Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples

2019-01-16T19:25:58+00:00

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Recipe Source: Produce for Kids This lightened-up chicken salad is perfect to prep on the weekend and enjoy on sandwiches, in wraps, as a salad topper or with crackers all week! Filled with celery, apples and almonds for a sweet, tangy recipe.   Recipe and photography courtesy of Aggie of Aggie’s Kitchen. INGREDIENTS 3 cups chopped, cooked chicken 2 stalks Dandy® celery, chopped 1 large Chelan Fresh apple, diced 1/2 cup slivered almonds 3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup lowfat mayonnaise 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 3/4 cup shredded white Cheddar cheese METHOD Combine chicken, celery, apples and almonds in large bowl. Mix Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar and [...]

Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples2019-01-16T19:25:58+00:00

Butternut Squash and Pear Soup with Spiced Chickpeas

2018-10-11T02:13:10+00:00

With summer winding down and the kids back in school, we only have one thing on our minds: Fall produce and spices! Our butternut squash and pear soup is elevated by crisp oven-baked Moroccan spiced chickpeas. These are added at the last minute and can be omitted for kids or anyone avoiding spicy foods. The hot soup and exotic spices offer warmth and comfort. A perfect dish to get into the Fall spirit. Recipe Development and Photography by: Willams-Raines YIELD: 6 servings INGREDIENTS Roasted Moroccan Spiced Chickpeas 1 (15.5 oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons [...]

Butternut Squash and Pear Soup with Spiced Chickpeas2018-10-11T02:13:10+00:00

Pear Cucumber Gazpacho

2018-10-11T02:14:15+00:00

Bartlett pears and cucumber come together in our cooling summertime soup. Cucumber and pear gazpacho can be served as an original starter or sipped on its own as a main. Use our kitchen hack to keep your pear slices from browning before you use them for garnish.   Recipe Development & Photos by: Williams-Raines Yield: 6-8 appetizer servings Ingredients 1 medium honeydew melon, diced small 2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded and diced small 1 large Bartlett pear, peeled and diced small 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons shallots, minced 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1-2 tablespoons jalapeno [...]

Pear Cucumber Gazpacho2018-10-11T02:14:15+00:00

Protein-Packed Roasted Winter Salad

2019-01-03T17:27:51+00:00

Firm and sugary RockitTM apples are perfect for roasting. They add a wonderful sweetness to our warm roasted winter salad with sweet potatoes, kale and black lentils. This healthy protein-strong salad makes a hearty main for two or a colorful starter for four. YIELD: 2-4 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS Salad 1/2 cup black lentils (also called “caviar” or “beluga” lentils) 3 RockitTM apples, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 1/2 large red onion, peeled and roughly cubed 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, minced 1/4 [...]

Protein-Packed Roasted Winter Salad2019-01-03T17:27:51+00:00

Pumpkin, Apple & Chipotle Chili

2018-10-11T02:20:34+00:00

This original apple-spiked pumpkin chili is luscious, generous and perfect for Fall. Pumpkins and apples are a match made in heaven and we fully intend on enjoying this wonderful flavor combination while they’re both in season. Our straight-forward recipe provides instructions to make this a beef, turkey or vegetarian chili. Everyone can have some! YIELD:  6 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 large garlic cloves, minced 8 oz. ground beef or turkey (optional) 2 teaspoons cumin 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder (add more for extra heat) 1 cup canned pumpkin puree 4 [...]

Pumpkin, Apple & Chipotle Chili2018-10-11T02:20:34+00:00

The Best Holiday Stuffing with Apples

2018-11-20T16:36:46+00:00

Your kitchen will smell like holiday heaven thanks to our recipe for the best holiday stuffing with apples! Dress your turkey with our simple homemade stuffing for guaranteed holiday meal success. This recipe is adapted from a longstanding family stuffing recipe going back generations - tried and tested! We like to use SugarBeeTM apples for this recipe but other seasonal apple varieties also work beautifully. YIELD:  8 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS 8 cups coarse bread crumbs (about the size of a nickle)* 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 1/4 cups celery, diced small 1 cup onion, diced small [...]

The Best Holiday Stuffing with Apples2018-11-20T16:36:46+00:00

Apple, Avocado and Caramelized Onion Quesadilla Bites

2018-10-11T02:32:09+00:00

This twist on the classic quesadilla will keep guests happy and their bellies full. Yield:  20 quesadilla bites Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS ¼ cup unsalted butter 1 medium yellow onion, halved and sliced into thin strips Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 10 6-inch flour tortillas 2 ½ cups Chihuahua cheese ½ large Chelan Fresh apple, halved and thinly sliced (20 slices) 1 avocado, thinly sliced (20 slices) METHOD Melt butter in a medium-size heavy-bottomed skillet on medium-high heat. When butter just begins to brown, add onions, salt, and pepper. Stir periodically until onions [...]

Apple, Avocado and Caramelized Onion Quesadilla Bites2018-10-11T02:32:09+00:00

Apple and Roasted Parsnip Soup

2018-10-11T02:32:17+00:00

YIELD: 4-6 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon butter or non-dairy butter spread 1 pound of parsnips (about 3 medium), peeled and chopped 2 sweet-tart apples, such as Braeburn or Galas, peeled, cored and chopped 1 large leek, rinsed well, white and pale green part chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 2 medium yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped (about 2 cups) 6 cups of vegetable stock or water 1 bay leaf 4-6 sprigs of fresh thyme, plus more for garnish 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice Salt and pepper METHOD [...]

Apple and Roasted Parsnip Soup2018-10-11T02:32:17+00:00

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Bosc Pears and Jam

2018-10-11T02:35:04+00:00

YIELD: makes 2 sandwiches Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS 4 slices of hearty bread Butter, softened or butter spread 3 ounces of firm cheese, sliced, such as manchego, or swiss 2 tablespoons or more of your favorite jam (*see note) 1 large Bosc pear, firm but ripe, thinly sliced, seeds and stem removed METHOD Butter one side of all four slices of bread, then set it on a work surface butter side down. On two pieces of bread, layer on the cheese and pear slices, top with a tablespoon or more of jam. Cover each sandwich with a remaining [...]

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Bosc Pears and Jam2018-10-11T02:35:04+00:00

Stuffed Acorn Squash

2018-10-11T02:39:41+00:00

YIELD: 6 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS 3 small acorn squash 2 teaspoons, plus 1 tablespoon of olive oil 2 tablespoons of pure maple syrup 1 cup of wild rice medley 2 1/2 - 3 cups unsalted or low sodium vegetable stock 1/2 small onion, diced 1 shallot, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1/4 cup white wine (optional) 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, plus sprigs for garnish 1 medium Gala apple, cored and diced 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup toasted pecans, chopped Salt and pepper METHOD Roast the squash; preheat the oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit, cut [...]

Stuffed Acorn Squash2018-10-11T02:39:41+00:00