Peppers!

Peppers can be red, green, yellow, orange, purple, black, sweet or spicy!  According to The Victory Garden Cookbook by Marian Morash, the color of peppers has nothing to do with spice.  “The degree of heat in a pepper depends upon the amount of heat compound,...

Salad dressings/ Aderezos para ensaladas

Salad dressings, like many things, exist on a spectrum; they can be complex with many ingredients and they can be simple with just two ingredients.  I will share a few here. Lemon juice and salt.  For a delicious kale salad, massage kale with 1/2 tsp of coarse salt....

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 4 cups of spinach 1 pint strawberries 1 handful mint (chocolate mint works very well, but any mind works for the salad) 1 cup goat cheese (optional) ½ cup sunflower seeds, almonds, or pumpkin seeds (optional) For the dressing ¼ cup lemon...

Rainbow Salad

This colorful salad is a delicious, hearty meal with a delightful blend of flavors. Ingredients: 2  bunches of kale, torn ½ cup sunflower seeds or pepitas ½ c dried fruit (raisins, blueberries, cranberries, etc.) 1 pint blueberries 1 cup strawberries, quartered 1 cup...

Salad with Strawberries and Radishes

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 head of lettuce 1 bunch radishes 1 quart strawberries 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup vinegar (white wine or balsamic) 1 tsp honey, molasses, or dark brown sugar Directions: Wash the produce. Quarter the strawberries and thinly slice the...