This week’s featured fruit is the persimmon! Seasonal to fall, persimmons usually abundant in our warehouses from September to October. Persimmons are a delicious fall fruit and are a powerhouse of nutrients and phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are non-nutritive substances found in fruits and vegetables that provide protective properties when consumed. Some of these phytochemicals include flavonoids, […]

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Persimmon Bread

Persimmons are delicious, exotic fruits that do more than serve as a sweet and tasty treat; they have a wealth of vitamin and minerals packed inside them, including vitamins A C, E and B6, as well as dietary fiber, manganese, copper, magnesium, potassium and phosphorous. INGREDIENTS SERVINGS 10 – 2 loaves 3/4 cup vegetable oil […]

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Raspberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Antioxidant-packed raspberries paired with buckwheat flour make a terrific-tasting, health-promoting breakfast. Raspberries are in season from July to October; pick up a box of freshly picked raspberries from the local farmers market and use this recipe for your brunch inspiration. Ingredients: 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking […]

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End Summer Hunger Recipe: Black Bean Guacamole

Black Bean Guacamole Guacamole is a staple summer dip. Perfect for parties, picnics or get togethers! The black beans in this recipe give the guacamole a whole new element of flavor that’s healthy, hearty, and nutritious! Prep time: 10 minutes Serving size: 2 tablespoons Servings: 16 Tastes: 8 Ingredients: 5 avocados, diced 3 scallions, chopped […]

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End Summer Hunger Recipe: Summer Fun Fruit Kebabs

Summer Fun Fruit Kebabs   Super fun summer recipe – Fruit Kebabs! These kebabs are made with peaches, strawberries, plums and bananas. Also the dipping sauce is a divine combination of cream cheese and honey. Prep time: 30 minutes Serving size: 1 kebab Servings and Tastings: 12 Ingredients: 3 fresh peaches, washed, pitted and quartered 3 fresh plums, […]

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