Three Sisters summer salad

Photo Credit: Get Fresh Cooking

Using fresh ingredients native to our area nourishes our body and can nourish our soul!

Imagine eating foods your ancestors ate? Imagine using these fresh foods that are easy to prepare! Using ancestral ingredients with a twist can be just the thing for our modern, crazy, busy times.

The “Three Sisters” – beans, corn and squash, are significant to many Indigenous people. Try this delicious recipe and wake up your taste buds! This can be served hot or cold, can be a nutritious addition to meals such as tacos, fish or chicken. Enjoy!

Lisa B. Smith, RDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the Southern Ute Shining Mountain Health and Wellness.

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