Jícama-Tortilla Salad With Peach Dressing

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  Jícama-Tortilla Salad With Peach Dressing   I once took my girls along with my parents to pick peaches.  We left early morning and drove a few hours out to a nearby family farm.  As we arrived I couldn’t help but think how my dad was going to handle this scenario. You see my dad,… 

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Garbanzo Salad with Mango Cumin Dressing

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Garbanzo Salad with Mango Cumin Dressing   My mother loves garbanzo beans (chickpeas). You can always find them in her pantry and she frequently eats them for lunch in a salad or adds them to her soups. I had some leftover mango cumin dressing from our movie night and I decided to use it on a… 

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Salsa Cruda

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Tomatoes Tomatoes Tomatoes Tomatoes is the spotlight for this edition of Summer Fest!  Confession:  This was my dinner last night.  A heaping batch of salsa cruda and  fried tortilla chips.  Shame? Not a bit. Salsa Cruda simply means raw sauce.  All summer we enjoy salsa cruda with our meals as the recipe can be easily adapted to what you have on hand.  When tomato… 

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Jicama, Pepinos y Pina con Cacahuates


jicama, cucumbers and pineapple a dash of lime sprinkled with toasted peanuts Well our team did not make the playoffs this year, so our typical Sunday football games have been replaced with watching movies with the girls’. The girls’ are extremely happy they don’t care for football and hubby has banned any football watching due to his intense pain…. 

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