Some people think the defining characteristic of authentic Cajun food is the spicy ingredients. It isn't—it's recipes that can be cooked in one pot. The early Acadians taught us the power of one-dish recipes—a rich meld of flavors combined with simplicity of preparation.
Walnut Trail Mix
The heart-healthy goodness of omega-3s and other nutrients in this mix makes this an optimal high-energy snack for people on the go!
Nothing could be simpler to prepare and have on hand for snacking than two dried apricot halves with just enough cream cheese to hold the walnut in place.
Choose dried apricots that are soft, not hard, as they are easier to work with. For variety, try splitting open dried figs or prunes and continue as follows.
Walnut Seafood Boats
Walnuts are the stars of this updated Chinese dim sum appetizer. A coarse-textured paste made from fresh shrimp and fish, scented with green onions and fresh ginger, is spooned into bell pepper “boats” and topped with walnut halves. These are best enjoyed served fresh from the oventhey disappear quickly!
Walnut Cluster Snack
This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s free Simple Solutions program for women, sponsored by the California Walnut Commission. Recipe copyright 2003 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere.
Clusters of crunchy oats and walnuts baked with tender dried fruit make a great snack on the go.
In a bowl of food processor combine butter, walnuts, parsley and lemon juice. Process, using quick on and off turns, about 2 minutes or until…
Walnut, Black Olive, and Dried Tomato Spread
This spread also makes a great dip for raw vegetables. The amount of oil you will need to puree the mixture to a spreadable consistency will depend upon how much oil is in the olives and the tomatoes.
Walnut Berry Bars
These are an easy, fun treat kids can make to share with family and friends. The cranberries and walnuts add texture and color, and the chocolate chip frosting adds chocolate yumminess!
Tropical Walnut Smoothie
This creamy non-dairy smoothie is a SUPER FOODS smoothie. It contains three top SUPER FOODS – oranges (as juice), soybeans (as tofu) and walnuts! Using frozen mango gives it a thicker, ice cream-like consistency.
Triple Play Walnut Crunch
This is a very delicious and versatile cereal.
The Triple Play serving suggestions at the bottom take this into many different directions, fun for kids of all ages! Adding dried blueberries, cranberries or strawberries turns this into a SUPER FOOD cereal with three top SUPERFOODS – oatmeal, berries and walnuts!
Toasty Walnut Hummus
Toast walnuts in 350F oven for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool to room temperature. Combine toasted walnuts with oil and garlic and puree…
Sundried Tomato and Walnut Potatoes
Place the potatoes in a steamer rack in a large pan over boiling water. Cover the pan and steam until the potatoes are just tender…
Stilton, Port and Walnut Pâté
Poached pears combined with creamy stilton cheese create a flavourful, mouth-watering addition to your holiday buffet
Spicy Lamb Sausage and Walnuts in Phyllo Pastry Triangles
Flavorfully seasoned lamb and walnuts in thin, rich pastry make for tempting finger food
Southwest Spiced Walnuts
Preheat the oven to 375F. Spread the walnuts on a baking sheet and roast about 5 minutes until golden brown. Place the sugar, salt, garlic…
In a wok, heat oil for deep-frying to 300F over medium heat. Add walnuts and deep-fry, turning frequently, until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. …