Tri-Berry Muffins

Tri-Berry Muffins

Ingredients: 

  • 1½ Cups whole wheat flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 Cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 Cup skim milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup frozen mixed berries

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place liners in muffin tins, if desired.
  2. Whisk together baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar in large bowl.
  3. In separate bowl, combine milk, eggs, butter and vanilla.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry, and stir until just combined. Don’t over mix. Fold in mixed berries.
  5. Spoon batter into muffin tins. Bake 20-25 minutes, until a cake tester comes out clean and tops are nicely browned.

How It’s Made – Four Brother’s Maple Syrup

We headed over to Bowlus, MN to spend some time at the Syrup Ranch. Mike owns and operates the Syrup Ranch right in his backyard.

As Winter comes to an end, that’s when Mike goes to work. Luckily, he had a little time to show us around! Have you ever wondered how pure maple syrup is made? Mike tells us all about how he started his company as well as how he makes his award winning syrup! 

We’re proud to support local businesses and even more proud to have Four Brother’s Syrup available in all of our stores. Try it today! 

Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Oats
  • 1/2 Cup Skim or Low Fat Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Plain, Non-Fat Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Apple, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Chia Seeds

Directions: 

  1. In a mason jar, pour oats, milk and yogurt. Stir lightly. 
  2. Add a layer of chopped apples and top with cinnamon, honey and chia seeds. 
  3. Place in fridge and let sit overnight. In the morning, stir before eating. Enjoy cold or heat up in microwave. 

Prep time: 5-10 min. 
Difficulty: Easy

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We’ve heard it all the time, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” How many of you always eat breakfast? If so, how much protein do you get at breakfast? Our team of Supermarket Registered Dietitians have teamed up with the MN Beef Council to bring you a little challenge for the New Year! Continue reading

Happy New Year From Your Coborn’s Dietitians

Amy

For those of you who are starting off 2018 with goals related to health & wellness, kudos to you! It’s a perfect time of year to get into a new routine. As far as better nutrition, just remember that it’s up to you to purchase good items at the store and eat your meals and snacks throughout the day to prevent yourself from getting too hungry!

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3 Ways to Enjoy Lantana Hummus

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I’m always looking for new recipes, new ideas and new products and I just have to tell you there is a new hummus in town. It’s called Lantana and it is so scrumptious. It comes in a variety of flavors and I have some great ideas for you to create when using hummus. Continue reading

Gotta Love A Granny Smith

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Slow Cooker Quinoa

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Cheryl

I’ve thought a lot about this blog. Slow Cooker Quinoa has kind of had me stumped.

Quinoa was the subject of my first blog over two years ago. I didn’t want to go down that same research based path again. I’ve already told you about its origins and stellar nutritious powers. Also, I don’t do a whole lot of crock pot cooking anymore. Crock pots and slow cookers are a great appliance when preparing food for families and pot lucks. Cooking for one and crock pots don’t really go together.

I have a small 1.5 quart crock pot that is a pretty, bright yellow, so I pulled it out and set it on my kitchen counter hoping its cheery look would inspire me. It didn’t. So I left. It was a beautiful, sunny Saturday in October with temperatures hitting the low seventies, not a day to be inside making up recipes. Also it was a perfect day to work on my biggest project.

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Quiche’n It Real

Quiche'n It Real!

Brandon

Brandon

Let me start out by saying, this is NOT an egg bake. Granted, there are eggs in it, and you do bake it – but it won’t be tasting anything like an omelet. This French inspired dish screams brunch and tastes amazing with a smooth velvety texture. It’s pretty awesome, and won’t cost much to make. In fact, I saved a ton using all Food Club products and the taste still surpasses any quiche I’ve ever had.

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