Sour Cream Banana Bread

1/4 cup white sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 3/4 cup butter 3 cups white sugar 3 eggs 6 very ripe bananas, mashed 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream* 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 3 tsp baking soda 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Preheat oven […]

Spicy Chicken Penne

3 slices bacon 2 boneless chicken breasts, halved lengthwise, and sliced to desired thickness 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, diced 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped and seeded 3 tablespoons flour 1 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup milk 1 cup shredded LDF Pepper Jack Cheese 1/4 cup […]

Homemade Sour Cream

Try homemade sour cream on fresh sliced cucumbers, for a delicious treat! 1 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup sour cream or buttermilk Mix heavy cream and buttermilk in a screw-top jar, cover, and let stand at room temperature about 24 hours until very thick. Chill well before using and keep refrigerated. Idea: Color green for […]

Marbled Potatoes

Make ahead and freeze for Thanksgiving. Serves 6 1 pound red potatoes 1 pound sweet potatoes 2 scallions, chopped 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup Longmont Dairy Whipping Cream-whipped 1 teaspoon salt Nutmeg to taste 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup fresh bread crumbs 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 tablespoons minced, fresh parsley […]

LDF Select Cheese AA+ Dip

Asiago Cheese and Artichoke make a “Super” Appetizer 8 oz. cream cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 2 Tbsp. LDF half and half 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 cup shredded Longmont Dairy Select Asiago Cheese 1 can (14 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 4 medium green onions, chopped (about 1/4 cup) 2 Tbls. chopped fresh parsley […]

Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup quick cooking oats 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 (8 ounce) container low-fat sour cream 3/4 cup LDF Low Fat (1%) milk 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon white sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon oats Preheat oven […]

Creamy White Chicken Chili

1-1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed 1 medium onion, small diced 1 Tbls. vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cans cannellini beans (or any white beans, according to personal preference) 10-14.5 oz of chicken broth (depending on how thick you like your chili to be) 2 4-oz cans of chopped green chilies […]

Coleslaw-Two Ways

We taste-tested these two versions of Coleslaw at a recent BBQ. Our guests agreed that the Creamy Dressing was best, but the low-fat version had a good taste for the calories. You can use the same fresh vegetable base for each, and taste test them too. Vegetable base: 1 medium head of green cabbage – […]

Baked Potato Soup II

Chris Groen, Westminster, CO This recipe was shared by special permission from Colorado Proud. For more great recipes visit their website at 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup flour 3 1/2 cups LDF milk 2 baked potatoes (baked, cooled, and cubed. DO NOT peel) 2 green onions 3 slices bacon 5 oz. nacho cheese sauce […]

Poached Salmon with Mustard – Dill Sauce

1 teaspoon olive or vegetable oil 2 Tablespoons fi nely chopped shallots 1 1/2 cups Longmont Dairy low fat milk 1/2 teaspoon salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 1/4 lbs. salmon fillet, 1 inch thick, skin on, cut into 4 pieces 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 Tablespoons […]