Posts tagged ‘avocado’

December 12th, 2013

The Art of a Fall or Winter Salad {+ Mandarin & Avocado Kale Salad}

by Lauren

Kale Salad with Parmesan, Cranberries, and Pine Nuts

I always have greens on hand. Romaine, spinach, kale, arugula or some combination of these things. Their staples in our refrigerator because they are so versatile. I love pulling together salads for lunch using leftovers from dinner or other miscellaneous kitchen staples. It’s so easy, healthy, and never requires a recipe.

Despite the colder weather, a salad is still totally acceptable in Fall and Winter. I thought I would impart some wisdom … Read more...

November 25th, 2013

Slow-Roasted Tomato & Avocado Crostini {holiday appetizer}

by Chrissy

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Only 2 more sleeps until Thanksgiving! The day filled with loved ones, thankfulness, good food and full bellies is almost here, and we are ecstatic!

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While most of your Thanksgiving feast menus are set (hopefully…), there is always room for another tasty appetizer to fend off the hungry crowd until the roasted Bird is served.

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Of course if you aren’t the one hosting the feast, it’s always a good idea to bring a little something to share and an appetizer … Read more...

September 8th, 2013

Mexican Scrambled Eggs {with Tomatillos, Queso, Avocado}

by Lauren

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We had the perfect dinner in Cabo last weekend. Perfect.

It was a complete surprise to me – I definitely thought we were going out for some beach bar nachos (which would have been fine by me!) – but Chrissy planned a beautiful sunset dinner at a gorgeous restaurant where we were able to eat dinner with our feet in the sand.

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Everything from the seafood casserole that came steaming hot, family style, to the churros and cake for dessert … Read more...

June 5th, 2013

Caramelized Corn and Avocado Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

by Lauren

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This chimichurri was so good, I made it two days in a row. While there is nothing fancy or different about this chimichurri, I do believe it is an under utilized recipe.

Classic chimichurri is good on just about anything you can think of. So far, we’ve had it on fish and perfectly cooked pork tenderloin this week. Tomorrow I plan on using it as a dressing for my salad at lunch. I also drizzled it over this caramelized corn … Read more...

June 4th, 2013

Coconut Kale Salad {with Coconut-Lime Vinaigrette}

by Chrissy


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It’s June which means that Summer is pretty much here and that makes me so giddy.

Especially, Summer in Southern California. I haven’t lived elsewhere for the summer, but I can’t imagine it getting any better than this.

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Let me share a few of my favorite summer things:

Sunshine. Warm ocean water (not to be confused with the stingrays/jellies that come with it). Luscious summer berries and sweet stone fruit in season. My Momma’s hot peach cobbler. Beach boardwalk bike … Read more...