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Salmon Waldorf Salad

Salmon Waldorf Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4


1 (14.75 oz) can traditional pack salmon or
2 (6 oz) pouches skinless, boneless salmon, drained and chunked
2 ribs celery, diced
1 large apple, chopped
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup plain non-fat yogurt
1/4 tsp lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp salt

In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon-pepper seasoning, thyme and salt. In a large bowl combine salmon, celery, apple and walnuts. Pour dressing over salad.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 354 Fat: 21 g (3 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 65

Fresh as spring

Fresh as Spring Ice Cream
Prep Time: 10 minutes, plus marinating
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Serves: 6

1 fresh pineapple, peeled and sliced into rings
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup Food Club Light Brown Sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
Goldenbrook Farms Light Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream (optional)

In a zip-top bag combine all ingredients, except ice cream, and let marinate for 1 hour. Heat grill to medium-high. Place pineapple down on rack and cook until nicely brown on both sides, turning every 3 minutes and watching carefully not to burn. Serve hot with ice cream and drizzle remaining marinade over ice cream.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 155, Fat: 0 g (0 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 7 mg, Carbohydrates: 40 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 0 g

Shop the Sale: Real Big Deal

Brookshire’s “Real Big Deal” featured on the front page of the ad this week is outstanding.  I’ll get 4 FREE items simply by purchasing 1 package of the 8- roll Viva paper towels.  That’s right!  I get Clorox Formula 409 FREE, and Clorox Disinfecting Wipes FREE, and Pine Sol Pine Oil FREE and Kleenex Facial Tissues FREE.  Now that’s a bargain I can’t pass up!

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Healthy Living: Brushing Your Teeth!

Brushing your teeth is part of everyone’s daily routine. Taking good care of your teeth is very important to your health. Is it important to brush two times a day and floss daily, floss reaches the places where toothbrushes can’t. It is also recommended that toothbrushes be replaced every three months. Asking your self if you replace your toothbrush every three months? If not, start now! With the long winter of cold and flu season finally behind us; don’t carry the germs into spring, replace your old worn out toothbrush with a new one today.

Go by your local Brookshire’s and grab a Top Care toothbrush.

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Product Talk: Tasty Bakery Butterfinger and Nestle Crunch Crème Cakes

With the Spring/Summer season here at last, we are introducing a fun new snack crème cake that will be great for cookouts, get-togethers – you name it.  We just launched our new Tasty Bakery Butterfinger and Tasty Bakery Nestle Crunch Crème Cakes!  The product names are of course eponymous with their candy bar counterparts and as such, are a wonderful snack cake to partner with a grilled hamburger or the like!  Our own in-house bakery plant has been working on these creations for about a year or so, and finished them just in time for spring.

These crème cakes offer the same moist, flavorful attributes that you’ve come to expect from our regular crème cakes.  The big plus to these two offerings are the addition of the fantastic candy flavors from Nestle Chocolate Company!  It’s real easy to spot these in our bakery area thanks to the actual logo for each flavor placed prominently on the container.  We encourage you to give these new delicious crème cakes a try and let us know what you think!

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Dine-In: Cilantro Pesto Tilapia

Cilantro Pesto Tilapia
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Serves: 4

4 (4 oz) tilapia fillets
2 cups fresh cilantro
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1 tsp Food Club Salt
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 cup Food Club Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 lemon, juiced
4 cherry tomatoes, diced

Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray. Season fish with salt and pepper, to taste, and place fish on baking sheet 2-inches apart. Bake fish for 10 to 12 minutes.

In a food processor add cilantro, almonds, parmesan cheese, salt and garlic; pulse until well blended. Slowly add olive oil and lemon juice. Fold tomatoes into pesto mixture. Top fish with pesto sauce. 

Nutritional Information: Calories per Serving: 305, Fat: 20 g (4 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 61 mg, Sodium: 728 mg, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Fiber: 3 g, Protein: 26 g

© 2011, Brookshire Grocery Co.  Nutrient counts are rounded to the nearest whole number.  All dietary and lifestyle changes should be supervised by a physician.

Family Matters: Truffles

Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Serves: 42

1 (16 oz) pkg Food Club Sandwich Cookies
1 (8 oz) pkg Food Club Fat Free Cream Cheese
2 (8 oz) pkg white chocolate

Place cookies in a zip-top bag and let your kids mash them until they are fine. In a large bowl combine cookie crumbs and cream cheese, mix until well combined.  With crumb mixture make 42 balls. Place white chocolate into a microwave safe bowl, start out with 30 seconds and microwave until melted.  Once chocolate is melted dip each ball into the chocolate until well covered. Place balls on wax paper and set aside for 1 hour.

Nutritional Information: Calories per Serving: 134, Fat: 8 g (4 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 18 mg, Sodium: 83 mg, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Fiber: 0 g, Protein: 1 g.

© 2010, Brookshire Grocery Co.  Nutrient counts are rounded to the nearest whole number.  All dietary and lifestyle changes should be supervised by a physician.

Family Matters: Granola

Granola tends to be under the health halo, but can be high in sugar. Here is a recipe for a delicious crisp, chunky granola that would be delicious with creamy Greek yogurt.

Banana Nut Granola
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 16

2 cups Food Club Regular Oatmeal
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup dried bananas
1/2 cup Food Club Honey
2 Tbs Food Club Canola Oil

Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl combine oatmeal, walnuts and dried bananas; mix well.  Add honey and canola oil to mix; make sure granola is evenly coated. Spread granola over a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Let granola cool before serving.

Nutritional Information: Calories per Serving: 115, Fat: 5 g (0 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 1 mg, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 2 g

© 2011, Brookshire Grocery Co. Nutrient counts are rounded to the nearest whole number.  All dietary and lifestyle changes should be supervised by a physician.

Taste of the Islands

Taste of the Islands
Prep Time: 20 minutes, plus chilling time
Makes 8 (1/2 cups) servings

1/4 cup orange juice
2 limes, juiced
1 Tbs sugar
1/2 tsp McCormick Thyme Leaves
1/2 tsp McCormick Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp McCormick Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp McCormick Ground Red Pepper
2 cups grilled corn
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup finely chopped celery

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Refrigerate salad for 1 hour. 

Copyright © 2011 McCormick & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Shop the Sale: Barbecue and more!

Spring is just around the corner and that means grilling time!  The weather has been so nice lately and maybe its time for you to do some grilling, too. This week’s ad features almost anything my family could want to grill outdoors.  So whether you choose sirloin steak or chicken drumsticks, Brookshire’s has plenty of great meat choices for the grill.

Plus there are many other items on sale this week to complete your meal including barbecue sauce, baked beans, buns and even the charcoal.

My favorite sale item is Lay’s Potato Chips on sale this week – “Buy One at Regular Price, Get One Free!”

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