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A cookbook devoted soley to great tasting holiday fruit recipes. This unique cookbook contains 30 great tasting fruit recipes specially selected for the holidays. Great tasting, healthy and best of all they will be an excellent addition to your holiday meals. Each recipes includes nutritional information and diabetic exchange table information.

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Holiday Fruit Recipes

  1. 1. Special Collection Holiday Fruit Recipes [WITH NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION AND DIABETIC EXCHANGE TABLE] FROM TRAVERSE BAY FARMS WWW.TRAVERSEBAYFARMS.COM
  2. 2. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 2 Legal Notice:- While every attempt has been made to verify the information provided in this recipe Ebook, neither the author nor the distributor assume any responsibility for errors or omissions. Any slights of people or organizations are unintentional and the development of this Ebook is bona fide. This Ebook has been distributed with the understanding that we are not engaged in rendering technical, legal, accounting or other professional advice. We do not give any kind of guarantee about the accuracy of information provided. In no event will the author and/or marketer be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or other loss or damage arising out of the use of this document by any person, regardless of whether or not informed of the possibility of damages in advance. About this Recipe Book:- The special recipe book was created to provide you with a number of specially selected fruit-based recipes specifically chosen for the holidays. Each of the recipes will make an excellent addition to your holiday meal. Not only is each recipe great tasting, they also are make with antioxidant-rich fruit. Each recipe includes serving summary, ingredients, directions, nutritional facts and diabetic exchange information. Feel free to send us your comments, photos or video testimonials on these great tasting holiday fruit recipes. Thank you and have a great holiday season and we hope these great tasting fruit recipes will help to create memories that will last a lifetime. From everyone at Traverse Bay Farms – www.TraverseBayFarms.com
  3. 3. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 3 Company Information:- Traverse Bay Farms specializes in offering only antioxidant-rich super fruit products. Since 2001, the company has offered super fruit products to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The company offers complete selection of dried fruit (including dried tart cherries dried blueberries, dried strawberries and dried raspberries). Traverse Bay Farms dried fruit is an excellent addition to any holiday meal. In addition, the company offers tart cherry juice concentrate, Fruit Advantage tart cherry capsules and more. Their website located at www.traversebayfarms.com and offers a number of free downloadable cookbooks and healthy living ebooks. Also the Traverse Bay Farms fruit salsa’s fruit and gourmet salsas were voted #1 salsa in America two years in a row at America’s Best Professional Food Competition. The America’s Best food competition is the nation’s largest and most respected food show in America. Here is an overview of the awards: Salsa General – All Category: 1st PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Peach Salsa 3rd PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Corn Salsa Salsa – Fruit Category: 1st PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Pineapple Salsa 3rd PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Raspberry Salsa 3rd PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Peach Salsa Salsa – Bean Category: 1st PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Bean Salsa Visit our website at www.traversebayfarms.com to learn more about our super fruit products and view our selection of award winning salsas. You can also contact us toll-free at 1-877-746-7477.
