Salmon with Tomato and Avocado Salad

Recently, we cooked salmon fillets on the grill and they turned out absolutely delicious! We paired the salmon with a simple tomato and avocado salad (the tomatoes and avocado were cubed and combined with several spoonfuls of tomatillo avocado salsa). 😋 Directions for cooking frozen salmon fillets on the grill: Preheat the grill to about […]

Shrimp and Avocado Sushi Bowls

We enjoyed homemade shrimp and avocado sushi bowls this evening – all the deliciousness without the hassle of making actual sushi rolls. 😁 Make the rice: 2 cups short-grain rice (I use Kokuho Rose Rice) 2 cups water 1/2 cup sushi vinegar (I use Nishiki Sushi Vinegar) Rinse rice with water until water runs almost […]

Avocado Bacon and Eggs

Saw this on FB and decided to make it last Sunday for breakfast. One word….Mmmmm (okay, that may not be an actual word but you get the idea). :D Source: THE VIEW FROM IN HERE 1 avocado 2 eggs (I would recommend large size or smaller) 2 strips cooked bacon, crumbled Cut the avocado in half […]

Shrimp and Avocado Sushi

We had sushi for lunch and dinner today. It was absolutely delicious! And it was actually my first time making rolled sushi with a bamboo mat – took me a couple of tries before I managed to get the hang of it. What do you think? Not too shabby for an amateur, right? :D Nori (roasted […]

Avocado Ice Cream

Looks like avocado season must be in full swing somewhere. I’ve been getting avocados (6 medium to large ones in a bag) from Costco for under five bucks a bag for the past two weeks. Amazing! We’ve been using the beautiful avocados in our salsa, sandwiches, as a topping on the Chicken & Tortilla Soup, and we even use them […]

Avocado Muffins

Our standard uses for avocados are as a topping for chili or tortilla soup or layered in sandwiches. Pretty boring, huh? Anyway, because of our limited usage, and because I buy our avocados at Costco (which normally means five large ones in a bag), sometimes we have more leftovers than I know what to do with and […]