Avocado Cucumber and Tomato Salad

This is a simple salad that can be put together really quick with ingredients that we usually have at home. The flavour is so fresh and is a great addition to a meal. The freshness of the cucumber, the juicy tomatoes, creamy avocado and the little bit of heat from the red onion is a great combination. If you are not a fan of coriander, you can skip that or add cilantro instead. I add only a bit of coriander to give that hint of flavour without overpowering the whole thing. The dressing is simple and adds great flavour. This … Continue reading Avocado Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Healthy Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Happy New year to all my readers. I hope this year brings you much joy and happiness. The holiday season is a time of decadent and indulgent food. So, post the indulgent couple of weeks, I thought it was time for me to whip out some healthy dishes and I made a healthy and nutritious quinoa salad last evening to go along with some chicken. My husband and son are more of ‘meat and potatoes’ kind of guys and they looked very sceptically at my quinoa salad. To my joy they both liked it and happily ate it. This salad … Continue reading Healthy Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Avocado and Coriander Spread/Dip

This quick and fresh recipe is so easy to put together and makes for a great dip or spread. I love having this on Toast or with Quesadillas or tacos. This definitely is a relative of guacamole. Avocados are so good for us, rich in vitamins and minerals and full of the good fats. Jalapenos add the required heat, the avocados and sour cream give the dish its lovely creaminess. You can opt for Greek yogurt instead of sour cream. The coriander adds amazing flavour and freshness along with the lemon. The pistachios add a lovely flavour and you can … Continue reading Avocado and Coriander Spread/Dip