Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast has become ubiquitous to most casual dining menus. I was a bit miffed when I posted my own crude Avocado Toast iphone photo over the holiday break. Within mere minutes, my email was flooded with the same queries, "where can I get that recipe?" Honestly, I felt foolish that I had even posted the photo-- joining the myriad other Avocado Toast devotees whose snapshots currently flood everyone's social media feeds.  But, nonetheless, I love sharing any food that has become a staple in our kitchen or at our kitchen table. For … [Read more...]

Green Pea Guacamole

Is there anything better than freshly-made guacamole in the summertime? I’m talking ripe avocados with some onions, cilantro, tomatoes and hot sauce. I now make fresh guacamole every single weekend and still can’t believe how much money I’m saving by not purchasing those over-priced tubs from the grocery. I’m hoping you’ve seen my video on how to make quacamole? If not, watch here, it’s way too easy:   Last week I was making dinner with a friend and we decided to shake up our traditional guacamole routine and add sweet … [Read more...]

Avocado Egg Salad

photo courtesy of P&G Everyday If you've been following this blog, you know that avocados have taken center stage in our house this year. Now that I've learned how to select ripe avocados in the supermarket and how to safely cut them open, I’ve become obsessed with making homemade guacamole (watch my step-by-step video). In fact, my family accepts nothing less. And now it seems we’re all determined to integrate avocados into as many dishes as possible. A new family favorite I developed from scratch, Stuffed Baked Avocados: 3 Ways, … [Read more...]

Fruit & Avocado Smoothie

Smoothies have become our breakfast au choix in the mornings.  They’re fun, beyond easy to make, and the whole family can participate. The best part of smoothie making is watching the most seemingly random ingredients blend together to make the most unusual flavorful drinks. Our new favorite appliance is our handy NutriBullet.  We are able to make single serve smoothie portions and take it with us on the go on the way to school drop offs. I’ve never been a fan of “sneaking” veggies into meals.  However, I’ve discovered that smoothies … [Read more...]