Minted Strawberry and Avocado Beauty Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Ingredients: 2-3 cups of fresh hulled and halved strawberries 1 large avocado, cut into chunks or slices 2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh mint 1/2 a lime Balsamic Glaze 1 cup balsamic vinegar Instructions: Make your glaze. Simply bring the vinegar to a low boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Keep an eye on … Continue reading Minted Strawberry and Avocado Beauty Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Coconut-Buckwheat-Oat Banana Bread with Whipped Lime Coconut Spread (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy.  I am soooooo excited to share this recipe with you all!  Is it weird to be this pumped over banana bread? If it was your average, run of the mill, standard banana bread, then I'd say yes, it probably is a bit weird.  But this is no … Continue reading Coconut-Buckwheat-Oat Banana Bread with Whipped Lime Coconut Spread (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Coconut Sweet Potato Rounds with Creamy Avocado-Lime Dip

I'm not sure what's going on, but lately every meal I eat has to involve at least one of the following:  coconut, lime, avocado, banana, or sweet potatoes.  These flavors have just sounded so good to me, and I want to use these foods in everything!  Could it be that I'm pining for trade winds and tropical aqua waters?  That I'm trying to … Continue reading Coconut Sweet Potato Rounds with Creamy Avocado-Lime Dip

Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie

Despite the obnoxiously snowy weather we've been having around here, I'm currently on a smoothie kick.  I know, I'm weird.  My smoothie love comes in phases.  Late summer I was awash in a sea of fruity-green blender concoctions, enjoying at least one frosty beverage a day.  Then I must have got smoothie burn-out because for a while they didn't sound so … Continue reading Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie