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As a quick breakfast, satisfying snack or drinkable dessert, this smoothie is quick, nourishing and tasty. Mango, guava, passion fruit, starfruit — make it with your favorite fruit from the tropics! View Recipe »
As a quick breakfast, satisfying snack or drinkable dessert, this smoothie is quick, nourishing and tasty. Mango, guava, passion fruit, starfruit — make it with your favorite fruit from the tropics!
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Flavorful ingredients of the Caribbean — avocado, grapefruit, cashews, allspice and gingerroot — combine to make a refreshing side salad. Add grilled shrimp or scallops and the salad becomes a warm- weather main dish entrée. View Recipe »
This hummus blends calcium-rich yogurt along with the intense flavors of sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, herbs and spices. Scoop with whole-wheat pita, crackers or a rainbow of raw vegetables; use as a low-fat spread on sandwiches; or serve on the side with grilled chicken or fish. View Recipe »
Kale is typically prepared in cooked dishes, but it’s also great raw! This recipe pairs raw kale with berries, feta, almonds and orange zest for a colorful and nutritious salad. View Recipe »
Because lettuce rolls can be assembled at the table, they’re a fun, flavorful and nourishing appetizer, light lunch or snack that every age — kids, too — can enjoy. View Recipe »
Nothing says cool like cucumber. This simple to prepare, yogurt-based condiment is meant to balance the flavors of spicy dishes and also cool the palate. Enjoy raita as a side dish with grilled fish, meat or chicken, or serve it as a sauce with rice or a dip for flatbread. View Recipe »
Just south of the Texas border jicama is prized for its sweet taste and delicate crunch. Teamed up with the seasoning in this recipe, it makes an out-of-the ordinary salad. View Recipe »
Popular in many seaside regions of Latin America, ceviche (pronounced seh-VEE-cheh) is enjoyed as a light lunch or appetizer. Traditionally prepared with very fresh raw fish that's been "cooked" in the acid of lime juice, ceviche made with canned tuna is safe to the plate. Tomatillos offer a unique citrus-like flavor.View Recipe »
This Italian classic gets a family-friendly twist! Skewer creamy mozzarella, fresh sweet cherry tomatoes, and homegrown basil, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and a pitch of sea salt and you’re done.View Recipe »
The combo is simple to make and versatile—eat it alone, in a wrap or pureed into a tasty chickpea spread. Serve cold!View Recipe »
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