  4. 4. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 4
  5. 5. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 5 Table of Contents Apple Recipes ........................................................................................................................... 7 Apple Carrot Salad................................................................................................................. 7 Apple Dumplings .................................................................................................................... 9 Apple Fennel Soup............................................................................................................... 11 Apples with Onions............................................................................................................... 13 Celery and Apple Steam-Fry with Honey-Mustard Sauce .................................................... 15 Sweet Potato Salad.............................................................................................................. 17 Blueberry Recipes ................................................................................................................... 19 Avocado and Fruit Salad topping ......................................................................................... 19 Rainbow Fruit Salad............................................................................................................. 23 Cherry Recipes........................................................................................................................ 25 Sensational Stuffed Mushrooms........................................................................................... 25 Cherry Chewbilees............................................................................................................... 26 Traditional Cherry Pie........................................................................................................... 27 Carrots with Cherries............................................................................................................ 28 Cranberry Recipes................................................................................................................... 29 Fruited Rice Pilaf.................................................................................................................. 29 Paradise Freeze................................................................................................................... 31 Santa Fe Chilled Nectarine Soup ......................................................................................... 33 Scandinavian Fruit Soup ...................................................................................................... 35 Fig Recipes.............................................................................................................................. 37
  6. 6. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 6 Fig Banana Smoothie........................................................................................................... 37 Grape Recipes......................................................................................................................... 39 Glorious Fresh Fruit Salad ................................................................................................... 39 Grape and Napa Cabbage Stir-Fry....................................................................................... 41 Grape Kebabs ...................................................................................................................... 43 Pomegranate Recipes ............................................................................................................. 45 Jeweled Watermelon Soup .................................................................................................. 45 Pomegranate and Banana Salad ......................................................................................... 47 Raspberry Recipes .................................................................................................................. 49 Berry Blast............................................................................................................................ 49 Cantaloupe Soup.................................................................................................................. 51 Plum-Raspberry Dessert Soup............................................................................................. 53 Raspberry Smoothie............................................................................................................. 55 Red Cooler ........................................................................................................................... 57 Strawberry Recipes ................................................................................................................. 59 Avocado Fruit Salad............................................................................................................. 59 Strawberry Mint Lemonade .................................................................................................. 62 Tropical Fruit Platter............................................................................................................. 64
  7. 7. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 7 Apple Recipes Apple Carrot Salad Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 1 cup shredded carrot 3 (medium) unpared and diced apples 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup raisins 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise Directions: Combine all ingredients. Chill thoroughly. Serve on salad greens.
  8. 8. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 8 Nutrition Facts Apple Carrot Salad Serving Size 1/6 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 110 Calories from Fat 10 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 140mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 25g 8% Dietary Fiber 3g 12% Sugars 20g Protein 1g Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 10% Calcium 2% Iron 2% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  9. 9. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 9 Apple Dumplings Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 40 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 Tbsp firmly packed light brown sugar 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cornstarch 1 tsp vanilla extract 6 small apples, peeled and cored 6 square 7-inch egg roll wrappers Non-stick cooking spray Directions: Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray six muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, cornstarch, vanilla, and 1 Tbsp water. Roll peeled apples in the mixture until coated. Place one apple in the center of each egg roll wrapper. Bring the corners up to the top of the apple, pressing and folding to seal the edges. Place each dumpling in a muffin cup and lightly spray the tops with non-stick cooking spray. Bake until golden, about 20 minutes. Cool on a rack 15 minutes; serve warm.
  10. 10. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 10 Nutrition Facts Apple Dumplings Serving Size 1/6 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 180 Calories from Fat 10 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 190mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 39g 13% Dietary Fiber 3g 12% Sugars 16g Protein 3g Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 8% Calcium 4% Iron 8% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 1 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  11. 11. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 11 Apple Fennel Soup Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.75 Ingredients: 2 cups low sodium chicken broth 2 cups water 1/2 cup white wine 2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and chopped 1 cup thinly sliced carrots 1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 cup chopped fennel 1 Bay leaf 1/4 tsp dried thyme leaves 6 Peppercorns 4 tsp non-fat plain yogurt Directions: In large pot, combine broth, water, wine, apples, carrots, onion, fennel, bay leaf, thyme and peppercorns; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Strain soup, reserving liquid. Remove bay leaf from apple-vegetable mixture in strainer. In blender or food processor, puree mixture; add reserved liquid and blend well. Reheat soup, if necessary, ladle into soup bowls and serve with a dollop of yogurt if desired.
  12. 12. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 12 Nutrition Facts Apple Fennel Soup Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 100 Calories from Fat 10 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 80mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Dietary Fiber 3g 12% Sugars 10g Protein 4g Vitamin A 70% Vitamin C 15% Calcium 4% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 1 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: Produce for Better Health/Washington Apple Commissio
  13. 13. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 13 Apples with Onions Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 4 apples, cored and sliced 1 cup Vidalia onions 1 Tbsp whipped light butter Directions: Sauté apples and onions in butter until tender.
