Winter Quinioa Salad Bowl, ancient harvest

Winter Quinoa Salad Bowl

Balance your holiday table with this colorful, seasonal side dish for a healthy, gluten-free option from the Ancient Harvest family. They also offer a wonderful suggestion to create a fast, protein-packed lunch using these same nutritious ingredients, brightening even the dreariest of days with this vibrant salad.

Salsa Verde Guacamole, stonewall kitchen

Salsa Verde Guacamole

Stonewall Kitchen offers this tasty twist on guacamole with the addition of their Salsa Verde. This salsa, created from a traditional Mexican recipe, blends the tart sweetness of tomatillo tomatoes with the distinct character of cilantro for an authentic flavor combination. We suggest Xochitl Corn Chips as the perfect accompaniment to this guacamole for your fall get-togethers or game day spread.

Spider Web Brownies, king arthur flour

Spider Web Brownies

King Arthur Flour takes their favorite Fudge Brownie recipe to a fun, spooky level with the addition of a mint-flavored cream cheese spiderweb for Halloween. The result is a brownie that’s right in the middle of the fudgy vs. cakey debate – ultra-moist texture with a subtle cake-like rise. Your ghosts and goblins of all ages will be thrilled!

slow cooker chipotle chili, jeanette's healthy living, jeanette chen

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chili

Jeanette Chen of Jeanette’s Healthy Living offers this hearty and satisfying chili, so inviting as the nights get cooler. The smokiness of the chilis reminds her of the taste of summertime grilling and the heat of the dish is easily adjusted with the number of peppers you chose to add. Since this chili freezes well, consider making a double batch to have a quick meal ready on a busy night or for game day.

Pumpkin Risotto, squash risotto, culinary works, julia deane

Pumpkin or Squash Risotto

Welcome the flavor of autumn to your table with this comforting risotto from Julia Deane of Culinary Works. Stirring often while slow cooking allows the short grains of the Arborio rice to rub against each other, releasing starch and creating this naturally creamy, silky dish. The optional sage leaves and amaretti cookie crumbs provide wonderful accents of taste and texture.

Asiago Cheese Puffs, belgioioso

Asiago Cheese Puffs

Light and versatile, these delights from the cheese artisans of BelGioioso are wonderful on their own, as a unique bread basket addition, or as the foundation for a myriad of appetizer combinations. Cut in half and fill with your favorite Italian meats, fresh or marinated vegetables, savory spreads, and cheeses – the possibilities are limited only by your imagination!