Avocado 101

Avocados are one of just a few fruits (yes, they’re fruit!) rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.  The fat in avocados also helps your body absorb vitamins A, D, E and K. 80 percentage of avocados in American stores imported from Mexico and other countries to help meet increased demand. 7.1 pounds per capita annual consumption of avocados in U.S., up from 1.1 pounds in 1989. 80 calories … Continue reading Avocado 101

Shaved Ice & More

If you enjoy shaved ice there’s no better place better than Bahama Buck’s.  Bahama Buck’s also offers smoothies, fruit cups, coffee, and specialty colas called “Bahama Sodas”. Bahama Buck’s also sells various Bahama Buck’s-themed clothing.  As of March 2017, Bahama Buck’s operates 100 stores (located in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Puerto Rico) with over 100 additional stores in the works. … Continue reading Shaved Ice & More

Easter Dinner

Resurrection Day is when the family join together in celebration and praise and worship. This Easter the spread included: baked ham, baked turkey, baked salmon, greens, green beans, asparagus, potato salad, cornbread, succotash, baked macaroni and cheese, stuffing, cranberry sauce and so much more. Today is the day! It’s finally here, Easter Sunday, the day that followers of Christ all over the world celebrate His resurrection. … Continue reading Easter Dinner

Bacon Ranch Flatbread Pizza

This recipe from NBC’s The Biggest Loser chef Devin Alexander uses lavash, a Middle Eastern flatbread that contains fewer carbs than traditional crust. It’s noted to be diabetes-friendly. INGREDIENTS 1 piece whole wheat lavash ¼ cup plus 2 TbspRenovated Ranch (see below), divided 1 medium tomato (about 4 ounces), sliced as thinly as possible ½ tsp fresh garlic, minced 2 slices center cut bacon (preferably nitrate free), cut in half 6 … Continue reading Bacon Ranch Flatbread Pizza

spinach and pancetta pizza

Ingredients 4 ounces thinly sliced pancetta, chopped 5 ounces baby spinach, chopped  3 tablespoons flour One 16-ounce ball pizza dough  8 ounces smoked  smoked mozzarella, grated  1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil  4 eggs, at room temperature  Directions Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F. Place a rack on the highest level and leave space on the bottom of the oven for easy access. Place the … Continue reading spinach and pancetta pizza

Peach and Grilled Corn Salad

Sweet Grilled Corn and Peaches come together to make the perfect summertime salad. Enjoy this salad all on its own or add it on top of grilled chicken or fish. Ingredients  3 yellow peaches, diced  4 ears yellow corn, shucked  3 roma tomatoes, diced  3-4 green onions, thinly sliced  2 avocados, diced  1-2 serrano peppers, minced  2 Tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice  2 Tablespoons seasoned … Continue reading Peach and Grilled Corn Salad