  14. 14. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 14 Nutrition Facts Apples with Onions Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 140 Calories from Fat 15 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 2g 2% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 25mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 34g 11% Dietary Fiber 6g 24% Sugars 24g Protein 1g Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 20% Calcium 2% Iron 2% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 1 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: Apple Growers of New Hampshire
  15. 15. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 15 Celery and Apple Steam-Fry with Honey-Mustard Sauce Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 1 cup water 4 cups celery, diagonally sliced 1/2" thick 2 cups diced sweet red apples (approx. 2 medium) 2 Tbsp Dijon-style mustard 1 Tbsp honey 1 tsp cornstarch 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 cup chopped and toasted walnuts Directions: In a large skillet bring water to a boil. Add celery and apples; cook and stir until crisp-tender, about 8 minutes. In a small bowl combine mustard, honey, cornstarch and black pepper with 2 Tbsp water. Add to celery mixture, stirring constantly; cook and stir until clear and thickened, about 1 minute. Stir in walnuts, if desired.
  16. 16. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 16 Nutrition Facts Celery and Apple Steam-Fry with Honey-Mustard Sauce Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 130 Calories from Fat 45 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 5g 8% Saturated Fat 1g 3% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 280mg 12% Total Carbohydrate 20g 7% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 13g Protein 2g Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 15% Calcium 6% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 1 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 1 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: Produce for Better Health/American Celery Council
  17. 17. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 17 Sweet Potato Salad Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 10 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2-1/2 lbs sweet potatoes 2 medium-sized tart green apples, unpeeled and cut in 1/2 inch dice 1 small fresh pineapple, cut into 1/2 inch chunks or 1 (20 oz) can pineapple tidbits 1/2 cup golden raisins 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup plain yogurt 1-1/2 Tbsp curry powder 1/2 tsp salt Directions: In a saucepan cover potatoes with salted cold water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, until just tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Drain potatoes well. Peel potatoes while warm and then allow to cool completely before cutting into 3/4 inch chunks and place in large bowl. Add the apples, pineapple and raisins; set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients. Add to potato mixture and toss gently until well combined. Chill for a minimum of 1 hour before serving.
  18. 18. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 18 Nutrition Facts Sweet Potato Salad Serving Size 1/10 salad Amount Per Serving Calories 200 Calories from Fat 60 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 6g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 300mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 36g 12% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 20g Protein 3g Vitamin A 280% Vitamin C 35% Calcium 6% Iron 8% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 1 Carbs: 1 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  19. 19. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 19 Blueberry Recipes Avocado and Fruit Salad topping Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 25 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2.50 Ingredients: 2 red delicious apples, cut into 1/2 cubes 1 tsp lemon juice 2 avocados, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 2 kiwi fruits, sliced 1 banana sliced 1 pint strawberries, sliced 1 pint blueberries 1 Tbsp honey 1/4 tsp mace (East Indian spice similar to nutmeg) Directions: Place apples in a bowl with lemon juice to keep from browning. Add all other ingredients. Gently mix fruit salad topping. Serve on top of waffles, with or without liquid syrup.
  20. 20. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 20 Nutrition Facts Avocado and Fruit Salad topping Serving Size 1/4 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 330 Calories from Fat 140 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 16g 25% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 10mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 52g 17% Dietary Fiber 14g 56% Sugars 30g Protein 4g Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 180% Calcium 4% Iron 8% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 3 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 3 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  21. 21. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 21 Papaya Boats Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 ripe papayas 1 cup (11 oz) Mandarin oranges, drained 1 banana (small and ripe), sliced 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced 1/2 cup blueberries 1/2 cup strawberries 3/4 cup non-fat vanilla yogurt 2 tsp chopped fresh mint Directions: Cut papayas in half lengthwise; scoop out seeds. Place oranges, banana, kiwi and berries in each papaya half. Combine yogurt and mint; mix well and spoon over fruit before serving. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.
