Maple Pecan Sticky Buns

Fluffy, gooey, caramel-y, maple pecan goodness! These Maple Pecan Sticky Buns are made from scratch with simple ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, and you won’t believe just how EASY they are to make.  Servings: 12 Prep time: 20 minutes Rest time: 1 hour Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 1 hour 40 […]

A Bright Moment: Creamy Italian Sausage & Spinach Tortellini Soup

Recipe developed by Lauren Sephton (@brightmomentco) Servings: 6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 8 oz. Cheese Tortellini 3-4 Spicy (or Mild) Italian Sausage, pork or chicken, removed from casing 4 T Olive Oil 1 Yellow Onion, chopped 3 large Carrots, peeled and chopped 3 Organic Celery, chopped […]

A Bright Moment: Flaky Apple Hand Pies with Brown Sugar Glaze

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 2 Sheets Puff Pastry, vegan or regular, thawed 4-5 tbsp. Milk of choice 3 large Honeycrisp Apples, finely diced 1 tbsp. Flour 1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract, or Vanilla Bean Powder 2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon 1/4 tsp. Ground Nutmeg Pinch of Salt […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Elevated Everyday Croissant Sandwiches

by LAUREN SEPHTON/@BRIGHTMOMENTCO Quick, easy, delicious… the trio for a perfect sandwich! These Elevated Everyday Croissant Sandwiches are great for lunches, dinners, or weekend brunches. Ingredients 1 Croissant 3-4 slices Chicken Breasts, thinly sliced 2-3 slices Prosciutto 1 slice Havarti Cheese Handful of Mustard Microgreens or Baby Arugula 1 tsp. Dijon Mustard 1 tsp. Honey […]

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