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Grapefruit bars dusted with powdered sugar

Grapefruit Bars

Grapefruit bars dusted with powdered sugar

The perfect blend of sweet and tart has found you! Try this twist on a classic lemon bar by adding fresh grapefruit juice. As an added bonus, these bars are also the most beautiful pink color (we’d recommend making these for any occasion).

Crust Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter

1/4 cup sugar

1 cup flour


Filling ingredients:

2 eggs

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 tsp baking powder

2 tbs flour

1/2 cup grapefruit juice



In a medium bowl, use a hand mixer to cream butter, sugar and flour. Line an 8×8 inch dish with parchment paper and spray with non-stick spray. Press the crust mixture in to the baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

While the crust is baking, mix the filling ingredients together with a hand mixer until smooth. Pour on top of the crust and bake for 20 minutes.

Once cool, cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar.

Chicken Caesar Wraps

Quick, easy, and delicious… the perfect lunch! These Chicken Caesar Wraps are a great lunch or snack to help satisfy your cravings.

Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 1 (12.5-ounce) can Food Club Chunk White Chicken Breast in Water, drained
  • 1/2 cup Food Club Classic Caesar Dressing
  • 1/4 cup Food Club Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 10 inch Food Club Flour Tortillas
  • 4 cups baby spinach


  1. Place chicken, caesar dressing, and parmesan cheese in a medium bowl. Stir until combined.
  2. In a small bowl, mash avocado with a fork. Add lemon juice and kosher salt. Stir until combined.
  3. Divide avocado mixture between tortillas. Top with chicken mixture and baby spinach. Fold in ends and roll tightly. Slice in half and serve

No-Bake Honey Nut Cereal Bars

These cereal bars are the tastiest snack that everyone is absolutely sure to love. Made with just 6 simple ingredients and takes only 15 minutes to make!

Prep: 15 minutes plus chilling   Serves: 16


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1¼ cups peanut butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 3 cups honey nut toasted oat cereal
  • 1 cup puffed rice cereal
  • ½ cup peanut butter baking chips
  • ½ cup sliced almonds


  1. Line 8-inch square baking dish with aluminum foil so that foil extends about 2 inches over sides of dish; spray with cooking spray.
  2. In medium microwave-safe bowl, heat peanut butter in microwave oven on high 30 seconds or until warm, stirring every 15 seconds; whisk in honey. Fold in cereals, baking chips and almonds; firmly press into prepared dish and refrigerate 2 hours.
  3. Using overhanging sides of foil, transfer bar to cutting board; remove foil and cut into 16 squares. Refrigerate bars in an airtight container up to 1 week.  

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 bar): 223 Calories, 14g Fat (4g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol, 140mg Sodium, 20g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 12g Sugars, 7g Protein

Chef Tip –Try drizzling bars with melted chocolate for a little extra treat.

Maple-Mustard Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

4 ingredients are all you need for this filling and delicious Twice-Baked Sweet Potato recipe. Try it out for a cheap and tasty meal that your family will love!


  • 4 small sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Full Circle Market™ Organic 100% Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Full Circle Market™ Organic Dijon Mustard
  • ½ cup chopped raw, unsalted pecans
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Spray potatoes with cooking spray; pierce all over with a fork. Bake potatoes on a rimmed baking pan lined with parchment paper 45 minutes or until tender; cool slightly and cut a slit in top of potatoes.
  2. Scoop potato flesh into large bowl; stir in syrup, mustard, ⅓ cup pecans, and ½ teaspoon each salt and black pepper.
  3. Fill potatoes with potato mixture; sprinkle with remaining pecans.
  4. Bake potatoes 5 minutes or until heated through; garnish with parsley, if desired. Serves 4.
peanut butter and chocolate bars

Peanut Butter Bars

peanut butter and chocolate bars

Sweeten up your day with these delicious peanut butter bars.⠀



Cream butter and sugars together. Add vanilla and peanut butter. Mix all dry ingredients together. Spread on greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes (very lightly browned). Let cool for a few minutes, then spread with a thin layer of peanut butter (let the peanut butter melt before spreading). Frost with chocolate icing when cool.⠀

Chocolate Frosting:

1/4 cup margarine (softened)

2 tsp vanilla

1/4 cup milk

1/2 tsp salt

3 cups powdered sugar

2-3 tbsp cocoa

Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

Tuna & Tomato Baked Shells

A simple dish of pasta shells with a tomato sauce, tuna and ricotta, all baked with a cheesy parmesan crust.

