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Article: Frozen Treat with Traditional Flavors – Chocolate Horchata Nice Cream Recipe


As the temperatures spike above 100 degrees, how does a cool, sweet treat sound? This is a wonderful story and easy recipe from Mariah Chavez-Vasquez, one of my former nutrition students from Cosumnes River College, and exemplifies my mantra, “Love the Food That Loves You Back!” During my years in high school, I really became aware ...

Article: Choose local melons for healthy, summer soup


Melons deliver a sweet treat, needed hydration and an array of nutrients! It is Saturday morning, the temperature is already heating up and friends are coming over in a few hours!  You need something refreshing to serve, quick to prepare and doesn't involve turning on your oven. How about a cool melon soup? You can keep ...

Recipe: Chai Spice & Pumpkin Pie Spice Mixes (for yourself or as a gift)


Making your own spice mixes is easy and can save you money! The Chai Spice or Pumpkin Pie Spice can be substituted for cinnamon in nearly every recipe, and enjoyed in oatmeal, your favorite homemade granola, sprinkled on roasted winter squash (slices or pureed), in a smoothie, on cereal, in a fruit crisp, on freshly fruit ...