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Roasted Beets with Cumin, Lime and Mint

Roasted Beets with Cumin, Lime and Mint Beets 8 medium beets (2 pounds without greens) Olive oil Dressing 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons…

Avocado and Shrimp Chopped Cabbage Salad

Avocado and Shrimp Chopped Cabbage Salad 5 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil or extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped fresh…

Pico de Gallo Fresh Tomato Salsa

Pico de Gallo Fresh Tomato Salsa 3/4 pound tomatoes (about 2 medium), seeded and finely diced (1 1/2 cups) 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion 1 small fresh jalapeño or serrano chile, finely chopped, including…

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Melon Salsa

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Melon Salsa 1 1/3 cups finely diced peeled seeded melon 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro plus 1/4 cup cilantro leaves 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons…

Pine Nut Chicken Lettuce Cups

Pine Nut Chicken Lettuce Cups 1 egg white 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 1/2-pound chicken, combination of breast and thighs (boneless, skinless, diced small) 2 ribs celery (finely chopped) 1/2 cup water chestnuts (chopped) 1…

Roasted Beets with Cumin, Lime and Mint

Roasted Beets with Cumin, Lime and Mint INGREDIENTS Beets 1 bunch medium beets (1-2 pounds without greens) Olive oil Dressing 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 tablespoon honey 2…

Latin Black Bean Salad with Peaches

Latin Black Bean Salad with Peaches This is a simplified version from kitchencaravan.com with just a few ingredients. There are no exact quantities for this recipe, because it is up to you to judge the amounts you want to use. The idea is…

Mexican Corn Salad

Mexican Corn Salad INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 3 cups corn (about 4 ears), cut from the cob 1/2 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 glove garlic, grated and 2 green onions, sliced 1 handful cilantro,…

Green Tomato Salsa

Green Tomato Salsa Laurent Tourondels salsa makes good use of green tomatoes, which on their own can be a bit sour. Mixed with fresh lime juice and sweet grilled onions, they make a surprisingly bright accompaniment to spiced grilled chicken…

Cocojito (Frozen Mojito and Skinny Mojito

Ccocjito (Frozen Mojito) and Skinny Mojito This frozen mojito from allrecipes.com has a slight coconut sweetness. You can vary the sweetness and alcohol levels according to taste. A refreshing twist on a classic drink that’s perfect for the…