Posts by mamajess

Shortbread Fruit Tarts

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in blog, recipes | Comments Off on Shortbread Fruit Tarts

Well it is a Good Friday indeed because today we have for you a healthy, sweet, and yummy treat just in time for Easter! This is a fun one to get hands on with your kids between kneading the dough and decorating the “Easter eggs”! The other great thing: it’s low hassle and quick to bake! Here’s how: For those of you who have dabbled in shortbread cookies, like I have, you know they can get a bit finicky. You have to find that perfect sweet spot in baking time for them to be just set without being too hard or soft. Today, I think I managed it (check the recipe card below for the instructions!). As for the dough, make sure you work with cold butter, cut into...

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Pizza Pinwheels

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in blog, recipes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pizza Pinwheels

I love making creative snacks for my family. The look on their faces  when I whip up some of our recipes like the loaded zucchini skins or our popcorn chicken nuggets is priceless! Today I incorporated our sauce into pizza pinwheels…and this recipe quickly turned into one of the most delicious ways to make pizza that I have ever had! I love how quick these are to make, so you can have them hot when the kids get off the bus. The first thing you want to do is roll out the thawed puff pastry sheet so there are no creases. From there, spoon Mama Jess Organic Garden Pasta Sauce on the pastry, creating an even layer. Then…sprinkle your toppings! I...

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One Pan Sausage and Roasted Veggies

Posted by on Apr 4, 2019 in blog, blogs, Uncategorized | Comments Off on One Pan Sausage and Roasted Veggies

If you haven’t been able to tell, I have recently been really into one pan dinners. Why? Because all I have to do is chop and bake. So today, I am sharing my new favorite “Oh S*** I Need to Make Dinner” recipe: One Pan Sausage and Roasted Veggies. It’s quick to whip up, extremely easy to clean up, and so dang delicious. Something else I love about this recipe is how creative you can be with it. I love smoked polish sausage, but if you are looking for something leaner, turkey or chicken sausage will do the trick! Or something spicy: how about Italian sausage? The other great thing: make it with any in-season veggies! I can’t wait to do...

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Baked Sheet Pan Eggplant Parmesan

Posted by on Mar 21, 2019 in blog, recipes | Comments Off on Baked Sheet Pan Eggplant Parmesan

Today, I decided to try a new take on a classic, and classically difficult, dish: Eggplant Parmesan. I usually stick to ordering this in restaurants because it is such a pain in the booty to make,. But I am here to tell you: it’s possible to make at home without needing to be a Michelin starred chef! Things I love about this dish: It is made in individual pieces so it is easy to serve and save for later! It is baked rather than fried! The eggplant slices crisp up so nicely, I ate them like chips! I chose to serve this over zoodles with Mama Jess Organic Garden Pasta Sauce to load up on the veggies (Zucchini + Eggplant + Five Veggies in the Sauce = 7 Veggie Dinner!)....

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Loaded Zucchini Skins 3 Ways

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in blog, recipes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Loaded Zucchini Skins 3 Ways

This recipe is a FUN one: fun to make and fun to eat! Perfect for an after-school snack or a party, these loaded zucchini skins are a lighter take on the classic loaded potato skins. Trust me: what they lack in carbs they make up for in flavor! To start, I used four zucchinis, chopped the ends off, and chopped them in two halves, then sliced those halves lengthwise. Next, scoop out the seeds inside leaving the zucchini skin between ¼ to ½ inch thick. The photo shows you better: Next, toss the skins in olive oil, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. When they are evenly covered, place them on a baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes at 400 degrees F. Next comes the...

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