Avocado Shake

Ingredients

  • 1 large Ripe Avocado (or two ripe smaller avocados)
  • 1 cup Ice
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ⅓ cup Sweetened Condensed Milk

Directions

  1. Cut the avocado in half, throw away the pit, and scoop the avocado “meat” into a blender.
  2. Add in all of the other ingredients and blend until smooth. {Taste once blended. Add a little more condensed milk if not sweet enough or more milk or avocado if it is too sweet}
  3. Enjoy!

Easy Vegan Mexican Breakfast Burritos

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (280g) of chopped red or gold potatoes about 1/4 inch size pieces (You want them this small so they fill the burritos easily)
  • 2 cups (240g) of chopped bell pepper strips about
  • 2 inch long (I used a tricolor bag, but use any you like)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed if using canned (170 g)
  • 1 cup corn (135 g, I used super sweet Trader Joe’s frozen)
  • 1 cup smooth salsa, not chunky (I used Trader Joe’s, use a mild one or the burritos will be really spicy)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper spice (optional for extra heat)
Avocado Cumin Cream
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1/2 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Large Tortillas/Wraps of your choice, I tried some using GF brown rice wraps and some large rectangular ones from Trader Joe’s. NOT a fan of the brown rice wraps, yuck. Use ones you like!
  • Optional garnish: fresh chopped jalapenos

Chicken Quesadilla

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 medium flour tortillas
  • 2 c. Shredded Monterey jack
  • 2 c. shredded Cheddar
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Sour cream, for serving

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add peppers and onion and season with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Heat remaining tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Season chicken with spices, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden and cooked through, 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Add 1 flour tortilla to skillet and top with both cheeses, cooked chicken mixture, avocado, and green onions. Place another tortilla on top and cook, flipping once, until golden, 3 minutes per side. Repeat to make four quesadillas.
  4. Slice into wedges and serve with sour cream.

Tofu Scramble

Ingredients

  • 2 14-ounce blocks extra-firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
  • 4-6 whole wheat tortillas, warmed
  • Garnishes: salsa, chopped avocado, grated cheddar, sliced scallions, and hot pepper sauce (optional)

Tropical Avocado Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 4 avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 c. lime juice (about 4 juicy limes)
  • Zest of 2 limes
  • 1 c. maple syrup
  • 2 cans coconut cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 lime, thinly sliced into quarters, for garnish

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except lime slices, in a blender. Blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into loaf pan and garnish with lime slices. Freeze until firm, at least 3 hours or overnight.

Grilled Chicken and Corn Salad With Avocado

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for the grill
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 ears corn, shucked
  • 5 ounces baby spinach (about 6 cups)
  • 1 avocado, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 ounces Parmesan, shaved

New Avocado Toast

Ingredients

  • Cucumber
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sourdough bread
  • Tahini
  • Avocado
  • Olive oil

Directions

  1. Season thinly sliced cucumber with fresh lime juice, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Spread toasted sourdough bread with tahini and top with smashed avocado; season with salt and pepper. Top with cucumber and a drizzle of olive oil.