Jicama Salsa Recipe

Jicama-gantic Jicama is an ancient food-tuber, purportedly eaten by the Mayans.  It’s a vining plant that grows in Central America and as far north as Mexico.   It also has naturalized in Asia, but it is not native to that region.  While people have tried to grow jicama in the states, the jicama roots are piddly…

Plant-based and oil free tamales: Who knew fat free could be so tasty?

I never really thought much about eliminating all oils from the diet until last year. My in-laws embarked on a plant-based and oil free diet to combat severe heart disease. What diet is that? They eat essentially vegan, but eliminate all oils as well, so no coconut oil, avocado, or olive oil.They eat lots of…