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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!

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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!

 

Cucumber-Yogurt Dip

This is a light, refreshing dip to use with California endive “dippers”. Snack guilt-free during the big game!

Cucumber-Yogurt Dip

Makes about 2 cups, serves 8 to 10

1 medium cucumber, preferably seedless, peeled and grated
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 bunch scallions, thinly sliced then chopped

1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, or 2 teaspoons dried dill
Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Mix cucumbers with salt and marinate 15 minutes at room temperature, or until liquid comes out of cucumbers. Drain cucumbers, gently pressing out excess liquid. Combine with remaining ingredients and serve with endive spears.

And don’t forget you have a chance to win a shipment of freshly packed California endive just for sharing your favorite dip recipe at the Saucy Dipper. Visit this Dipstock post for more information!

Raspberry-Yogurt Dip

This dip will make a splash with the younger set. Let your kids help you make this, and watch them devour it on California endive spears!

Raspberry-Yogurt Dip

Makes about 2 cups, serves 8 to 10

1 cup walnuts
1 cup frozen raspberries, defrosted and drained
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest (green part only)
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

Place walnuts in the bowl of a food processor and process until finely ground. In a large bowl, fold together the ground walnuts with the remaining ingredients. Serve with endive spears.

And don’t forget you have a chance to win a shipment of freshly packed California endive just for sharing your favorite dip recipe at the Saucy Dipper. Visit this Dipstock post for more information!

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.

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

Recipe Round-up

Grilled Endive with Rosemary Marinade

Grilled Endive with Rosemary Marinade

Here at Discover Endive, we’ve perused the internet and found some delicious California Endive recipes we’d like to share. Visit the links below and you’ll find something you can try tonight!

 

 

Here are a few facts about California Endive you may not know:

  • Due to its unique growing cycle, both red and white California Endive are in season all year long.
  • Once you’re ready to use endive, there’s no need to wash it. The leaves have never been exposed to soil, and are harvested and packed under sanitary conditions.
  • Store endive wrapped in a damp paper towel inside a plastic bag in the vegetable drawer of your refrigerator, and it will last up to 14 days!

And now to those recipes:

  • A great dip recipe from Food Network’s Giada De Laurentiis, using California Endive spears as the “slimmer dipper.”
  • Debi Shawcross pulled together this wonderful California Endive recipe for a summer night’s picnic.
  • Before grilling weather disappears, try this wonderful marinade and technique from Jill Hough and Discover Endive. Grilled California Endive is spectacular!

Tell us your favorite way to prepare California Endive!


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