#FoodFocus – Super Simple Salad Jars

Do you ever feel like a deliciously healthy salad but are too pressed for time to make one? Or you just don’t feel like collecting all the ingredients, slicing and chopping? Wouldn’t it be great to just grab one already prepared and go?¬† I am always shocked at how much the grocery stores charge for…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Super Simple Salad Jars

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Mixed Berry Smoothie

I love this Berry Smoothie! In a blender, combine: 1/2 cup plain low fat yogurt 1/2 cup milk, your choice 1/2 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries 1 small ripe avocado 1/4 cup apple juice 2 tsp ground flax seed honey to taste Blend, pour into a glass or Mason jar if you’re on the…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Mixed Berry Smoothie

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – AvoPeach Smoothie Bowl

My daughter will be¬†spending the next 3 months out of province so yesterday, we had a few of her friends over for a special send off dinner. I woke up this morning feeling a little guilty about all the lasagna and the profiteroles and the Portuguese tarts we ate. Not to mention the appys and…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – AvoPeach Smoothie Bowl

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – The Smoothie

On this first week of my food blogging adventure, the focus has been on the avocado. What an incredibly nutritious and versatile fruit! When perfectly ripe, it can be sliced and added to a salad, mixed in with other vegetables and served as a side, or blended into a delicious smoothie like the one featured…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – The Smoothie

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Avocado Toast

Ingredients 1 slice multigrain bread, toasted 1/2 avocado 1/4 cup fresh tomato, diced 1-2 basil leaves, finely chopped 1 medium egg, poached 1 tsp mayonnaise lemon juice salt and pepper, to taste roasted sunflower seeds sriracha sauce Smash or mash your avocado, squeeze a little lemon juice into into it to prevent it from turning…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Avocado Toast

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado

Ah, yes! The avocado! I could eat one every day. Lately, in fact, I have been finding more ways to incorporate some in a recipe or plate presentation. I’ve even made salad dressing with it. When perfectly ripe, blended with some olive oil, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper, it makes an…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado