Using avocado to emulsify dressings

Using avocado to emulsify dressings

By professional Chef, Fiona Kennedy: Adding avocado to dressings creates lovely creamy dressings that you can use as a dip, as a spread, or to dress greens.  Here is the basic method: Place half of a small peeled avocado (about a scant ¼ cup) in a blender along with a...
Roasted sweet potatoes with kale and onions

Roasted sweet potatoes with kale and onions

By Chef Fiona Kennedy: As summer turns to fall, more substantial side dishes are in order.  This is a basic template that can be varied many different ways.  Season it with cumin and lime zest and add toasted pumpkin seeds for a more Southwest profile.  For a more...
Melon, cucumber, and red onion salad

Melon, cucumber, and red onion salad

By Professional Chef, Fiona Kennedy: Before summer is over, make this no-cook salad that pairs beautifully with fish, a grilled steak, or a pork chop.  If you do not have white balsamic vinegar, use lime juice instead. Makes 4 cups 2 cups ripe melon, peeled and...
Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice

This is great alternative to rice for those on low glycemic or low carb programs. Thanks to our member, Kaori! 1. Ingredients: Cauliflower, Onion, Mushroom and garlic. 2. Chop all veggies into desired size. Sautee garlic and onion in olive oil first. 3. When onion has...

Top Ten Tips for a Healthy & Happy Holiday

Researchers find that half of annual FAT GAIN in the U.S. occurs during the holiday period. Most of this fat is retained indefinitely! Many people believe they need to sacrifice enjoyment for health. However, with these ten tips you can have your cake and eat it...