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Fruit Salad Sundae / Ensalada De Frutas

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Fruit Salad Sundae Ingredients 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup kiwi, sliced and peeled 1 cup cantaloupe chunks ½ cup grapes 1 banana, peeled and sliced 1 (6-ounce) container of nonfat or lowfat vanilla yogurt ½ cup toasted oat cereal Preparation: Put fruit in a medium bowl and…

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Tortilla Pizza

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Today we bring you delicious Tortilla-Pizza, inspired by a recipe from Champions for Change. The peppers and taco sauce give this pizza a spicy twist. Ingredients 12 small corn or flour tortillas (two tortillas per portion) Oil or butter 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans ¼ cup chopped onion 2…

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Detox Green Smoothie

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Ingredients: 2 cups spinach 1 cups kale or baby kale 2 ribs celery, chopped 1 medium green apple chopped. 1 medium overripe banana 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1 lemon peeled ( can leave whole seeds intact) 1 tbsp. chia seeds 1/2 cup water…

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Zucchini Muffins

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Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray  2 eggs 1/2 cup of applesauce 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour* 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. ground cloves 2 cups grated zucchini…

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British Bubble & Squeak/Panqueque de Papa

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British Bubble & Squeak/Panqueque de Papa Ingredients 2 cups cold leftover mashed potatoes or cold crushed boiled or roasted potatoes 2 tbsp oil or butter 2 tbsp chopped green onion 1 garlic clove, finely chopped (optional) 2 cups leftover boiled cabbage or 1/4 head cabbage (if raw, cook…

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Spiced Oatmeal/Avena con Especias

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Ingredients: 1/2 cups of uncooked oatmeal oats 2 cups of water 1/8 tsp. salt 1/3 cup of walnuts Ginger to taste 1 stick of cinnamon 1/2 tbs. flax seed meal 1 tsp. honey 1/2 half pear – chopped Preparation: Boil water with salt. Add the oats, ginger, and…

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Citrus-Ade

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Ingredients: 1 liter of filtered water 1 orange 1/2 lemon 1/8 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar Preparation: 1. Squeeze the orange and lemon juice into the liter of water. 2. Add the sugar and salt to the mixture and stir well. 3. Pour into a cup,…

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Herbal Tea / Té herbario

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  The Benefits of Ginger: Helps with anti-inflammatory (osteoarthritis) Helps with muscle pain and soreness Helps treat chronic indigestion The Benefits of Lemon: Helps with your immune system Helps with your digestion and detoxification Helps to rejuvenate your skin Ingredients: 4 cups of water 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1/2…

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Cactus Salad/Ensalada de Nopal

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Ingredients: 4 cups shredded cabbage 2 fresh cactus leaves clean and chopped 4 thin slices of onion 4 radishes thinly slices 1 large tomato chopped 1 serrano chili finely chopped (optional)  2 tbs. cider vinegar 2 tsp. oil 1/2 tsp. sugar  Lime juice and salt to taste Preparation:…

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Cauliflower Ceviche/Ceviche de Coliflor

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Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower finely chopped 1 cucumber chopped  1/2 onion chopped 1 large tomato chopped  1/2 cup chopped cilantro  2 chile serranos chopped (optional)  1 1/2 cups of tomato juice 1/2 cup of fresh lemon juice  1 tablespoon chili powder  1 tablespoon of soy sauce (low sodium) …

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Lentil Veggie Soup/Sopa de Lentejas

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                Lentils are high in fiber and promote stable blood sugar. Make an extra batch and freeze for easy leftovers. Ingredients:  1 tablespoon Olive oil  1 Celery stalk, chopped  ½ medium Onion, chopped  1 medium Carrot, chopped…

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Kale Cocktail/Cóctel de Kale

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Autumn is a beautiful time of year in Santa Cruz County, but it’s also a time of year when our bodies have to adjust to a cooler season. There are a few things you can do to boost your immune system and avoid getting sick during the cold/flu…

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