May 2020 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Best Avocado Snacks

Avocado Cucumber Yogurt Soup

Avocados make for a great snack because they are satisfying, versatile and require minimal prep. They can be cut open and eaten with a spoon with squeeze of lemon juice or mixed into more elaborate dishes. Try out my recipes for avocado snacks below! Avocado Nutrition Avocados make for a tasty and filling snack because

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Avocado Sauce

Avocado sauce

My Avocado Sauce is thick and creamy and whips together in minutes.  The addition of basil elevates and differentiates my Avocado Sauce from the competition. It pairs well with so much! Try adding it to pasta, a grain bowl with farro or quinoa, or use it as a dip with vegetables or pita. Avocado CRAZE!

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Oven “Fried” Squash

Oven “fried squash”

With summer about a month away, comes all of the delicious summer produce! Some of my favorite summer produce is zucchini and yellow squash. These summer squash are so versatile; you can grill them, sauté them, spiralize them, but my preferred preparation of summer squash is making oven fried squash. This dish is reminiscent of 

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Tomato Vegetable Sauce

vegetable tomato sauce

Disclosure: This post is a collaboration with Cans Get You Cooking. I received compensation, but – as always – all opinions are my own. I love a good marinara pasta sauce, not only is it delicious and simple to make, but it also screams comfort and simplicity to me. My marinara version is more of

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Honey Sriracha Brussels Sprouts

honey sriracha brussels sprouts

Brussels Sprouts, with their mini cabbage looks and delicious taste, get even better when turned into my Honey Sriracha Brussels Sprouts.  This recipe gives a spicy, flavor-bursting kick to one of my favorite vegetables.  These Honey Sriracha Brussels Sprouts make a great side with grains, beans and animal proteins. Brussels Sprouts Origin Brussels sprouts are

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Honey Sriracha Sauce

honey Sriracha sauce

Spicy, sweet, and sour my Honey Sriracha Sauce is the perfect combination of flavors to take a dish from simple to stunning! It can be made in minutes, keeps well in the refrigerator and makes a delicious marinade or dipping sauce for vegetables, grains, and all the animal proteins. What is Sriracha? Sriracha hot sauce

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Vegan Meatballs

vegan meatballs

My Vegan Meatballs can satisfy even the staunchest critics of vegan cooking.  These meatless meatballs are hearty from the white beans and quinoa, rich umami flavor from the mushrooms and the combination of spices makes it super savory.  Serve my Vegan Meatballs with pasta and a red sauce, other grains or as an appetizer. Why

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