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Wellness Wednesday: Southwestern Turkey Meatballs

Updated 12 hours ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this weeks Wellness Wednesdsay, with a healthy and easy Superbowl appetizer idea.

Below you can find the recipe to the Southwestern Turkey Meatballs that Mary made on air:

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Kitchen Bytes: Scotch Eggs

Updated 3 days ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to cook scotch eggs.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com

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Wellness Wednesday: Four Cheese Macaroni And Cheese With Broccoli

Updated 2 weeks ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday with a healthy twist to a favorite comfort food.

For the recipe to the Four Cheese Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli that Mary made on air, you can find it below:

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Kitchen Bytes: Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Updated 2 weeks ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to spruce up brussel sprouts by cooking them with bacon.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Healthy Acadia’s Cooking Matters Cooking Series

Updated 3 weeks ago

Shoshona Smith, Nutrition Education Coordinator for Healthy Acadia was in the studio Friday to promote a couple of free cooking series being offered by Healthy Acadia this month. Both are free and are catered to specific demographics of people that need help with cooking on a budget. All students enrolled will receive a free bag of groceries as well as recipes to stir up some dishes on their own.

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Wellness Wednesday: Spaghetti Squash With Kale, Tofu, Ginger, Sesame, and Soy

Updated 3 weeks ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday showing us how to use, Spaghetti Squash, Kale, and Tofu.

You can find the recipe to the dish Mary made on air below:

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Kitchen Bytes: Chocolate Soup Souffle

Updated 1 month ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to make a holiday chocolate soup souffle.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Wellness Wednesday: Warm Brie with Cranberry Chutney

Updated 1 month ago

Mary Lavanway was on for this week’s Wellness Wednesday with a quick and healthy appetizer for a holiday party

Warm Brie with Cranberry Chutney
Serves: 8
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
This chutney-topped brie makes an easy and elegant holiday appetizer. The chutney can be made up to two days in advance and refrigerated; bring it to room temperature before baking the cheese

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Chicken Rice Soup

Updated 1 month ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shares a recipe for Chicken Rice Soup.

Shopping List:

1 Whole oven roasted rotisserie chicken
16 oz Brown Rice
1 Large onion
3 large carrots
1 Celery head- recipe requires only 3 stalks of celery
Better Than Bouillon Chicken Base (Reduced Sodium)

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Holiday Appetizers

Updated 1 month ago

BEAN-CHEESE SPIRALS
Ingredients:
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons McCormick ground cumin
2 rectangular sheets soft whole wheat lavash bread or other wrap breads
4 ounces Cabot Chipotle Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar or 50 reduced fat Cheddar, grated* (about 1 cup)
1 package Fresh Express Baby Spinach
Tomato salsa (optional)
Directions:
1. In bowl, mash beans, oil, lime juice and cumin into coarse puree with potato masher or fork.
2. Spread half of mixture over each lavash/wrap. Layer with some baby spinach. Sprinkle with cheese. Starting with wide side, roll up tightly
3. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. As needed, cut off 1-inch slices. Place cut-side-down on plate and microwave just until warm, about 10-20 seconds for 4 spirals. Serve with tomato salsa for dipping if desired.
Makes 24 spirals
Nutrition Analysis : Calories 50,Total Fat 3g,Saturated Fat 1g,Cholesterol 5mg,
Sodium 105mg, Carbohydrates 5g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 3g, Calcium 40mg
*Nutrition analysis for Cabot Seriously Sharp Cheddar.

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Abby’s Kitchen Bytes: Apples and Caramel

Updated 1 month ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Joy how to get creative in baking apples.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to bake with apples, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Roasted Delicata Squash

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shares a recipe for Roasted Delicata Squash with Walnuts, dried Cranberries and Cheese

1-2 small-medium size delicata squash
olive oil for brushing cut squash

chopped walnuts (roasted if you like, see below)
dries cranberries (flavored ones like, cherry or pomegranate, if you like)
Cabot Alpine Cheddar Cheese, shredded
maple syrup

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Wellness Wednesday: Hearty Spinach and Bean Soup

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway was i n for this week’s Wellness Wednesday, making a Hearty Spinach and Bean Soup, to warm us up this winter and to keep us healthy.

Below you will find the recipe for the Hearty Spinach and Bean Soup:

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Honey-Glazed Pear Upside Down Cake

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shares a recipe for  Honey-Glazed Pear Upside Down Cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 10
Ingredients:
2 tablespoons + 1/2 cup I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread divided
1/4 cup honey
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 Bosc pears, peeled, quartered, cored and thinly sliced
1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Thyme Leaves, crushed
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
2 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 9-inch nonstick cake pan with cooking spray; set aside.
2. Cook 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!®, honey and lemon juice in 12-inch nonstick skillet over mediumhigh
heat, stirring constantly, 4 minutes or until dark golden brown. Add pears and thyme and cook, stirring
frequently, 7 minutes or until pears are golden and coated with sauce. Turn into prepared cake pan; set aside.
3. Combine sugar with lemon peel with wire whisk in medium bowl. Whisk in eggs, then flour just until combined.
Microwave remaining 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® in small microwave-safe bowl at HIGH
for 15 seconds or until melted. Whisk into flour mixture, then pour over pears.
4. Bake 35 minutes or until top of cake is golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 15 minutes on wire rack. Run knife around edge of cake to loosen. Invert cake onto serving plate.
Source: Recipe adapted from I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! (icantbelieveitsnotbutter.com/recipes)>

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Kitchen Bytes: Cooking with Leftovers

Updated 2 months ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to make a quick, but delicious meal out of just a baked potato and some leftovers found around the house.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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Senior Spotlight: Thanksgiving Food Safety

Updated 2 months ago

Peter Merritt was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, Peter sat down with Joy to go over some safety cooking tips to keep in mind when you are prepping the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.

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Wellness Wednesday: Mini Pumpkin Pies With Caramelized Bananas

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway was in for this week’s Wellness Wednesday to make a Thanksgiving dessert that’s healthy as well.

Below you will find the recipe that Mary made on today’s Wellness Wednesday.

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Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetable Stew

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford shares a hearty winter meal. This beef stew has plenty of herbs and tender vegetables. It also makes great leftovers.

Serves 6
Active Time:25 minutes
Total Time: 4 to 6 hours (using a slow cooker)
Ingredients:

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Kitchen Bytes: Bacon Croutons

Updated 2 months ago

For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy,  showed Wayne how to make homemade bacon croutons.  If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com.

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In the TV5 Kitchen: Grain-Free Chiquita Banana Loaf

Updated 3 months ago

Mary Lavanway from Hannaford show us how to make Grain-Free Chiquita Banana Loaf

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12

Ingredients

3 large Chiquita bananas
3 large Eggs
¼ cup Coconut oil (melted)
1 Tbsp Vanilla extract
2 cups Almond meal
2 Tbsp Coconut flour
1 tsp Baking soda
¼ tsp Salt
½ cup chopped Walnuts (optional)

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