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

Turkey Meatloaf with Quinoa

Turkey Meatloaf with Quinoa Serves 4 Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 ribs celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced 2 cloves garlic 3 Tablespoons tomato paste 1 pound ground turkey 1½ cups quinoa, cooked 3 eggs, beaten ¼ cup basil, minced ½ Tablespoon salt ½ Tablespoon pepper Directions 1. Preheat oven to

Turkey Chili for Kids!

Turkey Chili for Kids! Serves 4 Ingredients ½ large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/3 pound ground turkey 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth ¼ cup red lentils 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes ½ Tablespoon chili powder ½ Tablespoon cumin 3 ounces tomato paste ¾ cup kidney

Pan-Seared Salmon with Blood Orange Beurre Blanc

Pan-Seared Salmon with Blood Orange Beurre Blanc Created by Jordan Russell Makes 8 servings Ingredients 3 pounds of salmon filets, skin on, scaled olive oil 3 blood oranges, juiced (Leave juice of one orange aside) 1 shallot, chopped, 1 cup zinfandel ½ cup unsalted butter, divided into 1’’ cubes salt and pepper Directions for Salmon

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup Created by Chef Sara Polczynski Makes about 8 cups, serving 6 Ingredients 1 can beans such as canellini, garbanzo, kidney; drained 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, chopped 1 large carrot, cut into ½-inch dice 3 garlic cloves, chopped fine ½ pound yams, diced ½ pound hearty greens such as cabbage, kale, chard;

Lemon Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lemon Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette Ingredients ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 4 lemons, juiced pinch of lemon zest 1 shallot, brunoise 1 teaspoon dijon mustard ¾ cup olive oil 1 Tablespoon honey salt and pepper, to taste Directions Marinate shallots in balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, and lemon juice for 20 minutes in the refrigerator. Add dijon mustard,

Gazpacho II

Gazpacho II Created by Chef Michael McDonald Ingredients 4 Tablespoons olive oil ¼ sweet onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded 2 to 3 Tablespoons sherry vinegar kosher salt and black pepper, to taste Directions Put all ingredients into a blender and puree until