After years of dealing with well-meaning relatives and restaurants with no veggie-friendly options but salad and gigantic Portobello mushrooms, Rebecca is excited to share her hard-won recipes, nutrition tips and restaurant dining advice with both fellow herbivorous and omnivorous Central PAers alike.
Recovering from a recent tooth extraction and course of antibiotics, I'm adding yogurt to just about any soft-textured meal that I can think of. Hence, more smoothies.
One of my favorite summer fruits is the avocado, so this is a great time to try an avocado smoothie. There are many good-looking recipes online: Huffington Post has an article from April with 11 recipe suggestions, one of which is a Martha Stewart version with mango and chia seeds; and not surprisingly, Avocado Central has smoothie recipes accompanied by convenient nutrient/serving information.
I tried a simple version available at All Recipes and added a small ripe banana for some extra thickness. It's delicious and also rather filling.