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Recipe from Chef James: Mary's Sour Cream Pound Cake

The holidays are a time to visit with loved ones, reminisce, and of course, enjoy family recipes! Chef James from Commonwealth Senior Living at Bel Air shared this recipe with us from his grandmother, Mary. He said “She is one of my inspirations to make me a chef today. I used to cook with her […]

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Recipe from Chef Alex: Alex's Best Pumpkin Pie

The holidays are growing near, but what’s Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? Complete your holiday meal with this pumpkin pie recipe from Chef Alex, Dining Services Director at CSL Fredericksburg! Download this month’s recipe here! If you’re interested in more festive recipes from our chefs, download the recipe for Chef Donna’s caramel pumpkin cake. To find […]

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Recipe from Chef Donna: Caramel Pumpkin Cake

Fall is here, and along with it all of the pumpkin recipes! You may have enjoyed pumpkin pie in the past, but have you had pumpkin cake? Enjoy making this delicious Caramel Pumpkin Cake by Donna Easton, Dining Services Director at CSL Front Royal, for yourself this season! Download this month’s recipe for your own home […]

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Recipe from Chef Andre: Pineapple Teriyaki Glazed Baby Back Ribs

There’s nothing better for a summer barbeque than ribs! At Commonwealth Senior Living, our Dining Delight program lets residents enjoy a special, monthly dining theme with endless delicious recipes. Take a look at Chef Andre from Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House preparing the delicious meal himself here. Download this month’s recipe for Pineapple Teriyaki […]

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Recipe from Chef Andre: Pecan Bars

Our Dining Delight program let’s our residents enjoy a special, monthly dining theme with endless delicious recipes. But we know everyone is always looking for simple, stress-free recipes, so we decided to share the wealth. These simple Pecan Bars presented by Chef Andre at Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House will put a smile on […]

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Recipe from Chef Andre: Balsamic Glazed Candied Roasted Beets with Caramelized White Onions

We’re proud to serve our residents nutritious, filling, and delicious meals made from locally-sourced ingredients. However, while our residents consistently enjoy these meals, we also know that caregivers need to take care of themselves too. No matter who you are, you can always use a quick, delicious meal like these Balsamic Glazed Beets presented by […]

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Recipe by Chef Andre: Stuffed Chicken Breast

The holidays are a crazy time of year, and it’s easy to slip into unhealthy choices when you’re rushed for time. Luckily, our own Chef Andre Smith of Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester visited Virginia This Morning to show us all how to make a quick and healthy stuffed chicken breast. Download the recipe for yourself […]

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Recipe from Chef Andre: Autumn Salad

At Commonwealth Senior Living, we are proud to serve our residents nutritious, filling, and delicious meals made from locally-sourced ingredients.  We also know that caregivers need to take care of themselves by eating nutrient-dense foods, which will provide plenty of energy. No matter who you are, you can use a quick, easy, delicious meal like […]

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Recipe from Chef Tom: Seafood Lover's Delight

We are so proud to serve our residents fresh seafood provided by Virginia fisherman. Chef Tom of Commonwealth Senior Living visited the set of Virginia This Morning so demonstrate how we use scallops and shrimp to create a light and healthy meal for our residents with our Today from the Bay Signature Program. Download Chef […]

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Recipe from Chef Tom: Summer Shrimp & Scallops

Summer is here and with it comes warmer weather and lighter dinners. Chef Tom of Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield visited the set of Good Morning Virginia to prepare shrimp and scallops for our Today from the Bay Signature Program. This delicious dinner is under 400 calories per serving. Watch the demonstration here. Try out […]

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