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No-Bake Almond Cheesecake

No-Bake Almond Cheesecake

Courtesy of Almond Board of California The cheesecake that will get you back into baking… well, sort of. This one is easy, requires minimal skill and no oven! (Yep – that means the crust too). If you are after a simple dessert recipe for this festive season, look no further than the dairy-free No Bake […]
Chewy Almond Power Cookie

Chewy Almond Power Cookie

Courtesy of Almond Board of California The combination of almonds and chickpeas creates a quality plant-protein base for this modern snack or breakfast cookie, and dark chocolate chips and an almond butter drizzle add craveable texture.
Heirloom Tomato And Black Olive Tart

Heirloom Tomato And Black Olive Tart

Courtesy of California Wine Institute Make this colorful savory tart in late summer when tomatoes are at their flavor peak. Serve in thin slices as an appetizer or in bigger portions with a side salad for lunch. The tart also works nicely as a side dish for a roast leg of lamb or roast chicken. […]
Chocolate Pumpkin Patch Cake

Chocolate Pumpkin Patch Cake

Courtesy of California Strawberry Commission We love this pumpkin patch cake created by Sugar & Charm, made with California strawberries! It’s a rich and creamy chocolate pumpkin cake, topped with chocolate ganache and juicy California strawberries! The strawberries are dipped in orange candy melts to create mini strawberry pumpkins. We placed them on the cake […]
Blueberry Oat Cobbler

Blueberry Oat Cobbler

Courtesy of Organic Trade Association Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you need to give up summer desserts. This blueberry cobbler can be made with fresh or frozen blueberries.  It is simple to make and certain to impress. To increase your antioxidant intake, make sure to choose organic blueberries for this […]
No Bake Lemon Truffles

No Bake Lemon Truffles

Courtesy of Sunkist Growers
Sheet Pan Cherry-Lemon Cinnamon Roll Bake

Sheet Pan Cherry-Lemon Cinnamon Roll Bake

Courtesy of Sunkist Growers
Wonderful Pistachios Cake with Yogurt and Winter Citrus

Wonderful Pistachios Cake with Yogurt and Winter Citrus

Recipe provided by the Wonderful Pistachios
Raisin-Apple-Nut Muffins

Raisin-Apple-Nut Muffins

Courtesy of Raisin Administrative Board
Sweet Potato Brownies – Lena Almeida’s style

Sweet Potato Brownies – Lena Almeida’s style

Caramelized Pecan and Prune Tart

Caramelized Pecan and Prune Tart

Courtesy of California Prune Board
No-Bake California Prune Power Balls

No-Bake California Prune Power Balls

Courtesy of California Prune Board
Confetti Bites

Confetti Bites

Courtesy of California Prune Board
Apple Peanut Butter Crumble

Apple Peanut Butter Crumble

Courtesy of Peanut Bureau of Canada Kick this crowd-pleasing classic into high gear with peanuts! Not only delicious, but also an easy and fun way to get the kids involved in the kitchen. Try it with your favourite in-season fruit. More great recipes can be found at www.peanutbureau.ca.
Halloween Boo Bats

Halloween Boo Bats

Courtesy of California Raisin Marketing Board
Peanut Butter, Chocolate and Banana Hand Pies

Peanut Butter, Chocolate and Banana Hand Pies

Courtesy of Peanut Bureau of Canada
Deconstructed Chocolate Peanut Butter Chili Cheesecake

Deconstructed Chocolate Peanut Butter Chili Cheesecake

Courtesy of Peanut Bureau of Canada
Gluten-Free Cowboy Cookies

Gluten-Free Cowboy Cookies

Courtesy of California Raisin Marketing Board
Sweet Ravioli Filled With Compote of Medjool Dates

Sweet Ravioli Filled With Compote of Medjool Dates

Courtesy of Natural Delights Medjool Dates 
Carrot Walnut Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Carrot Walnut Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Courtesy of California Walnut Commission Satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth with delightful, delicious cupcakes. Unfrosted, these moist cupcakes are perfect for breakfast on the run or a lunch-box treat.  Combine the butter, sugar, lemon juice and zest and vanilla in a stand mixer and whip until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. 
Kids’ Watermelon Strawberry Frozen Smoothie Pops or Ice Cream

Kids’ Watermelon Strawberry Frozen Smoothie Pops or Ice Cream

Courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board 
Cherry Upside Down Cake

Cherry Upside Down Cake

The simplicity of this cake can’t be beat. Slightly caramelized sweet juicy cherries sit on a super moist vanilla cake.  Courtesy of the Buy California Marketing Agreement  Prep time: 20 minutes Baking time:  1 hour  Standing time: 15 minutes 
Texas Rio Star Grapefruit Frozen Yogurt

Texas Rio Star Grapefruit Frozen Yogurt

Courtesy of TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc. 
Grilled Peaches Drizzled with an Aged Balsamic Reduction

Grilled Peaches Drizzled with an Aged Balsamic Reduction

Sweet, smoky, sharp, and creamy; this easy-to-make dessert can also be served cold on a warm summer night. Pair with California Pinot Noir or Viognier.  Courtesy of California Wine /The Wine Institut
Gluten-free Brown Rice Espresso Brownies

Gluten-free Brown Rice Espresso Brownies

Courtesy of the USA Rice Made with rich dark chocolate, a punch of espresso and rice flour, guests won’t believe that these deliciously decadent, fudgy brownies are really gluten-free! These thick and rich brownies are a must for family gatherings and holiday cocktail parties alike. 
Almond Butter Crunch Cookies

Almond Butter Crunch Cookies

Made with creamy almond butter and roasted almonds, this delicious crunchy cookie is easy to make and a great anytime snack for when a cookie craving hits. Courtesy of the Almond Board of California  www.almonds.com 
Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Kids and adults alike will love these peanut butter ice cream sandwiches. Consider making miniature versions for a barbecue or child’s summer birthday party.  Courtesy of the Peanut Bureau of Canada  Prep Time: 20 minutesBake Time: 10 minutes
Medjool Date And Walnut Stuffed Puff Pastry

Medjool Date And Walnut Stuffed Puff Pastry

Courtesy of Natural Delights Medjool Dates 
Medjool Date Bonbons

Medjool Date Bonbons

Courtesy of Natural Delights Medjool Dates 
Grilled Peaches with Fresh Cherry Sauce

Grilled Peaches with Fresh Cherry Sauce

Courtesy of the Northwest Cherry Growers 
Peaches and Cream Torte Cake

Peaches and Cream Torte Cake

Courtesy of the Washington State Fruit Commission 
Poached Bosc Pears

Poached Bosc Pears

Simple and delicious, poached Bosc pears retain their distinctive buttery flavour and are firm enough to maintain shape. Lightly used, spices add their voice to this dessert, served warm or chilled.  Courtesy of Pear Bureau Northwest 
Cling Peach-sicles

Cling Peach-sicles

Have fun with your kids and make these easy frozen fruit treats, (that drip much less than most!) together year round.  . Courtesy of the California Cling Peach Board 
Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies

Delicious, rich, and fudgy! This clean eating recipe is refined sugar free and whole grain. Easy, healthy, and kids love them too! Courtesy of Well Plated by Erin  All images and text ©Erin Clarke/Well Plated.  Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes  Total Time: 2 hours 
Bartlett Pear Thyme Sorbet

Bartlett Pear Thyme Sorbet

Courtesy of the California Pear Advisory Board  Prep time: 10 minutes  Cook time: 10 minutes