Archive for June, 2014

Avocado

AVOCADO – They’ve been around for over eight thousand years! They are a fruit, not a vegetable, but eaten with more savory than sweet foods. A good source of Vitamin C, folate, and potassium (60% more than bananas!). A diet rich in avocados is known to reduce LDL cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol levels. Yes,

Black Bean Salsa

Black Bean Salsa 1/1/2lb tomatoes, diced 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup cooked yellow corn kernels 1 med jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped ½ cup chopped red onion 1 Avocado chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped and crushed 1 cup minced fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp canola oil 2 Tbsp fresh

Corn Chips

Corn Chips Tortillas – cut into wedges Preheat oven to 350°F Spread the tortilla wedges out on a baking sheet in a single layer, bake tortilla wedges for about 6 minutes ,use tongs to turn the wedges over, sprinkle with a little salt and bake for another 6 to 9 minutes, until they are just

Whole Wheat Pita Chips

Whole Wheat Pita Chips 8” whole whet pita bread, quartered 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Olive Oil Spray Freshly ground pepper 1/8 tsp kosher or coarse sea salt, optional 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 2. Separate pita wedges into 2 pieces. Arrange these wedges in 1 layer on a baking sheet. 3.

Eating out…outside that is

Eating out…outside that is …No, not in a restaurant. Outside! What a better way to celebrate this wonderful spring weather than a picnic. Okay, so you’re not the picnicking type. Well, things have changed since the days of peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, warm salads, and scratchy blankets. There are lots of things that come

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