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Warm Cabbage Noodle Citrus Salad

Warm Cabbage Noodle Citrus Salad Created by Maria Hesse Serves 4-6 Ingredients for Dressing 2 tablespoons Tamari or soy sauce 3 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tablespoons almond butter or peanut butter 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon chili powder Ingredients for Salad 4 scallions thinly sliced 1 cup carrot grated or

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Homemade Ranch Dressing Created by Christina Ng Makes 2 cups  Ingredients 6 oz soft or silken tofu 6 oz Greek yogurt 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon green onion, chopped 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon oregano, chopped 1 teaspoon dill, chopped 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions Measure out tofu,

Cooking for Salud! Salsa Ranchera

Salsa Ranchera Recipe from Mexico Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 2 tomatoes ½ onion 2 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon of oil serrano chile as desired oregano as desired the juice of half a lime salt Directions Submerge the tomatoes in boiling water for a few seconds. Peel them, dice them and put them

Cooking for Salud! Mexican-Style Lentils

Mexican Style Lentils with Garden Tomatoes & Chiles Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 1 ½ cup dried, uncooked lentils (any color but red, which turns to mush when cooked) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 chiles (any fresh, hot green chile), seeded, stemmed and finely chopped (wash hands immediately after

Cooking for Salud! Low Fat Masa

Low Fat Masa (for tortillas) Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 2 cups masa corn flour ½ flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup fat free Greek yogurt 2½ cups water Directions Mix the flour with 1 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt. Stir to combine. Separately, stir 1/2-cup yogurt into

Cooking for Salud! Kale Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

Kale Salad with Jalapeño Vinaigrette Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients Dressing: ¼ cup lime juice 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, minced ½ cup cilantro leaves, packed ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly cracked black pepper Salad: 2 small carrots, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 bunch

Cooking for Salud! Mixed Berry Agua Fresca

Cooking for Salud! Mixed Berry Chia Agua Fresca Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 2 cups water 2 teaspoons chia seeds ½ cup strawberries ½ cup raspberries 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon raw honey or agave Directions Mix the chia and water together in a bowl and set in the fridge to plump

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce Created by Chef Sara Polczynski Ingredients and Directions for Spring Rolls 8 sheets rice paper 1 cup bean sprouts ½ bunch mint 2 each carrots, julienned 1 cucumber, julienned ½ bunch basil ½ bunch cilantro 1. Dip the rice paper into water and place onto a dry surface. Fill

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Chili Sauce

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Chili Sauce Created by Chef Sara Polczynski Ingredients and Directions for Spring Rolls 8 sheets rice paper 1 cup bean sprouts ½ bunch mint 2 each carrots, julienned 1 cucumber, julienned ½ bunch basil ½ bunch cilantro 1. Dip the rice paper into water and place onto a dry surface. Fill