Welcome! Login | Register
 

This Week Was Raimondo’s Worst Week as Governor and It Has Long Term Implications—This Week Was Raimondo's Worst Week as Governor…

25 New England Fall Getaways—25 New England Fall Getaways

Verdi Named Providence Deputy Chief of Police—Major Thomas Verdi Named Deputy Chief of Police

MINDSETTERS™ Inman III, Araujo, Donnelly: Poverty Level Wages Paid to Adjunct Faculty at URI—Guest MINDSETTERS™ Inman III, Araujo, Donnelly: Poverty Level…

Huestis: Meteors & Other Astronomical Treats—Huestis: Meteors & Other Astronomical Treats

What to Watch For: Bills vs. Patriots—What to Watch For: Bills vs. Patriots

Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Asters Star—Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Asters Star

Guest MINDSETTER™ Kerrie Johnson: Please Consider Voting for My Dad—Guest MINDSETTER™ Kerrie Johnson: Please Consider Voting for…

Fit For Life: Be The Change You Want To See—Fit For Life: Be The Change You Want…

Redwood Library to Honor Pulitzer Prize Winner Wood—Redwood Library to Honor Pulitzer Prize Winner Wood

 
 

Healthy Meals to Cook at Home - Tropical Fruit Salsa

Friday, February 28, 2014

 

GoLocalProv and Dave's Marketplace have teamed up to offer "Healthy Meals to Cook At Home".

This series offers some of New England's best ideas for healthy cooking delicious meals—made from fresh, wholesome ingredients—in your own kitchen. This week's recipe, Tropical fruit salsa is simple to prepare, makes for a great snack or appeitizer, and is just as healthy as it is tasty.

 

 

 

Tropical Fruit Salsa

Ingredients:

• 1 Golden Pineapple, diced

• 2 Mangos, diced

• 1 Papaya, diced

• 1 Red Onion, finely chopped

• 1 Red Bell Pepper, finely chopped

• 2 tablespoons Curly Parsley, chopped

• 2 tablespoons Honey

• ½ teaspoon Salt

• ½ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

• ¾ cup Water

• 2 tablespoons Corn Starch

Instructions:

• Combine water and corn starch to make a slurry.

• Combine all other ingredients in a sauce pan. Bring to boil, boil for 3 minutes. Slowly add the slurry, stirring. Return to boil. Remove from heat and cool.

Enjoy!

 

Related Slideshow: RI’s 5 Best Desserts

Hope you saved enough room for these...

Prev Next

Fresh Lime Mousse Tart, Pastiche, Providence

One of the long standing traditions in Providence is dinner in one place and dessert at Pastiche. We have top-notch pastry chefs producing tasty treats all over Providence but Pastiche is where we always end up. It is the perfect "end of date" setting for a finely made cappuccino and a slice of their lime mousse tart. This tart is the perfect aperitif. It's light and refreshing and paired with the java, it might just wake you up enough for a little dancing!

92 Spruce St.

401-861-5190

www.pastichefinedesserts.com

Prev Next

Sweet Potato Tartlet, The Ocean House, Watch Hill

This seasonal sweet was one of the highlights of our fall dining experiences. Everything at the Ocean House is done right, from the moment you arrive. The fine dining restaurant, Seasons, serves some of the best food in Rhode Island and they wowed us with this dessert. Pastry Chef Adam Young has balanced the delicate flavors of sweet potatoes with cinnamon and honey perfectly. We can still taste the deliciousness.

1 Bluff Ave.

401-315-0579

http://www.oceanhouseri.com/

Prev Next

Tiramisu, d.carlo Trattoria, Smithfield

The western side of the state is covered by d.carlo Trattoria. They have been churning out authentic Italian cuisine since the day they opened. Today, under Chef Aaron Thorpe, they have raised the bar again. The pasta dishes are very good and we almost got too full for dessert. Luckily for us, we persevered and discovered the tiramisu. This was a delicious rendition of the classic and it had us licking the plate. The flavor of the coffee and the lightness of the filling were the highlights for us. It left us feeling sated and happy.

970 Douglas Pike

401-349-4979

http://www.dcarlotrattoria.net/

Prev Next

Nutella Pizza with Sliced Strawberries, Basta, Cranston

Sometimes, when you take your nephews to dinner, you end up with pizza for dessert. And, sometimes, it's really, really, good. We were there for the pizza anyway, so this was a natural. And anytime you can get the kids to eat fruit, it's good. The pizzas at Basta are some of the best around and with warm Nutella and fresh strawberries on top it was a really good way to wrap up a very good meal. Plus, we like the coziness of this restaurant, and surrounding Pawtuxet Village, especially at this time of year.

2195 Broad St.

401-461-2300

www.bastaonbroad.com

Prev Next

Crème Brulee, Pot au Feu, Providence

Where else in Providence would you go for classic French? The Pot has been "the" place for the classics since the 1970's. Owner/impresario Bob Burke likes to say that they're not really interested in recipe until it's at least 150 years old. The crème brulee is among the best we've ever had...in the world. It comes in a soup bowl--not that tiny portion we've grown to accept--and the brulee'd sugar layer is like that thin ice that's forming on ponds and puddles across Rhode Island currently. It's pretty perfect.

44 Custom House St.

401-273-8953

www.potaufeu.businesscatalyst.com

 
 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 

X

Stay Connected — Free
Daily Email
 
:!