Strawberry SantasCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip: Strawberries are packed with Vitamin C. Fun fact strawberry seeds are on the outside not inside like many other fruits.
Summer SnowballsCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Watermelon makes a great snack during the summer. It helps keep your body hydrated.
Sofrito DipCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip: Sofrito is a Spanish word referring to a culinary combination of fresh veggies and herbs used as a base for many traditional Spanish dishes.
Kid Friendly GuacamoleCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip: Avocados are a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C, K, folate, and B6. Half an avocado has 160 calories, 15 grams of heart-healthy unsaturated fat, and only 2 grams saturated fat. One globe contains more than one-third daily value of vitamin C, and more than half the day’s requirements of vitamin K.
Kale and Strawberry SaladCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip You can use any type of Kale to make this salad but Dinosaur Kale also is known as Tuscan Kale and Lacinato Kale is softer and less chewy.
Fresh Apple SalsaCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Red and yellow peppers make a delicious snack alone. Try it!
Family Friendly Piña ColadaCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Piña colada has been the official beverage of Puerto Rico since 1963. This recipe has a different twist with little more natural and nutritious ingredients.
Coqui the Chef’s Apple FrogCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Food art can be so much fun, exploring ways to create animal shaped food helps your child’s imagination grow, and it’s a fun family activity. There are thousands of different types of apples but all have different tastes. Explore and taste many apples until you find the one you love the most.
Beet and Bean Vegetable BurgerCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Pick beets that are heavy for their size and show no soft, moist spots, shriveled flabby skin, or cuts. If sold with their tops that’s a good indicator of freshness. And remember only give the beets a “beet bath” when you are going to use them.
Watermelon Mint DrinkCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Watermelon makes a great snack during the summer. It helps keep your body hydrated.
Avo-Banana Spinach SmoothieCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Avocado is great for the skin and provides high amounts of potassium and magnesium. Spinach leaves that look vibrant are not only more appealing to the eye but more nourishing as well. Recent research has shown that spinach leaves that look fully alive and vital have greater concentrations of vitamin C than spinach leaves that are pale in color.
Basic Quick Tomato SauceCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip Tomatoes not in season in your area? No worries. Canned tomatoes are just as good and healthy. Select brands with less salt
Dark Chocolate Avocado MousseCoqui the Chef’s Food Tip There are many types of avocados but Hass Avocados are creamy and great for this recipe. Make sure to always buy Hass avocados.