Banana, Peanut butter and Date Smoothie

One of Erin's favorite smoothies is the Lobo from a place called Buddha Full.  It's a decadent and delicious banana and peanut butter concoction with dates and a few other nutritionally packed ingredients.  We thought we would try replicating this addictive smoothie, and this is what we came up with.  Not quite as intense as … Continue reading Banana, Peanut butter and Date Smoothie

Irresistible Open-Faced Avocado Sandwich

Open-Faced Avocado Sandwich If you go to any vegetarian or “heathy” eatery, you are likely to see something with avocados on the menu.  Avocados are wonderful.  They are loaded with healthy nutrients and the kind of fat that your body benefits from.  It also has a high fiber content.  When picking an avocado to buy, … Continue reading Irresistible Open-Faced Avocado Sandwich

Simple and Spectacular: the BLT

There are times when simple in food is nothing short of spectacular. When tomatoes are in season, the BLT (bacon, lettuce and tomato) sandwich is a perfect example.  The hardest part of making this delectable sandwich is cooking the bacon, and that is not at all hard when you bake it.   In-season tomatoes—juicy, tangy and … Continue reading Simple and Spectacular: the BLT

Egg Whites, Cheese, Avocado and Salsa Breakfast

Some people like starting their day with carbs, but this quick and easy dish is high in protein, low in fat and keeps you well fueled until lunch.  Super easy, and you can add your own touches, like some sauteed veggies. Half Cup egg whites (from eggs or pasteurized in a carton) Shredded cheese (cheddar … Continue reading Egg Whites, Cheese, Avocado and Salsa Breakfast