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

Orange Wheat Germ Smoothie

Orange Wheat Germ Smoothie Created by Chef Jesús González Ingredients 1½ cups fresh squeezed orange juice 1 medium banana 2 Tablespoons wheat germ 1 cup ice cubes Directions Place all ingredients in a blender or processor cup. Blend, and puree until smooth. Serve immediately. ••••• Smoothie de Naranja con Germen de Trigo Creada por el

Citrus and Banana Smoothie

Citrus and Banana Smoothie Serves 4 Ingredients and Directions 1 frozen banana 2 Tablespoons meyer lemon juice ½ cup greek yogurt ½ cup tangerine juice 8-10 ice cubes Combine all ingredients into a blender or food processor. Enjoy! ••••• Batido de Cítricos y Plátano Para 4 personas Ingredientes e Instrucciones 1 plátano congelado 2 cucharadas

Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie Ingredients and Directions 2 cups almond milk ½ cup rolled oats 2 Tablespoons chia seeds 1 cup canned pumpkin ½ Tablespoon blackstrap molasses 1 frozen ripe banana 2 teaspoons cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon nutmeg 1½-2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup Blend all ingredients together. Enjoy! ••••• Smoothie de Calabaza Ingredientes e

Avocado-Banana Smoothie

Avocado-Banana Smoothie Serves 4 Ingredients 1 avocado 1 banana ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1½ cups fresh orange juice (from 3 oranges) 1/8 cup honey 2½ to 3 cups ice Directions In a blender, combine avocado, banana, yogurt, orange juice, honey, and ice. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately. ••••• Smoothie de Aguacate-Plátano Rinde 4

Veggie Quesadilla

Veggie Quesadilla Serves 4-6 Ingredients 12 small corn or small (6-inch) whole wheat tortilla 9 ounces low-fat mozzarella cheese, grated (2 cups) 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cups mixed, diced seasonal veggies (for winter, any combination of: butternut squash, onion, garlic, peas, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, swiss chard, etc.) *Variation: Add a tablespoon of cooked black

Ranch Quesadilla

Ranch Quesadilla Created by Jesús González Makes 6 Ingredients 6  small corn or whole wheat tortilla (or Handmade Corn Tortillas, see below) 9 ounces low-fat mozzarella cheese, grated 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cups mixed seasonal veggies, diced (for winter, any combination of butternut squash, onion, garlic, mushrooms, peas or corn kernels) salsa, if desired Directions

Three Sisters Vegetarian Posole

Three Sisters Vegetarian Posole Created by Marguerite Grifka  Ingredients 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon mild chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 3 cups vegetable broth (or bouillon cubes and water) ¼ cup green onion, sliced ½ cup winter squash, small dice 1 cup assorted diced vegetables such as rutabaga, dark greens,

Tahitian Squash Soup

Tahitian Squash Soup  Created by Jordan Russell Ingredients for Tahitian Squash Soup 1 large Tahitian squash, peeled and diced (or any winter squash) SAVE SEEDS! 1 head garlic, peeled and roasted 8 cups low-sodium vegetable stock salt and pepper fresh herbs, as a garnish cream, optional Directions for Tahitian Squash Soup 1.  Preheat oven to

Steamed Winter Squash with Ginger and Orange

 Steamed Winter Squash with Ginger and Orange Created by Chef Marguerite Grifka Serves 4-6  Ingredients 1 winter squash (tahitian, butternut, kabocha, or banana squash), peeled and cut into 1” chunk 2 slices of ginger, in ¼” slices 1 orange, zested and juiced 1 Tablespoon olive oil Directions 1. Put ginger in 1 inch of water in