Citrus Avocado Salad Recipe with Mint and Feta

The weather is warming up and spring and summer mean more fruit salad recipes in my house!  This citrus avocado salad recipe is SO much more unique than your average everyday fruit salad.  Top with a bit of fresh feta cheese and some chopped pecans and you have loads of flavor and texture.  Get creative with your fresh citrus and look for grapefruit, blood oranges, or maybe even a kumquat!How to Make a Citrus Salad  So, you want to make a citrus salad.  Where do you start?  The only real time consuming part … [Read more...]

Avocado Fruit Smoothie Recipe with Blueberries and Chia Seeds

For the last couple of months, my blender has gotten quite a workout.  My daughter was in a bad accident and broke her jaw in three places.  She is, thankfully, on the road to recovery but I am plying her (and all of us!) with loads of healthy smoothies for maximum nutrition.  This avocado fruit smoothie recipe is loaded with healthy ingredients and easy to make.  If you are looking for nutritious smoothies to start your day, this one is perfect!Avocado Smoothie Benefits So, why add avocados to your fruit … [Read more...]

Health Benefits of the Avocado and a Mexican Chicken Salad Recipe

This avocado recipe was inspired by a product I received to review but all opinions expressed here are my own.Last week there was an in depth article on the avocado in an article on Yahoo.  The authors basically called the avocado a perfect food.  What did they mean by that?  Basically, the avocado has an incredible number of health benefits.  Scientists have suggested that adding more avocados into your diet may help you stay thinner, protect you from cardiovascular problems and diabetes, and help you maintain a more … [Read more...]