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For this month’s Well Being Challenge, we encourage you to seek out a synergistic food combination once a dayfor one week. For examples. visit cafebonappetit.com. Share your experiences by posting comments or photos of foods that work together on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a recipe to get you started.

For this month’s Well Being Challenge, we encourage you to seek out a synergistic food combination once a day for one week.

For examples. visit cafebonappetit.com. Share your experiences by posting comments or photos of foods that work together on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a recipe to get you started

For this month’s Well Being Challenge, we encourage you to seek out a synergistic food combination — foods that complement each other nutritionally — once a day for one week. For examples. visit cafebonappetit.com. Share your experiences by posting comments or photos of foods that work together on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a recipe to get you started.

A month or two ago, the Shepherd’s Grain farmers were just finishing their harvest, climbing off their combines after a long season. This year in the Pacific Northwest, we may have had a disappointing late spring and mild summer for beach-goers, but it was just cool and rainy enough to pamper the wheat fields. And a high yielding season is not only great for the farmers, but also for all of us. Our relationship is not bran deep. Bon Appétit Management Company throughout the Pacific Northwest partners with Shepherd’s Grain to create our from-scratch pizza dough, bread, and pastries. Bon Appétit at Seattle University, for example, goes through 1,550 pounds of Shepherd’s Grain flour a week to feed lunch-going students, faculty, and staff!

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, so is that day when the feast is over and the guests have gone home – and you have a giant dish full of leftover turkey sitting in the refrigerator. Sure, you could make turkey sandwiches — the classic way to use up leftovers — but the Bon Appétit team at Cisco-San Jose in San Jose, CA, has some more creative ideas. Since guests often ask for recipes from the chefs, this holiday season the team proactively provided customers with ideas of how to get the most out of their Thanksgiving meal.

By Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RD For this month’s Well Being Challenge, we encourage you to replace an unhealthy saturated fat or refined carbohydrate with a healthy unsaturated fat source once a day for one week. Demonstrate your commitment to embracing healthy fats in your diet by posting photos or comments about your healthy fat substitutions on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a recipe to get you started.  Walnut-Sage Pesto Makes 1 cup

By Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RD For this month’s Well Being Challenge, we encourage you to replace an unhealthy saturated fat or refined carbohydrate with a healthy unsaturated fat source once a day for one week. Demonstrate your commitment to embracing healthy fats in your diet by posting photos or comments about your healthy fat substitutions on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a recipe to get you started.  Cod with Braised Celery and Tomato

By Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RD For this month’s well being challenge, we encourage you to replace an unhealthy saturated fat or refined carbohydrate with a healthy  unsaturated fat source once a day for one week. Demonstrate your commitment toembracing healthy fats in your diet by posting photos or comments about your healthy fat substitutions on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a recipe to get you started.  Chocolate and Avocado Brownies Makes one 9×13’’ pan Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup mashed avocado 3/4 cup lowfat cow’s milk or soymilk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or coconut oil, plus more for greasing baking dish 1 teaspoon vanilla extract To Prepare 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9×13″ baking dish with oil. 2. Mix together the flour, […]

By Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RD For this month’s Well Being Challenge, we encourage you to provide your body with more nutrients and fiber and decrease your carbon footprint by enjoying more plant- based proteins. Demonstrate your commitment to increasing vegetable proteins in your diet by posting photos or comments about your plant-based protein meals and experiences on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a recipe to get you started.  Linguine with Kale and Walnuts

By Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RD For this month’s well being challenge, we encourage you to provide your body with more nutrients and fiber and decrease your carbon footprint by enjoying more plant- based proteins. Demonstrate your commitment to increasing vegetable proteins in your diet by posting photos or comments about your plant-based protein meals and experiences on our Facebook page wall. Here’s a delicious, unique recipe for you to try. Black Bean and Beet Burgers