  22. 22. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 22 Nutrition Facts Papaya Boats Serving Size 1 boat Amount Per Serving Calories 170 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 40mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 40g 13% Dietary Fiber 5g 20% Sugars 28g Protein 4g Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 240% Calcium 15% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 1 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  23. 23. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 23 Rainbow Fruit Salad Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 12 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.75 Ingredients: 1 large mango, peeled & diced 2 cups fresh blueberries 2 nectarines, unpeeled & sliced 2 cups halved fresh strawberries 2 cups seedless grapes 2 bananas, sliced 1 kiwifruit, peeled & diced 1/3 cup fresh orange juice 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1-1/2 Tbsp honey 1/4 tsp ground ginger dash nutmeg Directions: Prepare the fruit and place in a large bowl. Combine orange juice, lemon juice, honey, ginger, and nutmeg in a small bowl. Whisk together until well combined. Just before serving, pour honey orange sauce over the fruit.
  24. 24. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 24 Nutrition Facts Rainbow Fruit Salad Serving Size 1/12 salad Amount Per Serving Calories 100 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 0mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 25g 8% Dietary Fiber 3g 12% Sugars 18g Protein 1g Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 70% Calcium 2% Iron 2% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  25. 25. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 25 Cherry Recipes Sensational Stuffed Mushrooms Hot out of the oven, mushroom caps are an elegant appetizer. 30 large mushrooms (about 1 pound) 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage 1 cup chopped dried tart cherries 2 green onions, sliced 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened Pull stems from mushrooms and discard (or save for another use). Rinse mushroom caps; drain well. Set aside. Cook sausage in a large skillet 5 minutes, or until sausage is done. Stir occasionally to break up meat. Remove from heat. Add dried cherries, green onions and cream cheese; mix well. Fill each mushroom cap with a heaping teaspoon of sausage mixture. Place filled mushrooms on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 425-degree oven 6 to 8 minutes. Serve immediately. Makes 30.
  26. 26. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 26 Cherry Chewbilees Cherry Beyond ordinary, try these cookies made with extraordinary dried cherries! 1 cup margarine, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 package (10 ounces) vanilla-flavored morsels or 1 cup coarsely chopped white chocolate 1 1/2 cups dried tart cherries 1 cup coarsely chopped cashews Put margarine, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed 3 to 4 minutes, or until well mixed. Combine flour and baking soda. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture; mix well. Stir in vanilla-flavored morsels, dried cherries and cashews. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven 10 to 12 minutes, or until light golden brown. Do not overbake. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Store in a tightly covered container. These cookies freeze well. Makes 4 to 5 dozen.
  27. 27. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 27 Traditional Cherry Pie Traditional Cherry Pie George Washington's favorite dessert can be yours, too. 2 (16-ounce) cans unsweetened tart cherries or 4 cups frozen unsweetened tart cherries 1 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Pastry for 2-crust, 9-inch pie 2 tablespoons butter or margarine If using canned cherries, drain them well. Discard the juice or save for another use. If using frozen cherries, it is not necessary to thaw them. Combine well drained canned cherries or frozen cherries, granulated sugar, tapioca and almond extract in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Let stand 15 minutes. Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven 50 to 55 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Line a 9-inch pie plate with pastry; fill with cherry mixture. Dot with butter. Adjust top crust, cutting slits for steam to escape, or cut top crust into strips and make a lattice- top pie. Makes 8 servings.
  28. 28. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 28 Carrots with Cherries Carrots with Charact erPlain carrots become an elegant side dish with cherries, nutmeg and ginger. . 1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced . 1/2 cup dried tart cherries . 3 tablespoons maple-flavored syrup . 2 tablespoons butter or margarine . 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg . 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger Cook carrots in water in a covered 2-quart saucepan 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain well. Add dried cherries, maple syrup, butter, nutmeg and ginger to cooked carrots; mix to combine ingredients. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat, 3 to 4 minutes, or until sauce is bubbly. makes 6 (1/2 cup) servings TIPS - Bread stuffing tastes better with the addition of dried tart cherries. - Dried tart cherries make good additions to rice pilaf or rice pudding. - Liven up green salads by sprinkling dried tart cherries over them. - Add dried cherries to oatmeal or other cereals for a breakfast treat.
