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Sensational Summer Entertaining

07/20/2015 03:38AM ● Published by Family Features

(Family Features) From backyard grilling to days spent lounging by the pool, summer is a beloved time of year for many. Summer entertaining doesn’t have to be a challenge, and with these tips from Sunsweet you can enjoy quality time with family and friends while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.


Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  1. Grilling Tip: Marinating before grilling helps to tenderize and flavor the meat. Get creative; experimenting with different seasonings and combinations is fun. In fact, prunes and prune juice are great flavor-enhancing additions to marinades that also provide lots of great moisture retention in meats. Marinate meat for at least three hours in a sealed container in the refrigerator prior to grilling. Check out this recipe using prunes as part of a tangy BBQ sauce, providing both moisture and flavor.
  2. Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Prune Rice Salad

  1. Salads: Lettuce doesn’t have to be the star of the show when it comes to salads. Make-ahead cold salads are a delicious option for summer, and they allow you to enjoy time with your guests as they can be stored in the refrigerator until serving. Prune Rice Salad is a fun and colorful dish everyone will love.
  2. Prune Rice Salad

Balsamic Prune and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

  1. Appetizers: Finger foods are the best appetizers to bring to parties. They are easy to eat so guests can mingle and munch simultaneously. One dish that party-goers will be sure to love is Balsamic Prune and Goat Cheese Bruschetta.
  2. Balsamic Prune and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Sunsweet Prunes

  1. Picnics: Individually wrapped snacks are great for entertaining on-the-go since they make planning and packing your meals a breeze. Try bringing along these juicy, California-grown Sunsweet One Prunes to your next picnic.

Protein-Packed Berry Burst Smoothie

  1. Poolside: It’s important to stay hydrated while in the sun, so make sure you replenish with healthy fluids. The Smart and Slender Breakfast Smoothie using PlumSmart Light is a nutritious and refreshing snack that will help keep you hydrated and energized.
  2. Smart and Slender Breakfast Smoothie

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