Avocado Recipes

Rice and Eggs

Weekday mornings are B-U-S-Y! Who has time to make a healthy breakfast these days? Good thing my favorite breakfast only takes 5 minutes to make. Rice and Eggs is not only simple to make, but it is much healthier than eating sugar packed cereal, pop tarts, or a nutri-grain bar in the morning. It keeps …

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Have I ever told you about the prosciutto made in the Slovenian Karst region? Kraški Pršut (Karst Prosciutto) Basically just a leg of dried, cured ham, what makes this special is simplicity and climate. There are only a few key ingredients: high quality pork sea salt Burja-the name of the strong wind that blows here time-12-16 months …

Veggie Burrito Bowl

  When I first moved overseas, I thought it would be hard. I thought I’d experience culture shock. I thought I would miss my home, my house, my things, my dog. The truth is, I don’t. At least not as much as I thought I would. Except for my dog…just look at that handsome face! …

Green Smoothie with Avocado and Kale

You might have noticed I occasionally write about avocados on this blog.  Okay…pretty often…well maybe once or twice a day minute.  Avocados are seriously the best thing on the planet. Not only are they tasty, they are also chock full of healthy stuff, like fiber and potassium.  A half an avocado has about 130 calories, …

Ideas for Avocado: Bacon Avocado Salad

This Bacon Avocado Salad is so simple, but can be made to look very elegant if you want to serve it for something fancy. I love incorporating avocado into salads, and pairing it with bacon is even better.  I’m thinking about putting this salad out on Thanksgiving to hold guests over until the turkey and everything else …

Ideas for Avocado: Bacon Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Everybody loves bacon, right?  And who doesn’t love bacon/avocado combinations?  These bacon avocado lettuce wraps are healthy and light. These wraps would be great for entertaining. The hubby and I ate three each and it was perfect for a light lunch.   Bacon Avocado Lettuce Wraps   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 …

Ideas For Avocado: Avocado Caprese Salad

This  is a super easy salad you can whip up in just a few minutes. My Nonna used to make caprese salads all the time. I make it the same way as her, but also like to add avocados. This Avocado Caprese Salad makes a very nice side dish or appetizer! I make this dish …

Ideas for Avocado: Whole-Wheat Avocado-Zucchini Muffins

I am so excited to share this recipe with you!  After brainstorming different ways to make avocados, I thought I’d give some sort of avocado muffins a try.  I have been doing some experimenting in the kitchen lately, and came up with these lovely Whole-Wheat Avocado-Zucchini Muffins!  These are so good!  I used a standard …

Ideas for Avocado: Avocado Wrap

The avocado obsession continues…this week I have made several of these avocado wraps for lunch, and they are delicious! You really can just add avocado to whatever your favorite wrap is, like I did in this picture below. This wrap has chicken, rice, tomato, cheese, Lizano Salsa and avocado (along with apple and homemade peanut butter …

Ideas for Avocado: Avocado Pizza

Pizza and a movie anyone?  Sometimes I just like to stay in and cuddle with the hubby, eat cheesy pizza and watch a movie.  This kind of pizza fits the bill…tomatoes and basil from the garden, fresh mozzarella, and AVOCADO. Avocado Pizza   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 25 …