Cantaloupe & Blueberry Salad
- 1/2 cantaloupe, scooped with melon baller
- 1/ pint of blueberries
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
- 2 teaspoons chopped mint leaves
- In a large bowl, combine cantaloupe, blueberries, lime juice and zest and mint; set aside in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. In a large bowl, combine cantaloupe, strawberries, blueberries, lime juice and zest and mint; set aside in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
Broccoli & Potato Soup
- 11 tablespoon butter
- 1 small onion diced
- 1 rib celery diced
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1lb peter wilcox potatoes diced
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1 bunch broccoli florets removed from stem
- salt & pepper to taste
- ½ cup heavy cream
- ⅓ cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese fresh
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion & celery. Cook until softened, 3-4 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook just until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Add potatoes and chicken broth. Cover and simmer 8 minutes.
Add broccoli and cook until softened, about 5-6 minutes.
Remove 1 cup of broccoli and potatoes and slightly chop. Set aside.
Using a hand blender, blend remaining soup in the pot until smooth. Add cream and simmer 1 minute. Stir in reserved broccoli, potatoes, and cheeses.
- Garnish with additional cheese if desired.
Sweet & Spicy Corn & Collard Greens
- 1 bunch chopped Collard Green
- 1 inch piece of ginger
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 shallot
- ½ cup coconut milk
- 1 ear of corn kernels removed.
- Olive oil
- salt & pepper
- Clean and finely chop ginger, garlic, shallot
- Heat a large saute pan add a splash of olive oil. Then add chopped ginger, garlic, shallot . Cook for about 2-3 minutes stirring. Lower heat if garlic begins to brown.
- Add collard greens. Toss and cook for about 4-5 minutes until the leaves are coated and begin to wilt
- Add coconut milk and bring to boil
- Add corn kernels and bring to boil
- Remove from heat, cover and let steam for about 5 minutes.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste