Green Smoothies

Green smoothies are great for breakfast or a snack, as they will provide you with a lasting source of energy. Fruits are a good source of energy, but eaten alone will only provide short bursts of energy (they contain lots of sugars, which are quickly metabolized)....

Green Burritos

Ingredients: 2 large chard, collard and/or kale leaves, rinsed and dry 1⁄2 avocado Juice from 1/2 lemon 1 cup carrots, chopped 1 cup tomatoes, chopped salt and pepper to taste 1/4 teaspoon chipotle spice (optional) 1 cup apple, chopped (optional) 1/2 cup chopped onion...

Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls

Spring rolls, so named because they’re traditionally served on the first day of the Chinese New Year (in early spring), are smaller, more delicate versions of the egg roll. Chinese New Year is the grandest and the most important festival for Chinese people. This...

Guatemalan Enchiladas

You’ve probably heard of enchiladas before, but you might be thinking about a rolled tortilla filled with chicken, or beef, topped with melted cheese and sauce, which is more like a Mexican enchilada. These enchiladas -Guatemalan enchiladas- are made by topping a...

Curtido (Spicy Cabbage Slaw for Pupusas, etc!)

Ingredients: 1/2 head cabbage, shredded 1 large carrot, grated 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon dried oregano (preferably Mexican) 1/2 to 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes Combine the...

Beet Hummus

  Ingredients:  1 medium sized beet, roasted. To roast: place beets in a covered dish and bake at 425F for 45-60 mins or until soft. Let cool, then peel and chop into quarter inch pieces. One 15-ounce can of chickpeas (or 1.5 cups cooked chickpeas) 2 Tbsp lemon juice...