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

Pomegranate Salsa

Pomegranate Salsa Created by Chef Kevin Templeton Ingredients and Directions for Pomegranate Salsa 1½ cups of pomegranate seeds ¼ cup fresh orange juice 1 small jalapeno, seeded and chopped ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 1 Tablespoon of fresh oregano 1 teaspoon garlic, minced pinch of cumin pinch of coriander salt and pepper to taste Mix all

Veggie Tacos with Organic Corn Tortillas and Pomegranate Salsa

Veggie Tacos with Organic Corn Tortillas and Pomegranate Salsa Created by Chef Kevin Templeton    Ingredients and Directions for Organic Corn Tortillas 1¾ cups organic masa harina 1¼ cups hot water 1. Measure masa harina into a bowl and add 1¼ cups hot tap water. Knead with your hand until thoroughly combined. Cover and let stand

Molcajete Salsa

Molcajete Salsa Created by Patty Corona-Morales Makes 2 cups Ingredients 4 red tomatoes, roasted 2 serrano chiles, roasted 1 clove garlic, roasted coarse salt, to taste Directions 1. On a hot comal or grill, place tomatoes and garlic to roast. Poke chiles with a knife or fork first (so air can escape) and add to

Summer Smoothie

Summer Smoothie Created by Kati Christensen Serves 2 Ingredients and Directions 2 cups watermelon, cut into smaller chunks ½ lime, peel removed 1 peach 1 banana 10 strawberries 6-8 ice cubes water, as necessary Add all ingredients to blender and mix together well. Enjoy! Note: It works best to put watermelon and lime in blender

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar Created by Kati Christensen Serves 4 Ingredients ½ pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half 1 cup black-eyed peas 1 cup black beans 2 ears of corn, kernels removed from cob 1 red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup red onion, diced 1 jalapeño, seeds removed, diced avocado slices, as a garnish handful of cilantro,

Cooking for Salud!: Mexican Farro

Cooking for Salud! Mexican Farro Created by Chef Maylin Navarro Serves 4 Ingredients 3 cauliflower, cut into florets 1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus ½ teaspoon 3 vine-ripened tomatoes, cut in half 2 cups vegetable broth, plus more as needed 1 large carrot, finely diced 1 large garlic clove, minced 4 cups water 2 Tablespoons olive

Cooking for Salud!: Saffron Cauliflower Soup

Cooking for Salud! Saffron Cauliflower Soup Created by Chef Maylin Navarro Serves 4 Ingredients 4 quarts vegetable broth 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon oregano, dried 1 teaspoon basil, dried ½ teaspoon saffron (azafran) 4 cups fresh tomatoes, roasted 1-2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow bell pepper, julienned ¼ cup peas 4 cups cauliflower florets

Cooking for Salud!: Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Cooking for Salud! Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps Created by Chef Maylin Navarro Serves 4 Ingredients and Directions for Shrimp Marinade 1 pound Mexican gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 green onion, sliced thinly 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 1 Tablespoon lime juice 1 Tablespoon citron oil 3 cloves