Kale-Berry & Apple Summer Salad


Kale-Berry & Apple Summer Salad (mango or pineapple optional)


1 bunch of dark green whole leaf kale
1 Lemon
1 Apple
1/2 cup halved walnuts & pecans
2 tbsp Gourmet Blends Raspberry Balsamic
2 tbsp Gourmet Blends Meyer Lemon Olive Oil
(Add 1 cup of Chicken or fish for additional protein)

For the Kale:
Wash kale, take out veins and tear into bite-size pieces.
Massage with one whole lemon for 2 to 3 minutes.
Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes while you prepare your fruit.

For the Fruit & Nuts:
Wash and slice apple into thin wedges. Combine apple wedges and nuts in small bowl and put to the side.

After the kale has marinated, throw into bowl, add Gourmet Blends Raspberry Balsamic & Gourmet Blends Meyer Lemon Olive Oil, fruits and nuts and enjoy!


Nutritional Information
Nutrition info per serving (1 serving=1 cup)

Calories : 108 cal
Fat : 4 g
cholesterol : 0 mg
sodium :89 mg
Carbohydrates: 15 g
Sugar: 7g
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 3 g


By: Chef Stacie Taylor

Chicken Breasts with Onions and Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar Glaze


Chicken Breast is a staple in the American cooking rotation. Jazz it up and eat gourmet with less work using our Chicken Breasts with Onions and Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar Glaze recipe.




Season breasts with a mixture of 1/4 tsp thyme, salt and pepper.  Heat skillet over med heat. Add 1 Tbs of olive oil and 1 Tbs butter; saute onions until soft or caramelized (sauté mushrooms as desired).  You may need to turn the heat down so the onions do not brown too quickly.  Add balsamic and 1/4 tsp of thyme, salt and pepper.  Raise heat and reduce until slighty thickened.

Saute Chicken breasts in equal amounts of 1 tbsp olive oil and 2 Tbsp butter  until brown about 4 to 5 minutes per side.

Divide onions on plates, slice breasts  and fan over onions.  Sprinkle a little parsley over the chicken if you like.

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Hope’s Baked Brie with Raspberry or Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar


Baked Brie with Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Quick and easy to prepare. Perfect for any occasion.


1) 8″ to 10″ wheel of Brie cheese (with rind on)
2) Tbsp. Vanilla Fig Balsamic or Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place brie in oven-safe baking dish for 15 minutes (more or less till starting to bubble).  Place on platter.
  • Drizzle vinegar artfully over brie.  Serve with crusty bread slices or crackers.

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