Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Homemade Granola recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats (extra thick ) 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. course kosher salt (omit if adding salted nuts, pretzels, etc) 3 T canola oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1 t. vanilla extract 1/2 cup mixed nuts (or your choice) 3/4 cup dried fruit (or your choice) Directions: Preheat […]

Field Corn Heating Pad

Ingredients: 6 cups dry field corn (approximate) 1 or 2 sticks cinnamon, cut up in pieces Whole Cloves (just a couple) 1 hand towel Directions: Fold your hand towel in half lengthwise and sew all 3 open sides together to form a sack, leaving a 1 to 2 inch opening along one edge. Very carefully, […]

Chocolate Buttercream Cherry Candies

Ingredients: About 48 maraschino cherries, with stems, well drained 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened 2 cups powdered sugar 1/4 cup Cocoa powder or Dark Cocoa 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, divided 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract WHITE CHIP COATING (recipe follows) CHOCOLATE CHIP DRIZZLE (recipe follows) Directions: Cover tray with wax […]

Trail Mix Fruitcake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups – packaged trail mix, divided 2 cups – Organic Sugar 2 cups – whole wheat flour 1 1/4 cups – canola oil 4 – eggs 1 teaspoon – baking soda 1 teaspoon – baking powder 2 teaspoons – cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon – salt 2 – large Granny Smith apples, peeled and […]

Cool Veggie Pizza

Ingredients: 2 cans  (8 oz. each) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 1 pkg.  (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup  Miracle Whip 1 tsp.  dill weed 1/2 tsp.  onion salt 1 cup  broccoli florets 1 cup  chopped green pepper 1 cup  chopped seeded tomato 1/2 cup  sliced pitted black olives (optional) 1/4 cup  chopped onion Directions: […]

Spinach Ranch Dip

Ingredients: 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup ranch dressing 1 pkg.  (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained 1  carrot, shredded 1/2 cup  finely chopped yellow peppers Thin multigrain snack crackers Directions: Mix sour cream and dressing in medium bowl until well blended. Stir in vegetables. SERVE with crackers.

Party Shrimp and Veggie Kabobs

Ingredients: 2 lb.  uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined 24 small  fresh mushrooms 2 red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large  red onion, cut into 3/4-inch chunks 1 large  zucchini, cut into 3/4-inch chunks 3/4 cup Italian dressing 2 Tbsp.  chopped fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp.  each zest and juice from 2 limes, divided 3/4 tsp. […]

Asian-Style Turkey Bacon Appetizers

Ingredients: 8  uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined 16  snow peas 8 slices uncured turkey bacon, cut crosswise in half 1/2 cup Asian Toasted Sesame Dressing 1/4 tsp.  crushed red pepper Directions: HEAT oven to 400ºF. CUT shrimp lengthwise in half. Place 1 shrimp piece on each snow pea; wrap with bacon piece. Secure with wooden […]

Party Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 28 oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened 18 oz. pkg. shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 Tbsp. finely chopped onions 1 Tbsp. chopped red bell peppers 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. lemon juice Dash ground red pepper (cayenne) 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted Directions: BEAT cream cheese and cheddar in small bowl with mixer until blended. […]

Artichoke Dip with Fresh Herbs

Ingredients: 1 cup light sour cream 1/2 cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 2 medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons) 1 can (14 oz) artichoke hearts in water, drained, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup diced seeded […]

Chipotle Ranch Dip

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups ranch dressing 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), drained Assorted fresh vegetables Directions: In blender, place dressing and chiles. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve dip immediately with vegetables, or cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.

Turkey Tetrazzini

Ingredients: 8 ounces whole-wheat fettuccini, spaghetti, macaroni, or other noodles 4 tablespoons butter (unsalted) 2 cups Mushrooms, sliced (fresh or canned) 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups skim milk 4 cups chopped cooked turkey 1 cup peas (frozen) 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions: Preheat […]

Shredded Turkey Posole (stew)

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 8 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons tomato paste 3 tablespoons chili powder 3 teaspoons dried oregano 4 cups water 4 cans (14.5 oz) chicken broth 
or homemade turkey broth 3 – 15 oz cans white hominy, rinsed & drained 1 cup chopped carrots 7 cups shredded, […]

Magic Crust Quiche

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup onion (chopped) 2 cups vegetables (can use frozen, fresh or leftovers) 1 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat (shredded) 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk, 1% 3/4 cup baking mix (like Bisquick) Directions: Cook onion in oil (or cook with vegetables). Cook vegetables (or use leftovers). Drain well. Grease round […]

Homemade Tatertots

Ingredients: 1/3 cup onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon tomato paste 1 Tablespoon margarine 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cooked mashed potatoes 1/2 cup whole grain bread crumbs 1 cup cooked brown rice 3 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions:   Put margarine in pan and heat until melted.  Add onions and saute onions until you can almost […]

Turkey Waldorf Salad

Ingredients: 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise 1/3 cup nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups leftover turkey 1 medium red apple, diced 1 cup halved red or green grapes 1 cup sliced celery 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, divided (toasted if desired) Directions: Whisk mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon juice and salt […]

Festival Winning Sweet Potato Pie

Ingredients: 2 pie crusts 2 1/2 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes (2 large or 3 medium) 2 cups sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 cup evaporated milk 2 tablespoons maple-flavored syrup Directions: Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir together ingredients, adding syrup last. Pour into […]

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Ingredients: 12 slices  cinnamon-raisin bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 8 cups) 4 eggs 1 cup  milk 1 can  (15 oz.) pumpkin 1 cup  plus 2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar, divided 1 tsp.  pumpkin pie spice, divided 1 tsp.  vanilla 1/2 cup  chopped pecans 1/2 cup  sour cream 1 cup  thawed whipped topping 1/4 cup  maple-flavored […]

Pumpkin Spice Roll

Ingredients: 3/4 cup  plus 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar, divided 3/4 cup  flour 1-1/2 tsp.  pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp.  baking powder 1/4 tsp.  salt 3  eggs 1 cup  granulated sugar 3/4 cup  canned pumpkin 1 cup  chopped walnuts 4 oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) cream cheese, softened 1-1/2 cups  thawed whipped topping Directions: Heat oven […]

Pumpkin Caramel Cream Pudding

Pudding Ingredients: 4 – eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups half-and-half 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Dash salt Topping Ingredients: 2 tablespoons dark brown Sugar 1 tablespoon chopped pecans 1 tablespoon butter, softened Directions: Heat oven to 325°F. Put large pan or teakettle of water on to boil. Beat […]

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