Chai-Masala Peach paletas!

Snack or Dessert


Summer! Is that you?

This recipe is refreshingly creamy and sweet.  It’s a Chai-masala paleta with fresh Georgia peaches.

Paletas- Frozen fruit bars (water or milk base). A popular item sold in the streets of Mexico. Also an amazing part of Mexican culture that has been brought to America!

If you ever visit Nashville, make sure you checkout ‘The Peach Truck’! They truck in fresh Georgia peaches from Pearson Farm in Ft.Valley Georgia. Just imagine, that peachy fragrance and those sweet peach juices dripping down your arm when you take a bite. It is worth it, get to Nashville asap!

Ingredients: Yield- 8 paletas

  • 3 fresh ‘The Peach Truck’ peaches or ripe ones available in your area
  • 2 1/2 cups of plain greek yogurt
  • 4 Tablespoons of honey (can be adjusted to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 packet of chai-masala powder
  • Popsicle mold
  • Pinch of salt


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Cut each peach in half and then into slices
  • Place on a sheet pan, drizzle with 1 tablespoon of honey and sprinkle with a pinch of salt
  • Roast peaches for 35 mins or until peaches are soft
  • Let cool (refrigeration helps the process)
  • Add yogurt, honey,vanilla extract and chai-masala powder to a large bowl
  • Stir thoroughly
  • After peaches are cool, gently fold into the yogurt mixture
  • Pour into popsicle molds
  • Freeze for 4-6 hrs
  • Enjoy!

Mexican hot chocolate pretzels!

Snack or Dessert

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These pretzels are a perfect sweet and spicy snack or a tasty treat for a holiday party, because what? It’s October!

Ingredients: About 50 pretzels

  • 2 cups of ‘grid’ pretzels
  • 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon of cayenne
  • 1 Tablespoon of nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon of butter


  • Cut parchment paper or waxed paper and place on a sheet pan
  • Place two cups of water into a saucepan and then place a glass bowl on top of that, this is called a double broiler. It will melt your chocolate slowly. The water should be at a simmer.
  • Place the chocolate and butter into the glass bowl
  • Stir constantly until chocolate is silky and melted
  • Mix spices together, cinnamon nutmeg and cayenne
  • Place spices into a sifter, set aside
  • Using tongs or chopsticks, dip the pretzels in the chocolate allowing excess to drip off
  • Place on the parchment or wax paper
  • Sprinkle with spices, while the pretzels are still freshly dipped, so that the spices will stick.
  • Continue until all of the pretzels are finished
  • Place in the refrigerator until the chocolate hardens
  • Enjoy this sweet spicy snack, try not to eat the whole bowl!

Siracha-Agave popcorn! A quick, spicy & sweet snack. .


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– 1 cup of popcorn kernels or 1 bag of microwavable popcorn

– 1 1/2 Tablespoons of siracha

– 1 Tablespoon of agave or honey

– 1 paper brown lunch bag

– Pinch of salt

– Tablespoon of olive oil ( If you are using raw popcorn kernels)


– Heat oil in a deep pot at medium-high heat

– Add kernels, cover until all kernels are popped.

– Place popped popcorn in the brown paper bag

– Drizzle siracha over popcorn and shake the brown paper bag

– Add pinch of salt

– Drizzle agave or honey and shake brown paper bag


Sweet peach and blueberry spring rolls with a honey-mint sauce!

Snack or Dessert

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Yields: 4 whole sweet spring rolls OR 8 mini spring rolls


For spring rolls-

– 1 fresh peach

– Handful of blueberries

– Sprig of mint

– 4 oz of lime juice

– 1 package of rice noodles

– 1 package of rice paper – 8 1/2 inch or ‘small’

– 1 Tablespoon of honey

For sauce-

– 1 Tablespoon of honey

– 4 oz of lime juice

– Spring of mint – 3 to 4 leaves of mint

– Tsp of sugar

Procedure: Sauce

– Chiffonade the mint (roll the leaves together and then chop horizontally)

– Add mint to a bowl with lime juice, honey and sugar.

– Stir and done. Taste test for adjustments.

Procedure: Spring rolls

– Cut peach in half, avoiding the pit. Then cut peach into slices.

– Tear the mint, set aside

– Cook rice noodles, about 5 minutes in medium-high temperature water.

– Drain and rinse rice noodles.

– Pour honey and lime juice on top of the noodles and mix well.

– Place a damp paper towel or kitchen towel on a cutting board.

– Place warm water in a wide and flat container. So the rice paper is able to lay flat under the warm water.

–  Place 1 sheet of rice paper in warm water, let sit for 1 minute or until silky and flexible.

– Place rice paper on the damp paper towel/ kitchen towel

–  Lay 3 slices of peaches, horizontally in the middle of the rice paper.

– Grab a small amount of noodles (you be the judge) and lay them horizontally on top of the sliced peaches.

– Place 3  more pieces of sliced peach on top of the rice noodles.

– Nestle blueberries around the peaches.

– Sprinkle the pieces of mint over your creation.


–  Roll the bottom away from you over the tasty treat. Tighten it by pulling back towards you.

– Fold the left side towards the right and then the right side toward the left.

– And then roll until the ingredients are nice and snug in the beautiful and tasty spring roll that you just made!

– Slice and dip in the honey-mint sauce!

– MMMM so Fresh!