Chia Seed Pudding

  An Olivewood favorite! Budín de Semillas de Chía Creada por el Chef Joe Pastry Ingredientes ¼ taza de semillas de chía 2 tazas de leche de coco 1 cucharadita de extracto de vainilla  ¼ de taza de jarabe de arce  2 mandarinas, en gajos  1 cucharadita de ralladura de mandarina ¼ de taza de chocolate Negro

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! Kale Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ensalada de Kale con Vinagreta de Jalapeño Creada por el Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredientes Aderezo: ¼ de taza de jugo de limón 1 chile jalapeño, sin semillas y picados 1 diente de ajo, picado ½ taza de hojas de cilantro, lleno ¼ de taza de aceite de oliva virgen extra Sal y pimienta

Cooking for Salud! Mixed Berry Agua Fresca

  An Olivewood favorite! Baya chia agua fresca Creada por el Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredientes 2 tazas de agua 2 cucharaditas de semillas de chia ½  taza de fresas ½ taza de frambuesas 1 cucharada jugo de limón fresco 1 cucharada de miel pura o agave Instrucciones Mezclar la chía y el agua juntos en un tazón

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

Garden-Fresh Pasta Sauce

Garden-Fresh Pasta Sauce Created by Heidi Fiedler Makes ½ gallon (4 servings) Ingredients 1 large onion, small dice 3 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ pound zucchini, medium dice ¼ pound green beans 2 pounds tomatoes 1 Tablespoon olive oil basil salt and pepper Directions 1. Quarter the tomatoes, and remove seeds and juice. Cut into medium

Cucumber-Watermelon Salad

Cucumber-Watermelon Salad Ingredients 6 cups seeded watermelon, cubed 4 cups English cucumber, cubed 1 teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon white sugar (optional) ½ cup balsamic vinegar Directions Place the watermelon and cucumber cubes in a large bowl, and gently toss with the salt and sugar. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 15

Cold Green Bean Salad with Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Cold Green Bean Salad with Fresh Herb Vinaigrette Ingredients and Directions for Green Bean Salad ½ cup canned kidney beans ½ cup canned garbanzo beans ½ cup canned cannellini beans 1 cup fresh green beans 1 cup fresh carrots 1 cup fresh cauliflower ½ cup fresh celery 2 Tablespoons onions Drain canned beans and rinse