A Bright Moment: Creamy Corn Chowder Soup with Zucchini & Green Chiles*

Servings: 5-6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 6 strips Bacon, chopped 1 tbsp. Olive Oil 2-3 Green Chiles, de-seeded and chopped 2 cups Corn Kernels, about 4 corn cobs 2 large Zucchini, chopped 2-3 Yukon Gold Potatoes, chopped ½ medium Sweet Onion, finely chopped 2-3 Garlic Cloves, […]

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili 

by KATIE MAXEY, MS, RD, IBCLC Serves 4 Ingredients:  3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chili powder 4 teaspoons ground cumin ¼ teaspoon salt 2 ½ cups water 2, 15-ounce cans low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed 1, 14-ounce […]

919 Backyard BBQ: Crispy Grilled Chicken Wings!

by TANNER JOHNSON For this month, I wanted to share a great recipe for some pretty simple, super crispy grilled chicken wings. These are on the weekly rotation in my house, especially during the fall for watching football. My favorite flavor as of lately is a Spicy Japanese BBQ Sauce on the wings; this combined […]

A Bright Moment: Mixed Berry Honey Vanilla Cake (Stays moist for 3 days!)

Sponge-like Vanilla Cake Layers that stay moist for 3 days, a soft Mixed Berry Buttercream, and a Honey Berry Compote…. the perfect end-of-summer cake recipe! Servings: 10 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 50 minutes Ingredients: For the Vanilla Cake Layers: (Makes three (3) 6″ cake layers) 2 cups All Purpose […]

Forsyth Foodie: HakkaChow – Asian Eats

photos by SAIL OFF PHOTOGRAPHY Winston-Salem is home to many Asian eateries, but HakkaChow remains one of the Triad’s most beloved spots for sushi, gyoza, and cocktails. The ladies of Forsyth Woman and I visited HakkaChow on a Wednesday evening and were served a multi-course dinner by the lovely and attentive Abigail, alongside owner Jonathan […]

Slower Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

by KATIE MAXEY, MS, RD, IBCLC Serves 6 Ingredients:  1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Sprinkle of salt and pepper 2 pounds chuck roast ½ onion, quartered 2 cups beef broth, low sodium 1 whole bay leaf 12 slices provolone cheese  Sandwich bread of your choice (examples: sub rolls, onion rolls, sliced baguette loaf) Instructions: […]

All Types of Bowls: Strawberry Basil Whipped Goat Cheese

by CASEY CHEEK, ALLTYPESOFBOWLS.COM apps / dips / meat free / quick meals  Prep Time: 5 Min | Cook Time: 10 Min | Total Time: 15 Min Ingredients: 8 oz honey or regular goat cheese 4 oz cup ricotta 2 tbsp + 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp red pepper flakes 2 tbsp fresh thyme 2 […]

A Bright Moment: Shrimp Spring Rolls

by LAUREN SEPHTON (@BRIGHTMOMENTCO) SHRIMP SPRING ROLLS  Servings: 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 8 minutes Total time: 28 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. Shrimp, small to medium-sized, peeled and deveined (thawed if frozen) 1 tbsp. Olive Oil ½ tsp. EACH: Salt & Black Pepper 8-10 Spring Roll Wrappers ½ large English Cucumber or 2 […]

919 Backyard BBQ: Summertime Low Country Boil

by TANNER JOHNSON @919BACKYARDBBQ August is the perfect time to gather friends and family for a classic backyard feast, and what better dish to serve than a Low Country Boil! This easy-to-make meal not only feeds a large group, but also offers a great medley of various seafood options. The best part is that you […]

A Bright Moment: Pineapple Mint Mojito Mocktail (Non-Alcoholic)

by LAUREN SEPHTON / @BRIGHTMOMENTCO Fresh mint paired with sweet pineapple and tart lime, this Pineapple Mint Mojito Mocktail (Non-Alcoholic) is going to be THE mocktail of Summer! Servings: 8 Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Total time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup Water 1/2 cup Granulated Cane Sugar 1/2 cup Fresh Mint Leaves […]

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