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Jessica Gutsue

-Bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Michigan State University,
-Master’s degree in dietetic education from Western Michigan University
-Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association since 2008
-Nutritionist at Cultivate Nutrition

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Strawberry Season!

strawberry 256It is strawberry season in Michigan and here is a recipe using our fresh, local, and delicious berries that are loaded with nutrition and phytochemicals! Use it as a snack with the chips or the salsa as a topping on chicken or fish!

Cool Strawberry Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chips

Serves 6 (1/ 4 cup salsa and 8 chips each)

Ingredients:

Strawberry Salsa:

1 cup chopped strawberries

½ cup chopped kiwi

½ cup chopped seeded cucumber

1 Tbsp. honey

2 tsp. lime juice

½ tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp ginger

Cinnamon Tortilla Chips:

2 Tbsp. sugar (try to use less-1 Tbsp.)

1 tsp cinnamon

6 whole grain tortillas, (6 inch)

For the salsa, mix all ingredients in medium bowl until well blended. Cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes to blend flavors.

For the chips, preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Spray tortillas lightly with no stick cooking spray. Cut each into 8 wedges. Place on baking sheet. Sprinkle wedges with cinnamon sugar mixture.

Bake 8-10 minutes or until crisp. Cool completely on wire rack. Serve with strawberry salsa.

Visit your local farmer’s market and find strawberries, honey and maybe spices!

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