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This fresh avocado chickpea sandwich is a baked falafel that trades cilantro for mint—served with mini pita bread, low-fat yogurt and some extras toppings like avocado, tomato, lettuce, etc. A simple, fun, healthy way to eat vegetarian! This is the way to make your falafels for the fresh cilantro haters out there. I love making this avocado chickpea sandwich! So aromatic, healthy and yummy because everyone gets to choose their toppings. I love a good crispy chickpea cake, but the frying factor turns me off. If you want a healthier version, try these oven-backed chickpea fritters. Also, served this way, it’s more pleasant to combine with lovely textures like; smooth yogurt, crunchy lettuce and juicy tomatoes. The Right Texture I like to make the patties slightly chunkier, not too smooth, with bits of chickpeas showing through here and there. The size is up to you; you can do smaller sizes…

Avocado Toast with Poached Egg contains a sparkle of spicy paprika and crumbled feta on a slice of toasted bread, tomato slice and smooth avocado for a fun upgrade to your brunch/breakfast table. If you are searching for a fresh, light bite on your next brunch or lunch, this Avocado Toast with Poached Egg is the way to go. It’s a made under 15 minutes dish, plus it’s effortless to nail a poached egg. All you need is boiling water and a drop of vinegar, and voila! Nothing more satisfying than cutting into this leaky yolk. The Spices The spicy paprika adds an extra dimension to the eggs; like deviled eggs, it jazzes up! Also, freshly cracked black pepper is the best friend of any egg. An egg without black pepper is like a plant without water; it won’t bloom. European vs American Eggs In North America, eggs are cleaned…

Avocado Club Sandwich is a no-brainer, the traditional three-layered toasted sandwich with the usual chicken, lettuce, tomato and mayo with extra creamy avocado and slightly cooked cured ham instead of bacon. A twist on the classic Club sandwich, the famous deli favourite from North America. The traditional Club Sandwich has three levels of toasted white bread, chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. This Avocado Club Sandwich version is made by replacing the bacon with a leaner cured ham that is slightly cooked, just enough to make it ultra crispy. Plus, an extra layer of beloved avocado for colour and smoothness is served in whole grain toasted bread, but this is up to you. The Chicken Layer The chicken slices are replaced by a creamy chicken salad mix blended with a touch of mayonnaise, sweet mustard and dill pickle juice (brine) until smooth and extra yummy! An extra half a pickle could also…

Avocado Zucchini Pasta offers a fantastic gluten-free option to traditional pasta dishes. Zoodles, essentially zucchini strands created by grating them lengthwise, are paired with a delectable avocado pesto dressing and enhanced with sun-dried tomatoes—a delightful combination of flavours and textures. Avocado Zucchini Pasta is the new pasta (well…actually, non-pasta) in town. I see them everywhere; for guys who didn’t catch the “zoodle” vibe, it’s zucchini noodles. No gluten or wheat is in them, making them an excellent meal for fitting in our bikinis this summer or a low-carb diet. This was my first attempt to do those famous”zoodles,” no need to buy those big spiralizer machines to make them; I simply use a cheese grater, and it does the trick. It’s an easy, fast, healthy recipe but also creamy and tasty; the avocado pesto makes it stand out. Zoodlelizer or Not? Most zoodles recipes out there use a spiralizer machine, which…

Avocado & tahini dressing is an unctuous and yummy sauce going very well with any salad or bowl. A healthy oil-free dressing with yogurt, lemon and maple syrup. Don’t we all love a good fresh bowl of veggies, maybe add some nuts and cheese and voila! Ultra healthy way to eat lunch on the go and low carbs. Avocado & tahini dressing goes perfectly with any bowl; whether it’s a Poke, Buddha or Freestyle bowl like the one in the picture. This dressing will light up any meal, guaranteed! Holy Tahini Yep, tahini is holy! Well, this sesame seed paste got an A+ on the health side. It’s got all the benefits someone would dream of, from reducing inflammation to a great antioxidant. This seed might be minuscule but it’s got a whole lot of power, lots of proteins and vitamins. So, basically, yeah, it’s pretty holy… we should all…

Avocado coleslaw with cilantro and lime perfectly combines classical mayo slaw with Mexican guacamole. A healthier and yummier version of coleslaw! Super fast and easy recipe to make in the food processor, plus ultra healthy. This green avocado coleslaw with lime and cilantro side dish is perfect for anything grilled on the BBQ! The recipe is a standard coleslaw with extra fresh cilantro, lime and creamy avocado. So simple! The Mayo Upgrade A healthy and creamy avocado coleslaw Everyone likes a creamy mayo coleslaw… but your heart, not so much. This coleslaw contains none of the saturated fat from mayo. Only the ‘good type of fat’ from avocados lowers your LDL or bad cholesterol. This avocado dressing is an excellent alternative to the classic mayo coleslaw; it adds this bright Mexican flavour. How can you resist? Forget about this old, outdated version of coleslaw and make this version your new…

Tuna, Avocado Tartare is an elegant, fresh and colourful tartare made of lightly spiced tuna, cilantro-lime marinated avocado and juicy watermelon for a fresh bite! It’s hot, I don’t know about you, but here in Spain, it’s just hot outside this summer. No way I’ll cook anything on the stove for a while… I need freshness and light; I need easy-breezy, so there is no better recipe for hot summer nights than this Tuna & Avocado Tartare, right? Better Safe than Sorry Whether beef, salmon or tuna, Tartare is so easy to make. Super delicious, BUT being made with raw meat/fish, you need to be extra careful with its manipulation and the quality of the product. Tartare’s Golden Rules Ask your favourite Fishmonger if he does have a sashimi-grade fish; they usually cost a tad more but are well worth it! Come prepared at the FishMonger with a bag that…

Summer is here and we yummy new recipes for BBQ season! Who doesn’t like a good hot dog? This version of hot dog is somehow, a little healthier than the usual one. Let me explain here… since the worst part of a traditional hot dog is in the actual Ketchup that tops it, which is filled with sugar, pure candy… I’ve exchange it for a honey mustard. The choice of the sausage and bread is up to you, I’ve chose an organic and larger sausage and a black olive soft baguette. Baguettes are great for hot dog! I always use baguette since there isn’t much healthy choices in hot dog bread varieties where I live…At the bottom of the Hot Dog, I’ve added a bed of those tasty onion sprouts. To finish it of  mexican style, if you want to, you can add a few dices of tomatoes in there, then it would…

A simple shrimp tartare with a layer of avocado, lime marinated raw shrimps topped with lovely strawberry pieces. You’ll impress your guests with this one, and no cooking involved! Shrimp tartar is quite simple to make and taste simply divine, without saying it’s looks irresistible. The base of the dish is similar to a shrimp ceviche, simply needing to marinate the fresh shrimps in lime juice for a couple of hours. The bigger the size of the shrimp the longer you’ll need to marinate it. By definition, tartare means finely cut and served raw. Most of the time, beef or fish is used but today, will do a shrimp tartare for a change! I believe strawberries and avocados are a match made in heaven. First, their colours are the perfect contrast and appetizing and the creamy smooth avocado and the acidic and firm strawberry pair beautifully. Variations You can use this as a…

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