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Grilled Peaches

Step 1. Heat grill to medium-low
Step 2. Halve and pit peaches
Step 3. Brush both sides with butter or olive oil
Step 4. Place peaches on grill
Step 5. Cover grill and cook until charred and softened about 4 – 5 minutes per side

Once you flip them over, you can sprinkle them with brown sugar, lemon juice, honey or cinnamon. Serve with granola or ice cream or drizzled with orange liqueur.

Kitchen Angels Breakfast Bars

This is a recipe we use to make breakfast bars for our clients. We make everything fresh, onsite with the best ingredients and that’s why we use Wholesale Nuts and Dried Fruits. Our clients are homebound with various medical challenges and nutritious food is essential to their health and recovery.  While we prepare and deliver nutritious meals for dinner, some of our clients are in need of additional protein so we began preparing a high protein breakfast meal. These breakfast bars are easy to prepare and they’re nutritious & taste delicious. We partnered with Wholesale Nuts and Dried Fruits because their ingredients are the best.  Their nuts and dried fruits are carefully selected, packed and shipped with care. Wholesale Nuts and Dried Fruits.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups rolled oats
  • 4 cups oat flour (can be purchased or made by processing a heaping cup of rolled oats in a food processor or blender)
  • 4 cups dried blueberries
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 6 tbs sesame seeds
  • 3 tsp kosher sale
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 cups orange juice
  • 8 tbs honey
  • 4 tbs coconut oil, melted (can sub for vegetable oil)
  • 2 cups unsweetened applesauce

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 F and prepare a 9 x 13 baking dish by lightly greasing.
In a large mixing bowl, stir together the rolled oats, oat flour, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, salt, and cinnamon.
In a separate mixing bowl or measuring cup, mix the orange juice, honey, coconut oil, and applesauce.
Mix the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients. Then spread the mix into the baking dish, and bake for 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and cut into bars, but keep the everything in the baking dish until completely cooled.

Summer Tuscan Tortellini Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup chopped salami or prosciutto
  • 1/2 cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp. honey
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper, freshly ground

Directions:
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain and transfer to large serving bowl. In bowl, add prosciutto, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and dressing and toss until well combined. Garnish with Parmesan cheese. Make dressing: whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar and honey. Season with salt and pepper.