Tag Archives: avocado

Orange Chocolate Mousse Cake

29 Aug

Have you missed me? I’ve been off gallivanting my way through New York, and it is definitely time for me to take a break from it all to share a new recipe with you. It’s funny how many more culinary temptations I experience in my home town than anywhere else. I usually allow myself one indulgence […]

Day 11 – Avocados and Guacamole

3 Feb

I love avocado. It’s one of my favorites because of its versatility. I use it in all types of recipes, even desserts. Avocados get a bad rep because of their high fat content. But do you really think mother nature would create an unhealthy fruit? Avocados contain monounsaturated fat, which are the healthy kind that […]

Day 10 – Raw Food Cost and Corn Avocado Salad

2 Feb

Since I’ve started this blog, several people have asked me about the raw food cost of this lifestyle because I am buying so much fresh produce. Timothy Ferriss refers to this in his book, The 4-Hour Body, as the “six-pack tax, the nominal fee you pay to be lean.” However, I don’t completely agree that […]

Day 7 – Vegetable Protein and a recipe for Avocado Garlic Salad Dressing

30 Jan

I’m one week in, and I’m feeling awesome!   I hate to admit it, but even I asked, “But where do you get your protein?” when a friend informed me she had gone vegetarian four years ago. I just blurted the question out, without even considering vegetable protein. That’s how ingrained the FDA’s 5 Food […]