April 26, 2020

Spinach and Grapefruit Salad

Spinach contains iron as well as age-defying antioxidants. Grapefruit is chock-full of vitamin C and potassium. You can use vitamin-C-packed pink or white grapefruit in this salad, though pink grapefruit has the added benefit of lycopene. If you use whole segments of the grapefruit, you’ll also add fiber. The candied walnuts and dried apricots balance the acidity of the grapefruit and increase the antioxidants in this dish. My Honey-Lime Dressing perfectly compliments the mellow flavor of the spinach. SERVES 2 Ingredients 1 bunch or 1 bag spinach leaves 1 whole grapefruit, segmented ¼ cup candied walnuts ¼ cup dried apricots 2 […]
December 19, 2017

Party On with Stuffed Apricot Bites!

Need a tasty, colorful and simple appetizer recipe for your next party or holiday event? You will love this easy-to-make in minutes appetizer with dried apricots and ricotta cheese. Not only is dried fruit delicious, but as a preservation method, it reduces food waste. Dried fruit also creates year-round harvest seasons, making for a more sustainable agriculture model for many fruit farmers. The recipe is gluten free and vegetarian for those on special diets. Ricotta-Stuffed Apricot Bites Ingredients: 30 dried apricots 5 Tbs. ricotta cheese 2 tsp. pure maple syrup ¼ cup roasted pistachios and/or peanuts, finely chopped Directions: Using […]