I asked my friend how long it took him to get back home from my place. “In no time at all,” he spouted with enthusiasm! I love that. I could picture him winging down the road with no thoughts of time, just experiencing the bliss of a beautiful ride through Ecuador on a gorgeous day.
1 chayote squash. peeled and chopped
1/2 big green papaya, grated or chopped
1/2 purple onion, sliced thin
optional 1-2 c. cooked brown rice or zucchini noodles
- 6 cloves minced garlic
- 1/2 c. sweet onion
- 1 c. orange juice
- juice of one lime
- 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
- 1 tsp. oregano
- 1/2 tsp. pepper
- 1 Tab. grated lemon peel
- 1/2 c. fresh, chopped cilantro
- optional: couple drops Hot Pepper sauce
- 1/2 c. olive oil
Add 1 T. coconut oil to a skillet. Throw in the veggies and cook until translucent, about 7 minutes or until desired crispness. Add the sauce below and heat until warm. Serve now.
Sauce – Pulse the garlic and onion in a blender until very finely chopped. Pour in orange juice, lime juice then pour in your seasonings, and be careful with the hot pepper sauce. Blend until thoroughly incorporated. Pour in the olive oil, and blend until smooth.
Word/Phrase of the Day – No hay tiempo en absoluto – no time at all
Tip of the Day – Chayote squash is so good without cooking, too. Eat it raw, yum!
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