Posts Tagged 'California'

Endive Spears Stuffed with Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn from OnDiva Dara at Cookin’ Canuck

Endive Spears Stuffed with Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn Recipe {Giveaway}

Endive Spears Stuffed with Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn Recipe {Giveaway}

When we asked our team of OnDivas to create some kid-friendly California endive recipes, we knew we were in for a treat. And so were the kids that got to taste test the recipes!

This week, Dara from Cookin’ Canuck shared her Endive Spears Stuffed Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn. Turns out her boys are new fans of California endive thanks to this recipe.

Ready for your chance to become a fan? Head on over to Cookin’ Canuck where Dara is giving away a year’s supply of freshly packed California Endive, delivered throughout the year, right to your door!

Ricotta and Endive Appetizer from Paula at Bellalimento

Ricotta and Endive Appetizer

Ricotta and Endive Appetizer

This Sunday, February 26, the 84th Academy Awards will be broadcast. Paula, from Bellalimento shares her delicious Ricotta and Endive Appetizers, which make a great snack to share during award show viewing! Elegant, delicious, easy and nutritious. What more could you ask for? Read Paula’s full recipe here!

 

12 Days of Endive, Day 6, 7 and more!

We have a lot to fill you in on here at Discover Endive. First, let’s catch up with Rachael at La Fuji Mama and her 12 Days of Endive series.

When we last saw Rachael, she was extolling the anti-cancer benefits of endive. Next, Rachael shared 12 fantastic ways to “Add Some Diva to Your Salad.” Yes, please! And on Day 8…find out about the mysterious evolution of red endive. Thanks, Rachael, for all you do to educate us on all things endive!

But wait! There’s more? Yes, more…

You can win your very own shipment of freshly packed California Endive. How? Well, check out this juicy (or should I say “Saucy”) tidbit:

Sara over at the Saucy Dipper has come up with not one, not two, but THREE dip recipes perfect for pairing with the endive. The dip recipes come just in time for Saucy Dipper’s special event called Dipstock. Discover Endive is happy to participate in Dipstock, a festival of dips, as Sara likes to call it.
The first 20 Dipstock participants will receive a dip tray from Discover Endive and one lucky winner will receive a free shipment of endive. Anyone can participate. All you have to do is make a dip and share the recipe. Visit the Saucy Dipper to find out more about Dipstock and to get the recipes for a Light Ranch Dip, Spicy Pineapple Dip, and a Greek-Food Lovers Dip, all of which taste delicious when served with endive.

Recipe Round-Up: The OnDivas

By now you know that our OnDivas have been busy creating delicious endive recipes to spread the word about this delicious vegetable. However, not only can our endive afficianados create wonderful dishes with the “Queen of Vegetables,” they are talented in every area of the kitchen.

Without further ado, let’s take a quick peek into what the OnDivas are up to this week, in recipe round-up format.

Carolyn offers heartfelt Homemade Nutella Truffles (Low Carb and Gluten-Free) and a Thank You

Winnie slows down to enjoy braised sausage and tomatoes with chard and poached eggs

Paula teaches us How to Make Italian Hot Chocolate

Dara spices up Edamame (Soy Bean) Dip with Smoked Paprika & Garlic Recipe

Rachael creates magic with Snowman Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Stop by and give them a read!

 

Endive, Kale, and Smoked Salmon Salad with Avocado and Pink Grapefruit

Endive, Kale, and Smoked Salmon Salad with Avocado and Pink Grapefruit

Endive, Kale, and Smoked Salmon Salad with Avocado and Pink Grapefruit

Today, Winnie from Healthy Green Kitchen has created a delicious Endive, Kale, and Smoked Salmon Salad with Avocado and Pink Grapefruit. As she describes, “It’s nutrient dense and delicious- perfect as a healthy New Year’s Eve party first course, or as a tasty low-carb winter meal to counteract holiday overindulgence.”
As you plan your New Year’s Eve festivities (and your return to healthy eating in 2012), make this salad a part of your menu!
For the full recipe, visit Healthy Green Kitchen

California Endive with Homemade Boursin and Smoked Salmon

Endive with homemade boursin and smoked salmon

Endive with homemade boursin and smoked salmon

The holidays are filled with wonderful opportunities to share home cooked meals, entertain friends and neighbors, and celebrate all that is delicious during the season. Today, one of our OnDivas, Carolyn, from All Day I Dream About Food, shares a family recipe for homemade boursin. The recipe is her husband’s, and Carolyn promises it is “out of this world!” She puts a healthy dollop on raw endive leaves, and tops that with smoked salmon. Try Carolyn’s version, or use the delicious spread as a base and come up with your own mouth-watering combinations. Ideas include:

  • chopped walnuts
  • dried cranberries
  • thinly sliced cucumber
  • buttery croutons (for extra crunch!)
  • fresh herbs (basil, dill, Italian parsley)
  • smoked almonds
  • crumbled bacon
  • a drizzle of honey

Mix and match a few to see what you like best! And be sure to visit Carolyn’s blog for the full recipe and story behind this family favorite!

Endive with homemade boursin and smoked salmon

Endive with homemade boursin and smoked salmon

ENDIVE SCORES BIG WITH DR. OZ

One Cup of Endive a Week Can Reduce the Risk of 

Ovarian Cancer by 75%

Endive - A Nutritional Powerhouse

During the premiere of the new Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. William Li, a noted cancer researcher, featured foods that can cut the risk of ovarian cancer.
Number one on the list was endive.
In a study of more than 62,000 women in the Netherlands, those who ate endive had a 75% reduction in the risk of ovarian cancer.
Experts believe that one-third of cancers can be prevented by eating the right foods. The good news is that you only have to consume one cup of raw endive a week to gain the anti-cancer benefit.
To view the Dr. Oz video, click here.
To read more about the anti-ovarian cancer diet, click here.
And for many ways to incorporate healthy endive into your diet, check out our delicious recipes.

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