Monthly Archives: August 2014

Black Bean Corn Salsa

A delicious salsa packed full of fresh summer vegetables! Not only served as just a dip with corn chips, but also great on top of grilled chicken or in a salad.


1 (15oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
1 medium-large tomato, chopped
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
8 small green onions, chopped
1 jalapeño, chopped
3 Tbsp lime juice
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp ground cumin Continue reading



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Watermelon and Lime Granita

Watermelon season is in full swing! Try this fresh and cooling treat on a hot summer day. Start with a syrupy base, freeze, and scrape with a fork until fluffy. Mix it up with different fruits, or even throw a little alcohol into the mix for an adult version!


1/3 – 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
4 cups cubed seedless watermelon
1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 5 limes)
lime wedges for garnishing, optional Continue reading

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