  29. 29. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 29 Cranberry Recipes Fruited Rice Pilaf Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 25 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.75 Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 1-1/2 cups uncooked basmati or regular long grain rice 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup diced onion 1 can chicken broth 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup raisins 1 cup dried apricots 1/4 cup sliced green onions, with tops 1/4 cup slivered almonds, coarsely chopped Directions: Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add rice and garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until rice is coated with oil and garlic is fragrant. Stir in broth and pepper. Cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Stir in cranberries, raisins, and apricots. Cook 7 to 10 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Fluff rice with fork; stir in onions and almonds. If desired, garnish with additional sliced green onions.
  30. 30. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 30 Nutrition Facts Fruited Rice Pilaf Serving Size 2/3 cup Amount Per Serving Calories 260 Calories from Fat 40 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 5g 7% Saturated Fat 1g 3% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 25mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 54g 18% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 27g Protein 5g Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 4% Calcium 4% Iron 8% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 1 Carbs: 1 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  31. 31. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 31 Paradise Freeze Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.50 Ingredients: 2 large, ripe bananas 2 cups strawberries 1 ripe mango, cubed 2 cups cranberry juice 12 ice cubes Directions: Combine all ingredients in blender or food processor container. Cover; blend until thick and smooth.
  32. 32. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 32 Nutrition Facts Paradise Freeze Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 180 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 5mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 45g 15% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 35g Protein 2g Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 120% Calcium 4% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 3 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: Produce for Better Health
  33. 33. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 33 Santa Fe Chilled Nectarine Soup Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 20 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 lbs (8 small) nectarines, sliced 1 cup apple juice 1 cup cranberry cocktail juice 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves Directions: Combine nectarines with juices, salt, pepper flakes and vinegar in electric blender. Whirl until smooth and blended. Add cilantro leaves and whirl in a stop-and-go fashion a few seconds, just to chop. Serve chilled.
  34. 34. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 34 Nutrition Facts Santa Fe Chilled Nectarine Soup Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 170 Calories from Fat 10 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 300mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 40g 13% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 33g Protein 3g Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 70% Calcium 2% Iron 6% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 3 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: California Tree Fruit Agreement
  35. 35. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 35 Scandinavian Fruit Soup Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 8 hours, 15 minutes Number of Servings: 12 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 1 cup dried apricots 1 cup dried sliced apples 1 cup dried pitted prunes 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup canned pitted red cherries 1/2 cup quick cooking tapioca 1 cup grape juice 3 cups water 1/2 cup orange juice 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 Tbsp orange peel, grated 1/2 cup brown sugar Directions: Combine all dried fruits, tapioca, grape juice, and water in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Before serving, stir in orange and lemon juices, orange peel, and brown sugar. Serve warm as soup or dessert. Serve chilled with frozen vanilla yogurt.
  36. 36. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 36 Nutrition Facts Scandinavian Fruit Soup Serving Size 1/12 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 210 Calories from Fat 0 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 95mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 54g 18% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 34g Protein 1g Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 15% Calcium 2% Iron 6% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 3 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 1 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  37. 37. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 37 Fig Recipes Fig Banana Smoothie Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.75 Ingredients: 1 cup chopped dried figs (stems removed) 1 cup 1-inch banana slices 1 cup plain non-fat yogurt 3 cups crushed ice 1 Tbsp honey mint leaf or berry garnish Directions: Place all ingredients except garnish in a blender (not a food processor), and blend until smooth, approximately 2-3 minutes. Strain liquid and pour into tall, chilled glasses. Add garnish.
  38. 38. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 38 Nutrition Facts Fig Banana Smoothie Serving Size 1/4 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 200 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 40mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 49g 16% Dietary Fiber 6g 24% Sugars 36g Protein 5g Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 10% Calcium 15% Iron 6% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 3 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  39. 39. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 39 Grape Recipes Glorious Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 thinly sliced, unpeeled apples (Empire, Cortland) 1 cup seedless green or red grapes 1 banana, sliced 1 can (16 oz) pineapple chunks, drained 1 cup cut up cantaloupe 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup lowfat sour cream or sour cream substitute 1 cup lowfat small curd cottage cheese, creamed 1 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt 1 Tbsp honey 2 tsp lime juice Directions: To make salad, combine first five fruits with a little of the dressing; garnish with slices of kiwifruit. Serve remaining dressing separately. To make dressing, combine sour cream, cottage cheese and yogurt. Mix well. Blend in honey and lime juice.
  40. 40. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 40 Nutrition Facts Glorious Fresh Fruit Salad Serving Size 1/6 salad Amount Per Serving Calories 210 Calories from Fat 25 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 2g 8% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 190mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 41g 14% Dietary Fiber 3g 12% Sugars 35g Protein 8g Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 60% Calcium 15% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 1 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: Western New York Apple Growers Association
  41. 41. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 41 Grape and Napa Cabbage Stir-Fry Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 1 cup vertically sliced onion 1 Tbsp olive oil 4 cup napa cabbage cut into 1/2" slices 2 cup halved seedless grapes 4 dried shitake mushrooms, rehydrated and cut into ½" slices 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil (2 tsp dried basil may be substituted) salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup water 1 tsp cornstarch Directions: Sauté onion in oil until tender. Add cabbage, grapes, mushrooms, basil, salt and pepper and stir-fry until cabbage is crisp-tender. Combine water and cornstarch; mix well and add to grape mixture. Stir-fry about 1 minute or until sauce thickens.
  42. 42. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 42 Nutrition Facts Grape and Napa Cabbage Stir-Fry Serving Size 1/4 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 130 Calories from Fat 30 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 3% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 85mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 23g 8% Dietary Fiber 3g 12% Sugars 15g Protein 2g Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 50% Calcium 6% Iron 2% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 1 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 1 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  43. 43. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 43 Grape Kebabs Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 1 hour Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 1 cup purple seedless grapes 1 cup chopped pineapple 1/4 cup apple juice 2 kiwifruits, peeled and cut into ½-inch thick slices 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt 2 small bananas, cut into ½-inch thick slices 1 tablespoon orange juice 1/3 cup small strawberries 1/3 cup melon balls 1/3 cup blackberries Directions: For the dip, in a small saucepan, bring the pineapple and apple juice to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let stand about 25 minutes or until cool. Transfer the pineapple mixture to a blender or food processor. Add the yogurt and blend or process until smooth. If desired, cover and chill in the refrigerator before serving. Place the bananas in a small bowl. Drizzle with the orange juice, then gently toss until coated. Cut the kiwi slices into quarters. For the kebabs, thread the grapes, bananas, kiwi, strawberries, melon balls and blackberries onto 4-inch bamboo skewers. Serve with the dip.
  44. 44. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 44 Nutrition Facts Grape Kebabs Serving Size 1 Kebab Amount Per Serving Calories 150 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 20mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 36g 12% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 25g Protein 3g Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 120% Calcium 6% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  45. 45. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 45 Pomegranate Recipes Jeweled Watermelon Soup Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 25 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.50 Ingredients: 1 pink grapefruit 1 pomegranate 6 cups 1-inch cubes watermelon, seeded juice of 1 lime 2 tsp confectioners sugar Directions: Peel grapefruit. Slice horizontally into thin, attractive slices; discard (or eat) end pieces. Set aside. Seed pomegranate and discard peel and membrane. Set aside. Place watermelon, lime juice and sugar in a blender or food processor and puree until very smooth. Pour into shallow bowls and garnish with a grapefruit slice or two and a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds. Serve chilled.
