Strawberry Chicken Spinach Salad

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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10

minutes

Serves
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8

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1250g pkg Maple Leaf® Natural Shredded Chicken
  • 1454g pkg Baby Spinach
  • 10-12Strawberry, cut in quarter
  • 1medium red onion, sliced
  • 1Cup Goat cheese
  • ½cup walnut
  • Dressing:
  • Cup Olive oil
  • 1Tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 1tsp Lemon juice
  • 1tsp Honey
  • ½tsp Salt
  • ½tsp pepper
  1. Keep the sliced onions in a bowl and cover with cold water to remove the harsh onion bite.
  2. In small mixing bowl or large liquid measuring cup, whisk together all the dressing ingredients until well combined.
  3. Place the spinach in a serving bowl. Add the strawberries. Drain and add the red onion. Add the Goat cheese and walnuts and the shredded chicken.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss lightly to combine to coat the ingredients.
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*Seasonal Suggestion: Blueberries and apples are great seasonal ingredients to elevate your salad during the summer months. Take advantage of the fresh flavours by adding a handful of blueberries or apple slices to your salad.

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Sizzle and Serve Pork Quinoa Salad

Preparation
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10

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Total Time
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25

minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1Maple Leaf® Canadian Maple & Apple Pork Tenderloin
  • 2Cup Quinoa, cooked
  • 1Cup Cherry Tomato, cut in half
  • 1Cup Cucumbers, diced
  • ¼Cup Mint, finely chopped
  • ¼Cup Parsley, finely chopped
  • ½Cup feta cheese, Crumbled
  • ½Cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • ½Cup Red onion
  • 2Garlic cloves, grated
  • 2Tablespoon olive oil
  • ½teaspoon pepper
  • ½teaspoon sea salt
  1. Preheat oven at 425 F.
  2. Prepare Maple Leaf® Pork Tenderloin per package directions.
  3. Meanwhile combine the remaining ingredients of the salad in a bowl.
  4. Add the Olive oil and seasonings to the salad and toss to coat.
  5. Transfer the salad to a serving dish.
  6. Sprinkle with feta cheese and serve with sliced Pork tenderloin.

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Roasted Ham and Spring Vegetables

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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30

minutes

Serves
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5

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  • Preparation

  • 1600 g pkg Maple Leaf® Original Natural Smoked Ham, diced
  • 500g Brussels sprout, halved
  • 3yellow Bell pepper, diced
  • 3Green Bell pepper, diced
  • 2Medium Red Onion, diced
  • 3Carrots, diced
  • 2Tbsp olive oil
  • 3Cloves garlic finely diced
  • 1Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1Tsp Salt
  • ½tsp pepper
  1. Preheat oven at 350 F.
  2. Combine all ingredients on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Drizzle Olive oil and add garlic, Italian seasoning, Salt, and pepper and mix well.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or until the vegetables are lightly charred and crisp on the outside and tender in the center.
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Use Radish to give more vibrant colour to the roast.

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Mac and Cheese Top Dogs

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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25

minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook for 10 minutes. Reserve 1 cup cooking water, then drain.
  2. Melt the butter in a medium pan.
  3. Whisk in the flour under low heat and cook, whisking until the flour is lightly toasted.
  4. Whisk in the milk and reserved pasta water and cook until slightly thickened.
  5. Add the cheeses and whisk until creamy.
  6. Stir the pasta into the cheese sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Cook the Hotdogs as per cooking instructions on the package.
  8. Combine the sandwich by adding 2 tablespoons on Macaroni and cheese to the hotdog bun topped with ML top dogs.
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Mac and cheese can be mixed with bacon.
Garnish with chopped chives or Parsley.

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Chicken Fatteh

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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15

minutes

Serves
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4

Portions

  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1250g pkg Maple Leaf® Natural Shredded Chicken
  • ½Cup Canned Chickpeas
  • ½Cup Pine nuts, toasted
  • 2Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 2Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1Pita bread, cut in Squares
  • Cup Yoghurt
  • 1Tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2Cup Rice, prepared
  • Chopped Parsley, Garnish
  • Paprika Powder, Garnish
  1. Preheat oven at 350 F. Toast the Pita bread by placing the squares of bread on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and toast for 7-8 min or until golden brown and crispy.
  2. Mix together the Yoghurt, garlic and lemon juice.
  3. Assemble by placing rice in the base of serving dish topped with yoghurt and garlic mixture.
  4. Scatter the Shredded chicken over the top of the mixture.
  5. Top with crispy pita bread, toasted pine nuts and chickpeas.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley and paprika.
  7. Pour the olive oil on top of the finished dish and serve.

