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Fresh Summer Recipes

Now with summer here, what better way to enjoy warm, sunny days than with a few refreshing summer recipes? Enjoy!

Garden Fresh Lemonade

1 cup sugar
4 cups water
8 large sprigs of fresh mint
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, shredded
4 lemons

Stirring over high heat, bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil. Add ginger and mint; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook the syrup at a slow boil until it is slightly thickened. Using a wire strainer, pour syrup into a bowl, pressing against the herbs to release flavor.

Set aside and cool. Add the juice from 4 lemons (about 3/4 cup juice) and lemon zest into a pitcher. Stir in syrup and 3 cups water, mixing well. Serve over ice; garnish with mint or thinly sliced lemons.

Basic Vinaigrette

1/2 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons vinegar
1-1/2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon gourmet mustard
1 tablespoon fresh herbs
Salt and pepper, to taste

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Pour into a jar and store in the refrigerator.

Note: Suggested herbs include thyme, oregano, parsley, basil, marjoram and rosemary.

Veggie Salsa

1 large avocado, chopped
2 plum tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup purple onion, chopped
8 oz pack of Feta cheese, crumbled
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon oregano, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil

Mix together and serve with organic tortilla chips.


1 Response to " Fresh Summer Recipes "
  1. mineral makeup said...

    There are small changes like substituting honey to sugar that can make huge differences to your diet plan.It is very essential to have the right foods seasonally to stay fit and healthy and beautiful.

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