Are You a Supertaster?

Is someone in your life a picky eater? It may be that this person is actually a supertaster! What is a Supertaster? Each of the tastebuds on a tongue is designed to pick up a single flavor: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, or umami. Taken together, all the flavors encountered by the tastebuds become the overall experience of tasting food. Supertasters experience food with a greater intensity than the rest of the population as a result of having a larger number of tastebuds (the opposite of non-tasters who experience many foods as bland because they have relatively fewer tastebuds). … [Read more...]

Join the Garden Fresh Team in Supporting the 2014 Walk for the Future!

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The 2014 Walk For The Future,  an event supporting The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, is only 25 days away. This gives anyone interested in joining & supporting the walk plenty of time to get involved! The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties have set a $100,000 goal for this event. Now it is even easier to help them meet that goal. Between now and April 22, 2014, Garden Fresh Gourmet (led by Jack & Annette Aronson) will match, dollar for dollar, all donations - up to $12,500!  This means the donations you secure will be matched - … [Read more...]

What is a Superfood?

Superfood. The word comes up often. You can probably even list a handful of them, but do you really know what it means?  Superfoods are a group of foods considered by some experts to be dietary standouts because they are nutrient dense and can be extremely beneficial to your health. The idea is that superfoods provide you with powerful healing benefits by supplying key nutrients that are critical for optimal health. It is often said that adding these foods to your diet can improve health with few, if any, side effects. Possibly the most noteworthy fact about these nutritional … [Read more...]

Hat Trick

HAT TRICK | Garden Fresh Gourmet Salsa

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Hey Girl, You Are the Chips to My Salsa

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Hey girl, you are the chips to my salsa. … [Read more...]

Artichoke Jalapeño Garlic Macaroni and Cheese

Artichoke Jalapeno Garlic Macaroni and Cheese | Margaritaville | Garden Fresh Gourmet

Because I heart macaroni cheese... Because I love Margaritaville's Artichoke Jalapeño Garlic Dip... Artichoke Jalapeño Garlic Macaroni and Cheese Ingredients 1/2 pound elbow pasta 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp of flour 2 cups of 1% milk 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp kosher salt pinch of cayenne 2 1/2 cups of grated cheddar 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese 1/2 container of Margaritaville Artichoke Jalapeño Garlic Dip 1/3 cup of bread crumbs Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook pasta, drain and set aside. In large saucepan over medium heat, whisk olive oil … [Read more...]