Bowl of Red: Texas-Style Chili

Texas Style Chili Recipe | No Bean Chili | Steak Chili

I welcome the occasional rainy day. The melodic sound of rain hitting a blanket of fallen leaves hypnotizes. It was especially cold on Saturday and I couldn't help but take refuge in a comfortable chair, the fireplace filling the room with warmth while my husband and I watched old movies and sipped hot mochas. We were dog-sitting Calvin who happily participating in our veg-fest. After a healthy dose of repose, we decided to steal away from our cocoons to make a pot of chili. But not just any chili. My dad's famous "Bowl of Red" Texas-style chili that has received first place ribbons … [Read more...]

Santa Fe Chili with Black Bean & Corn Salsa

Santa Fe Chili Recipe with Garden Fresh Gourmet Black Bean & Corn Salsa: Quick, easy, gluten free

I love Autumn and everything that's associated with it. Pumpkins. Hayrides. Apple cider and donuts. Butternut squash soup. Halloween decorations and costumes. Leaves in brilliant reds, exquisite oranges and burnished golds. Fireplaces and good books. Wide-rimmed mugs of hot coffee on a crisp Fall morning. And a big pot of chili warming on the stove. Our IT Guru, Ray Bonkowsi, whipped together this recipe for an award-winning, mouth-watering, lip-smacking chili. The beauty of it is you can use the meat of your choice, like pulled pork for instance (be still my beating heart) and … [Read more...]

Super Food Recipes featuring Garden Fresh Gourmet

George Vutetakis | Super Foods Recipes Featuring Garden Fresh Gourmet Salsa and Hummus

Chef George Vutetakis, the Guru of Veg and Director of Research & Development for Garden Fresh Gourmet spent the morning with the folks from Fox 2 News to share a few healthy super-food snack ideas: Fox 2 News Headlines. Video compliments of Fox 2 News Detroit. Super Food Pinwheels Makes 2 Roulades/Serves 4 1 cup Garden Fresh Naturals Original Hummus 1 package whole grain tortillas ½ red bell pepper, cut into thin strips ½ seedless cucumber, sliced in long matchsticks 1 carrot,sliced in matchsticks ¼ cup sweet Vidalia-style onions, sliced very thin 2 cups baby … [Read more...]

Zucchini Boats with Sausage Stuffing & Garden Fresh Salsa

Stuffed Zucchini Recipe with Seasoned Chicken Sausage & Garden Fresh Salsa | Gluten Free, low calorie

HR Ninja, Donna Jackson had a few zucchini and a brilliant idea: slice six zucchini with her samurai sword, stuff them with seasoned chicken sausage and top with Garden Fresh Salsa and shredded mozzarella cheese. Food blogger, David Benjamin, had a little time on his hands and Donna's recipe. Team Garden Fresh had empty bellies and Dave's cell phone number. Alas, our team's urgent cries were answered with a pan of savory zucchini boats. Each delicious bite was like an incoming tide washing the flavor farther ashore. And then there was none. The … [Read more...]

Nacho Momma’s Pie

Nacho Momma's Pie | A Quick and Easy Family Recipe Featuring Garden Fresh Salsa & Guacamole

Sit back because... This is Nacho Momma's Pie. And Jessica Perreca is the mastermind behind this dish. Nacho momma. Not mine either. As soon as it hit my inbox, I sent it to Dave Benjamin of The Hungry Dudes who whipped up four of these darlings to sample at G-Fresh. The crowd. Went. Wild. One of our Team Members grabbed a small slice on her way out to lunch. After taking one bite, she quickly returned with her lunch buddy. Nacho momma or anyone else could trump this meal. A melody of flavors explode across the tongue with every bite as your teeth crush into each … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Steak Soft Tacos

Slow Cooker Steak Soft Tacos marinated in Garden Fresh Salsa

Dave Benjamin of The Hungry Dudes stepped into our test kitchen yesterday tugging a cooler behind him. A cooler, it turns out, full of ingredients he prepared for some killer Slow Cooker Steak Soft Tacos for his BFFs at G-Fresh. He set everything out onto the butcher block table, all the fixins for a hearty lunch including the star of the show: juicy steak that had been marinating in Sweet Onion and Screamn Hot salsas all the live long day. The smell was so intoxicating, Garden Freshers from all corners of the building were flocking to the kitchen in droves, attracted to the sweet … [Read more...]