Updates from our Health Ministry

Corn and Avocado Salsa

Ingredients Kosher salt 4 ears of corn, shucked 4 ripe Hass avocados, seeded, peeled, and 1/2-inch diced Juice of 1 lemon 2 pints grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise 2 red bell peppers, seeded and 1/2-inch diced 1 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup seeded and minced jalapeno peppers, seeded 1 lime, zested 1/2 cup […]

Green Garden Salad

THE SECRET of any salad is the dressing, and in this dressing the ingredient that makes the difference is red wine vinegar. Mixed with olive oil , this dressing enhances any kind of greens with a special flavor.” INGREDIENTS DRESSING: 3/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice, optional 1 teaspoon dried […]

Oven-Roasted Vegetable

READY IN: 1hr 25mins SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 2sweet potatoes, cubed 3new potatoes, cubed 1red onion, quartered and pieces separated 2zucchini, sliced 1-inch thick 2summer squash, sliced 1-inch thick 1(8 ounce) bag baby carrots 8ounces button mushrooms, ends of stems cut off 1tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped (1 tsp. dried) 2tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped (2 tsp. dried) 1teaspoon dried basil(optional) 3teaspoons garlic, […]

Roasted Potatoes with Sage

Ingredients Preheat a baking sheet in a 425 degrees F oven. Toss 2 pounds halved small red potatoes with 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 teaspoons kosher salt; season with pepper. Brush the baking sheet with olive oil; sprinkle with 1/2 cup sage. Add the potatoes, cut-side down. Roast 20 minutes; season with salt.

Grilled Eggplant Steak

Ingredients 2 eggplants Olive oil, for drizzling Sprinkle of chili powder Sprinkle of kosher salt Sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper 4 Roma tomatoes, diced 1 hothouse cucumber, seeded and diced 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped 1 lemon, sliced in half   Directions Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Slice both eggplants lengthwise […]

Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients 1 small butternut squash, cubed 2 red bell peppers, seeded and diced 1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed 3 Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed 1 red onion, quartered 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper Add all  ingredients […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Grapes

Ingredients Toss 1 head cauliflower (cut into 1-inch florets) with 1 1/2 cups grapes 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons capers 1 teaspoon each grated lemon zest and kosher salt, and pepper to taste Roast at 450 degrees F, 25 minutes

Peach Salad with Cumin Dressing

Ingredients 2 cups sliced frozen peaches, thawed 1 cup thinly sliced seeded peeled cucumber 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint 3/4 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup fresh raspberries

Red and Black Fruit Salad

Ingredients 2 red plums, pitted and sliced 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons unsalted shelled pistachios, chopped 3 mint leaves, coarsely torn (about 1 tablespoon)

Red and Yellow Watermelon Salad

Ingredients 3 cups red cubed seeded watermelon 3 cups yellow cubed seeded watermelon 3 cups cubed honeydew melon 1/2 cup chopped white onion 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped seeded serrano chile (about 1) 1 teaspoon grated lime rind 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon minced chipotle chile