Avocados

Spicy Avocado Ranch Dressing

I am annoyed.  Scratch that.  I am super annoyed!  It is April 28th and it is SNOWING!  Excuse me?  May starts on Monday and we have cold white stuff falling from the sky?  Not cool.  We had a long, cold winter this year and a cold spring and it’s starting to take its toll on everyone.  I […]

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Baked Avocado Falafel with Avocado Lemon Tahini Sauce

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I love falafel.  Though love may not be a strong enough word.  Seriously.  I recently combined falafel and avocado, and putting two of my loves into one dish is just about giving me heart palpitations.  I whipped up some baked avocado falafel that are light little pillows that are made even more delicious when combined with […]

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California Avocado Balela

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Have you had balela before? It’s a Middle Eastern chickpea and black bean salad that I’m a bit obsessed with.  If you haven’t had it, you are missing out!  If you have, you should probably eat it again.  Either way, I’ve got a twist on traditional balela that includes not-so-traditional California avocado.  It may not be […]

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California Avocado Brown Rice Congee

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I know the calendar says that it is officially spring, but Mother Nature can’t seem to make up her mind here in Utah!  We will have one or two glorious days of spring weather and then a cold front will swoop in and send me scrambling to dig out my winter coat again.  All this […]

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Avocado Nori Rolls

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Happy last day of February!  To send the month out with a bang I am sharing a second super easy snack that includes my beloved avocados—California Avocado Nori Rolls.  Part of why I love these so much is because I can cut up a bunch of veggies at the beginning of the week, put them […]

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Avo-Nana Oatmeal Snack Bites

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Did you know that February is National Snack Food Month?  In honor of all you snack lovers out there (and I stand among you), I thought I would share a couple of snacks that I developed for California Avocados to close out the month.  Today I’ve got these Avo-Nana Oatmeal Snack Bites for you.  I’ve […]

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Veggie Salad Stuffed Avocados

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My in-laws live in Draper, Utah, a city just north of us.  Every summer they have Draper Days, an event that lasts for about a week in July and is filled with everything from a children’s parade, to a rodeo, to evening concerts in the park, followed by fireworks.  It’s a blast.  This past July we […]

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Grilled Corn with Vegan Avocado Crema

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Remember that Grilled Corn with California Avocado Crema that I told you about at the beginning of the week?  Well I promised you a plant-based (vegan) version and today I’m delivering!  With summer winding down we have got to take advantage of all the wonderful produce, including corn and avocados!  This version replaces the crema […]

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Grilled Corn with California Avocado Crema

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If you happen to be grilling corn for Labor Day tomorrow, might I suggest that you make it even better with the addition of some California Avocado Crema?  (And if you’re cooking corn…maybe you should?)  Hop on over to The Scoop to grab the recipe!  (P.S. I will be posting a plant-based version later on […]

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Red Beans & Rice with Avocado

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In addition to pulled pork nachos, another dish I fell in love with while living in Memphis was red beans and rice.  Today I’ve got a quick and easy version for you that would be perfect served as part of your Labor Day eats.  This version includes fresh chunks of California avocado for added pops […]

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