John Sigona’s Pick of the Week: Organic Red Flame Raisins

John Sigona’s dried fruit and nut selection of the week is organic red flame raisins.

Special $.99
(10 oz. container)
Regular $1.99

From Visalia, CA, this specialty raisin has a satisfying rich and robust flavor. While they are a fantastic snack out of hand, they are also ideal for:

  • Cereals, especially oatmeal
  • Vegetable and fruit salads
  • Broccoli salads
  • Rice pudding
  • Breads
  • Scones
  • Stuffing
  • Chicken recipes, such as curry or Spanish chicken

Some Health Benefits:

  • High in iron
  • High in potassium
  • High in fiber
  • Natural sweetener
John outside with produce

John Sigona is the dried fruit & nut buyer for Sigona’s Farmers Markets in Palo Alto and Redwood City, Calif.

Here is a healthy and fresh desert recipe that takes just a minute to make. I’ve modified it from one of my all-time favorites, the late and great health guru Jack LaLanne.

Banana Raisin Coconut Delight

Directions:

  • In a flat dish, mash one ripe large banana until smooth and creamy
  • Sprinkle with a bit of cinnamon
  • Top with organic red flame raisins
  • Sprinkle shredded coconut on top of banana, cinnamon and raisins
  • Drizzle with our Honey Hole honey (optional)
  • Serves 1-2

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