Three-Fruit Salsa Recipe

Three-Fruit Salsa

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled cantaloupe
  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled mango
  • 1 cup sliced small strawberries
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Procedure:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl; toss to combine. Serve salsa with a slotted spoon.

Fruit Cooler Recipe

Fruit Cooler

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup chilled carbonated water

Procedure:

  1. In a blender, combine the juices, strawberries and sugar. Cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a pitcher; stir in water. Serve in chilled glasses over ice.

Yogurt and Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Yogurt-Fruit Smoothie

Servings: 5 cups (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 (8-ounce) container vanilla low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup thawed pineapple-orange juice concentrate
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 banana, coarsely chopped

Procedure:

  1. Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.
  2. Serve immediately.

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Mixed-Berry Shake Recipe

Mixed-Berry Shake Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream
  • 6 ounces unsweetened frozen berries (such as strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries)
  • 2 cups whole milk

Procedure:

  1. In a blender, combine half of the ice cream, berries, and milk. Puree until smooth, stopping occasionally to stir with a spoon.
  2. Pour into glasses. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Serve.

Ginataang Santol Recipe

Bicolanos tend to use coconut milk to any dish because of the abundance of coconut in the region. One of the famous ginataan (a dish with coconut milk) from Bicol is the ginataang santol. The meat of the santol fruit is cooked in coconut milk. No one imagined that the extremely sour fruit would be a very delicious viand. Other famous ginataan recipes from Bicol are the ginataang puso ng saging (banana blossom cooked in coconut milk) and the sigarilyas sa gata (Winged Beans cooked in coconut milk).

Ginataang Santol Recipe

Ginataang Santol

Ingredients:

  • 400 g. Santol, peeled, seeded and chopped finely
  • 1/4 kgms Cube slice Pork
  • 1 tbsp. Coking Oil
  • 2 tbsp. Crushed Garlic
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Onions
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Alamang
  • 2 Pieces Shrimp Broth Cube
  • 1 1/2 Pure Cup Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Cream  (optional )
  • 3 Pieces Chili

Procedure:

  1. Soak chopped santol  in salted water for at least 30 minutes; drain and squeeze dry.
  2. Heat oil and saute garlic and onion until limp.
  3. Stir in Alamang, Pork  and shrimp broth cubes. Cook for 3 minutes until pork and alamang changes color.
  4. Add santol and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour coconut milk. Simmer over low heat for 15 minutes or until almost dry.
  6. Pour coconut cream and chill; continue cooking until santol is soft.

Avocado Shake Recipe

 

Avocado fruits milk shake

Avocado fruits shake

Ingredients

  • 3 medium ripe Avocados
  • 2 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 3/4 cup Condensed Milk
  • 3 cups Ice Cubes
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • Sugar to taste (Optional)

Procedure:

  1. Place ice cubes, milk, condensed milk, ice cream, and avocados in the blender.
  2. Blend until all ingredients are smooth.
  3. Add sugar or more condensed milk to taste.
  4. Pour in glasses then serve cold.
 Tip: I like having chunks of avocados in my shake. So, I usually set aside an extra avocado, cut it up in small cubes, drop them in the glass of shake then eat them with spoon.    Enjoy!

Mango Shake Recipe

Mango Shake

Mango Shake

 

Ingredients

  • 4 pieces ripe mango, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1 cup evaporatedmilk(optional)
  • sugar or other sweetener to taste

Procedure:

  1. In a blender, process mango, milk, sugar and some ice until blended.
  2. Add more ice until smooth then pour into glasses then served cold.