Thursday

Two Great Recipes

Alright, here is the moment you have all been waiting for. A couple of article-inspired recipes for you. Try preparing them (or have someone else do it for you) & let everybody know what you think. Comments are always welcome.






A Simple Summer Salad








  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 kiwi fruit, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup seedless red or green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts

    • Preparation
    1. Place broth in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, for 40-45 minutes, or until tender. Drain excess liquid, cover and let cool.
    2. Whisk together lemon juice, lime juice, and oil in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
    3. Place cooled rice in a salad bowl, along with kiwi, red grapes and walnuts. Add favorite dressing, and gently toss.







    Fruit-Filled Cornucopia Burritos

    (Breakfast, dessert, snack. You name it, they are delicious anytime.)


    1/2 cup peanut or almond butter

    12 (6 to 7-inch) flour tortillas
    8 oz minced pineapple, juice drained
    2 medium bananas, thinly sliced
    2 large
    kiwi fruit, peeled and chopped (approximately 1 cup)
    6 to 8 strawberries, hulled and chopped (approximately 1 cup)
    1-1 1/2 cups flaked coconut

    Preparation


    Spread 2 teaspoons peanut or almond butter on each tortilla. Top each tortilla with 1 heaping tablespoon each pineapple, bananas, kiwi and strawberries. Sprinkle with coconut. Roll up tortillas.

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