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1 week, 2 days ago Comments Off

From Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves A rich, delicious, luxurious hot chocolate. Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 4 1/2 c. whole milk 4 oz. chopped hazelnuts Zest of one orange 8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tbs. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tbs. instant espresso powder (or powdered coffee) Nutella Fresh, whipped cream Frangelico or Grand […]

Guido's Loves the Holidays!
1 week, 3 days ago Comments Off

What’s better than a cozy house full of family and friends at this time of year? A well-stocked kitchen to keep everyone happy, of course! The culinary possibilities are endless… Let Guido’s help you celebrate the holidays with everything you need! Whether you are the cook, or you are looking for exceptional prepared foods to […]

Guido's Gift This
1 week, 5 days ago Comments Off

  Guido’s staff “elves” have pulled together a great little holiday gift guide. Scroll down and check out a festive roundup of what we think is worth knowing about at this gifting time of year!         Play to WIN BIG! We’re giving away a $100 Guido’s Gift Card in each store! Here’s how to […]

3 weeks, 1 day ago Comments Off

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten This recipe was suggested by Dawn Masiero as one of her family’s favorite desserts to share. Make this recipe one of your new  favorite celebration desserts, too! Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 c. cold heavy cream 12 oz. Italian mascarpone cheese 1/2 c. sugar 1/4 c. Kahlua liqueur 2 tbs. unsweetened […]

3 weeks, 1 day ago Comments Off

Recipe Courtesy of Rachel Alves’s Nani, Helen Bibbo It wasn’t Christmas until Nani came to visit with her platter full of Christmas cookies. My favorite were her White Cookies with red and green sprinkles. Yield: about 3 dozen cookies Ingredients For Cookies: 1 stick butter, melted 1 c. sugar 3/4 c. milk 8 tsp. baking […]

Challah Bread Pudding with Fruit & Crystallized Ginger
3 weeks, 2 days ago Comments Off

Recipe from Eating Well and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves A comforting, custardy, raisin-studded pudding that creates its own luscious caramel syrup. Truly a dish worthy of any Hanukkah or holiday celebration. Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 1/2 c. low-fat milk 4 large eggs 1/2 c. sugar, divided 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. […]

FREE December 2014 Nutrition Services
4 weeks, 1 day ago Comments Off

Join our own registered dietitian, Rachel Alves, RD, LDN for FREE Talks & Tastings. Rachel’s events are fun and info-packed! Whether Rachel is dishing up healthy recipe ideas, yummy samples, or quick one-on-one nutritional counseling, you’ll want to partake. No pre-registration required… just stop by! Schedule subject to change. FOOD & FAMILY   WEEK OF […]

1 month, 1 week ago Comments Off

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves These little treats are sweet and salty and perfect for any holiday party. Serves: 10, 3 pretzel portions Ingredients 4 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 1/4 c. almond butter 30 mini rod pretzels (such as Field Day brand) 1/2 c. finely chopped roasted, […]

Mashed Potato Gratin
1 month, 1 week ago Comments Off

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves Yukon gold potatoes give this cheesy gratin extra buttery flavor and color, but russets will also work. A delicious and healthy alternative to holiday, butter & cream-laden mashed potatoes! Serves: 14, 1/2 cup portions Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a […]

Roasted Garlic Butternut Squash Cassoulet
1 month, 1 week ago Comments Off

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves To get a head start, roast the garlic, caramelize the onions, and assemble this robust casserole the day before serving. Use leftover roasted garlic to flavor soups, or combine with olive oil as a spread for toasted baguette slices. Serves: 8, 1 […]