Tag Archives: avocado

Coconut-Avocado Smoothie

Coconut-Avocado Smoothie

It’s a fact: your body needs fat. Not the kind packed into a pile of cheese fries, a deep dish pizza or triple-fudge brownie sundae, though. Healthy fats, found in nature’s perfect foods—nuts and seeds, fish, olives, soybeans—are nourishing and essen ...
Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Full of playful, colorful hues and free of gluten, this flavorful and nutritious pasta salad is the perfect (easy!) way to wow your friends and family at the next potluck, picnic or backyard party.  Make a big batch to share or enjoy throughout the w ...
Lobster Guacamole

Lobster Guacamole

Loaded guacamole likely brings to mind chunky tomatoes, spicy jalapenos and fresh cilantro bulking up a creamy mashed avocado dip. Unless you live in New England, like me, lobster’s probably not on your list of occasional creative add-ins. But believ ...
Coconut-Topped Tropical Fruit Salad

Coconut-Topped Tropical Fruit Salad

Cakes, cookies and cobblers are all fine desserts, but for something a little lighter that’s just as sweet (and more nutritious), throw together a simple fruit salad. This refreshing mix is made with mango, papaya, and the surprise addition of avocad ...
Spicy Avocado-Horseradish Spread

Spicy Avocado-Horseradish Spread

If you’re in the mood for mild, move on. This recipe is for the more adventurous sandwich maker, craving a kicked-up spread to slather on in place of boring butter or bland mayonnaise. It starts subdued, with a creamy mashed avocado and a splash of f ...
Spring Picnic (Vegan!) Potato Salad

Spring Picnic (Vegan!) Potato Salad

Whether you’re headed to a potluck or planning a small get-together lunch, potato salad is an old stand-by that appeals to all ages. If guests are vegan, however, traditional ingredients—mayo, eggs, sour cream and sometimes bacon—make this dish ...
Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Sauce

Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Sauce

Whether your diet is paleo, gluten-free or vegan, zucchini pasta is the perfect way to still have fun  spinning noodles without the flour, carbs or eggs that come with traditional spaghetti. A spiralizer is a fancy tool that turns out long, thin ribb ...