Summer Foods that Beat the Heat

photo of  Woman and Children at a birthday party. Enjoying meals made with fresh vegetables and fruit is one of summer's greatest pleasures. But spending time in a hot kitchen is not fun. Keep it cool with these simple, no-cook meals combining fresh vegetables or fruit with cottage cheese.

A Powerful Combination Low on fuss, big on nutrition, meals and snacks made with Nordica® Single Serve Cottage Cheese mixed with vegetables or fruit pack a powerful punch:

  • Loaded with health-boosting antioxidants (cell protectors) and phytochemicals (active plant compounds), fresh-from-the-garden vegetables and fruits are considered "super" foods.
  • Packed with the protein, Nordica® Single Serve Cottage Cheese gives you the energy you need to get through a busy day.

Put them together and you've got a super summer taste sensation that can boost your nutritional health.
Nordica® Single Serves + Veggies and Fruit: Have it Your Way!
Whatever your flavour, there's a delicious combo just waiting for you to try:

  • Stir chopped melon into tropical fruit flavour single serve and sprinkle with muesli cereal for a quick breakfast on the go!
  • Mix a plain single serve with chopped cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and green onions. Serve with whole grain crackers for a simple lunch.
  • Blend the strawberry flavour single serve with fresh local strawberries or raspberries, a big splash of milk and some ice for a slushy snack.
  • Top a fresh green salad with a plain single serve and a sprinkle of sunflower seeds. Add a whole grain role and you've got instant dinner!
  • Enjoy peach flavour single serve on top of warm grilled peaches for a yummy yet healthy dessert.

Please feel free to contact Shannon Crocker with any questions pertaining to the articles at SCrocker@gayleafoods.com

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