alert...
2 January 2020, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
 Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large sweet onion, peeled and chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 cups carrots, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast (2 large breasts) 9 cups chicken broth 8.8 ounces tortellini 1/4-1/3 cup heavy cream 2 tbsp packed frozen spinach or 1/2 cup fresh baby spinach leaves 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley 1 1/2 tsp dried leaves or 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 1 1/3 cup heavy cream . Directions; 1.Place a large sauce pot over...
4 December 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday Ingredients: 1 small yellow onion 1 small butternut squash (4-5 cups cubed) 5 cups chicken or vegetable broth 3/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup shredded cheese- Recommended Gruyere but any kind will work Parsley for topping Salt and pepper to taste Directions; 1.Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain and set aside. 2.Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium low heat. 3. Cut the onion into thin rings and add the butter in the pan, sauteing over low heat until fragrant and golden, about 20 minutes. 4.Meanwhile, remove the...
30 October 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday Ingredients: 1 cup packed Medjool dates pitted 1/4 cup honey 1 1/2 cups rolled oate (certified gluten-free if necessary) 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 cup chopped dried apple 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions; 1.Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper, leaving some overhang on the sides for easy removal. Set aside. 2.In the bowl of a food processor, process dates and honey until they form a paste 3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats and cinnamon. Stir in the dried apple and walnuts. 4.Add date mixture to oat mixture and mix,...
1 October 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 5 (6-7) bone-in, skin on chicken thighs 4 Tbsp olive oil divided 1 1/2 Tbsp red wine vinegar 3 cloves garlic minced (1Tbsp) 1 Tbsp each minced fresh thyme, sage, & rosemary salt & pepper to taste 1 large sweet potato (about 16oz) chopped into 3/4-inch cubes 1 lb brussels sprout, sliced into halves 2 medium fuji apples, cored and sliced into half moons about 3/4- inch thick 2 shallot bulbs, peeled and sliced about 1/4 inch thick 2 slices hickory smoked bacon, chopped into 1-inch pieces 2 Tbsp chopped parsley, for...
29 August 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 2 Bananas sliced thick Peanut Butter or nut butter alternative Jam flavor of choice Directions; 1.Peel bananas and slice bananas approx 1.5-2cm thick (1/2- 3/4 inch) 2.Add a small amount of nut butter to a banana slice and top with a small amount of jam. Top with another banana to make a sandwich. 3. How many you make will depend on the size of your banana and how thick you slice. Slice until whole banana is used. 4.Line a baking tray with a silicon mat/baking paper and place the banana treats on...
30 July 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday Ingredients: 1 heaping cup raspberries 1 Cup blueberries 1 Cup vanilla flavored Greek yogurt Directions; 1.In a food processor or blender, puree raspberries & blueberries (separatly) until smooth. Set aside. If your blueberries are too purple, add a little blue food coloring. 2.Put yogurt and berry purees in small measuring cups with pourable spouts. Use water to thin them so they pour easily. Keep these cups chilled in the refrigerator when you are not suing them. 3. To layer your pops, start by pouring a little of the blueberry in the bottom of each...
26 July 2019, by , in blog, Development, Education, Food, Health, Nutrition, Comments off
What do you think of when we say dairy? Milk? Yogurt? Cheese? Dairy comes in different forms and can be hidden in some basic recipes. If you know someone who claims they don’t eat dairy because “they don’t like it”, it’s likely because they haven’t found a way to prepare it that their taste buds will enjoy. Options Cheese– Cheese is a very versatile food making it convenient for a multitude of recipes. You can add it to dishes or eat it alone. Add cheese to salads, sauces, pasta, and even desserts to jazz up your plate. Serve cheese with fruit or other finger foods to make a mess-free appetizer....
1 July 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 8oz pineapple rings canned, juice drained and reserved 1/4 Cup brown sugar 1/4 Cup soy sauce 1/4 Tsp garlic powder 1/2 Tsp ginger powder 1 /8 Tsp ground black pepper 4 boneless pork chops Directions; 1.In a large plastic zip-top bag, mix together the drained pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic powder, ginger powder and black pepper. Shake bag slightly to move liquids and dissolve sugar. Reserve 1/2c marinade. 2.Place the pork chops into the marinade. Squeeze out any air in bag, seal and place in refrigerator for a least 2...
6 June 2019, by , in blog, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipe Recap, Recipes, Restaurants, Uncategorized, Comments off
Follow Food & Supply Source on Instagram & Facebook to see fresh, new menu ideas every Monday! #MenuMonday   Ingredients: 2 Overripe bananas 1 1/4 Cup certified rolled oats 2/3 Cup Chia Seeds 1/4 Cup sunflower or pumpkin seed butter 2 Tbsp coconut oil (melted) 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed 3 Tbsp chocolate chips Pinch of sea salt Directions; 1.In a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork until soft and broken down 2.Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. 3.Place in refrigerator 20-30 minutes to firm up 4.Scoop 1-2 tablespoons mixture and form into a ball. 5.Enjoy immediately or refrigerate leftovers. Note: Refrigerating will help firm dough up and make...