• Home-style Pasta Sauce

    Home-style Pasta Sauce
    There's something super satisfying about a good, home made pasta sauce. Perfect for that classic spaghetti and meatball dish!   Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 1 lb sweet Italian sausage, sliced 3/4 lb lean ground beef 1/2 cup minced onion 3 cups tomatoes, cut into quarters 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste 2 (6.5 ounce) cans tomato sauce 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp white sugar 2 tbsp Vanillablossom Granulated Garlic 1 1/2 tsp Vanillablossom Dried Basil 1/2 tsp fennel seed 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp Vanillablossom Black Peppercorn (ground)   Directions In a large saucepan or...
  • Saturday Morning Pancakes

    Saturday Morning Pancakes
      Fluffy and moist and oh so delicious! This will be a new favorite in your household for sure. Substitute water and oil for a dairy-free option! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups milk (or water)1/4 cup melted butter (or olive oil)2 large eggs2 tsp Vanillablossom Vanilla Extract 2 cups all purpose flour1/4 cup granulate sugar4 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt Directions: Heat a frying pan over med-high heat. Combine wet ingredient and whisk until well combined. In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients and mix until combine. Slowly fold in wet ingredients until just...
  • Strawberry Cocoa Almond Smoothie

    Strawberry Cocoa Almond Smoothie
    Ingredients 1 frozen banana, peeled1/2 cup diced strawberries1 tbsp hemp hearts or chia seeds1 tbsp cocoa powder1 cup unsweetened almond milk1 tbsp almond butter1/2 tsp Vanillablossom Vanilla Extract4-5 large ice cubes Topping (optional): 1 teaspoon chopped almonds1 teaspoon chocolate chips   Directions Combine ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Serve and top with chocolate chips and almonds and enjoy!  
  • Mango Vanilla Salsa

    Mango Vanilla Salsa
      A little sweet, a little savory, a little spicy. Pair with some guacamole and pita or corn tortilla chips for a zesty and refreshing treat! Ingredients: 1 ripe mango 1 jalapeño 2 roma tomatoes 1/2 small red onion Zest and Juice of one lime ½ clove of garlic (chopped) 1/4 tsp Vanillablossom Vanilla Paste Salt and pepper to taste Cilantro (optional) Directions: Peel and dice mango into small cubes. Slice the jalepeno, removing the seeds and coarsely chop. Dice red onion and tomato, then combine first four ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Zest and juice the...
  • Vanilla Bean Lemon Squares

    Vanilla Bean Lemon Squares
      That perfect summery treat with a twist of vanilla! Beautiful rich taste with that pop of citrus. Make these for your next get-together on the patio! Ingredients Crust: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup softened butter Filling: 2 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp Vanillablossom Vanilla Paste 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp grated lemon zest 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Powdered sugar for sprinkling Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium-sized bowl, combine flour, butter and powdered sugar and mix well. Press into an ungreased 8-9" pan. Create edges up...
  • Homemade Steak Spice

    Homemade Steak Spice
      Looking to spice up your life? Our homemade steak spice is just what you need to add some extra flavor to dinner tonight! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar, packed1 tablespoon Sea Salt or Kosher Salt2 teaspoons Ground Chile Pepper2 teaspoons Vanillablossom Paprika1 teaspoon Vanillablossom Rosemary1 teaspoon Vanillablossom Ground Black Pepper1/2 teaspoon Vanillablossom Granulated Garlic1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin1/2 teaspoon Ground Mustard Directions: Combine all ingredients into a bowl and mix well. Massage into meat, letting rest for approx. 20 minutes before cooking to perfection! Store in an airtight container and keep in a cool, dry...
  • Vanilla Honey Steamer

    Vanilla Honey Steamer
      Looking for something sweet, smooth, and comforting on a cold day? Try this Vanilla Honey Steamer with either regular or almond milk! Top with whipped cream for an extra touch of luxury. Ingredients: 2 cups milk or unsweetened milk alternative1.5 teaspoons honey2 teaspoon Vanillabossom Vanilla ExtractOptional:Top with whipped cream Directions: Espresso Machine: Add honey, vanilla and milk into steaming pitcher. Steam until milk reaches between 150°F - 160°F and foam is smooth and dense. Pour into your favourite mug and enjoy! Stovetop: Add honey, vanilla and milk into saucepan. Stir regularly until milk reaches between 150°F...
  • Strawberry Vanilla Milkshake

    Strawberry Vanilla Milkshake
    Summer is officially here! Want to beat the heat with something sweet and satisfying? Try adding our Vanilla Paste to not only add that vanilla taste you love, but give your drink that beautiful, natural speckling. You can sub out the vanilla paste for Vanilla Extract for a smoother option. Recipe: 1 cup Natural Vanilla Ice Cream3/4 cup Cold Milk1/2 cup of Fresh Strawberries1/8 tsp Vanillablossom Pure Madagascar Vanilla Bean Paste Instructions: Add all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. Top with strawberry slices or even cookie crumbs, and enjoy!  
  • Delicious Salt-and-Pepper Grilled Chicken

    Delicious Salt-and-Pepper Grilled Chicken
    Time to pull out the grill and fire up some delicious Salt-and-Pepper Grilled Chicken! Ingredients 1 whole chicken (3 to 4 pounds), quartered, rinsed, and patted dry 1 tablespoon coarse salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Directions Preheat grill to medium-high.  Combine the salt and pepper. Rub chicken with mixture, covering all sides and shaking off excess. Let stand at room for temperature 30 minutes. Place chicken on grill, skin side down. Close cover, and grill 8 minutes. Flip chicken, and close cover. Grill until chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes more. Take chicken off...
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