Category: Fruit Dishes

Oct 27

Baked Brie With Maple-Bacon Apples

Savory-sweet appetizers welcome guests Creamy, buttery brie is always a crowd-pleaser. Warming brie helps bring out its flavor, while pairing it with Canadian apples is a great way to combine some of the best that harvest season has to offer. This appetizer recipe has decadent maple-bacon flavoring that is unique enough to serve when entertaining …

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Sep 24

Gorgonzola, Pear and Walnut Appetizer

How to make quick and simple snacks The next time you’re feeling peckish and looking for something to bridge the gap between meals, try Triscuit crackers, the perfect ingredient to create a bite-size snack or pull a tapas treat together from whatever happens to be in the fridge or pantry. Award-winning Canadian food expert Na’eem …

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Sep 05

Peach Turkey Meatballs

About 90% of the world’s mustard seeds are grown here in Canada, where the cool, temperate climate makes for ideal growing conditions. Mustard plants might just be the only living things that appreciate the Canadian winter — frost even enhances the flavor of the seeds. Having mustard every day might not keep the doctor away, …

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Sep 02

Black Rice Salad with Kiwifruit and Cashews

Enjoy the perfect barbecue side dish (NC) Now is the time to dust off the grill and gather with friends and family over delicious and nutritious meals. The perfect side dish for a summer barbecue is simple, fun and easy to make. This Black Rice Salad with Kiwifruit and Cashews side pairs well with any …

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Aug 23

Grilled Watermelon Skewers

Everyone’s familiar with classic barbecue staples, like hamburgers, sausages and corn on the cob, but have you ever thought of grilling fruit? The result is surprisingly delicious, and makes for a fresh snack or light dessert after a calorie-packed meal. Grilling experts at Walmart suggest this grilled watermelon recipe for a buzzworthy dish at your …

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Aug 04

Grilled Pork Chops with Fresh Peach or Mango Salsa

Make the most out of that new high-tech barbecue you splurged on by cooking all your favorites on the grill. Start by introducing new staples to your barbecue menu with pork chops — one of Ontarians’ preferred fresh pork cuts to eat and prepare at home, according to a recent consumer survey conducted by Ipsos. …

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Jul 28

Creamy Coconut Mango Rice Pudding

Add a summer twist to a classic dessert Nothing says summer is here quite like coconuts and mangoes. Next time you’re looking for a tasty warmer weather treat try this delightful creamy coconut mango rice pudding recipe that Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice Cooking School, recommends for putting a fun summer twist on …

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Jul 17

Rainbow Fruit Skewers with Creamy Lemon Dip

These delicious skewers are easy to make plus the creamy lemon dip adds a great boost of flavor and is perfect for parties. You can make both the skewers and dip ahead of time. Simply wrap skewers tightly with plastic wrap or place in a resealable bag and refrigerate up to 12 hours. The dip …

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May 18

Fresh Fruit Pizza Tart

When it comes to summer desserts, if you want to really razzle dazzle guests at your next party, think pizza − fruit pizza, that is. Kids and adults alike are wowed by this special dessert. And it couldn’t be simpler to make. Using a sugar cookie base, spread with a cream cheese-sour cream topping, arrange …

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May 01

Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad

Strawberries are in season in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario through the summer. Local, just-picked strawberries make a welcome addition to a light lunch or supper in this no-fuss dish. Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad Ingredients Dressing • 80 mL (1/3 cup) olive oil • 80 mL (1/3 cup) sliced strawberries • 30 mL (2 tbsp) white balsamic …

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