The idea of a following a particular diet always seemed stupid to me so I didn’t try them. This isn’t to say I’ve never been on diets. I have. But I always just did that practical plan that every Diet Skeptic knows, and that’s to eat less and move more. I’ve done that with and without calorie counting.… Continue reading Losing My Dietary Skepticism
Udon noodles are a wide flat noodle often used in Japanese cooking. Cook according to package directions. When 5 minutes of cooking time are left, add broccoli florets. Drain and set aside. Dice firm tofu, I used this brand. Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a frying pan. Add tofu. After a few minutes… Continue reading Ginger Tofu and Broccoli with Udon Noodles
Butter lettuce, green onion, red bell pepper, cucumber, fresh mint. Dressing: 1 spoonful of peanut butter, a few splashes each: soy sauce and rice vinegar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and water to thin to desired consistency. Wisk in small bowl with fork. Taste and adjust ratio of ingredients as needed. The braised tofu is a… Continue reading Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing
Dressed with red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt & pepper.
Butter lettuce, yellow and red cherry tomatoes, avocado, fresh basil, lemon juice, olive oil, crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, salt, and pepper.
1. Boil water and add salt 2. Add pasta 3. Add frozen peas to the pasta water when 5 min of cooking time are left 4. Drain 5. Smash avocado with chopped parsley, dill, mint, a little red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and crushed red pepper. 6. Toss pasta with avocado mixture Parmesan cheese… Continue reading Warm Pasta Salad with Peas, Avocado, and Herbs
Here is how this post happened: I have followed The Avocado Diva on Facebook for awhile now because I enjoy seeing her recipes and avocado pictures and ideas. But living in California myself, and having access to local avocados, I didn’t really ever consider ordering. Then fall rolled around, and I didn’t really like the… Continue reading Review: The Avocado Diva, mail order avocados