“Everything in moderation. Except avocados. If you are lucky enough to have an avocado, eat the whole damn thing.” After making guacamole from scratch over and over again, I’ve found a few secrets for making the very best guacamole at home and a secret ingredient that will take your guacamole to a whole other level. This recipe is inspired by one of my favorite Mexican restaurants in Los Angeles, Bar Ama. One of the waitresses there let me in on their secret ingredient. Ripe avocados are essenti
Fresh guacamole from scratch tastes so much better than the pre-packaged ones from the store. Put your ripe avocados to use in this addictive Mexican dip.
Ever wanted to know what a mix of guacamole and hummus tasted like? Well this is exactly it! It's dreamily smooth (but a little bit ...
An authentic California burrito recipe with carne asada, guacamole, and fries that you can easily make at home.
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0Yummly0Email0LinkedIn0Print0 I truly love a great hamburger! Hey, who doesn’t? Not the type that fast-food restaurants mass-produce…. but hamburgers that are made lovingly without all sorts of nasties like preservatives and transfats. Oh, the joy of all the beautiful textures, colors, and tastes that are all embraced by a fresh sesame seed bun! In my […]
These vegan nachos are piled high with dairy free cheese, beans, salsa, vegan sour cream, and guacamole! They're a hit with a hungry crowd, perfect for a party, and an easy weekday meal or snack.
This salad is great for Super Bowl or, really, for any party. It is colorful, delicious and even kind of healthy! (You don’t have to tell anyone that, though) You can make most of it beforehand, but you should wait until just before people arrive to add the avocados. Otherwise they may get brown and [...]
You know how that guacamole salad is all fresh and healthy? These nachos are basically the opposite of that. I love them. We call these nachos something else in our house… but I am going to call them Sunday nachos, because I specifically remember eating them for lunch on Sundays. And I think they could [...]
My friend Danielle is fun, super smart and, like many of my friends, doesn’t think she knows how to cook. Since she’s a doctor who just got out of the Navy (and her boyfriend apparently is a great cook), it may just be that she’s been focused on other things… like, for instance, saving lives. [...]
It’s almost Cinco de Mayo! Let’s make some tacos. No, those aren’t carrots. They’re pieces of sweet potato, cut into carrot-like shapes. Stick with me here. Back in Annapolis, Toby and I got into the habit of going out for Taco Tuesday. Most of the time, that meant meeting our friends at Paladar for margaritas, fresh guacamole, [...]
When I was in elementary school (probably around second grade?), my family went to Kansas to visit some relatives. The first night, we stayed in Witchita, and my dad uttered a sentence none of us have ever forgotten: “When we’re on vacation, you can order whatever you want.” I had a giant bowl of guacamole [...]
Even though Super Bowl is all about beer, meat and football, I thought we should have at least one healthy thing at our party. And I wanted it to be something delicious and interesting, not just a couple of wilty celery sticks shoved on the table at the last minute. Usually, I’d make this guacamole [...]
Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Pomegranate Guacamole
Shredded chicken, rice, and, Monterey jack cheese wrapped in whole wheat tortillas then baked until crisp and served with fresh guacamole and sour cream.
Crunchy, creamy, spicy, tangy, with just a hint of sweet, these Guacamole Chaat Tostadas are the perfect marriage between Indian and Mexican cuisine! This fusion between Indian and Mexican flavors is one of the best! Honestly, there are times when I think that there is some connection between our cuisines because so many ingredients are… Continue reading →
Whether it’s watching sports, a party we’re hosting, or just snacking while sitting around the table with friends, this Guacamole recipe finds its way into our bellies often. The husband and I are big avocado lovers and this guac is filled with simple flavors that hit the spot no matter the occasion. I hope this… Continue reading →
Zucchini rolls with guacamole are thinly sliced zucchini strips stuffed with guacamole for a tasty, healthy low-carb appetizer.