Guacamole is one of those foods that are so simple to make that you don’t even need a recipe. Yet, many people – even experienced cooks – are scared of messing it up. After experimenting with tens of variations over the past 10 years, I’ve found that a few simple ingredients thoroughly mixed together is all it takes to make the best guacamole….
If you read food blogs or follow food bloggers on social media, you’ve most certainly heard of vegetable noodles. I myself have been making vegetable noodles long before the popular spiralizer. I simply used a mandolin – and before then a julienne peeler – to make thin ribbons. And since zucchini noodles are all the rage these days, I’m going to share with you a simple recipe for Raw Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce….
This crisp, hearty, tangy, and vegan Caesar salad is a refreshing spin on the old classic. I know that Caesar salad isn’t the healthiest salad in the world, but it’s perfect for a special occasion or when you’re craving a creamy salad.
Now, I have to say that I’d never been a big fan of a Caesar salad. The heavy dressing, flood of Parmesan cheese, and white-bread croutons just never made me feel particularly good about eating this salad. However, my husband (Tanner) is kind of obsessed with it. Whenever we eat out and Caesar salad is on the menu, he’s ordering it. Every single time. This isn’t typical of him at all because he rarely, if ever, orders the same meal more than once. But when it comes to side dishes, it’s always Caesar salad.
“Tanner, eat your Brussels sprouts!” is what my husband recalls when he thinks back to his childhood memories of eating vegetables at a dinner table. What a funny thing, childhood memories. The sad truth is that many adults had a traumatic experience with Brussels sprouts while growing up and have written them off as adults. If that’s you, I dare you to try these Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts. They are to die for. You’ll be fighting for the last one on the plate, I promise….