Prep: 25 minutes   Bake: 40 minutes   Serves: 4


  • 20 large pasta shells
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 container (15 ounces) part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 can (5 ounces) tuna in water, drained
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil plus additional for garnish (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Prepare shells as label directs, cooking 2 minutes less than directed; drain, cool and drizzle with oil.
  2. In large bowl, stir ricotta cheese, tuna, ½ cup Parmesan cheese, basil and lemon juice. Makes about 2¼ cups.
  3. In 13 x 9-inch baking dish, add 1 can tomatoes with their juice. Fill shells with ricotta cheese mixture; place, open side up, in prepared dish. Pour remaining 1 can tomatoes with their juice over shells; sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup Parmesan cheese. Cover dish with aluminum foil; bake 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake 15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is golden brown.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (5 shells): 489 Calories, 17g Fat (8g Saturated), 59mg Cholesterol, 973mg Sodium, 52g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 7g Sugars, 30g Protein

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Nachos

We have another great recipe for your air fryer! Try this delicious Sweet Potato Nacho recipe for the perfect lunch or dinner!

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 40 minutes

Serves: 6


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/8-inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Full Circle Market Mexican Blend Shredded Cheese
  • 1 cup Full Circle Market Black Beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Full Circle Market Super Sweet Corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup Full Circle Market Medium Salsa
  • 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 large avocado, sliced
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges


  1. Preheat air fryer to 360°F. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Toss to coat.
  2. Working in batches, arrange sweet potatoes in a single layer in air fryer basket. Cook for15 to 20 minutes, or until golden-brown and crisp. Transfer finished chips to a wire rack.
  3. Line air fryer basket with aluminum foil. Place a layer of chips on foil and cover with 1/2cup cheese. Add 1/2 cup black beans and 1/2 cup corn. Repeat layers with more chips, cheese, black beans, and corn, finishing with a top layer of cheese. Cook for 10 minutes at300°F, or until cheese is melted.
  4. Transfer nachos to serving platter and top with salsa, yogurt, avocado, jalapeno, and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges

Keto Chicken-Avocado Cheddar Roll-Ups


  • 2 cups Full Circle Market™ Organic Finely Shredded Mild White Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 (1-ounce) packet Full Circle Market™ Organic Guacamole Dip Mix
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted, and mashed
  • 2 cups skinless rotisserie chicken meat
  • Sour cream, chopped lettuce, and/or chopped tomatoes for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Working in several batches, shape 2 tablespoons cheese into 4-inch circles on rimmed baking pans lined with parchment paper; bake 7 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Repeat with remaining cheese.
  2. Stir guacamole dip mix, avocado, chicken, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Spread 2 tablespoons chicken mixture down center of each circle; starting with 1 edge, roll cheese around filling, transfer to plate and let cool.
  4. Serve with lettuce, tomatoes and/or sour cream, if desired. Makes 16 roll-ups.

Cinnamon Mocha

Mornings just wouldn’t be the same without some delicious Wide Awake Coffee! Switch up your daily routine this year with this delicious Cinnamon Mocha recipe.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2


  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 4 shots Wide Awake Coffee Co. Espresso or 1 cup of strong brewed coffee
  • 1 cup whole milk


  1. Divide chocolate syrup, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper between two mugs. Add hot espresso or coffee and whisk until smooth.
  2. Steam milk and pour over the coffee mixture. Stir to combine.
  3. Garnish with cinnamon and cayenne pepper and enjoy!