Hummus Pita “Sandwich”

I had an amazing hummus sandwich at a bakery this week. The only problem was the bread quickly got really soggy. Other than that the mix of flavors was amazing. This is my exact replica with one exception. We made a dense whole grain dough and made that into little naan/pita sized individual servings. Instead […]

Kid Food

The mini sous chef isn’t a fan of sandwiches and such quite yet. He likes his food separate and whole. I can respect that. Today he had our lunch, only deconstructed. Pita, basil hummus, avocado, tomatoes, kalamata olives, basil

White Bean & Avocado Pico de Gallo

Leftovers (white beans, salsa, bunch of cilantro) can sometimes spawn some tasty things, and this was no exception. I also had Cinco de Mayo on the brain, so that helped. It only came together because I was graced with another “good” avocado, without which it would have not been possible…or at least not as interesting. […]

Lunch – Avocado Sandwich

I was totally inspired by our toddler salsa creation. Also….I totally know how to ripen avocados now, so I’m hooked. I wanted an avocado sandwich with black beans but thought it would probably be too gloppy. I decided to do a double decker open faced sandwich.! Everything bread, smear of mustard, mashed black beans […]

Ripening Avocado

I LOVE avocados. I’ve been frustrated because you can really only get a “good one” for a few weeks a year it seems, even though the green ones are always available. I’ve never really had good luck with letting the green ones ripen. They always turn brown inside. I was seriously craving avocado, so I […]

Black Beans and Corn

It has probably been at least a year since I ate corn. It just doesn’t do it for me, but something sparked my interest recently. I remembered really liking it with black beans and peppers. Add a yummy avocado, and voila! Print Black Beans and Corn Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total […]