GC4W Food and Recipes

Matcha Green Smoothie

MATCHA GREEN SMOOTHIE Recipe Courtesy of Broma Bakery This healthy matcha green smoothie is the perfect protein packed way to start your morning. With a little extra caffeine for your morning!  INGREDIENTS 1 scoop Vital Protein’s Matcha Collagen Powder 1/2 large banana 3/4 cup frozen mango 1 cup frozen spinach 1/2 date, pitted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon almond butter INSTRUCTIONS Place all ingredients…

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Snow’s Queen

Snow’s Queen Article Courtesy of Texas Monthly and DANIEL VAUGHN On Saturdays Tootsie Tomanetz cooks barbecue the old-fashioned way for legions of loyal fans. That doesn’t mean she’ll ever give up her day job. Every Friday that the Buffaloes of Giddings High School have a home football game, Norma Frances Tomanetz parks her pickup truck next to the stadium just…

One-Pan Balsamic Chicken and Asparagus

One-Pan Balsamic Chicken and Asparagus Recipe courtesy of Delish and RIAN HANDLER This one-pan meal is one of our most frequented weeknight dinners. What’s not to love? It’s healthy, easy, and it has the BEST SAUCE EVER. INGREDIENTS 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 tbsp. honey 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, minced pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 2…

Nordic Breakfast Porridge

Nordic Breakfast Porridge Recipe Courtesy of FOOD NETWORK KITCHEN Much like a composed salad, this visually arresting Nordic-inspired bowl of porridge is a delightful way to start the day. But the arrangement of the toppings is more than just pretty; it allows you to customize every bite for a super-tasty breakfast experience. …  Ingredients Barley Porridge: 2 1/2 cups whole…

Easy Butter Chicken

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep. Ingredients 500g skinless boneless chicken thighs For the marinade 1 lemon, juiced 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp paprika 1-2 tsp hot chilli powder 200g natural yogurt For the curry 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 green chilli, deseeded and…

What Are the Best Practices for Dining Out During Coronavirus?

What Are the Best Practices for Dining Out During Coronavirus? By Stefanie Tuder of Open Table Needless to say, it’s been a rough few months. But particularly so for restaurants, who have been forced to navigate everything from layoffs and severe financial insecurity to figuring out how to create entirely new offerings from outdoor service and takeout to grocery-style setups. Many…

Healthy Makeover: 70 Calories Strawberry Ice Cream

Healthy Makeover: Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe Courtesy of Country Living This four-ingredient dessert is just 70 calories per serving, making it the perfect summer treat. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. frozen strawberries 1 c. 2% plain Greek yogurt 1/4 c. sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract strawberries DIRECTIONS In food processor with knife blade attached, pulse 1 cup strawberries until finely chopped. Transfer chopped berries to large…

Veggie Niçoise Pitas

Veggie Niçoise Pitas Recipe Courtesy of THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING TEST KITCHEN Fill pitas with a few quintessential Mediterranean ingredients (think: roasted red peppers, chickpeas, and kalamata olives) for a lunch that’ll allow you to pretend you’re sitting on the coast of Santorini, not at your desk. Ingredients 1/4 c. olive oil 2 tbsp. sherry vinegar Kosher salt Pepper 1 bulb fennel, halved and very thinly sliced 1 15.5-oz…