This week we’re looking to spice things up with our friends at Simply Organic who have sponsored this week’s menu! Looking for more ways to elevate your everyday cooking? Click here to learn more about Simply Organic and how their real spices add real bite to recipes. On the list this week is a spicy curry, stuffed shells and sheet pan dinners!
Things to Use This Week: Use this as a guide for what to stock up on at the store, or what to grab from your pantry.
Things to Prep Ahead This Week: We realize some of the items we rely on from the store each week may be difficult to come by. Here are few basics you might want to consider making yourself to be as resourceful as possible and to add lots of flavor to your pantry meals!
Spice Swap: If ginger is running a little low... replace with a warm spice like allspice or nutmeg, but just a pinch! This can help tone down the the tangy red pepper sauce and give the dish a warm earthiness.
Keep it Lean!
We all love comforting and hearty meals, but sometimes you just need something easy, light, and mostly vegetables! Load up that sheet pan with lots of veggies and prep some fresh, extra crunchy vegetables to go along with your choice of protein!
By the time Spring rolls around on the East Coast, we’re longing for bright & vibrant meals. However, often times it’s still pretty chilly going into the middle of May, so those bright spring flavors need to be served along with a side of comfort. Enter these spring forward stuffed shells bursting with fresh green vegetables and perfectly spiced with Simply Organic Garlic Powder, Lemon Pepper, Crushed Red Pepper and Oregano.
Spice Swap: If you don't have Lemon Pepper spice blend on hand, zest a lemon and combine with cracked black pepper, garlic powder, and a pinch of salt!
This classic Italian pasta sauce is salty, briny and just downright delicious thanks to ZestfulKitchen and the Simply Organic spices she uses. It comes together quickly and easily thanks to a short, yet bold list of ingredients!
Spice Swap: This recipe calls for Italian Seasoning, if you're fresh out use oregano instead!
Make this cake for breakfast, brunch or dessert and everything in between. Have apples on your hands? Dice a few up and toss them in. Want to add blueberries? Go for it! Got some fresh tart cranberries laying around? Go nuts! This cake is a blank buttery canvas, Carpe Diem!
Spice Swap: Fresh out of cinnamon? Use a pinch of cardamom instead for a beautiful floral citrusy note.