March Break is over and kids are back to school this week.
This means, back to the grind for us parents as well. Our busy day starts with waking up to the sound of the alarm and getting the day off to a great start with a healthy breakfast for the whole family. Also Included in the agenda is packing nutritious lunches for everyone, within time constraints. My kids are into snacking big time so I make it a point to stock up on healthy snacks that fill up the day and their tummies just right!
March is Nutrition Month so now is a great time to include cheeses (a nutritious source of calcium, protein, vitamin B12 and more!) into your family diet. Gay Lea’s gourmet and artisan cheese products by Ivanhoe and Salerno has some great line up of amazing cheeses that could work to serve you as yummy snacks. Take a look at the Ivanhoe white cheddar cheese sticks recipe snack below that you can whip up in a jiffy!
White Cheddar Cheese Sticks Recipe
If you are searching for the perfect snack or side dish, these white cheddar cheese sticks recipe can’t be beat! Best of all, it has herbs seasoning on it! They are perfect for snacking on while watching the game, for enjoying alongside a plate of pasta, or even just on their own. You can make your own cheddar cheese sticks recipe in your own kitchen, using just a few ingredients and in under 30 minutes!
Is your stomach growling yet? Then take a look below at how to make your own cheddar cheese sticks. Make them once, and you will never stop making them! I assure you they will quickly become a family favorite. Here is how you can get started making a batch of your own.
1 fresh baguette
½ cup of mayonnaise
1 tablespoon of butter
1 cup of Ivanhoe White Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1 teaspoon of oregano
1 teaspoon of basil
1 teaspoon of garlic powder
As you can see, you may already have most of these ingredients in your pantry! Because of the simplicity, this recipe is perfect for whipping up when in a hurry.
1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Begin by slicing the baguette in half so the inside is exposed.
2. In a small bowl, mix the butter and garlic powder into a paste. Spread it onto the bread generously.
3. Sprinkle half of your dried seasonings over the butter spread.
4. Now, spoon on the mayonnaise and spread into a thin layer. Top the mayonnaise with the remaining spices.
5. Finish by topping the bread with the shredded white cheddar cheese.
6. Place the bread on a baking sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 7 minutes.
When your herb cheddar cheese sticks are done, you will have tasty, gooey cheese sticks that are truly addictive! They are best when enjoyed warm, and if you wish you can even partner them up with a marinara dipping sauce.
Should you want to add more or less of any of the ingredients, go ahead! You can always cater the recipe to your needs and make it perfect for your palette. That could mean adding more cheese, more garlic, less of the dried seasonings, etc.
If you are in the mood for a savory, cheesy recipe, give these easy white cheddar cheese sticks a try! They are sure to become a new favorite recipe!
Ivanhoe Cheese was a great addition to this recipe.
Did you know?
Gay Lea’s Ivanhoe Cheese is popular for its high quality and specialty cheeses. I was blown away checking out the varieties in display at the grocery store! Ivanhoe produces award-winning artisan cheddars, as well as an extensive selection of specialty cheeses including Naturally Smoked Gouda and flavoured Monterey Jacks. The latter one is the next on my list to try! They even offer Kosher and Halal varieties if you are so inclined.
“Disclosure: I am part of the Gay Lea Ambassador Campaign with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.”