  46. 46. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 46 Nutrition Facts Jeweled Watermelon Soup Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 130 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 0mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 33g 11% Dietary Fiber 2g 8% Sugars 26g Protein 2g Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 70% Calcium 4% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  47. 47. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 47 Pomegranate and Banana Salad Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 45 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 pomegranates, chilled 4 bananas 1 Tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar 2 limes, juiced (or 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice) Directions: Mix together the juice of the lime and the tablespoon of sugar. Adjust sweet and sour to taste. Score and seed both pomegranates, freeing the seeds. Mound the pomegranate seeds in the center of salad plates and slice the bananas around the perimeter of the seeds. Drizzle with the prepared lime dressing and serve.
  48. 48. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 48 Nutrition Facts Pomegranate and Banana Salad Serving Size 1/4 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 170 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 0mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 44g 15% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 30g Protein 2g Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 35% Calcium 2% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 3 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  49. 49. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 49 Raspberry Recipes Berry Blast Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 5 minutes Number of Servings: 8 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 cups blueberries 2 cups raspberries 2 cups strawberries 2 cups blackberries 1 cup 100% cran-raspberry juice 1 cup low fat blueberry yogurt 2 cups ice Directions: Place all items into blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
  50. 50. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 50 Nutrition Facts Berry Blast Smoothie Serving Size 1/8 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 100 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 20mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 25g 8% Dietary Fiber 6g 24% Sugars 15g Protein 2g Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 70% Calcium 6% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  51. 51. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 51 Cantaloupe Soup Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 pounds cantaloupe, peeled and chopped 1 Tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 3/4 cup sparkling apple juice 1 cup raspberries Mint sprigs Directions: Purée cantaloupe with lemon juice in a blender until very smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir in juice, season with salt. Ladle into serving bowls and garnish with mint sprigs and fresh raspberries. Serve immediately.
  52. 52. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 52 Nutrition Facts Cantaloupe Soup Serving Size 1/4 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 120 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 40mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 28g 9% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 23g Protein 2g Vitamin A 160% Vitamin C 160% Calcium 4% Iron 6% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  53. 53. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 53 Plum-Raspberry Dessert Soup Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 1-1/2 lbs (8 medium) fresh plums 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 3 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 1-1/2 cup red dinner wine 1 Tbsp corn starch 2 Tbsp sugar Directions: Combine plums, berries, cinnamon and red wine in saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Whisk cornstarch with 1/2 cup water. Add to soup and cook, stirring until thickened. Add sugar to taste. Cool. Discard cinnamon then puree in electric blender. Chill until ready to serve. To serve, portion soup into shallow bowls. Add small scoop of low-fat frozen yogurt to the center of each bowl and garnish with mint, if desired. (frozen yogurt is not included in the Nutritional analysis per serving).
  54. 54. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 54 Nutrition Facts Plum-Raspberry Dessert Soup Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 180 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 0mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 29g 10% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 21g Protein 1g Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 35% Calcium 2% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  55. 55. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 55 Raspberry Smoothie Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 5 minutes Number of Servings: 1 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.50 Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened, frozen raspberries 3/4 cup 100% orange juice 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt Directions: Blend all ingredients well in blender, and drink! Variations •Frozen strawberries, blueberries, mixed berries, mango, or peaches Pineapple juice, orange-tangerine juice, and other 100 percent juice blends
  56. 56. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 56 Nutrition Facts Raspberry Smoothie Serving Size 1 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 240 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 70mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 52g 17% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 35g Protein 8g Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 240% Calcium 20% Iron 8% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 3 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 2 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  57. 57. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 57 Red Cooler Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 cups cranberries 2 cups raspberries 1 cup 100% cran-raspberry juice 1 cup fat free raspberry yogurt 2 cups ice Directions: Place all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
  58. 58. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 58 Nutrition Facts Red Cooler Serving Size 1/4 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 110 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 0mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 26g 9% Dietary Fiber 6g 24% Sugars 16g Protein 3g Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 45% Calcium 8% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  59. 59. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 59 Strawberry Recipes Avocado Fruit Salad Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Number of Servings: 8 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.50 Ingredients: Salad Dressing 1-1/2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp raspberry vinegar 1 tsp grated lime peel 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice 1 Tbsp fresh chopped basil leaves 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Salad 1 10 oz package mixed baby greens 4 kiwi, peeled and sliced in half rounds 4 grapefruit 2 cups sliced strawberries 2 star fruits, sliced 1/2 ripe avocado, seeded and peeled (1/2 sliced into 8 portions, 1/2" cubed)
  60. 60. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 60 Directions: Salad Dressing In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients, set aside. Salad In a large salad bowl, combine babay greens, kiwi, grapefruit, stawberries and star fruit. Pour on dressing and toss to coat. Top with avocado slices.
