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Fried Green Plantains

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I have to admit, when our organic “share” for the week includes plantains, I get a little giddy.  There’s something perfect about fried, green plantains (aka “Tostones”) with their starchy, slightly sweet taste, fried golden and sprinkled with salt.  I paired this week’s with homemade Guacamole with Hidden Veggies and Grilled Corn-on-the-Cob with Pepper-lime Butter.  Fiesta!  If you

Guacamole with Hidden Vegetables

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This guacamole recipe has a secret; it’s got hidden veggies to add an extra nutrient punch. Adding edamame or green peas to your guacamole is easy and undetectable thanks to the awesome onion and spices that give guacamole a tangy punch. If your family is used to eating straight guacamole with store-bought chips, ease into the veggies-hiding by adding small amounts at first.