Avocado Carrot Face Mask

Simple to make and rich in anti-oxidants this mask will help improve the tone and texture of your skin.To make this you will need:1 carrot (cooked and well mashed)1 avocado (mashed)1/2 cup cream 3 tablespoons liquid honey1 beaten egg yolk (optional)Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and blend until you have a sm...more

Meatless Monday ~ Avocado Toast With Egg

Last month, David’s mama and sister came to stay with us a couple of days. My sister-in-law and I talk about food a lot. We practically have the same palate. During one of our food conversations, she told me how she didn’t really like avocados, but loved to put them on toast. After listening to her talk about the avocado toast, I knew I definitely wanted to give it a try....more

Huevos Rancheros in Grilled Avocado

The romance of a kitchen remodel wears off like clockwork after two weeks. The first week is exciting as the old stuff comes out, the space opens up, and the new vision starts becoming a reality. During week two everything seems to slow to a snail’s pace. Only one or two people show up on a daily basis.  New wiring is being run, updates to mechanical systems are being made, walls and ceiling are coming down, windows and doors may change. The mess is amplified. The dust feels unbearable. It’s then that those who brave a major remodel long for a quiet kitchen and a dull routine. ...more

The Best Avocado Deviled Eggs

In case you needed another reason to fall in love with avocados, try these deviled eggs. They make a great appetizer and after the Easter weekend, you'll have plenty of leftover hard boiled eggs to use up. Put those eggs to use with this simple, yet so delicious recipe; you'll definitely want to make these again and again!...more

Chicken and Avocado Salad

Fresh, Homemade Guacamole

How is everyone doing on this fabulous Wednesday? Today ended on a positive note - I played dragon tag with my students, and that's always a lot of fun! In dragon tag, everyone wears velcro flags (like in flag football) and is split up into two teams. The goal is to tag (by pulling their flags) everyone on the opposing team. This game always involves running around and climbing playground equipment, and we work up a good sweat!...more

Chocolate Covered Raspberry Pudding (Sugar Free)

Here’s another super healthy treat that actually tastes great! A winner with all my peeps. You could also use this as a frosting for cupcakes or cookies....more

Tomatillo and Avocado Salsa

Last weekend I stopped by my parents' house and took a quick walk through their garden. Despite it being cold and rainy, the herbs were still green and I spotted a few tomatoes still on the vine. I was suddenly reminded that my dad had asked me to pick all the tomatillos that had ripened, heavy in their husks, the plants bowing towards the ground....more

Best Way to Cut an Avocado

Do you have an OBSESSION with avocado like I do? Ever since I was pregnant it has definitely been one of my favorite foods! Not only because it's delicious but because of the numerous health benefits it offers. Avocados are rich in vitamin A, B, C, E and K, copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, folate and iron. They also contain certain phytochemicals such as lutein, beta-sitosterol and glutathione which are proven to protect the body against certain diseases. Glutathione in particular SLOWS the aging process! ...more

Avocado Ice Cream