  61. 61. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 61 Nutrition Facts Avocado Fruit Salad Serving Size 1/8 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 150 Calories from Fat 45 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 5g 8% Saturated Fat 1g 3% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 85mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 29g 10% Dietary Fiber 10g 40% Sugars 17g Protein 3g Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 240% Calcium 6% Iron 6% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 1 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: California Avocado Commission
  62. 62. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 62 Strawberry Mint Lemonade Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 20 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 4 cups water 1 cup sugar substitute 4 cups fresh mint leaves, lightly packed 1 quart strawberry hulled, halved 1 cup lemon juice, fresh squeezed Directions: Place 2 cups water, sugar substitute and mint in a small saucepan, bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain into a blender, discard mint. Thinly slice 1 cup of strawberries and set aside. Add 1/2 of the remaining strawberries to a blender and blend until smooth; pour into 2 quarter pitcher. Stir in sliced strawberries and remaining water. Add sugar to taste if needed, stirring until dissolved. Cover and chill until serving.
  63. 63. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 63 Nutrition Facts Strawberry Mint Lemonade Serving Size 1/4 recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 130 Calories from Fat 10 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 35mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 30g 10% Dietary Fiber 9g 36% Sugars 9g Protein 4g Vitamin A 70% Vitamin C 210% Calcium 20% Iron 60% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 1 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included. Source: Ida Rodriguez for Melissa’s Variety Produce
  64. 64. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 64 Tropical Fruit Platter Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 20 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.50 Ingredients: 1 (20oz) can pineapple slices, packed in juice, each cut in half 1 small papaya, peeled and cut into wedges 1 mango, peeled and sliced 1 large basket strawberrries, stemmed Juice of one lime Directions: Arrange pineapple, papaya, mango and strawberries on a serving platter. Sprinkle lime juice over fruit. Serve.
  65. 65. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 65 Nutrition Facts Tropical Fruit Platter Serving Size 1/6 of recipe Amount Per Serving Calories 120 Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)* Total Fat 1g 1% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 0mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 31g 10% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 25g Protein 1g Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 150% Calcium 4% Iron 4% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 2 Vegetables: 0 Meat: 0 Milk: 0 Fat: 0 Carbs: 0 Other: 0 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
  66. 66. Great Tasting Holiday Fruit Recipes Great Tasting Fruit Recipes for the Holidays – www.TraverseBayFarms.com Page 66 Company Information:- Traverse Bay Farms specializes in offering only antioxidant-rich super fruit products. Since 2001, the company has offered super fruit products including dried fruit (including dried tart cherries dried blueberries, dried strawberries and dried raspberries), tart cherry juice concentrate and Fruit Advantage tart cherry capsules. The company also offers a number of free downloadable recipes cookbooks with great tasting cherry, blueberry, pomegranate, apple and cranberry recipes. In addition, the Traverse Bay Farms fruit salsa’s fruit and gourmet salsas were voted #1 salsa in America two years in a row at America’s Best Professional Food Competition. The America’s Best food competition is the nation’s largest and most respected food show in America. Here is an overview of the awards: Salsa General – All Category: 1st PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Peach Salsa 3rd PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Corn Salsa Salsa – Fruit Category: 1st PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Pineapple Salsa 3rd PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Raspberry Salsa 3rd PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Peach Salsa Salsa – Bean Category: 1st PLACE: Traverse Bay Farms – Bean Salsa Visit our website at www.traversebayfarms.com to learn more about our super fruit products and view our selection of award winning salsas. You can also contact us toll-free at 1-877-746-7477.

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