FOOD FUN: Avocado Toast With Salsa

[1] Drizzle some salsa on your avocado toast (photo © Eva Dilmanian | Dreams Aren’t This Good). [2] Avocado toast “Caprese,” with mozzarella, tomato and balsamic drizzle. Here’s the recipe (photo © Two Peas In Their Pod).   We’ve seen many ideas for topping avocado toast, from spring peas and fried or poached eggs to:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: DIY Guacamole Garnishes

[1] Start with plain guacamole, chunky or smooth; then mix in your favorites from a long list of choices (photo © McCormick). [2] DIY guacamole provides a variety of mix-ins; here at Cocina 214 in Winter Park, Florida (photo © Cocina 214). [3] You can go fusion-style, too. Here, Argentinian-style guacamole, with grilled beef (photos…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are trending. According to Pinterest, there were 5 million overnight oats pins in 2015, a whopping 211% increase over 2014. If your goal is to eat a better breakfast and more whole grains, here’s how it can be ready for you to eat each morning.   WHAT ARE OVERNIGHT OATS? Overnight oats are…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Caramel Apple Bar With Lots Of Toppings

How do you roll (your apple, that is)? Photo courtesy Kimberly Reiner | The Sugar Mommas.   For a family treat or Halloween entertaining, how about a caramel apple bar? Unlike the crackling-hard red candy apple coating, caramel coating remains pliant and you can press in candies and other garnishes. Start with this recipe for…
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