Archive | March, 2014

Mango Avocado Salad

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 ripe mango – peeled, seeded and sliced 1 ripe avocado – peeled, seeded and sliced 1/4 English cucumber, diced 3 green onions, sliced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro Instructions: In a small bowl, whisk […]

Spice Roasted Crunchy Garbanzos

Ingredients   3 cups cooked, drained garbanzo beans 1 tablespoon high-heat cooking oil 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon salt   Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Using several layers of paper towels, blot garbanzos as […]

Fresh Salsa

Ingredients   2-3 medium sized fresh tomatoes (from 1 lb to 1 1/2 lb), stems removed, finely diced 1/2 red onion, finely diced 1 jalapeño chili pepper (stems, ribs, seeds removed), finely diced 1 serano chili pepper (stems, ribs, seeds removed), finely diced Juice of one lime 1/2 cup chopped cilantro Salt and pepper to […]

Black Bean and Yam Quesadilla

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon olive oil, plus extra for spraying 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning (available in bulk spices) 2 teaspoons water 1 cup grated yam (about 1/2 medium yam) 1/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained Salt and pepper 2 corn or wheat tortillas 1/3 […]