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California Avocado Commission Announces Registered Dietitian Recipe Contest Winners

California Avocado Commission Announces Registered Dietitian Recipe Contest Winners



IRVINE, CA - The tally is in for the California Avocado Commission’s (CAC) 2015 Supermarket Registered Dietitian (SRD) California Fresh Sandwiches recipe contest.

More than 350 influential SRDs, as well as retail-employed nutrition professionals, to come up with fresh and innovative ideas for an original “California Fresh Sandwich” from May 15th to June 15th.

The Commission announced its congratulations to the following winners:

  • Giant Eagle’s Molly Ault
  • HAC Retail’s Alyson Fendrick
  • Hy-Vee’s April Graff, Shannon Muhs, Stephanie Rupp and Brian Scheil
  • Kroger Co.’s Allison Kuhn and Molly McBride
  • Redner’s Markets’ Meredith Mensigner
  • Raley’s Patty Mastracco

According to CAC’s announcement of finalists, winning recipes included:

Portabella Mushroom with Avocado Sandwich

A sandwich combining the fresh California fruit with rich portabellas to make a vegetarian favorite.

Portabella Mushroom with Avocado Sandwich

California Savory Summer Sandwich

A vegetarian sandwich served on toasted flaxseed bread with grilled tofu, California avocado, sun dried tomato, lettuce and a lemon-herb marinade.

Kickin’ Chicken and Avocado Sandwich

A spicy sandwich featuring a buffalo-style hot sauce, cooled down with a ranch-flavored creamy fresh California avocado spread.

Kickin' Chicken and Avocado Sandwich

California Avocado Breakfast Wrap

A warm whole wheat tortilla wrapped around scrambled eggs, artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes, olives and fresh California avocados.

California Avocado Breakfast Wrap

Grilled Flatbread Sandwich with Chicken, Avocado and Fresh Peaches

Described as a “playful combination” of two fruits atop chicken on a grilled flatbread.

Grilled Flatbread Sandwich with Chicken Avocado and Fresh Peaches


 The 2015 Supermarket Registered Dietitian (SRD) California Fresh Sandwiches recipe contest successfully reached its goal of providing several original variations to incorporating California avocados into a healthy, but delicious, lifestyle.

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