Grilling Fish

July 31, 2015 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

Think beyond steak and chicken the next time you fire up the barbecue and try grilling fish. Grilling fish can seem intimidating but is actually very easy to do if you follow a few simple rules...Try starting with a firmer (steak-like) fish such as tuna or swordfish and then work your way up to a flakier variety such as mahi mahi or red snapper. Always brush both sides with oil and make sure your grill is very hot!

Whatever fish you choose to cook... serve it simply with either a quick relish or a squeeze of lemon juice and some fresh herbs on top.

Make grilled swordfish with green olive relish

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So You Wanna Peel a Tomato?

July 31, 2015 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Every once in a while you may come across a recipe that calls for a peeled tomato. Check this out and you will know what to do. Gazpacho, anyone?

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The B-Team's Cinco de Mayo

May 4, 2015 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Welcome to our office! We love any opportunity to get together and cook for each other. Yummy food and great company... you can't beat that. This time, we are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with some flavorful and healthy Mexican-inspired dishes. Read all about it & get the recipes!

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Making Chicken Adobo

May 3, 2015 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

One of the dishes I contributed to our office Cinco de Mayo celebration was Chicken Adobo. Learn how to make the simple, delicious marinade in my video. Heads up! The marinade works best when done the night before, so keep that in mind if you want to make this for Cinco de Mayo. For the entire chicken recipe check out this page.

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Jicama and Cucumber with Chile, Lime and Salt

May 2, 2015 | Posted by Sally Jackson

Jicama and cucumber spears doused with fresh lime juice, chile, and salt is traditional Mexican street food snack that was perfect for our office Cinco de Mayo lunch, but its cool and refreshing crunch is good anytime! Healthy and delicious (try it as a post-workout snack!), you can find this simple recipe here.

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Watermelon Agua Fresca

May 2, 2015 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

These non-alcoholic fruit waters are the perfect beverage to serve throughout the summer at your backyard barbecues or picnics in the park. Start with the ripest fruit you can find, add a touch of sugar or simple syrup, a squeeze of lime juice and a splash of water, blend, strain and chill...Get creative and try a variety of combinations such as peach-raspberry; honeydew-cucumber-lime; mixed berry. You can find the recipe here!

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Shredded Kale Salad with Lime and Cotija

May 1, 2015 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

A perfectly delicious salad in its own right, this shredded kale salad is a great addition to our Cinco de Mayo themed lunch at our office.

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Crushed Avocado with Tomatillo

May 1, 2015 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Crushed Avocado with Tomatillos is a light, refreshing twist on a regular guacamole. This was a perfect addition to our office Cinco de Mayo party but would be a great snack anytime. Baked Tortillas would be the perfect counterpoint.

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Tomatillo Hot Sauce

May 1, 2015 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Tomatillo Hot Sauce is a great way to highlight the sweet and fresh flavors of tomatillos and green chiles. We are all about good hot sauce in our office and this one is works because it showcases the tomatillo and still packs the heat. You'll find the recipe here!

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A Sweet Kitchen Trick: Microwave Meringues!

April 27, 2015 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

After my gangbusters corn trick from last summer, I'm back with another sweet, easy kitchen technique!

With just two ingredients -- confectioner's sugar and an egg white -- and two minutes (and a microwave), you can make meringues! Crunchy, fun and super sweet, they satisfy the most hardcore sugar cravings.

Add some seasonal fruit and some freshly whipped cream and they can become a delicious dessert worthy of the most discriminating dinner guests. It's an impressive dessert in under 10 minutes, from start to finish. You're welcome!

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