Recipes for Your Local Grown Food
Coconut water is 100% natural. It is healthy, full of vitamins and minerals, and benefits your body. Drink to your health!
Known as the “tree of life,” the wonderful fruit of the coconut palm is rich in specific fats that have incredible health benefits. Traditional tropical populations that consume a lot of coconut oil are seldom overweight, and traditionally have been free from the modern diseases that afflict most western cultures.
Pineapple and Coconut drinkIngredients:
2 cups and ½ ripe pineapple
½ cup of coconut milk
2 cups of water
Local honey to taste
How to prepare:
Blend all ingredients in blender
after ready. Serve well chilled.
Papaya is a local fruit with with outstanding nutritional values. The papaya is an amazingly rich source of the proteolytic enzymes. These are the chemicals that enable the digestion of protein. Papain, which is the most important of these enzymes in the papaya, is extracted and dried as a powder for use to aid the digestion, and it is often used as a meat tenderizer, the enzyme partially breaking down the meat fibres—digesting them in fact.
Hawaiian Papaya Fruity SalsaIngredients:
1 cup diced fresh mango
½ cup diced fresh pineapple
½ cup diced papaya
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and
½ medium red onion, finely diced
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
Baby Back Ribs with Spicy PapayaSauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup papaya—peeled, seeded
½ cup water
½ cup white wine
½ cup honey
¼ cup tomato paste
4 pounds pork spareribs
How to prepare:
Place the garlic, papaya, water, wine, honey, and tomato paste into a food processor. Pulse until until the mixture is finely chopped, about 15 seconds.
Place the ribs into a 9x13 inch glass baking dish, and pour the marinade overtop. Mix the ribs around in the marinade to ensure they are evenly coated.
Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 6 hours to overnight (overnight is best).
Bake until tender and serve.