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Salmon Nicoise Salad with Super Greens

When Whole Foods Market calls to tell you they’ve put your product on the shelf in their South West Region, you go west my friend. My sister Janie and I set off to visit sixteen markets in the vast state of Texas and as you can imagine we met some wonderful people, encountered some interesting things and began to slightly understand the ebb and flow of each store, WFM customers and their unique lingo.

Our version of cake balls

There are some days after school you need just a tad of sugar to get you through your homework slump. These are so easy to get ready for an after school snack, this is our version of a a cake ball. You buy Sarah Lee pound cake and mix together Greek cream cheese with Stone Fruit Nectar some powdered sugar, lemon zest and vanilla. Every body loves food on a stick.

Glazed Nuts

 Almonds are an excellent source of magnesium, vitamin E, fiber, unsaturated fats and many other nutrients that we want our kids to eat. This after school treat can be a home work booster!

Hidden Roasted Veggie Pasta

This is an easy way to incorporate vegetables into your children’s diet. We roasted them first and then pureed them into to the sauce and none the wiser will they be. Toss the sauce over pasta or zucchini noodles and top with grated cheese. This sauce...

Beet Chips made delicious with Delightful Palate's Wild Mayhaw Berry

Already back to school, surprise your kids with a healthy snack for their lunch boxes or when they come in from practice and they are starving. I promise beets never tasted so good!

Delightful Palate Dinner Party

Louisiana-Style Summer Dinner Party
It was a typical Louisiana summer night and everything was set and ready for our ten guests...
The salad dressing for everything

The Fourth of July weekend is almost here!

Spend this quintessential American holiday with the ones you love, enjoying this refreshing Watermelon Salad with our own Delightful Palate Wild Mayhaw Berry vinaigrette. It's a perfect complement to the grill as an appetizer or dessert and will keep you refreshed wherever the weekend leads!

< GET THE RECIPE >  Watermelon and Feta Salad with Delightful Palates Wild Mayhaw Berry, Pickled Cherries, Red Onions...

Delightful Palate Texas Bound
We couldn’t be happier or more excited to announce that now Delightful Palate is expanding to be available in even more stores - over thirty locations throughout Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas! 
Our goal is to share our vinaigrettes with you and provide delicious meal-spiration for your culinary adventures. And, to say thank you to you for getting us this far, we're hitting the road to try samples from the Delightful Palate team in person. Come visit...
Summer Pea Salad with Delightful Palate's Balsamic Garlic Honey Vinaigrette

Summer Pea salad 

6 large beefsteak tomatoes

2 large golden tomatoes

2 large rainbow tomatoes

½ pint of sweet 100 tomatoes (cherry tomatoes)

2 avocados, peeled and cubed

2 cucumbers, peeled and cubed

 ½ cup thinly sliced Vidalia onion

¾ cup plus 3 tablespoons...

Sweet and Smoky Glazed Shrimp with Creamy Risotto

Advocate-Tested Recipe by Teresa B. Day

Sweet and Smoky Glazed Shrimp

Serves 8 to 10. Recipe is by Teresa B. Day. You can find Delightful Palate dressings at Main Street Market, Red Stick Spice Company and elsewhere; or you...



My name is Lili Courtney and welcome to my Delightful Palate blog! 

You will quickly learn that food is my life and the art of eating well is my passion.  I invite you to join the conversation about fresh food and fine living.  Together let’s discover the delightful flavors of life one entry at a time.

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