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Avocado Pasta

This is such a yummy fresh clean tasting meal thats both healthy AND super easy!

Taste: 5/5 (1 AWFUL 5 AMAZING)

Skill: 1/5 (1 EASY - 5 HARD) 

Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Basil Leaves
  • Ground Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 Lemon
  • Sea Salt
  • Bow-tie Pasta
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Mozzarella cheese

 

Boil Pasta of your choice. (I chose bowtie)

Separately in a food processor add:

2 ripe avocados,

1 table spoon of Lemon Juice

2 large cloves of Garlic

3/4 cup of fresh basil 

2 teaspoons of sea salt

1 teaspoon of black ground  pepper

1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

Now Blend until creamy & smooth.

Once pasta is cooked to taste & COOLED, strain and in a large bowl & mix the blended avocado mixture and the pasta.

add white or yellow corn and halved cherry tomatoes

optional: a sprinkle of shredded mozzarella cheese.

* LEFTOVERS:  To help avoid the avocado pasta from browning, sprinkle / mix real lemon juice into the leftovers and store in a air tight container.  Consume by 3 day mark. 

Food

Shrimp & Spinach Salad the #SSS

This is one of my favorites right now. I get tired of eating chicken & fish all the time so I recently decided to try adding shrimp to my diet. It turned out amazing and I just had to share it with you.

Recipe: My own

Taste: 5/5 (1 AWFUL- 5 AMAZING)

Skill: 1/5 (1 EASY - 5 HARD) 

Ingredients

  • Minced Garlic
  • Jumbo or mini shrimp (pre-cooked & frozen)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 10oz. Baby Spinach
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Feta Cheese crumbles
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette 

Directions:

Lightly sauté a teaspoon of minced garlic on medium frying pan. 

On Medium Heat add thawed cooked shrimp to pan.

Season shrimp lightly with salt and pepper to taste.  (optional cayenne pepper)

Cook shrimp until they are lightly golden.

Remove Shrimp from stove to allow to cool.

Fill your bowl with spinach. 

Add some halfed cherry tomatoes (avocado slices optional but recommended)

Add shrimp to bowl & sprinkle Feta Cheese over the contents.

Squeeze some fresh lemon and lime juice 

Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil (teaspoon of balsamic vinaigrette optional)

MIX ALL TOGETHER & ENJOY!