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Cheesy Stuffed Green Chile Olive Bread by Britney Breaks Bread

Cheesy Stuffed Green Chile Olive Bread by Britney Breaks Bread

Courtesy of California Olive Committee
California Olive Reindeer

California Olive Reindeer

Courtesy of California Olive Committee
Pizza Twirls

Pizza Twirls

Courtesy of California Olive Committee
Rosemary Olive Focaccia Bread

Rosemary Olive Focaccia Bread

Courtesy of California Olive Committee
Easy Mixed California Olive Tapenade

Easy Mixed California Olive Tapenade

Courtesy of California Olive Committee Recipe from This Mess is Ours
Creamy Garlic Dill Dip

Creamy Garlic Dill Dip

Courtesy of Organic Trade Association Serve this dip with bread, veggies, grilled meat or chips and…if you end up just licking it out of the bowl, who are we to judge you? When looking for dill weed, make sure to choose organic for this recipe so that you’re making the most of its antioxidant properties.
Bubble and Squeak (Potato Pancakes)

Bubble and Squeak (Potato Pancakes)

Courtesy of Organic Trade Association This recipe of British origin is a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes or to spruce up the usual mashed potato side dish by adding vegetables and pan frying. You can make either one giant pancake or smaller individual portions.
Anytime Veggie Scramble

Anytime Veggie Scramble

Courtesy of Organic Trade Association This recipe can be enjoyed for any meal and provides a great opportunity to use up any vegetables that may have been hiding in your fridge for too long. The key to any good egg dish is to cook on a lower heat to prevent the eggs from browning, which […]
Roasted Cauliflower and Grapes with Almonds

Roasted Cauliflower and Grapes with Almonds

Courtesy of California Table Grape Foundation
Apple Pecan Cheeseball

Apple Pecan Cheeseball

Courtesy of U.S. Apple Export Council
EVERYDAY CHEESE BOARDS WITH COSMIC CRISP APPLES

EVERYDAY CHEESE BOARDS WITH COSMIC CRISP APPLES

Recipe provided by Cosmic Crisp Apples
Baked Orange Chicken Wings

Baked Orange Chicken Wings

Courtesy of Sunkist Growers
Canadian Style Rice Cakes

Canadian Style Rice Cakes

Courtesy of USA Rice
Papaya Peanut Dip

Papaya Peanut Dip

Courtesy of Hawaii Papaya Industry Association
Savoury Sweet Potato Apple Soup

Savoury Sweet Potato Apple Soup

Courtesy of American Sweet Potato Marketing & Research Institute
Savoury Sweet Potato Poutine

Savoury Sweet Potato Poutine

Courtesy of American Sweet Potato Marketing & Research Institute
Fig, Pear and Peanut Bruschetta

Fig, Pear and Peanut Bruschetta

Courtesy of Peanut Bureau of Canada Appetizers that are both tasty and easy to make can be hard to come by. This one’s a breeze as it uses just a few ingredients and is ready in mere minutes.
Pumpkin Soup with Moroccan Spiced Wonderful Pistachios

Pumpkin Soup with Moroccan Spiced Wonderful Pistachios

Recipe provided by the Wonderful Pistachios
Lemony Beet “Hummus”with Poached Pistachios

Lemony Beet “Hummus”with Poached Pistachios

Recipe provided by the Wonderful Pistachios
PEAR APPLE CHUTNEY

PEAR APPLE CHUTNEY

The recipe is provided by USA Pears.
Mediterranean Style Orange Orzo Risotto

Mediterranean Style Orange Orzo Risotto

Courtesy of Florida Department of Citrus
Walnut and Fig Brie in Croute

Walnut and Fig Brie in Croute

Pizzelle Shells with Strawberry Salsa

Pizzelle Shells with Strawberry Salsa

Camembert Filled with California Prunes and Truffle Oil

Camembert Filled with California Prunes and Truffle Oil

Courtesy of California Prune Board
Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Courtesy of Peanut Bureau of Canada Packing a slight kick of spice, these fresh, vibrant turkey lettuce wraps are sure to make their way onto your weekly menu rotation. More great recipes can be found at www.peanutbureau.ca.
Salmon Cakes with California Raisins and Cucumber Relish

Salmon Cakes with California Raisins and Cucumber Relish

Courtesy of Raisins Administrative Committee
Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Mix with Raisins

Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Mix with Raisins

Courtesy of California Raisin Marketing Board
Peach and Goat Cheese Bruschetta Toasts

Peach and Goat Cheese Bruschetta Toasts

Courtesy of the California Cling Peach Board 
Nachos with Watermelon Avocado Salsa

