French Onion Soup Recipe

Do you love soup? Here is a wonderful french onion soup recipe for you. Onions are chock full of good things for you, to make this recipe healthier reduce the amount of butter, use grapeseed oil or a combination of the two.

5 medium onions
3 tbsp/45 mL butter or Watkins grapeseed oil
1-1/2 quarts/liters water
1/4 cup/60 mL Watkins Beef Soup and Gravy base
1 tbsp/15 mL Watkins Onion Soup and Gravy base
1/4 tsp/1.2 mL Watkins Black Pepper
Pinch of Cayenne Pepper
Pinch of Watkins Thyme
6 slices French bread
Butter or butter and grapeseed oil mixed half and half
1 cup/250 mL (4 oz/113 g) shredded swiss cheese

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Easy Buttercream Frosting

This is a very easy and fool proof buttercream frosting. You can make the frosting in a variety of flavors including chocolate, butterscotch, vanilla, lemon, banana and more to perfectly compliment the cake you are frosting.

2 cups/500 mL powdered sugar (icing sugar)
1/2 cup/125 mL Watkins Dessert Mix, Chocolate, Butterscotch, Vanilla, Lemon or Banana
1/4 cup/60 mL butter
1/3 cup/80 mL half-and-half (creamo)

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Hot And Spicy Winter Cole Slaw

Here is a hot and spicy winter cole slaw recipe that’s quick and easy to make, tastes great and it’s healthy for you and your family too. Cabbage and other vegetables in the Cruciferae or Brassica family such as kale, broccoli, collards and brussels sprouts are a good source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients. You’ll get added benefits from the hot peppers so if you like hot spicy food ramp up the heat with some red pepper flakes. To preserve the most nutrients don’t over cook the cabbage in this recipe, it should be tender crisp.

1 tablespoon Watkins grapeseed oil, original
1 (16 ounce) bag prepared coleslaw vegetables, washed or 4-5 cups shredded cabbage, and carrots
1 tablespoon Watkins cilantro
1 teaspoon Watkins chili powder
1 teaspoon Watkins sea salt Continue reading Hot And Spicy Winter Cole Slaw