Avocado

Chickpea and Avocado salad with Black Grapes and Green Olive Vinaigrette

This is one of may favorite salads; I’ve been making it for years now and it all started because I was looking for a satisfying and well-rounded lunch option that covered as many food groups as possible.  This salad has fruit, vegetables, protein and healthy fats all in one stop…and the hearty, whole chickpeas make […]

Spicy Avocado Maki with Pea Shoots and Tempura Battered Black Kale

Sushi rolling is definitely an acquired skill, but once you get the hang of it you can get pretty creative with different fillings and wraps.  I’ll sometimes roll my maki in rice paper when I don’t have seaweed sheets on hand…or when I don’t feel like going through a more lengthy and meticulous rolling process! […]

Hot Coconut Oil Hair Mask with Avocado and Egg Yolks

My lumberjack surprised me with tickets to the Sasquatch Music Festival this year and after five days of camping in the Washington Gorge, known for its dust and heavy winds, my hair was in serious need of a repair treatment.  Thankfully I had all these ingredients on hand after arriving home and they came together […]

Chili-Garlic Sunomono Salad with Fresh Avocado and Toasted Seaweed

Sunomono salad is one of my all-time favorite Japanese dishes.  It can be a light, fresh start to your meal or a meal in itself with enough fixings!  There are numerous variations of this salad, in terms of ingredients and dressing proportions…I’ve decided to share my version with a few unique additions, hope you enjoy. […]