Summer Corn Chowder {Vegan Recipe}


Do you love eating fresh corn and tomatoes in the summertime -- at the peak of their season?   What about fresh basil? And avocados, too? I know, who doesn't!?  (Don't even answer that, please!)How excited are you that it's pretty much that time again?And it's that time when corn is so sweet, it might as well … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Avocado Cookies


Whenever my husband sees me making cookies, he asks, "Am I allowed to have one . . . or are they all going out?"You see, the minute I hear there's something to celebrate, I bake cookies.  If a friend has just bought a new home, or found out about being pregnant, or inked a business deal -- they'll be getting … [Read more...]

Citrus Avocado Salsa with Cilantro Sautéed Whitefish Recipe


Do you like avocados?Do you love avocados?I'm thinking you do -- or you wouldn't be as excited about my avocado week as I am -- and I just know you are!I hope you have friends and family that love avocados, too!  You see, we're putting together a delightfully delicious avocado menu for the weekend!  (I … [Read more...]

Avocado Carpaccio Recipe


Wanna know a crazy little secret about me?As a kid, I hated avocados.  I mean take-them-out-of-the-salad-and-hide-them-in-my-napkin kind of hate.  Like I said, crazy!I mention this embarrassing culinary fact about me simply because of the irony.  You see, today I absolutely, positively, without question, think … [Read more...]

How to Peel and Cut an Avocado: A Photographic Guide

How to Peel and Cut an Avocado: A Photographic Guide |

Today I'm in the mood to celebrate an avocado.(I guess I'm a moody girl.  Last week I was in the mood to celebrate a mango -- and I must say, it was a great time!)Avocados, without question, deserve their time in the spotlight.  A perfect avocado is absolutely stunning and unbelievably delicious -- they are one … [Read more...]