Guacamole Citrus Twist

I love guacamole!  Guacamole is a dip made traditionally from avocados, with additions of tomato, onion, lime juice, and seasonings. It ranges in texture from a thick sauce to a chunky dip. Health tip–Avocados are packed with more than twenty vitamins, contain “good fats” that reduce cholesterol, can help fight cancer, and can be used as a substitute for butter or shortening in baking! Continue reading “Guacamole Citrus Twist”

No Churn Grapefruit Gelato

I had never seen a green grapefruit! (If you read my blog posts, that probably doesn’t surprise you). But what may surprise you is that my husband who is a daily grapefruit eater, hasn’t either! So I do what I normally do when I don’t know how to use something. I find something on the internet that catches my eye, use about half that idea and add a few things of my own! I found this variety of grapefruit makes an excellent gelato which immediately caught my eye….I get to eat fresh fruit in an “ice cream” and its easy to make!? This of course was the result….enjoy!
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Grapefruit Fennel Salad with Citrus Basil Vinaigrette

I love fennel.  When I saw fennel in the Bountiful Basket this week, I was so happy!  I used to go to a restaurant because the Citrus Salad with fennel and basil vinaigrette were wonderful.  The restaurant closed and I had to make my own salad. Fennel is crisp with a hint of licorice and balances so well with the tartness of the grapefruit.  The citrus basil vinaigrette adds to the flavor elements.  This is the recipe I developed and I hope you will enjoy it, too!
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