Lightning Berry Smoothie

June 06, 2017

Ingredients: 1 cup bottled, unsweetened, decaffeinated green tea 1/2 cup DOLE® Blueberries 1 cup DOLE Raspberries 1 DOLE Banana, peeled, sliced 1 cup DOLE Tropical Gold® Pineapple, peeled, into chunks   Directions: Pour the green tea into your blender and turn on to a low setting, then add all remaining ingredients and process on the […]

Pineapple Pit-Stop Smoothie

June 06, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups DOLE® Pineapple 1 cup DOLE Baby Spinach 1 DOLE Banana 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup ice 1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon Directions: Combine pineapple, spinach, banana, almond milk, ice and cinnamon in blender. Cover; blend until smooth. Recipe credit: Dole, Chef Mark Allison

Tropical Ambrosia Salad

May 02, 2017

INGREDIENTS 3 oranges, peeled and segmented, reserve juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon fresh mint, chopped 1 cup DOLE® Pineapple, peeled and cut into chunks 1 star fruit, sliced 1-1/2 cups mango and/or papaya, seeded, peeled, and sliced into 1” pieces 2 DOLE Bananas, peeled and cut into chunks 1/2 cup […]

Homemade English Muffins

March 24, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups milk 3 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons instant yeast 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 tablespoons sugar 1 egg (each) 1 cup cornmeal, grits, or semolina Preparation: Warm the milk to about 110F, either in the microwave or on the stovetop Melt the butter and allow to […]

Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries

March 21, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 cups blueberries, or other berries, fresh or frozen Preparation: Preheat the oven to 375F Butter […]

Rutabaga Fries

January 12, 2017

Ingredients: Rutabaga, skin removed 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1-2 tbsp. olive oil Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Slice rutabaga in half, then into “fries.” 3. Add to bowl and add olive oil and […]

Warm Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

January 06, 2017

Ingredients Olive oil 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. paprika 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 3 cups spinach 2 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup dry) 1/4 cup red onion chopped 1 cup fresh pomegranate arils 1/4 cup fresh orange juice Directions 1. Cook quinoa according to package. 2. Heat olive oil in pan, […]

Brussels Sprouts Salad

January 06, 2017

Ingredients: 20 large Brussels sprouts (about 3 cups), chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 1 stalk of celery, chopped 2 Tbsp. raisins 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Juice from 2 lemons 1 tsp. maple syrup 1 tsp. thyme Directions: 1. Make dressing with lemons, maple syrup, and thyme. 2. Combine all other ingredients. 3. Add black pepper […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Spinach and Mushrooms

November 10, 2016

Ingredients: 3 pounds DOLE® Sweet Potatoes 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon dried parsley, crushed 1-1/4 teaspoons onion salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed, divided 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed, divided 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 8 ounces DOLE white mushrooms, sliced 1 bag (9 oz.) DOLE Spinach Directions: […]


Cranberry Salsa

November 10, 2016

Cranberry Salsa Ingredients: 1 ½ cups of fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped 1 apple, roughly chopped ¼ jalapeño, seeds removed, roughly chopped 3 tbsp sugar 3 tbsp basil, chopped 2 tbsp orange juice 1 tbsp ginger, peeled and grated 1 tsp lime juice Directions: Roughly chop the cranberries and apples. Cover them with the orange […]

Blueberries and Winter Squash Medley

November 10, 2016

Ingredients: ½ cup winter squash, roasted and diced 2 ears of corn 2 pints blueberries, chopped ½ lime, juiced ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 2 tbsp mint, chopped 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp cinnamon *Add up to 1 tsp finely chopped jalapeno pepper, according to personal preference, for […]

Healthy Cranberry Sauce

November 10, 2016

Ingredients: 24oz fresh cranberries ¾ cup pineapple juice ½ cup of applesauce (no sugar added) ½ cup of water juice and zest of one orange 2 Tablespoons of honey (optional) Directions: 1. Put cranberries, pineapple juice, applesauce and water in a sauce medium size saucepan and bring to a boil. 2. Allow the sauce to […]

Feta Bruschetta

October 04, 2016

Ingredients: 2 ear fresh corn (removed from husk) 1 small zucchini (diced) 1 bell pepper (diced) 1 cup diced red onion 4 medium scallions lemon zest 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 4 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup feta cheese 3 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves Fresh ground pepper Directions: 1. Cook corn for 2 minutes in the […]

Tomato and Strawberry Salad

September 30, 2016

Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped strawberries 2 cups of chopped cherry tomatoes 1/3 cup of chopped basil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 1 teaspoon of lemon zest pinch of salt and pepper Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients together. 2. Keep refrigerated until ready to be served. Recipe Credit: Cabarrus Health Alliance What Dole has to […]

Caprese Pasta Salad with White Beans

September 27, 2016

Ingredients: Orecchiette pasta Grape tomatoes Fresh mozzarella Fresh basil White beans Black pepper Garlic Balsamic vinegar Olive oil Directions: 1. In a small bowl, mince 2 cloves of garlic and add 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar and 3 tablespoons olive oil, whisk together. 2. Cook orecchiette pasta according to package. 3. rinse and drain 1 15-ounce […]

Avocado Chicken Salad Wrap

September 23, 2016

Ingredients: Chicken breast Plain Greek Yogurt Parsley Lemon Avocado Garlic Powder Dill pickle (optional) Whole-wheat wrap Directions: Combine 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken breast, 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons parsley, juice from 1 lemon, 1 mashed avocado (more if needed), 1 teaspoon garlic powder and 2 tablespoons Dill pickle (optional) into a large […]