Top Pick: GRAPES

The Concord grape is the only variety native to North America.  All other varieties grown here were started from imported vines.

How to Select
Choose plump, firm grapes that are firmly attached to the stem.
How to Store
Store grapes in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Nutrition Benefits
Fat free; saturated fat free; very low sodium; cholesterol free.

Grape and Cashew Salad Sandwich Recipe

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

The creamy and tangy goodness of low-fat cottage cheese is the perfect balance to sweet grapes and cashews. Enjoy this salad as a sandwich filling or on a bed of lettuce.
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $6.27 ($1.57/serving)*
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 1 cup Daisy Brand low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1½ cups red grapes, quartered
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • ¾ cup dry roasted cashews, unsalted, coarsely chopped
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 slices whole grain bread
In a medium bowl, mix cottage cheese, grapes, celery, cashews, parsley, and ground black pepper. Toast bread and build sandwiches. Spread ¼ salad mix on 4 of the bread slices. Add two lettuce leaves to each sandwich; top with 2nd bread slice.

Complete this Healthy Plate: Serve with a side of raw baby carrots (about ½ cup) and 1 cup of sparkling water w/ lemon wedge.

Serves: 4
Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1 Cup
Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 380
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 3.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 38%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 8%
Protein: 19g
Carbohydrates: 45g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Sodium: 430mg
MyPlate Contributions
0.75 cup
0.25 cup
2 oz
2 oz
0.25 cup
Each serving provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, folate, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and copper, and a good source of vitamin C, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, potassium, calcium, and zinc.