Wholly Salsa® Memorial Day Recipes! And Last Giveaway!

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I attended a super fun blogger event this week hosted by the kind folks over at Wholly Guacamole.   Jeff and I tend to make our own guac at our home, but it’s nice to know for us and all the rest of the super busy families out there that the entire line of products by Wholly Guacamole is preservative and additive free.   They do this by using a cold water high pressure processing (HPP) method to keep the food fresh.   But this particular event was less about guacamole and more about their new line of salsa including five “chef inspired” flavors.   All their salsa is made with all natural ingredients and is fat-free and gluten-free.   And for my Jewish friends, all their salsas are Kosher certified!   You can find their salsas in Kroger Food Stores and Target among other national grocers.   Take advantage of their $1.50 off coupon that is being offered through the Memorial Day weekend on their Facebook page.  

We made some incredible recipes, so I wanted to share a couple of them that I especially enjoyed.   Just in time for Memorial Day!
Roasted Tomato, Goat Cheese & Feta Bruschetta

Roasted Tomato, Goat Cheese & Feta Bruschetta

Ingredients:

equal parts feta and goat cheese

pinch of black pepper

French baguette, sliced and toasted

½t roasted garlic

1T Roasted Tomato Wholly Salsa ®

1 basil leaf

balsamic glaze, to taste

Directions:

Mix the cheeses and black pepper together.   Rub bread with roasted garlic and top with the cheese mixture.   Add Roasted Tomato Salsa and drizzle with the balsamic glaze.   Add chopped basil on top and serve!

Tai Shrimp Nachos

 

Tai Shrimp Nachos

This recipe contains three mini recipes in it, but the taste is worth it!   Make these nachos on the weekend, or for a dinner party that your guests would absolutely enjoy.   Tip: Make some of these ahead of time to cut down on preparation time when it comes time to make them.   The slaw actually tastes extra good if you let it rest together for a day.   Pick out your favorite tortilla chips and get ready to lock and load!  Lower calorie tip: Use low-fat torilla chips and mayonnaise.

Step 1: Shrimp Marinade/Glaze

Ingredients: ½ cup Pineapple Ginger Wholly Salsa ®

1 lime, juiced

2 tsp sesame oil

¼ cup soy sauce

1 tsp sugar

Directions:   Mix all ingredients, then add to 1 lb devained and detailed shrimp, let marinate for 30 minutes.    Put in refrigerator while making the slaw and aioli.   Once ready to grill, spray non-stick spray on pre-heated grill.   Skewer shrimp and grill for 3 minutes on each side.   Spoon marinade on shrimp on each side at beginning of each grill period.  
Step 2: Napa Cabbage Slaw
Ingredients: 1 head Napa cabbage, shredded

½ cucumber, julienne

½ red bell pepper, finely diced

1/3 cup green onion, biased cut

1/3 cup cilantro, rough chopped

2/3 cup Pineapple Ginger Wholly Salsa ®

2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar

4 Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sesame oilDirections:   Mix all ingredients together, and let rest for at least 30 minutes, and up to 5 days.

Step 3: Wasabi Aioli

Ingredients:

½ cup mayonnaise

1 Tbsp wasabi paste

1 tsp green onion, minced

1 Tbsp water

1 Tbsp cilantro, minced

Directions:   Mix all ingredients together.

Add one shrimp onto each unbroken tortilla chip.   Top with cabbage and then drizzle with aioli sauce.   Garnish with a lime wedge, chopped cashews along with white and black sesame seeds.   Serve and enjoy.

>> Last Giveaway on Mommy Dietitian <<
Wholly Salsa ® giveaway includes the original salsa varieties of

mild, medium and hot.  But it also includes the new flavors, which

include avacado verde, guacamole & spicy pico, roasted tomato,

red pepper mango and pineapple.  Also comes with this cool

Wholly Salsa ® cooler!

 

Here’s my last blog giveaway for a very long time, so I hope you participate!   We need to get more Mommy Dietitian Facebook fans.   So, for every person that shares our Facebook page with their friends, they get an entry!   All you have to do is tag us or let us know you shared by commenting on our page.   The contest runs through Memorial Day.   The winner will be selected using Randomizer.org on Tuesday, May 29, 2012.

Happy Memorial Day to everyone, especially those who have family members who have lost a loved one in the line of duty.   We honor them, and we honor their service!

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