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Cooking with Cans: Our Top 7 Recipes

cans get you cooking blogFebruary is National Canned Foods Month, and we think it’s the perfect opportunity to share some of our favorite recipes featuring the “cantry” products we love. Not only do canned foods make these recipes more convenient and affordable, but these dishes are also downright delicious. Here are our top …

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Fat Tuesday and Paczki Day!

Is it PUNCH-key or POONCH-key?

However you pronounce the name of those wonderful Polish jelly-filled doughnuts that people eat just before Lent, Festival Foods has them! And not only do we have them, we have plenty of information about them!

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What’s a Paczki?

Paczki are flattened, sphere-shaped deep-fried pieces of dough filled …

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Guacamole with Broccoli

Guacamole with Broccoli | Eat Well with Festival Foods

Guac with Broc. Broccamole. Broc Guac. Or just Guacamole with Broccoli. It doesn’t really matter what this recipe is called. It’s more important to know that this veggie-fied guacamole is DELICIOUS! Whether you make it for game day or just an afternoon snack, this colorful chip …

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TOP 10 Super Bowl Party Foods

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The Big Game is this weekend – are you ready? If you’re still in need of a little food inspiration for your Super Bowl party, you’ve come to the right spot. Here are the TOP 10 recipes to feature at your Super Bowl bash:

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The Dietitian’s Top Picks: February 2016

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Tostitos® Multigrain Scoops! ®

Why we love it:

Scoop shape is perfect for dipping Roasted Tomatillo Salsa, Guacamole with Broccoli and more! Simple ingredients list Whole grain Low in sodium …

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Entertaining with Specialty Cheeses

Entertaining with Specialty Cheeses | Eat Well with Festival Foods | Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Cheese

Whether it’s for a romantic dinner for two or a celebration for twenty, entertaining with specialty cheeses is an easy and delicious way to WOW your guests, any time of the year.

The elegant appearance of a …

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Southwest Lasagna

Southwest Lasagna | Eat Well at Festival Foods

It’s fiesta time!

Drawing inspiration from a popular Tex-Mex dish, known as King Ranch casserole, our lightened-up Southwest Lasagna is anything but short on flavor. It’s cheesy. It’s hearty. And, it’s oh-so delicioso!

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Delicious dessert: Peanut Butter Black Bean Brownies

Beans in brownies? Yes, really.

And it’s good! Not just good for adults, either. This recipe, developed by the Festival Foods team of registered dietitians, even won approval from my 7-year-old son who didn’t just eat it, he also wanted to know when we would be getting more. That’s right, a kid who liked eating a bean-based dessert.

Peanut Butter Black Bean Brownies

Ingredients:

¾ cup dark chocolate chips, melted

15 oz. can black …

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Muffuletta Salad

Muffuletta Salad #festfoods

A muffuletta sandwich is one of my all-time favorites. Why? Because it has oodles of olives, which is the signature flavor of this classic New Orleans sandwich. I thought it would be fun to deconstruct the sandwich and make it in to a fun salad {or dip} that is served with French bread. What …

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Wellness Wednesday: Totally tomato recipes

Boy oh boy!

You guys don’t mess around when it comes to cooking with tomatoes! When we wrote about Bushel Boy tomatoes from Minnesota we asked for your best tomato-based recipes. And wow! We got some great responses! It didn’t seem right to keep those all to ourselves so we gathered up some of the tomato-inspired recipes you sent to us via this blog as well as Facebook and Twitter.

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