All posts in the ‘ Fresh Home Recipes ’ Category


Commit to Healthier Eating Habits during Stress Awareness Month

April 15, 2015 | post a comment

In an age where over-scheduling and an “I can do it all” mentality are commonplace, Americans are feeling more stressed than ever before. According to a 2013 research report by Carnegie Mellon University, Americans’ stress levels have increased 10-30% over the last three decades. Furthermore, individuals experiencing high stress levels… Read the Rest »

Cooking with love … Romantic, Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes

February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Why not show your love this Valentine’s Day with a heartfelt meal made from scratch? This unique entrée and salad recipe may just have your loved one feeling as if he/she is dining at a five-star restaurant. Add a little romance and a glass of heart healthy, fine red wine,… Read the Rest »

A “Green” Bloody Mary and Smoked Salmon Wraps: A Healthy Twist on Two New Year’s Day Brunch Classics

January 1, 2015 | post a comment

It’s hard to believe another year has passed. But what better way to ring in 2015, than hosting a New Year’s brunch? To support and encourage your guests who’ve resolved to eat healthier in the New Year, here are some healthier twists to everyone’s classic brunch menu. First, toast the… Read the Rest »

Spice Up Your Holiday with this Festive Watercress Casserole

December 22, 2014 | post a comment

The cool weather and holiday spirit calls for warm comfort foods, which is why we are providing you with this toasty watercress casserole. This festive dish is the perfect addition to any holiday meal. It’s even rich and decadent enough to present to your guests for Christmas dinner. We recommend… Read the Rest »

Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

December 2, 2014 | post a comment

Have you ever heard of a “croptail?” Neither had we, until we found this watercress cocktail recipe from Hemispheres Magazine. A “croptail” is a vegetable-based cocktail, such as a Bloody Mary. Austin Carson, from Denver’s Mizuna restaurant, wanted to venture beyond the usual concoctions, so he created the Prudence and… Read the Rest »

Cashew Chicken Butter Lettuce Wraps

October 22, 2014 | post a comment

Time to get a little nutty. In honor of National Nut Day, here’s a new wholesome and scrumptious gluten-free, Cashew Chicken Butter Lettuce Wrap recipe from shescookin.com. This quick and warm meal is perfect for the autumn weather, and the best part about it is, it’s also ideal for leftovers…. Read the Rest »

Asian Turkey Lettuce Cups Recipe

August 19, 2014 | post a comment

Want to add a little spice to your day? Try out these fiery Asian Turkey Lettuce Cups, and celebrate Hot and Spicy Food Day on August 19th! Although they bring heat, the mild, refreshing butter lettuce balances them out, creating an ideal, light and tasty dinner alternative. Asian Turkey Lettuce… Read the Rest »

How to Make Chicken Salad Butter Lettuce Wraps for the 4th of July

July 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

As we all know Friday is America’s Independence Day! Why not bring a nice picnic dinner to enjoy during the fireworks show?  For a healthy, delicious meal that puts a more contemporary feel on a classic summer favorite, follow this quick and easy recipe, to mouthwatering Lemon, Tarragon Chicken Salad… Read the Rest »

Yummy Lettuce Wrap Recipe Ideas

December 9, 2013 | post a comment

Who said our butter lettuce is only limited to salads!? The creativity that can be done with butter lettuce is endless! Add crispness to your meals and use butter lettuce as a substitution for hamburger buns, tortillas, and even as sandwich bread! Diane Sanfilippo, BS, NC, Owner & Founder of… Read the Rest »

Living Butter Lettuce Nutrient and Storing Information

November 19, 2013 | post a comment

If you didn’t know, butter lettuce is highly nutritious. It is packed with vitamins like vitamin A, iron, and calcium. It also does not contain any cholesterol, sodium, or fat, making it a healthy green for you and your family. Fruits and Veggies More Matters suggests to avoid butter lettuce… Read the Rest »