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Cashew Chicken

Preparation
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10

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Total Time
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30

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Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 8pcs Maple Leaf Prime® Raised without Antibiotics Boneless Skinless Thighs, diced.
  • 150g Raw cashew
  • 1Green Bell pepper, diced.
  • 1Red Bell pepper, diced.
  • 1Medium Red Onion, diced.
  • 3cloves Garlic, minced.
  • 3Tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 2Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 3Tbsp Hoisin sauce
  • 1Cup Chicken Stock
  • ½Tsp Cornstarch
  • 2Tbsp Rice wine vinegar
  • 2Scallions, Chopped
  • 2Tbsp water
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  1. In a wok heat 3 tablespoons of Oil. Add cashews and cook for 3-4 minutes. Keep stirring continuously for even browning.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, remove cashew from the wok draining excess oil. Keep the cashews aside.
  3. Add minced garlic to the wok and cook until the garlic is aromatic.
  4. Sprinkle the diced chicken with half the cornstarch and pepper well and add the coated chicken thighs to the hot wok and cook until golden brown. Using a slotted spoon, remove the chicken and keep it together
    with the cashew.
  5. Combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, wine vinegar and chicken stock in the wok and add the diced vegetables and sauté on high heat for 1 minute.
  6. Add the chicken and cashew and cook for another 1 minute. Mix the remaining cornstarch with water to make slurry and add to the cooking mixture.
  7. Cook for another 1 minute until the sauce has thickened and coats the chicken.
  8. Season and Garnish with chopped scallions and serve hot.
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Use Chili flakes to increase the spice level of the recipe.

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Turkey Hummus Pinwheel Sandwich

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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20

minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  1. Spread ¼ cup hummus on each tortilla.
  2. Arrange 4 turkey slices each over the hummus and place 2 slices of Swiss cheese each on top of the turkey slices.
  3. Place the peppers over cheese and scatter spinach over peppers.
  4. Roll tightly and wrap securely in plastic. Keep refrigerated for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from the refrigerator and slice each wrap into quarters and serve.
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Serve with Ranch.

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Creamy Chicken Penne

Preparation
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10

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Total Time
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40

minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 2Maple Leaf Prime® Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast, sliced into thin strips.
  • 300gpenne pasta
  • 1cup heavy cream
  • 1medium onion, sliced
  • 2cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½cup chicken Broth
  • 1tsp Italian seasoning
  • ¼cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp all-purpose flour
  • Basil, garnish
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil, add the chicken and season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning. Cook until no longer pink inside and cook until both sides are Golden brown.
  2. Using a slotted spoon remove the chicken onto a plate and keep warm.
  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook for 10 minutes. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water, then drain.
  4. In the same heated skillet add the onion, garlic and cook until softened. Whisk in the flour and cook, whisking, until the flour is lightly toasted.
  5. Add the chicken broth and whisk thoroughly to thicken the sauce.
  6. Add the heavy cream and parmesan and bring to boil.
  7. Add the pasta water to slightly loosen the sauce.
  8. Add the chicken and penne pasta and stir until fully coated in sauce. Season with salt and pepper
  9. Serve immediately and garnish with chopped basil.
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Garnish with Crushed Red peppers (optional)

Garnish with Red Onion (optional)

Squeeze some lemon into the sauce for flavour (optional)

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Chicken Avocado Pita Sandwich

Preparation
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10

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Total Time
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20

minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. Transfer the chicken strips onto the heated oil. Season with salt and pepper and cook each side for 4 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Using a slotted spoon remove onto a plate and keep warm.
  3. Place 1 piece of cheddar cheese into each pita pocket.
  4. In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt, salt and chopped cilantro and set aside.
  5. Add 1/4 of the chicken to each pita pocket.
  6. Top the chicken with a large spoonful of the avocado and tomato.
  7. Drizzle the yogurt mixture into the pita pocket.
  8. Top it off with divided cilantro and serve.
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Cook the remaining chicken breast in the package in similar fashion and can be refrigerated to be used next day to healthy sandwich using the above recipe.

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