Avocado Spinach Dip

Avocado Spinach Dip

Avocado Spinach Dip

I make so much guacamole I’m sort of tired of it.  As much as I love avocados, there must be other ways to use it.  I’ve made a few other dishes using avocados but I really wanted to try another dip.  Just not with the other guac things in it.  There must be many other flavors that would mesh with avocados besides spicy peppers and tomatoes and lime, I speculated. Continue reading

Healthy Cucumber Dressing

Healthy Cucumber Dressing

Healthy Cucumber Dressing

I’m the woman who loves to eat cucumbers for snacks late at night. Peeled and sliced, they’re my idea of a midnight snack. Not chocolate, not chips, I want cold slices of fresh cucumber. I also slice them into lettuce or spinach salads, or diced them into chicken or crab salad for sandwiches. Dipped in guacamole might be my favorite way of taking them a step up. The other day I wanted to use them to make a dressing for a salad for dinner. I wanted to keep it healthy and lower in calories. Continue reading

Beefy Gnocchi Casserole

Beefy Gnocchi Casserole

Beefy Gnocchi Casserole

I had ground beef to use for dinner and wanted to include gnocchi.  I did a quick web search and laughed at the recipe that caught my eye.  It looked so delicious, but scrolling down I found the recipe was all boxes and cans kind of foods.  I wanted to use up some potatoes and make my own gnocchi and use good shredded cheese.  The recipe might be fine for quick meals but I wanted my casserole to be homemade. Continue reading