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Tropical tastes
Vol. 14 No. 5

Start your day off with a breakfast recipe from Sonoma Brinery that ticks a lot of boxes: protein, probiotic, vegetables: Savory Egg White Scramble with Curtido and Broccoli.

One of the cold brew coffees from Jittery John's will take you straight to the country known for its coffee: Brazil Nut Milk Cold Brew.

Organic Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil from 21 Missions Organics gives the richness to Coconut Soup, above.

Saucery makes small-batch ethnic sauces using all-natural ingredients, that represent cultures from around the world. Take a culinary trip with their creamy, sweet and spicy Tikka Masala sauce in Tikka Masala Chicken with Potatoes and Broccoli, above.

Taste south-of-the-border spice in Pernicious Pickling Co.'s Jalapeņo Kisses. These sweet and hot pickles really jazz up a whiskey sour cocktail.

Yoconut Dairy Free takes sun-baked coconuts to create an irresistibly indulgent coconut milk yogurt without any added sugar. Artisanally made in San Francisco. Try the one made with pineapple juice.

Celebrate tropical flavors the entire month of May!

Enjoy a taste of the tropics with this extraordinary Piņa Colada, above, made with La Tourangelle Artisan Oils' Coconut Oil. Fresh pineapple, coconut milk and dark rum are blended with a rich shot of coconut oil.

A delightfully innovative take on a classic cocktail. The Rhubarb + Date Syrup Margarita, above, is lightly sweetened with Just Date Syrup, which takes the tart edge off the rhubarb and adds a little burnt caramel flavor.

Using Top Hat Provisions mixers ensures a perfect cocktail every time. Make a margarita with their "Daisy" (which means "margarita" in Spanish), add a few lime wedges, and you'll be transported to a Mexican beach, without paying for airfare.

Make Desert Heat, The Spicy Margarita, above, with NickelDime Syrups' Caged Heat Cocktail Syrup. Also experiment with their three other brand new syrups: Cherry Bomb, Fairy Dust, and Crimson Smoke.

Matcha Sparkling Tea Tonic from Tea Crush is Japanese matcha with a twist of pineapple and coconut to transport you to your favorite beach holiday destination. Plus get a dose of anti-oxidants and better energy without the crash.

If you don't eat all of your Mrs. A's Salsa Buena right out of the tub, you can make a delicious Salsa Shrimp Salad.

Take an already delicious dish to new heights by making Ceviche with Judge Casey's Irish Tomato Relish.

Use your imagination or follow the suggestions in this recipe for the Wild West Curtido Bowl, making certain to top it with Wild West Ferments' El Curtido.

The super simple mix from Les Desserts New York Style Cheesecake makes a delicious, authentic New York Style Cheesecake. Then you can embellish. Add toasted coconut to a graham cracker crust and top the cheesecake with shredded sweetened coconut.

One of the delicious cookies made by Anna's Danish Cookies is Coconut. Also enjoy these flavors: Butter, Egg, Vanilla, and Oatmeal.

Mango is one of the delectable fruit flavors of French Meringue Kisses from Alice's Sweet Tooth. Pop a tropical treat in your mouth!

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