Watermelon – Did You Know? 5 facts!

Did you know today August 3rd is National Watermelon Day.? It is! And there are facts you might know and some you don’t…so here we go! 1. Watermelon are BOTH a vegetable & a fruit They contain seeds, grow from a flower plant that has been pollinated. 2. You can fry or stew the peel…

Homemade Spinach Tortillas

Ingredients 3 cups boiling water 6 cups spinach, lightly packed 2 cups all almond flour 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 cup room temperature water, plus more as necessary Instructions In a heatproof bowl, pour the boiling water over the spinach. When the spinach is bright green and wilted, about 2 minutes,…

Ginger Candy

Ingredients: 2 small pieces of ginger, peeled and sliced thinly1 Cup of sugar1/4 cup of lemon juice1 1/2 Cup of water Directions: In a heavy bottom pan mix all ingredients. Bring to boil over high heat. Once it has boiled rapidly for about a minute lower the heat to low and simmer for eleven minutes…

Roasted “Rainbow” Cauliflower

I have to be completely honest. If there is one thing that makes me happy in the kitchen is colors. Colors from fruit, colors of vegetables colors all around. Yes, by now we know the more colors you eat the better it is for your health. The amount of nutrients, vitamins and minerals are immeasurable….

Orange Cauliflower – Did You Know?

When I think of cauliflower, I typically think of the puffy white vegetable as a substitute for broccoli. But there’s a little more to this unique food. Of course, besides its color! This variation of cauliflower is far higher in antioxidants than the traditional white cauliflower. The reason for its amber hue is due to…

How to Roast a Bell Pepper

After you roast your own peppers you will never again buy them. Its cheaper to do it yourself and truthfully a lot more satisfying. On a stove top, broil pepper 2 in. from the heat until skin blisters, about 5 minutes. With tongs, rotate pepper a quarter turn. Broil and rotate until all sides are…

The Different Types of Rice/Grain

Rice is an essential ingredient to many dishes in our catalogue, and even our cutures. However, the same white rice isn’t always the best choice of rice. There are probably thousands of different kinds of grain out there, and that means more healthier options for cooking. Here is a list of some of my favorite…

Chayote…. Did You Know?

To many chayotes are boring and tasteless but it all depends on how you prepare it. The key about this vegetable is the many benefits it has. Good for your heart Source of folate Great source of vitamin c Helps the body produce energy Helps prevent constipation Helps prevent acne Helps reduce blood pressure Helps…

Different Types of Salami

As a family that consists of Latinos, we know a thing or two about salami, one of our cultures’ most popular types of meat. There are over hundreds of different types and qualities of salami, ranging from genoa to Felino. But the salami we tend to use are far more common in your average supermarket,…

Cantaloupe….Did You Know?

Cantaloupe in my opinion is an acquired taste. You either love it or hate it. Truth be told, I did not always like it but it’s benefits are great!! There are many ways you can have this fruit but just by itself is simply amazing. Some of its benefits include: Source of vitamin c Immunity…