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Melissa O'Brien, a Jewel-Osco Community Registered Dietitian, showed us how to make healthy appetizers perfect for your holiday festivities. (WLS)

Having trouble fitting healthy bites into your holiday party planning menus? Melissa O'Brien, a Jewel-Osco Community Registered Dietitian, showed us how to make healthy appetizers perfect for your holiday festivities. Each appetizer features Dietz & Watson products that can be found at your local Jewel-Osco.

Dietz & Watson was founded in 1939 and features over 400 products in supermarkets and delis across the United States. For 75 years, they have been committed to offering healthy products by organic GMO-free options with no added hormones, preservatives, artificial flavors, and much more.

Recipes featured on "Windy City LIVE"

Ham & Apple Roll Up
Ingredients
lb. of Dietz & Watson Originals ABF Black Forest Ham, sliced
1 jar of Dietz & Watson Stone Ground Mustard
2 Granny Smith apples

Instructions
Slice Dietz & Watson Originals Black Forest Ham into 3 strips
of equal size. Core Granny Smith apples and cut into inch
slices. Wrap Black Forest Ham strips around Granny Smith
apple slices (secure with picks). Serve with Dietz & Watson
Stone Ground Mustard and enjoy.

Turkey Club Skewer
Ingredients
2 slices of multigrain bred
6 slices of Dietz & Watson Herbed Turkey
4 slices of Dietz & Watson Originals NYS Cheddar
4 pieces of Dietz & Watson Gourmet Bacon
2 leaves of lettuce
4 cherry tomatoes

2 oz. of Dietz & Watson Hoagie Dressing

Instructions
Cook 4 pieces of Dietz & Watson Gourmet Bacon in a cold pan on low heat until crisp.
While the bacon is cooking, cut multigrain bread, D&W Originals Cheddar,
D&W Originals Herbed Turkey, and lettuce into 2 inch squares. Cut slices
of Bacon into thirds. On a 10-12 inch skewer, layer bread, lettuce, cheese, bacon and
cherry tomatoes. Repeat the process once more, then top with the last piece of bread.
Once ready, serve with a side of D&W Hoagie Dressing for dipping.

Originals Oven Roasted Turkey Cucumber Roll-ups
Ingredients
1 Cucumber
5 slices of Dietz & Watson Originals Oven Roasted Turkey
3 slices of Diets & Watson Originals Cheddar Cheese
4 oz. of Ranch Veggie Dip

Instructions
With a vegetable peeler or mandolin, peel cucumber into thin sliced strips.
Cut 5 slices of Diets & Wats Originals Turkey breast into thin sliced strips.
Slice Diets & Watson Originals Cheddar Cheese into slices.
Layer once slide of D&W Turkey, folded in half, and two D&W Cheese pieces
Onto the cucumber. Roll cucumber and place toothpick in the middle to hold
The roll up together. Once prepared, served with Ranch Veggie Dip for extra flavor.

Turkey Avocado Crostini
Ingredients:
lb. of Dietz & Watson originals Organic Turkey Breast
1 bottle of Dietz & Watson Chipotle Mustard
1 fresh baguette
1 avocado, sliced
Olive oil
Salt & pepper

Instructions
Preheat oven to 350. Cut baguette into slices. Lightly brush
olive oil on both sides of each baguette slice. Bake for 8
minutes, or until light golden brown. Remove from oven and
let cool. Slice avocado into small pieces. Cut Dietz & Watson
Originals Organic Turkey slices into 1 inch strips. Coat one
side of each crostini with Dietz & Watson Chipotle Mayo. Top
with one strip of Dietz & Watson Originals Organic Turkey and
avocado. Add salt and pepper to taste.

For more on Dietz & Watson visit dietzandwatson.com.
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