CALIFORNIA LIVING® TV host and Party Girl Diet book author Aprilanne Hurley dishes Safeway Chef Jeff Anderson’s healthy Watermelon Black Bean Salsa with fresh local produce at its peak of flavor.

This month, CALIFORNIA LIVING® with TV host and Party Girl Diet™ book author Aprilanne Hurley is all about whipping up healthy & fun recipes with local, fresh produce at its peak of flavor.  To this end, CALIFORNIA LIVING® spotlights the benefits of using fresh, local produce with the expert assistance of Chef Jeff Anderson, Executive Chef of the Safeway Culinary Kitchens and Art Perry of George Perry & Sons family farm in Manteca California.

Anderson and Perry team up to share fresh produce tips, recipes and the benefits of choosing fresh, local produce in season – like watermelon from Art’s family farm, which has been providing Safeway with fresh and locally grown watermelons for more than 60 years.

Check out the Party Girl Diet’s review of the amazing health and weight loss benefits of watermelon

Whip up the following Party Girl Diet™ approved Watermelon Black Bean Salsa Recipe for your next picnic or BBQ and discover how delicious and easy entertaining with local, fresh produce can be:

Watermelon Black Bean Salsa

Recipe Courtesy of Safeway Culinary Kitchens’ Executive Chef Jeff Anderson for CALIFORNIA LIVING®

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients

1 qt. (7-lb.) fresh watermelon; peeled and small diced

1 can (15-oz.) O Organics™ black beans; rinsed and drained

1 medium red onion peeled and small diced

1 cucumber peeled, seeds removed and small diced

¼ cup Cilantro rough chopped

2 tablespoon  o organics extra virgin olive oil

1 fresh lime, juice of

Pinch Sea salt, to taste

Pinch Fresh ground black pepper

A dash of your favorite Hot Sauce as needed

The Snack Artist™ Tortilla Chips

Directions

In a large bowl, combine prepared watermelon, black beans, onions, cucumber, cilantro, extra virgin olive oil, hot sauce and lime juice.

Stir ingredients together, taste for seasoning and spice; adjust as needed.

Transfer salsa to serving bowl, serve with tortilla chips.

 

 

Party Girl Diet Author Aprilanne Hurley's media credits include live appearances on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX networks.
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Party Girl Diet™, Super Abs Playbook and Socialite Diet book author Aprilanne Hurley SFN, CLFC, is a Certified Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Certified Lifestyle Fitness Coach, and Series Creator for California Living, California’s original lifestyle TV magazine format show featuring California’s trends in food, travel, and healthy living. 

Hurley’s Party Girl Diet book series is a collection of healthy, sustainable lifestyle plans combining today’s groundbreaking health and nutrition research with Hurley’s passion for good living to deliver a revolutionary new diet and lifestyle that lets you  “Keep the Party Going” While You Lose the Weight.”

PLUS:  Find out how to “Keep the Party Going…While You Lose the Weight” (and uncover those sexy abs just waiting to be seen) with Aprilanne Hurley’s Party Girl Diet – available on Amazon.com!

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