2019

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash With Cranberries

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash With Cranberries Ingredients: Directions: 1. Peel and slice butternut squash, scoop out seed and dice into 1/2 inch cubes. 2. Trim the bottom of the brussels sprouts and slice them in half.  3. Place the brussels sprouts and squash on a non-stick baking sheet and drizzle with a little oil. …

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November Recipe – Chicken Mushroom Supreme

    Chicken Mushroom Supreme Ingredients: Directions: 1. Melt butter in a large cast-iron skillet. 2. Sauté chicken breasts on both sides for about six to eight minutes or until done. 3. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm. 4. Add mushrooms and onions to pan and cook until soft. 5. Add wine and stock. Reduce until it reaches a …

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Enterprising Woman Michelle Lawson – October 2019

Mastering Growth By Design Yin/yang represents a belief that everything in the universe consists of two forces that are opposite but complementary. That theme is reflected in Michelle Lawson’s story of creating a career that intertwines artistry with technicality, and also in her relationship with Justin Greenleaf, her business partner in their architectural design firm. Lawson …

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October Recipe – Savory Pumpkin Hummus

    Savory Pumpkin Hummus Ingredients: Directions: 1. Place all the ingredients into a food processor and   blend until smooth and creamy. 2. Add more olive oil or water if it’s too thick. 3. Place the savory pumpkin hummus in a shallow bowl and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. 4. Garnish with sesame seeds, chopped parsley and …

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September Recipe – Gameday Meatball Sliders

    Gameday Meatball Sliders Ingredients: Directions: 1. Put ground chuck in medium bowl and sprinkle well with salt and pepper. Add eggs, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic and parsley and mix lightly until combined. Shape mixture into 12 two-inch balls.  2. In a four quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add …

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August Recipe – Refreshing Summer Pasta Salad

    Refreshing Summer Pasta Salad Ingredients: Directions: 1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until ‘al dente,’ about 10 minutes; add broccoli florets to the pasta after 7 minutes.  2. Drain the pasta and broccoli and refresh in a large bowl of iced water. 3. Whisk together mustard, vinegar, …

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Cuisine & Cocktails – Lorie’s Tasty Barbecue Beans

    Lorie’s Tasty Barbecue Beans Ingredients: Directions: 1.Heat oil on medium heat in skillet. Sautée onions, minced garlic and parsley. Season to taste with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.   2. Add ground meat to the skillet with the seasonings and cook on medium heat until brown.  3. Add beans and barbecue sauce. Cook on low …

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Cuisine & Cocktails – Buddy Dantin’s Étouffée Recipe

    Buddy Dantin’s Étouffée Recipe Ingredients: Directions: 1. Generously coat the crawfish or shrimp with the seafood seasoning and place covered in the refrigerator.   2. Melt butter in a cast iron pot and sauté the onions, bell peppers, green onion bottoms and chili peppers over a medium high heat until they are clear. 3. Add the garlic and …

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Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

SENSIBLE MEALS IS continuing to take the south and nation by storm! It’s the fastest-growing and largest meal-prep company in the country, and it’s based here in our area. Creator Ingrid Rinck calls both Mandeville and New Orleans home, as well as the corporate headquarters for her over 1,200 employees. The 38-year-old entrepreneur is a …

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The Humanitarian Connection

WHEN YOU MEET Sharron Fabiani Newton you are immediately struck by her embracing smile and contagious energy. If you have attended any of the numerous events at which she volunteers, be assured you have crossed her path and experienced her positivity. Sharron attended LSU Nursing School with her career spanning disciplines and locales across the …

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NORTHLAKE ACADEMY OF MUSIC

NORTHLAKE ACADEMY OF MUSIC has been praised for the innovative education it provides to its students. Founder and owner Leslie Domingues has always been passionate about working with children and creating new programs for music development. The seeds of Northlake Academy of Music were planted by the preschool music program, Tots-N-Tunes, created in 1998. The …

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