Saturday, April 11, 2009

Creamy Chopped Cauliflower Salad
from Eating Well Magazine
Makes 6 servings, about 1 cup each

Scarehaircare's Notes: One of my favorites. It's easy to keep the ingredients on hand and goes together quickly. I love the caraway in this dish but you could certainly leave it out if you are not a fan.

5 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 small shallot, finely chopped
½ teaspoon caraway seeds (optional)
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3 cups chopped cauliflower florets (about ½ large head)
2 cups chopped heart of romaine
1 tart-sweet red apple, chopped

Whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, shallot, caraway seeds (if using) and pepper in a large bowl until smooth. Add cauliflower, romaine and apple; toss to coat.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Avocado Smoothies

The weather here is starting to have hints of warmness, so I've been celebrating by making fruit smoothies.

Avocado Smoothie

1 avocado
2 scoops vanilla ice cream (or yogurt)
enough milk so it will blend
~2-3 T sugar (to taste)

Blend until smooth. Serves 2.

strawberry banana variation:
Add 1/2 a banana and 2 handfuls of strawberries.