Shaved Beet, Fennel, Avocado & Citrus Salad

Shaved Beet, Fennel, Avocado & Citrus Salad

There are so many beautiful citrus fruits at the market right now that I wanted to create a colorful salad with them. I love the combination of fennel and citrus and I have been wanting to try using shaved raw beets, (especially the striped ones). Here is the salad I came up with. It is refreshing and very healthy and delicious! For extra color I used cara cara oranges because of their beautiful pinkish red flesh, as well as pink lemons, blood oranges and kumquats. The chioggia beet has a beautiful striped inside…
Cauliflower Rice with Colorful Vegetables & Avocado Dressing

Cauliflower Rice with Colorful Vegetables & Avocado Dressing

I had never heard of "Cauliflower Rice" until my daughter told me about it. It sounded like the perfect low carb way to eat lots of vegetables. So I looked it up on Goggle to see how to do it. It was really quite easy if you have a food processor. It is a great way to eat a plateful of healthy vegetables! First cut a head of cauliflower into pieces, cutting off the greens and core. Now cut it in to 2-3 inch chunks and put it in your food processor. Pulse…
Twice Baked Potatoes with Colorful Vegetable Toppings

Twice Baked Potatoes with Colorful Vegetable Toppings

This is an easy dish to make as a main meal, or as a side dish to meat.  You need to think ahead enough to bake the potatoes for about an hour first. After that the meal is easily assembled and does not take long. Twice Baked potatoes are satisfying and they really hit the spot on a cold winter day! This recipe is for two people, but it can easily be made in quantity by doubling or tripling the ingredients. Twice Baked Potatoes with Colorful Toppings 2 large russet potatoes a few…