Vegan & Vegetarian Thanksgiving

By | 2018-10-01T12:29:06+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Being vegan or vegetarian is hardly considered an "alternative" way of eating these days. It has become mainstream to see a meatless meal (even meat eaters are happily finding their way to delicious vegan products and recipes), and vegan restaurants can be found almost anywhere, but Thanksgiving and Christmas still seem to revolve around meat. With the focus [...]

Decadent Thankgiving

By | 2018-10-01T12:29:50+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

All the fat, carbs, gluten, meat & calorific awesomeness you can imagine for your Thanksgiving table. Enjoy! Stuffing Waffles  Maybe not for Thanksgiving Day, but I wanted to include them because how great will these be for a day after brunch??? Cheesy Onion & Potato Gratin "An easy potato and onion casserole with chunks of bacon [...]

Gluten Free Thanksgiving

By | 2018-10-01T12:30:35+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

For some, cutting gluten out is a health choice, and for some, it can be the difference between being healthy or VERY sick. Gluten free products have come a LONG way. I was curious to see what a gluten free thanksgiving might look like....and it looks pretty delicious! At Hofstedes we carry a large selection of gluten [...]

Keto Thanksgiving

By | 2018-10-01T12:31:15+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Sticking to your keto diet over thanksgiving will be EASY with these recipes. There are a lot of great thanksgiving recipes out there that have been adapted to suit those on a ketogenic diet.  Here are a few of the best: Supreme Green Bean Casserole  "This low carb Supreme Green Bean Casserole is everything the other [...]

Garlic- Sticky Garlic Chicken Bites

By | 2018-09-04T12:45:35+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

These Sticky Garlic Chicken Bites  from Damn Delicious are...well...damn delicious. You might want to double this one up! INGREDIENTS: 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 large eggs, beaten 1 cup Panko* FOR THE SAUCE 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup honey 4 cloves garlic, [...]

Garlic- Roasted Garlic Parmesan Chickpeas

By | 2018-09-04T12:43:39+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

These Garlic Parm roasted chickpeas from The Cozy Apron don't ask you to compromise flavor for health or vice versa. Packed with protein and deliciously addictive, these are your solution for snacking. Ingredients: • 2 cans (15.5 ounces / 439 grams) organic chickpeas, drained, rinsed and patted dry, loose skins removed • 3 tablespoons olive oil [...]

Garlic- Pasta Aglio e Olio

By | 2018-09-04T12:42:36+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Binging with Babish is one of my favorite Food Tubers. He's funny, relatable, and his recipes are delicious. A lot of his videos focus on creating food from movies, and in this case, the movie "Chef". This is a old recipe, it is very simple, and very delicious. Garlic front and centre, with a little oil, [...]

Garlic- Thai style green beans

By | 2018-09-04T12:38:41+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

These Thai style green beans from A Beautiful Mess are not only a garlic lovers dream, but a great way to zhoosh up a veggie side dish, while maintaining all of the healthy.  This recipes also keeps the beans front and centre, rather than a bunch of sauce. Make sure not to over cook them so [...]

Garlic – Garlic Parmesan Stadium-Style Baked Steak Fries

By | 2018-09-04T12:33:15+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

There are a bunch of great things about this recipe from Foodie with Family. First, these are baked, and not fried. Second is that they assume in the recipe you will buy a bag of frozen fries, so it is a pretty quick snack to throw together. Ingredients 1 bag frozen steak fries 28 ounces, or [...]

Garlic- Types & Preparations

By | 2018-09-04T12:48:16+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

This week we are digging into Garlic. Garlic was one of the worlds first cultivated plants, and is used in almost every cuisine in the world. Right now in store we have one of the most sought after types of garlic in the world, Russian Red. It has beautiful purple hue, and very large bulbs. It is a "Hardneck" variety, [...]