Ingredients: 2-3 large avocados Juice of 2 limes 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 1 Tbsp cilantro, finely chopped 1 Tbsp olive oil (optional) Salt to taste Carrot sticks and toothpicks (To create field goals) Olives (For the players!) Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt (For the field lines) Directions: Mash avocados to a smooth consistency. Squeeze in lime juice. Add onions, garlic, cilantro, and olive oil. Mix well. Smooth in a shallow dish or pan. Make sure the top layer is even. Pipe sour cream or Greek yogurt lines and place olives on the field. Create...
Ingredients: French bread, cut in half lengthways Pizza Sauce: 1/2 cup good quality chopped tinned tomatoes (with all excess liquid drained) 1 1/2 tablespoons of tomato purée 1 tsp reduced sugar ketchup 2 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil Dried mixed Italian herbs Salt and pepper to taste Toppings: (can be anything of your choice) Sliced onion Sliced mushroom Sliced bell peppers Roughly chopped jalapeño peppers Mozzarella cheese or cheddar Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Mix all the ingredients for the sauce together and smear the sauce over the French bread. Add the toppings as you like and sprinkle the cheese...
Ingredients: 1/2 ripe avocado 1 egg 1-2 tsp blue cheese, crumbled 2 tsp walnuts, chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 350° F. Cut an avocado in half, put the avocado in a ramekin or small oven-safe dish, top with an egg, crumbled blue cheese and walnuts. Bake for 15 mins (shorter or longer depending on desired consistency). Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy for breakfast or an afternoon snack! Avocado: Great source of Vitamins K & C, potassium and folateEggs: Full of protein and Vitamins A, B, D and IronWalnuts: High in omega3 fatsBlue Cheese: High in protein and Vitamin B12, so a small serving is good for an occasional treat
Ingredients: 1.5 cups raw, unsalted cashews 1 cup raw almonds ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp honey (optional) 1 Tbsp olive oil Directions: Place nuts in one layer on a cookie sheet. Bake in the oven at 325 degrees for 10-15 minutes, tossing halfway through. Put all ingredients into the food processor and blitz until smooth. This may take a while. Store nut butter in a mason jar or Tupperware in a cool, dry place. Nuts: High in Omega3 fatsCinnamon: High in anti-oxidants, manganese, and fiber