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Beat the heat!
Vol. 14 No. 8

Beat the heat!

Cool off with these delicious ideas from the Savor California group!

So pretty, tasty, and healthy. No cooking required to make Salmon Cucumber Bites, above, with Wild Planet Wild Sockeye Salmon.

Summer fruit brings beautiful color and flavor to this salad from Fall River Wild Rice: Wild Rice Salad with Nectarines, Peaches and Mint, above.

Mrs. A's Salsa Buena livens up anything you put it on or put it in, and it makes wonderful Gazpacho, above.

Click on the website link on Engage Organics' page for a treasure trove of recipes using their line of seasonings. One of them is Spinach Salad with Honey Lime Dressing, above.

This salad, made with Agave Syrup from 21 Missions Organics, is a complete meal and perfect for summer when tomatoes and corn are at their best. Mexican Salad with Lime Agave Dressing, above.

Beat the heat—get out of the kitchen! While you’re at it, grill some veggie kebabs, too. Be sure to slather everything generously with Judge Casey's Irish Tomato Relish and follow these helpful grilling tips: Judge Casey’s Glazed BBQ Chicken Kebabs.

Wild West Ferments ain't lying' when they call this The Works Sandwich with WWF Curtido. Their El Curtido can also jazz up a quesadilla, taco or nachos. Stir it into guacamole, or bring a bowl of beans and rice to new heights.

For breakfast or an anytime snack, use Yoconut Dairy Free Coconut Yogurt (whatever flavor you like) to make Yogurt-Berry Toast, above.

Sleeper's Gourmet makes lines of seasonings, jams and sauces, salts, and teas. Their Zen Seasoning is the key ingredient in Gingered Watermelon Gazpacho, above.

Take your avocado toast up a few notches, courtesy of Pernicious Pickling Co.: Lemon Avocado Toast with Pernicious Pickling’s Pickled Onions.

The recipe from Salute Santé! for Crab (or Shrimp) Louie Salad, above, uses their signature Grapeseed Oil, and it contains all sorts of delicious components that you can mix and match to your taste.

A perfect appetizer, snack or accompaniment to a cold beer or glass of wine: Seeds & Suds Bruschetta is made with Mendocino Mustard Seeds & Suds Mustard, which deepens its flavor and gives it a little kick.

Make this beautiful beverage with tequila or just club soda, but for sure use Top Hat Provisions Ruby Go Wild Craft Concentrate for The Paloma, above.

Tea Crush makes sparkling tonics, including this one: South African red rooibos tea paired with turmeric, black pepper and yummy juices to give you anti-inflammatory powers.

Everyone can enjoy these Strawberry & Cherry Parfaits. Made with one of the cookies from CompletEats, they have no gluten or trans fats. Totally vegan, and totally scrumptious.

The Italians are really on to something here, and you can enjoy it, too. Affogato means “drowned” in Italian. It's made by topping vanilla gelato or ice cream with espresso, above, and there's no better espresso to choose than Jittery John's Cold Brew.

Anna's Danish Cookies are made in classic varieties: Butter, Egg, Vanilla, Oatmeal, and Coconut. Use your imagination to pair them with your favorite flavor of ice cream. For instance, Anna's Coconut Cookies and Strawberry Ice Cream (blue bowl) or Anna's Oatmeal Cookies and Salted Caramel Ice Cream (orange bowl).

Sarah of True Gold Honey has come up with many creative ways to use their honeys to enhance recipes, including Sarah’s Seasonal Fruit Salad, above, which uses their Buckwheat Honey or Coastal Mountain Sage Honey.

If there's anything better than Brittle, it's crunchy pieces of their Peanut Brittle on top of ice cream. Prefer almonds? They make Almond Brittle also.

The No-Bake Cheesecake Mix from Les Desserts New York Style Cheesecake yields the authentic taste of NY cheesecake with very, very little effort. If you want to dress it up, try a Berry Glaze on top and a fancy garnish or two.

You can choose any flavor of ice cream and any one of the flavors of Oat Cuisine to make a delicious ice cream sundae. If you want our suggestion, try Granola Banana Sundae with Oat Cuisine's Ginger Pecan Granola.

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