Start off your morning right with healthy and colourful breakfast options everyone in your family will love!
In our latest Make It with Hamilton Beach episode, host Miranda Malisani shows us her recipes for healthy, filling and colourful breakfast options including butterfly pea flower tea, delicious breakfast toasts, and coffee oatmeal, all using appliances from our Hamilton Beach Elite line. In this episode, Miranda is joined with fellow mom and registered dietitian Noelle Martin!
Miranda Malisani, RNCP is a Toronto based Nutritionist who is recognized nationally for her expertise in holistic nutrition. Her down-to-earth attitude and ability to cater her services to an individual’s needs has made her a leader in the field.
I don’t know about you but whenever I’m eating (or drinking) my greens, I feel a whole lot better about my meal. Whether it’s a loaded kale salad, a mug of steaming hot matcha tea, the perfect avocado (you know what I’m talking about), or sauteed spinach, green things are pretty delicious. And this green power smoothie is no exception.
As you can see in the photos, all the ingredients (besides the apple juice) you need for the smoothie are – you guessed it – green.
Add apple juice, a granny smith apple, half an avocado, green grapes, kale, and ice to your blender jar. Cover and blend until all the ingredients come together into one gorgeous, green smoothie.
The avocado adds to the rich green color. It also makes the smoothie silky smooth. If you’ve never added an avocado to your smoothie, now’s the time to try it.
Drink your greens alongside the rest of your breakfast or whip it up in the when you’re in need of an afternoon pick-me-up. It’s an abso-fruitly delicious smoothie recipe you’ll make over and over again.
After a long, hard winter and a cold, rainy spring, we’re all welcoming summer with open arms. With the warmer weather comes a desire to grill, eat lighter and enjoy a cold one with the windows wide open. Unfortunately, while school lets out, companies don’t shut down and commitments don’t go away. So if time, space or money are limited, but you want to get the magic of the grilling season anyway, reach for an indoor grill.
You might be thinking an indoor grill won’t cut it and it’s better to give up on dreams of burgers and barbecue chicken, but the Searing Grill has solved all of your concerns. It gets hot – I mean really hot – so it creates the beautifully seared grill marks you desire with the grilled taste you crave. It will fool all your guests – just ask my friends who oohed and ahhed over the grill marks on their zucchini and chicken the other night. You’ll be amazed at the ease of cleaning up. No need to scrape the grill, throw out charcoal or get covered with ash or refill tanks – just pop off the grill plate, lid and tray and place them in the dishwasher. It’s that easy!
So the next time you want a light, delicious burger, but don’t want to break out a huge grill and all your tools, try this spicy turkey burger on the Searing Grill and get the outdoor flavour you crave on an easy-to-clean indoor grill.
Summertime is party time. Whether you’re hosting a Labour Day barbecue for extended family or are inviting all the kids’ friends over to celebrate an endless summer, we all have a full calendar this time of year. When planning for summer soirees, make sure you put homemade deviled eggs on the menu. Deviled eggs are always a crowd pleaser. Whether you are making your grandmother’s no-frills recipe or adding mix-ins like bacon, jalapeños, or smoked salmon, this egg-cellent app will fly off the table.
Pimento cheese is good on (or in) just about everything – and deviled eggs are no exception. In the United States, it’s not surprising to see this delicious spread mixed into egg yolks for a cheesy twist on the standard deviled egg. Top them with crispy, crumbled bacon and a little fresh dill for a next-level appetizer.
If you already have plenty of avocados in your kitchen for avocado toast and smoothies, try adding them to your deviled eggs. Top each avocado deviled egg – or Green Devil as they are sometimes called – with salsa and a sprig of cilantro. Serve them on Cinco de Mayo, gameday, or at summer potlucks.
Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs
If you’re a pickle lover then this recipe is for you. Have you ever added sweet relish to your deviled eggs? Try adding tangy dill pickles instead and see which version you like more. We topped these dill pickle deviled eggs with even more pickles (we found that baby dills work best for garnishing purposes), for a tangy treat that belongs on the buffet table year round.
“If it’s not broken, don’t fix it” holds true for this classic deviled egg recipe. You’ll find this creamy, protein-packed appetizer on Easter Sunday tables, at backyard barbecues, and family reunions alike. Use your Hamilton Beach® food processor and egg cooker to perfect this go-to appetizer.
If you’re an avocado fan like myself, you probably indulge in your fair share of guacamole. Whether I’m watching it made table-side at my favourite Mexican restaurant or paying a little extra to enjoy it on a fast-casual burrito bowl, I enjoy every bite.
While it’s easy to order guacamole when you’re eating out, it’s even easier to make it at home. Using your Hamilton Beach® processor you can whip up your favourite dip in a matter of minutes.
Using a food processor fitted with the chopping/mixing blade, add onion, jalapenos, tomatoes, cilantro, salt, and black pepper to the food processor bowl. Pulse until the mixture is roughly chopped and chunky. Then add ripe avocados (is there anything more satisfying than slicing open a perfectly ripe avocado?), and lime juice. Pulse until you reach your desired guac consistency – pulse longer for a super creamy guac, or only a few times if you like it on the chunkier side. Pro tip: use a food processor with a bowl scraper to ensure you don’t leave a single ounce in the bowl.
Making guacamole at home allows you to control the ingredients – especially the salt – and lets you experiment with the flavours. Maybe add extra jalapenos if you like a spicier dip, or garlic for added zing. Make a few batches and find the winning combination. Who wouldn’t want attend a guacamole taste test?!
Whether you’re serving this homemade guacamole with chips for dipping on Cinco de Mayo or on top of Cuban mojo pork or Mexican burgers, guac never costs extra when you make it at home.