Posts Tagged ‘avocado’

Smoky Butternut Squash Tacos with Black Beans

These tacos are on fire. I’m not sure why I haven’t made butternut squash tacos sooner because they are absolutely amazing. First and foremost, we have butternut squash tossed with smoked paprika and roasted until they develop a beautiful crisp to them. Yes, the squash is the star of this taco but there’s more. Their…

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Mexican Street Corn Salad with Smoky Cream Sauce

Mexican street corn meets salad in the best way possible. A great addition to your July 4th spread, this dish is inspired by Mexican street corn. If you’ve never had Mexican street corn, it’s basically grilled corn smothered in a blend of mayonnaise and/or sour cream, chili powder, and cotija cheese, and served with fresh…

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Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Cream

I’ve been cravings these tacos like no other. THIS combo of mild buffalo sauce + cauliflower topped with fresh, crisp cabbage and cooling avocado cilantro cream has got to be the best taco creation I’ve made to date. These are surprisingly super easy and come together in just under a half-hour. The cauliflower is hearty…

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Mexican Cauliflower Rice with Avocado

This dish is a serious treat for your taste buds. First, let’s discuss the wonders of cauliflower “rice.” If you’re not familiar, breathe. It’s just cauliflower florets that are pulsed in your food processor until they become rice-shape pieces and then sautéed until tender. It’s been all the rage since it exploded on the paleo scene…

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Broccoli Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Avocado

Fresh and tangy with an amazing crunch. This lightened up Broccoli Salad is straight-up delightful and is the perfect answer to that “what should I bring?” question that comes up for cookouts and parties all summer long. I know it’s not quite summer yet (okay we’re in the throes of a FREEZING spring?), but I’m…

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Herbed Buckwheat with Avocado, Greens & Lemon

I’ve been eating a lot of quick meals lately. Since spring has arrived, it’s been much more enticing to spend time outside so I’ve been doing a good job cleaning out the pantry and using what is left in the fridge. This salad with buckwheat, herbs, avocados and fresh bright lemon satisfies those demands and…

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Superfood Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Feel great with this miracle worker. If you celebrate Easter, there may be a brunch involved in which this delicious superfood salad will make a gorgeous centerpiece. You’re all aware of my love for a majorly loaded salad and I can assure you that this salad has a little something for everyone – it’s earthy, creamy,…

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A Cleansing Spring Smoothie

  Cleansing Spring Smoothie 1 cup green tea, chilled (you can always use water or coconut water) 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro or parsley 2 cups loosely packed organic spinach 1/2 medium cucumber  (peeled if not organic) 3/4 cup fresh or frozen pineapple juice of 1 lemon 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled 1/4 avocado Place…

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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Kale Salad

Kale is on every menu these days. Please don’t pass this one off. It’s not a trend and there is a reason it will never go away. We all know it is healthy but it also is incredibly versatile, delicious and holds up to heartier fillings that your average mixed greens. Sweet and savory with…

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Sweet Potato Hash with Avocado Crema

The appearance of this meal is incredibly fetching. First, there’s the crispy, colorful raw veggies with all their glorious superfood qualities. Next, we have the antioxidant rich sweet potatoes, roasted until slightly caramelized with the perfect amount of smoked paprika. Then comes the festive black beans, crunchy pumpkin seeds and creamy avocado crema that is…

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