This week’s featured recipe with Chef Jernard Wells for REPRESENT Men’s Health is Peanut Butter Chicken Stir Fry.  Peanut butter is high in magnesium, which is an important nutrient in the fight against diabetes. Peanut butter also has a low glycemic index, which is important for those diagnosed with diabetes and looking for something to […]

White Hennessy Peach Cobbler Filling 4 cups of fresh peaches, sliced 1 cup of white sugar 1 cup of brown sugar the juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg 1 pinch of salt 1 good tablespoon of vanilla 1 teaspoon of cornstarch 1 teaspoon of water 2 tablespoons […]

Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, divided 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 4 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup diced onion 1 cup diced green bell pepper 1 cup diced celery 1 cup diced smoked andouille 1 teaspoon chopped […]

Ingredients 2 pounds pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 pound kielbasa sausage, cut into ½-inch cubes 2 cups finely diced yellow onion 2 teaspoons chopped garlic ½ cup apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 cups water 3 pounds prepared […]

Ingredients 1 (1-pound) loaf New Orleans-style French bread, cut into 1-inch pieces 4 cups whole milk 1 cup sugar 4 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch ground nutmeg 2 (4-ounce) bars bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted Buttery Rum Sauce (recipe follows) Click here for […]

Ingredients ¾ cup unsalted butter 1 lemon, zested, juiced, and cut into wedges 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt 1½ teaspoons ground black pepper 1 teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 bay leaves 2 pounds peeled and deveined head-on jumbo […]

Alligator and White Beans Yields: about 6 servings Ingredients 1 pound dried white beans* 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided 1 pound alligator tail meat, cut into ¼-inch cubes 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 onion, diced 3 stalks celery, finely diced 1 red bell pepper, halved, […]

Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 pound peeled and deveined large fresh shrimp ½ cup diced celery ½ cup diced carrot 1 cup diced sweet yellow onion 1½ cups fresh yellow corn kernels (from about 2 ears corn) 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup dry […]

Ingredients 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅔ cup whole milk Vegetable oil, for frying ¾ cup cane syrup ¼ cup spiced rum 2 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted Click here for directions

For the chicken -2 chicken breasts (boneless and skinless) -1 teaspoon of salt -1/2 teaspoon of onion powder -2 tablespoons of adobo (it’s the liquid from the can of chipotles in adobo) -a squeeze of fresh lime -a pinch of good chili powder -2 tablespoons of olive oil -1 teaspoon of brown sugar Click here […]

  Here’s what you’ll need: -No-bake lasagna sheets -1 jar of your favorite pasta sauce -1 large smoked turkey leg, cooked down and rough chopped -1 16-ounce bag of frozen collard greens, defrosted and drained -2 cups of ricotta cheese -1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder -1/2 teaspoon of dried Italian herbs -1/2 cup of heavy […]

Creamy Caper Salmon 2 salmon steaks 1 good pinch of smoked sea salt 1 good pinch (or more) of Hungarian hot paprika 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper 2 tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup of heavy cream 2 cloves of minced garlic 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of […]