One box, 10 recipes: Easy weekday meals that the whole family will enjoy
(BPT) - Are you tired of the same old meals, day in and day out? With the versatility of Sun-Maid Raisins, transforming everyday dishes into gourmet delights has never been easier. Cherished for their naturally sweet flavor and wholesome goodness, these little bites of sunshine will quickly become your favorite go-to ingredient when cooking for the family.
Whether you’re an at-home chef or just starting your culinary journey, just one box of these California sun-dried raisins can unlock endless possibilities in the kitchen. So, if you’re in need of some inspiration for elevating weekday breakfast, lunch and dinner meals — but still want to keep the prep time to a minimum — look no further!
Check out these 10 creative recipes from Sun-Maid that you and your family can make and enjoy all week long.
Warm, homemade biscuits are a great way to start your day! The biscuits only take 10 minutes to prep and while they bake for 15 minutes, you can use that time to set the table with jam or butter.
Yogurt parfaits are a quick and delicious meal you can prep ahead of time, so you can grab and go on your way to work, school or as a snack. All you need is your Greek yogurt of choice, fresh berries, maple syrup and, of course, Sun-Maid Raisins to top them off.
Enjoy this twist on classic French toast! Adding banana and raisins to the mix elevates this breakfast staple and adds more fiber to your meal, so you can feel full and energized throughout your morning.
Experience a taste of the Mediterranean with this delicious orzo salad — and make sure to add Sun-Maid Raisins! A tasty combination of orzo pasta, refreshing vegetables, raisins, olive oil and vinegar provides a light yet filling mid-day meal. You’ll look forward to taking your lunch break and enjoying this Greek-style salad!
If you haven’t tried farro, it’s time to taste this nutty-flavored whole grain. This farro and white bean salad recipe uses a great mix of ingredients, including basil, parsley, dried apricots, cherries and Sun-Maid Raisins. It’s a complete meal you can easily prep and pack for lunch more than once.
A Monte Cristo is more than just a ham and cheese sandwich, especially when you use Sun-Maid Raisin Bread. The sweetness of raisins pairs well with honey-dijon mustard, Swiss cheese and deli ham for a truly delectable meal.
Stir fry is a filling, quick and easy meal to make and you can take it to the next level by adding a little Sun-Maid sweetness. Dried pineapple and sun-dried raisins provide an interesting contrast to the savory shrimp, onions, jalapenos and cilantro.
If you want a warm, comforting meal, then whip up this pot of coconut chicken curry. In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have enough for four solo dinners or to enjoy with a few loved ones. Serve over a bed of rice and top with sun-dried or golden raisins and cashews for texture.
A stir-fried rice dish is a great one-pot meal that requires minimal prep and cleanup, so you can focus on spending more quality time around the dinner table. The brightness of the pineapple and sweetness of the Sun-Maid Raisins are intensified when sauteed and add depth and complexity to the dish. Make this meal heartier by using chicken breasts or thighs for added protein!
Think inside the box when it comes to pizza by adding some nontraditional toppings! Use crumbled feta or soft goat cheese on Valley Lahvosh round flatbread and add Sun-Maid Raisins for a sweet take on a crowd-pleasing veggie pie. Get your family and friends involved by making the pizzas together and enjoy the spoils of your labor at the dinner table.
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With a commitment to nutrition and taste, Sun-Maid continues to be a staple in households worldwide. Let these recipes inspire your family to get creative in the kitchen and turn everyday meals into experiences and unforgettable memories. For more delicious recipes and product information, visit www.sunmaid.com.