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Cookies & Cream Pumpkin Trifle

BT Calgary | posted Monday, Oct 2nd, 2017


The flavor and denseness of the pumpkin, combined with the sweetness of the cookies and light texture of the whipping cream is a lovely combination which not only looks beautiful, it’s a hit with all ages. 

— Coutrtesy Teresa Toth —

pumpkin dessert

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans pumpkin pie filling
  • 4 cups chocolate cookies, crushed
  • 4 cups whipped cream (if using real whipping cream you can add 1/2 cup icing sugar if desired)
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

Directions:

  1. Using 4 individual glasses, layer the ingredients as follows: 1/2 cup pumpkin, 1/2 cup cookies, 1/2 cup whipped cream.
  2. Repeat and finish with a sprinkling of pumpkin pie spice. If using a large trifle bowl, increase the amount in each layer to 2 cups or more as needed.

— Enjoy! —

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“WALDORF” BERRY SALAD

BT Calgary | posted Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014

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Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

An exciting twist on a classic summer salad. Celery, toasted walnuts, apples, mixed berries, all tossed in a creamy dressing – using half and half cream, sour cream and Greek yogurt. Chef’s Tips: For tender and sweeter celery, peel the back part of the celery rib with a vegetable peeler; this really changes the flavour and nature of celery!

 

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup (60 mL) 10% half-and-half cream
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) sour cream
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 1-½ cups (375 mL) diced celery
  • 1 cup (250 mL) toasted walnuts, lightly crushed, divided
  • 1 red delicious apple, cored, quartered and diced (skin on)
  • 1-2/3 cups (400 mL) assorted berries (such as blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, or quartered strawberries, if large)
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 8 to 10 whole butter lettuce leaves
  • 10 to 12 celery leaves (Celery leaves can be found in the heart of the celery.)

Method

  1. In a large bowl, stir together cream, sour cream, yogurt, and lemon juice. Stir in celery, ¾ cup (175 mL) of the walnuts and apples. Gently fold in berries. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. In a bowl or on a serving platter, arrange lettuce leaves and gently spoon salad on top. Garnish with remaining walnuts and celery leaves.

 

 

Nutritional Information

Per serving

196 Calories

Protein: 5 g

Carbohydrate: 13 g

Fat: 15 g

Fibre: 4.2 g

Sodium: 59 mg

 

Top 5 nutrients provided by a serving of this recipe

Nutrient and % DV*

Calcium: 6% / 70 mg

Vitamin C: 29%

Folate: 21%

Magnesium: 19%

Phosphorus: 11%

 

Courtesy Chef Michael Allemeier

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