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PCC Quinoa Tabouli

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups organic red quinoa Add to list 2 1/3 cups water Add to list 1 organic cucumber Add to list 3 organic Roma tomatoes Add to list 1/2 bunch organic green onion Add to list 2 tablespoons organic fresh mint Add to list 1/2 bunch organic cilantro Add to list 1/3 cup […]

Torres Tomato Onion Soup

1 medium sized yellow onion 4-5 garlic cloves 4 medium sized tomatoes 1 16oz can diced tomatoes (no salt added) 1 T butter or olive oil 2 tsp dried basil or 1/3C fresh chopped basil Salt and pepper   In a food processor puree the onion with 2 cloves of garlic. In a pot, heat […]

Quinoa…the powerhouse seed

Quinoa with Zucchini, Peppers, Currants, Almonds and Mint The recipe makes about 12 ½ cup servings. Quinoa is a powerhouse seed which is gluten-free, cooks quickly and is a complete protein.  It can be combined with many different textures and flavors; here’s one option. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups quinoa (the recipe used Alter Eco Organic […]

Agua Fresca Cooler

3 cups fresh organic watermelon chunks 2 tablespoons honey (optional) 2 cups sparkling mineral water 3 limes   Preparation Purée the watermelon in a blender. Strain with a fine sieve into a pitcher, pressing on the pulp with the back of a spoon to extract all the juice. Discard pulp. Add sparkling water to the […]

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

2 cups diced fresh pineapple 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1/4 red onion, diced 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 lime, juiced Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 pound medium-sized shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 […]

Burnt Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

(America’s Test Kitchen) Ingredients 1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (8 3/4 ounces) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 14 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 3/4 sticks) 1/2 cup granulated sugar (3 1/2 ounces) 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar (5 1/4 ounces) 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 1/2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips (Ghirardelli recommended) or 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips […]