Tag: avocado

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

 Today was a cloudy, chilly, snowy day and all I want to do is stay inside and stay warm. I wanted to eat something that reminded me of summer and I was craving a satisfying yet healthy lunch. I decided to make stuffed peppers but I didn’t want a warm […]

Warm Zucchini Salad

 With cooler weather here, I love having something warm to eat that is also a little spicy. It’s very easy to prepare and takes hardly and time to cook. With eating healthier, I find that food that’s full of flavor satisfies my palate and makes it so that I don’t […]

Tostones

 I decided I wanted to try something new and that I’ve never made. So after looking online, I decided to try Tostones. They are made from mashed plantains and are usually deep-fried. I wanted something a bit lighter, so I used only a bit of coconut oil to fry them […]

Avocado Cilantro Hummus

 Hummus is one of my absolute favorite snack foods! It tastes delicious and it pairs perfectly with all veggies. I decided to try avocado in it and it makes it have such a creamy texture. As you will notice, there is no tahini in it. I found it didn’t pair […]

Quinoa Salad with Avocado Cilantro Dressing

 It’s quite cool and dreary today so I wanted something that had lots of color. I love that quinoa is a complete protein and goes with so many things. This salad has so much flavor and is filling enough for a meal. The crunch of the raw veggies with the […]

Vegan Zucchini Enchilada Rolls

 Enchiladas have such a great blend of Mexican spices and flavors, however traditionally it has meat in it. It took me awhile to come up with this vegan version, but it was worth the time. I used chickpeas in the place of meat and cooked them in the enchilada sauce. […]

Zucchini Salad

 Who else enjoys having a plate full of greens for lunch? I love the taste and texture of raw zucchini so I decided to make that the base of my salad rather than lettuce. What’s even better is how fast it is to make it; which is ideal for busy […]

Chickpea & Avocado Lettuce Wraps

 Today was one of those days where I was wanting something filling for lunch. Seeing I had chickpeas and an avocado, I decided to combine it and it was delicious!   Smash together the chickpeas and avocado. If you like it creamier, put it into the food processor. The link […]

Vegetable Spring Rolls

 Warm July days call for light but filling meals that are easy to prepare; with little to no cooking. I love how easy it is to make spring rolls and the freedom to make it your own which they provide. You have to soak the rice paper wraps in warm […]

Veggie Bowl with Avocado Dressing

 This veggie bowl is great for warm summer evenings. I chose to have all my veggies raw except for the corn, but grilling them would be good too! Combine all the ingredients for the dressing. You can add more liquid if you want to make it thinner. I made mine […]