Tag Archive | "avocados"

Creamy Avocado Pesto

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


My family likes to add chicken or chicken sausage, and feta crumbles to the creamy avocado pasta. Outside of pasta dishes, the avocado pesto is also like an Italian-style guacamole that is flavorful simply as a dip for breadsticks and veggies.

Mexican Caprese Salad

Friday, July 27, 2012


This fusion of Mexican and Italian cuisines was inspired by the Italian Caprese salad. Tomatoes are still the base of this stacked salad but I have traded out the other ingredients {mozzarella cheese, basil and balsamic vinaigrette} for their south-of-the-border counterparts that my family loves so much.

Shrimp Avocado Salad

Sunday, June 5, 2011


I recently received a box of California Avocados from the California Avocado Commission as part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program. My family did not have any trouble devouring all six avocados since avocados are one of our favorite foods.

Seafood Enchiladas Verdes

Friday, June 25, 2010


Enchiladas are a great way to get your family to eat seafood. Shrimp, scallops, crab and cod are all good options for the filling because they are firm and have mild flavors.

Burrito Mojado

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

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In our quest to re-create the burrito mojado from Café Río, one of our favorite Mexican restaurants, we made these chicken burritos. Burrito mojado is Spanish for "wet burrito" which translates into a burrito drenched in enchilada sauce and melted cheese.


Sunday, January 31, 2010

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The following guacamole recipe is my family's favorite version but we change up the ingredients depending on what we have on hand. We really like the combination of the salsa verde with the chopped tomatoes but if we don't have salsa verde, we use any other salsa.

Salmon and Spinach Salad

Monday, January 11, 2010


Pairing salmon and spinach with ingredients such as feta cheese, avocado, tomatoes, and salad dressing is an excellent way to introduce your family to salmon and let them start to appreciate the flavor of this healthy fish.

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