Salsas, Chutneys, and Relishes
Here’s a delicious summer guacamole with a bit more emphasis on the tomatoes than the avocados, which is great when a larger quantity with more staying power is needed. Serve as a sauce for quesadillas or soft tacos, or as a dip with stoneground tortilla chips. Read More→Print This Post
Here’s a heavenly salsa to make when tomatoes and mangoes are at their best — say, June and July. Serve with tortilla chips or as a condiment with Mexican or Indian-style meals. Adapted from The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet. Read More→Print This Post
Five minutes, five ingredients, and you’ve got nearly-instant, really yummy guacamole. Just open a bag of stone-ground tortilla chips, and have a party! Read More→Print This Post
Antioxidant and nutrient-dense cranberries have so much going for them. Why not enjoy these tart treats raw? This delicious relish can be made in minutes and can be enjoyed on special occasions (like Thanksgiving and Christmas, when cranberry sauce is a staple) or for everyday meals. This recipe doubles easily for serving a crowd. Served in small portions, this provides a great burst of color and flavor to the plate and goes just as well with spicy dishes as it does with comfort foods. Read More→Print This Post
In this new spin on a classic, peaches replace tomatoes, and the result is a healthy, colorful, and refreshing salsa. This peachy take on traditional pico de gallo will satisfy your cravings for sweet, sour, and spicy flavors. Select fresh peaches that are still firm, so their flesh will keep its shape when cubed. In the South, peaches are in season throughout the summer. I prefer free-stone varieties, which have loose pits that release easily from the flesh, making them much simpler to slice. Read More→Print This Post
Tangy and delicious homemade sauerkraut is a living cultured food that is high in lactic acid, it strengthens your immune system and has other remarkable healing properties. Refrigerated kraut holds well for months and gets sassier as it ages. This and the accompanying article: Fermented Foods Strengthen the Immune System were contributed by Rebecca Wood.
This flavorful relish is a great companion to grilled vegetables, any sort vegan protein foods, or served as a topping or companion to grains or bean dishes. Read More→Print This Post