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Artichoke with Avocado Sauce

I love a good steamed artichoke! It makes for a yummy appetizer or side. I enjoy pairing it with this avocado dipping sauce as a healthier alternative to butter or hollandaise sauce. unnamed.jpg

Steamed Artichoke:

  1. Fill saucepan with a few inches of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Trim two artichokes by slicing off the pointy tips and cut in half.
  3. Place in the water and steam covered until the leaves are easily pierced and removed from the the heart (about 20-25 minutes)
  4. Strain and cool

Avocado Dipping Sauce:

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Mix or food process until smooth and creamy.
  2. Dip meaty parts of leaves into the sauce and bite off!
  3. As you get closer to the heart the leaves become meatier and more tender!
  4. Enjoy 🙂
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Veggie Avocado Omelet

My go to meal are organic eggs, they are so easy to make and versatile, that it is hard to get too bored of this staple food. One egg has only 75 calories and a whopping 6-7 grams of protein, leaving you filled through out the day. Not only this but eggs also have 13 essential vitamins and minerals, all nine amino acids, Vitamin D, B12, selenium, choline, phosphorous and riboflavin.

I decided to make an easy omelet with some ingredients I had on hand. Instead of using cheese, I mashed up an avocado and added some spices for a bit of a zesty flavor. Great for breakfast or dinner and add any variations of veggies you have on hand!

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Ingredients: (Personal Size Omelet)

  • 3 eggs (1 whole egg & 2 egg whites)
  • ½ tomato
  • ½ cup steamed broccoli
  • diced onion
  • ¼ mashed avocado
  • Paprika, Salt, Pepper & other spices

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