June 14, 2011

A different salsa...

Grape & Mint Salsa…try with any grilled vegetables!   Ingredients: 4 cups seedless green grapes, coarsely chopped. 2 tablespoons chives, chopped Juice of 1/2 fresh lime, 2 tablespoons spearmint, chopped 1 whole jalapeƱo, diced    Directions: Combine all ingredients in a bowl and let sit an hour before serving.  Experiment!!

Raw and headache free!

A different margarita….!  INGREDIENTS:   1.5 c pineapple, 2 limes, 2 nectarines, 1 frozen banana, Dash cayenne, Dash sea salt, 2 c ice, .5 c water   INSTRUCTIONS:   Blend and serve with sea salt on the rims if desired.  HOW TO SALT THE RIM:  Cut a small piece of lime. Use that to rub the lime juice around the rim of the glass. Dip the wet rim in a small bowl filled with sea salt so that the edge of the glass becomes covered with the salt.      

Refresh this summer!

Fresh Mint Lemonade       Ingredients: 4 cups fresh organic mint, chopped,
1 gallon water, 2 cups honey, 1-1/2 cups fresh organic lemon juice  
Directions:   1. Simmer chopped mint leaves in the water, covered, for 10 minutes. It's very important to cover it for maximum mint flavor.  2. Stir in honey until it dissolves. Cover and let steep and cool for several hours or overnight. 3. Add lemon juice. Chill until ready to serve.