The Editor’s Own: Fresh Sunburst Salsa!

Greetings everyone! I’ve got a great new recipe for you today that I created during our first Tasty25 food tasting party on Cinco de Mayo; and I must add, everyone LOVED it! Try out my Fresh Sunburst Salsa recipe; it’s light, refreshing, and full of delicious flavors. Ingredients include fresh tomatoes, onions, green bell pepper, garlic, cilantro, and more! It’s also only 40 calories per serving, and goes well with multigrain salsa chips, or toasted tortillas. Before you get to work on making my Tasty25 creation, be sure to join our healthy eating community and stay connected with us by placing your email address in the subscription sidebar on the right; also tell your friends & family about the great things we’re doing at Tasty25! Happy Cooking everybody, and don’t forget to send me a photo to after you try it out! Much health, wealth, and prosperity. – David Jones II, Editor of Tasty25 Magazine



What you need:

2 Medium slicing tomatoes

1 Cup of onions

1/2 Cup of green bell pepper

1/2 Cup shredded parmesan cheese

6 Garlic cloves

1 Fresh lemon

2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro

1/2 Tsp. sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper (To taste)



Directions: (Approximate cook time: 5 minutes; Serving size – 2-4 adults)

  1. Chop your tomatoes, onion, garlic, and bell pepper into fine pieces, and combine in a medium sized bowl. (Make sure to thoroughly wash your fruit first!)

  2. Taking a large spoon, crush ingredients and stir until mixed evenly.

  3. Next, add 2 Tbsp. of fresh lemon juice along with the shredded parmesan cheese, finely chopped cilantro, salt, and ground black pepper to taste; Repeat step 2.

  4. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for 15-20 minutes for cold salsa.

  5. Eat & enjoy!

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Spinach Cream Gazpacho!

Hi Tasty25ers! Happy “Foodie Friday” to everyone, and we hope this article finds you well. We’ve got an amazing  Spinach Cream Gazpacho recipe for you today, sent in by Anna Flores of Córdoba, Argentina! Gazpacho is generally a cold, tomato-based, raw vegetable soup that is widely consumed in Spanish cuisine; but Anna says that her version is much healthier, and just as tasty! Gazpacho is mostly consumed during the spring & summer months because of its refreshing quality and chilled serving temperature, and we hope that you’ll try out this healthy & delicious recipe. Share your comments & opinions with the rest of our food conscious community by leaving a reply below, and Happy Cooking! – Tasty25 Staff



What you need:

1 Cup chopped tomatoes (With juice.)

2 Green onions, sliced (White and light green parts.)

3 Cups chopped spinach leaves

6 Pitted dates

1 Cucumber (Peeled and cut into cubes.)

1/2 Cup unsalted cashews

1 Cup rice, soy or skim milk

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

Salt and pepper

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 25 minutes; Serving size – 2-4 adults)

  1. In a saucepan, combine tomatoes with juice, lemon juice and dates.

  2. Bring ingredients to a boil over high heat; Reduce health and simmer, stirring often,

    for 5 minutes or until dates are well blended into tomatoes.

  3. Add spinach and stir until wilted; Let cool for around 5 minutes.

  4. In a blender, combine milk, cashews, cucumber and green onions; Blend until smooth.

  5. Add half of the spinach mixture to blender, and blend until smooth.

  6. Next, add contents of blender to saucepan with remaining spinach mixture.

  7. Season with salt and pepper; Chill for 10 minutes, then serve.

  8. Eat & enjoy!

 Thanks Anna for sending in this wonderful arrangement to Tasty25 Magazine! What’s your Tasty25 creation? Send in your recipe, and be featured on Tasty25 by going to the “Submit Your Tasty25 Creation” page!