Author Archive for Valerie Mitchell

Mango Tomato Salsa Recipe

mango salsa

It’s mango time! I have been thrilled with the flavor and price of fresh mangos lately, so we’ve been going through a lot of them. Mango Salsa Ingredients: 2 large mangos, chopped 4 small tomatoes, chopped (or 2 large) 3…

Fried Plantains Recipe

fried plantains

This is a quick and easy snack or side dish. I like them with a little salt. You can also pour maple syrup on them for a sweet treat. Fried Plantains Ingredients: Plantain Coconut Oil Salt Instructions: 1) Heat coconut…

Dark Chocolate Brownies Recipe

dark chocolate brownies

The guys and I NEEDED brownies today. I didn’t happen to have all of the ingredients for any of my usual recipes, so I decided to wing it. It worked and the result was delicious! Dark Chocolate Brownies Pre-heat oven…

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