Category Archives: avocado

Simple, Healthful, Creamy Salad Dressings (Non-Dairy, Non-Mayo)

Unable to eat dairy or pro-inflammatory, omega-6-laden mayonnaise, I’ve lately been missing creamy dressings.  During the colder months, I find them more satisfying than the tangy vinaigrettes that speak to me of sultry summer meals.  I’ve lately been having fun … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet Bruschetta with Caramelized Onions

Since discovering I can make perfect caramelized onions in the slow-cooker, my culinary world has changed.  I can cook up a large batch of onions overnight, while I sleep, any night of the week, and then keep them on hand … Continue reading

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A Rainy Weekend (?!) in Santa Fe, NM: Part I

We dodged between the rain drops, so to speak, during our weekend visit to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  A friendly shop owner informed us that the unusual May cold front and rain had swept into northern New Mexico from Iowa.  … Continue reading

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Avocado Toast

The lemony tang and peppery zip of this toast really wake me up in the morning.  I love it as a quick and filling breakfast, but it also makes a great snack any time of day.  One avocado can last … Continue reading

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