• Beverages
  • Fruity Minty Chiller

    Serves 4   Ingredients 1 cup cantaloupe, rind removed and cut in chunks 1 cup seedless watermelon, rind removed and cut in chunks 1 cup ripe nectarine, peeled and cut in chunks 1 cup strawberries, hulled 1/4 cup cold water 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons fresh mint, torn and tightly packed   Directions […]

  • American
  • Layered Fruit Bowl

    Layered Fruit Bowl Serves many Ingredients: Watermelon, balled Blueberries, washed Strawberries, washed, stems removed, cut in half Golden kiwi for garnish Star fruit for garnish Directions Use a glass bowl and alternate layers of water melon, blueberries, strawberries. Repeat process as desired, then garnish with kiwi and star fruit. 

  • American
  • Watermelon Salsa

    Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 c seeded and diced watermelon (any variety or color) 1/2 cup minced onion                               ½ cup minced fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp. minced jalapeno pepper       ½ tsp. salt 1 Tbsp fresh garlic clove, minced   […]

  • Fruits
  • Fun with Fruit!

    Here's a fun tip – use a cookie cutter to make fun shapes out of frut (mellons work great), and gobble them up with your friends for a snack!  You could even get creative and design a scene – think about cutting out shapes to build a tower, animals to build a zoo…use your imagination, […]

  • American
  • Plum Trout

    Plum Trout marshall o'brien fish recipes

    serves 2-4   2 whole trout, dressed 1/2 plum, ripe, sliced thin 1/2 lemon, sliced thin 1/4 red onion, sliced thin 2 large sprig fresh thyme 4 large sprig fresh parsley 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 T butter salt and pepper to taste   Divide ingredients equally. Rub butter inside cavity of fish, and season […]

  • American
  • Pear Acorn Squash Crisp

      Pear Acorn Squash crisp Serves 12 Recipe: 5-6 pears, peeled, cored, chopped (unripe if possible) 3 cups (about 1 1/2 whole squash) cooked acorn squash, seeds removed, scooped 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice or (1/3 teaspoon each: ground nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon) 1 tablespoon vanilla Mix above ingredients in a bowl; spread […]

  • American
  • Jicama Mango Slaw

    Serves 6  4C  fresh jicama, ¼ C red pepper finely diced ¼ C green onion, thinly sliced ½ C mango, diced 1 orange – the zest and the juice 1 lime – the zest and the juice 1 T honey 1/2 T balsamic vinegar 1 T olive oil Peel jicama and grate.  Combine with red […]

  • Fruits
  • Fiber Rich Foods

    Here's a simple list of fiber rich foods, starting with least fiber at the top, and the most fiber at the bottom. The more fiber something has, the more it will help you feel fuller longer. Also, fiber rich foods will help your digestion work more efficiently.

  • Appetizer
  • Summer Sizzling on the Grill

    By Marshall O'Brien, written for Produce for Kids The weather is heating up and summer is right around the corner. It’s time for outdoor cooking once again. When it comes to getting kids involved with cooking, grilling offers a great opportunity to experience fruits and vegetables in refreshing new ways. Asparagus, zucchini, and yellow squash […]