Nachos with Watermelon Avocado Salsa

This twist on traditional nachos is a great snack or appetizer that everyone from kids to adults will love. It’s also high in nutrients, such as calcium and iron, so you don’t need to feel guilty indulging yourself. 
Walnut Cheddar Coins

Walnut Cheddar Coins

Simple to make, these mouth-watering coins have a rich cheese flavour and crunchy walnut texture that make for perfect hors d’œuvres for your holiday party.  Courtesy of California Walnuts 
Roasted Pear and Squash Soup with Parmesan Croutons

Roasted Pear and Squash Soup with Parmesan Croutons

Courtesy of the Pear Bureau Northwest 
Apple Bacon Popovers

Apple Bacon Popovers

Courtesy of the Washington Apple Commission Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 
Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board 
Fresh Tomato Napoleon

Fresh Tomato Napoleon

Courtesy of the Florida Tomato Committee 
Crunchy Fennel, Napa Cabbage and Peanut Slaw

Crunchy Fennel, Napa Cabbage and Peanut Slaw

You’ll love the taste of crispy cabbage paired with the mild licorice flavour of fennel. Crunchy peanuts add the final touch.  Courtesy of the American Peanut Council 
Texas Grapefruit & Avocado Tortillas

Texas Grapefruit & Avocado Tortillas

Courtesy of TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc. 
Nectarine Salad with Thai Dressing

Nectarine Salad with Thai Dressing

Courtesy of the Washington State Fruit Commission 
Balsamic-Glazed Pear and Goat Cheese Crostini

Balsamic-Glazed Pear and Goat Cheese Crostini

A new favorite recipe for pear lovers, this appetizer is incredibly delicious…and can be prepared in a snap! The balsamic glaze is the perfect complement to the sweet pear and salty goat cheese.  Courtesy of the Pear Bureau Northwest  Prep time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 4 minutes 
Garlic and Hot Pepper Toasted Almonds

Garlic and Hot Pepper Toasted Almonds

Developed for the Almond Board of California by Trish Magwood, author of James Beard award winning cookbook  ‘Dish Entertains’, and TV host of ‘Party Dish’:  “An old summer friend Gigi had me cater her wedding on an island in Georgian Bay a million years ago. It was so memorable. Gigi and her mom had different table […]
Thai-Peanut-Chicken-Pops

Thai-Peanut-Chicken-Pops

These hand-held easy-to-eat nibbles are perfect for any party. If there are any leftovers, they’re excellent rolled in a wrap for lunch the next day.  Courtesy of the Peanut Bureau of Canada  Marinating Time: 2 hours Prep Time: 15 minutes  Barbecue Time: 5 minutes 
Medjool Date, Nut and Olive Crackers

Medjool Date, Nut and Olive Crackers

Courtesy of Natural Delights Medjool Dates 
Fresh Florida Tomato Salsa

Fresh Florida Tomato Salsa

Courtesy of the Florida Tomato Committee 
Best Chicken Salad Stuffed Florida Tomato Crowns

Best Chicken Salad Stuffed Florida Tomato Crowns

Courtesy of the Florida Tomato Committee 
Walnut Encrusted Prawns with Ponzu Glaze

Walnut Encrusted Prawns with Ponzu Glaze

A simple appetizer of jumbo prawns wrapped in a walnut coating, married with a sweet and savoury sauce, will delight seafood lovers.  Courtesy of California Walnuts  www.walnutinfo.com 
Florida Citrus Seafood Cocktail

Florida Citrus Seafood Cocktail

With a hint of smokiness and a fresh zing of Florida orange juice and Florida Grapefruit Juice this seafood cocktail is perfect to serve up as a first course to an entertaining menu.  Courtesy of the Florida Department of Citrus  Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutesChill Time: 1 hour   
Greek Pita Flatbread with Watermelon

Greek Pita Flatbread with Watermelon

Courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board
Gingered Japanese Watermelon Salad

Gingered Japanese Watermelon Salad

Courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board 
Deviled Eggs by Slawsa

Deviled Eggs by Slawsa

Courtesy of Slawsa 
Miller’s Mustard Deviled Eggs

Miller’s Mustard Deviled Eggs

Courtesy of Miller’s Mustard 
Pear and Spinach Salad with Parmesan Vinaigrette

Pear and Spinach Salad with Parmesan Vinaigrette

Courtesy of USA Pears 
Crostini with Mascarpone, Nectarines and Medjool Dates

Crostini with Mascarpone, Nectarines and Medjool Dates

Courtesy of Natural Delights Medjool Dates 
Sweet Potato Fries with Blue Cheese Dressing

Sweet Potato Fries with Blue Cheese Dressing

Courtesy of the American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute