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

Corn-free Nachos + Ridiculously Tasty Toppings

I may or may not be on a major Mexican kick right now. I can't seem to get guacamole + fresh salsa in my tummy fast enough....more

Homemade Guacamole... Olé!

There are a million wonderful ways to eat avocado. I have recently been addicted to avocado on toast in the mornings, my weekly sushi night at home is always greeted with avocado and I even use it as a substitute for butter in baking. Everything is better with a bit of ‘cado in it! On the top of the list has to be fresh, homemade guacamole. Creamy avocado, tart limes, crushed garlic. Delicious! ...more

Bazooka Limon Guacamole -- YES

 Last month for my birthday we went to a great Mexican restaurant, El Vez, in the city with some friends. I had been there a couple times in the past for drinks, but had never had any food, so I was pretty psyched to try it out finally....more

Taqueria Style Guacamole

I want to wax poetic about this guacamole, but, well, my brain is beach mush. So please believe me when I say it is outstanding. It is a smooth guacamole, blitzed in the blender, and had more tomatillos in it than avocados, so you can count on it being quite tangy. It was the perfect complement to carnitas–stay tuned for the recipe. - See more at: ...more

Bacon Guacamole

Quick Guacamole Guacamole ...more

grilled cheese with spicy guacamole.

If you remember my recent post about spicy cocktails today’s ode to spicy guacamole tucked in between two slice of cheesy sourdough will come as no surprise. (Well, that and the fact that is in fact National Grilled Cheese month) I used to be super hesitant with spicy things at restaurants and I always, always seeded a jalapeno before plopping it into a slow cooker. ...more

On Being a Tool

If you sent me to my room and told me to get dressed and I walked out with pants on my head, you would think me either insane or five years old. If you asked me to dust the blinds and I went in search of a circular saw, you would lock up the tools, myself included. If you wanted me to make you some tasty guacamole and I reached for the bag of marshmallows to fold into the mashed avocado, you would likely gag and remove me from the kitchen. I clearly could not be trusted....more

Green Goddess Guacamole Dip

 Before I met Jesse about 5 years ago, I had never had an avocado nor ever ventured trying guacamole. Guacamole just seemed like something I would despise. Do you have any foods that you just KNOW you'll despise?...more