Watermelon gets its bright red color from lycopene, which is a powerful antioxidant, so it’s a perfect choice for a healthy beverage. This refreshing drink combines the sweet taste of watermelon with freshly squeezed lemon juice. It’s simple and satisfying, and a great way to use up that last big piece of watermelon taking up room […]
This side dish is made with fresh corn on the cob, either grilled, or cut from the cob and sautéed on top of the stove. We combine it with mayonnaise, Mexican hot sauce, lime juice, jalapeño pepper, cilantro, and cotija cheese. It’s full of flavor and surprisingly easy to make. Tip Remove the husks and […]
This is my husband’s flatbread recipe, and it’s such a versatile bread that we always try to keep some in the freezer just to have on hand. We use it for everything, from sandwiches and pizzas, to chips and breakfast wraps. We combine freshly ground flaxseed along with white whole-wheat flour for a perfect blend that’s […]
We blend sweet strawberries and blueberries into a smooth puree for a light, fresh-tasting sorbet. With just 4 ingredients, it’s a simple yet impressive dessert that’s packed with flavor. The deep red and blue pigments that give this sorbet its beautiful color are the same compounds that help protect the body from free radicals. So […]
This iced tea gets its deep, rich color from pomegranate juice and black tea. Orange and lime add a sweet-tart citrusy flavor. Both pomegranates and black tea contain high amounts of antioxidants, making this a healthy drink option. It’s a great alternative to sugary sodas.
These Chili Lime Sweet Potatoes are an updated version of the sweet potatoes I’ve made for years, and my mother made before me. We always used brown sugar to sweeten the dish, but I decided to take it in an entirely new direction by adding sambal oelek chili paste and lime juice. This brown sugar […]
This refreshing salad combines the heat from a jalapeño pepper with the cool, sweet taste of watermelon and cantaloupe. A squeeze of lime adds a little tartness, and the addition of sea salt brings all the flavors together. The result is a delicious melon salad that makes a perfect summertime dish. It’s easy to make […]
This delicious raspberry fruit dip is a favorite of ours at parties. It’s creamy and fresh tasting and lends itself to an endless array of fruit possibilities to choose from. The appeal of this platter lies in its presentation. It can be made for a large gathering or as part of a casual dinner or […]