String Beans with Breadcrumbs

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Ingredients:

4 oz. string beans
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
sea salt

Instructions:

Wash and trim the string beans, then in a pot with vegetable steamer basket, steam the string beans around 4-6 minutes until tender but still crisp and bright green. Drain and shock in a bowl of ice water to stop from cooking.
Heat 2 tablespoons butter in medium skillet over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs.Mix together, cook for 3-4 minutes until brown it.Then add steamed string beans and mix well until coated and cook about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with sea salt.

ENJOY!

Quinoa and Rice mix Salad

Very quick and easy to make salad. Great for lunch at work.

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Ingredients:

3/4 cup of rice and quinoa mix (you can use only quinoa or rice if desired)
1 small avocado
15 cocktail tomatoes
2 tablespoons linseed
1 tablespoon fresh dill  +2 tablespoons to prepare rice & quinoa mix
1/2  lemon
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds raw
salt, pepper

Instructions:

To boiling water add 2 tablespoons fresh chopped fine dill (for a better taste), rice & quinoa mix and cook according with instructions on the bag. Dice avocado, cut tomatoes in a half, chop fine dill. In a small frying pan, roast almonds and sunflower seeds. In a bowl, combine the cold rice & quinoa mix with avocado, tomatoes, roasted almonds & sunflower seeds, linseed and dill. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix together.

ENJOY!

 

 

 

Seasonal Fruit Kompot

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Ingredients:

8 Italian prune plums
2 medium apples
1 large pear
10 strawberries
8 cups water
4 tablespoons sugar

Instructions:

Wash fruits. Dice the fruit into large-sized pieces, removing any steams, seeds or inedible parts, leaving skin. Add them into a large pot. Pour 8 cups of water. Add sugar. Cook for 30 minutes until fruits are soft. Allow to cool at room temperature at least  1 hour then place in the refrigerator until thoroughly chilled. Serve cold.

ENJOY!

 

 

Smoked Salmon Salad

Very easy and quick salad to make. Great for lunch.

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Ingredients:

2 hard boiled eggs
1 avocado
2 cucumbers
2 tablespoons chopped fine dill
6 oz Nova salmon
1/2 lemon
pepper

Instructions:

Dice eggs, avocado, cucumber, and salmon. Add dill, juiced lemon and pepper. In a bowl, mix everything together. Serve on bread, crackers or endive.

ENJOY!

Colorful Sandwiches with avocado butter

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Ingredients:

Vegetables: grape tomatoes, radish, cucumber, scallion, avocado and Boston lettuce
hard boiled eggs
salt, pepper

Avocado butter ingredients:

1 small ripe avocado
2 grape tomatoes
1 garlic clove
1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro 
1/2 lemon, juiced
salt, pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil

Smoothie:

2 bananas, 15 large  strawberries, 1/2 cup of coconut water, and 1 cup ice cubes. Everything mix in a blender.

Instructions:

In a blander, mix avocado, diced tomato, minced garlic, fresh cilantro, lemon juice, salt, pepper and olive oil. Bland well.

Spread our avocado butter on the bread. Add lettuce, egg, radish, cucumber, tomato, scallions to create you colorful sandwiches.

ENJOY!!!

 

 

Smoked White Fish Avocado Salad

I like to add avocado to many salads and dishes. Today I would like to show you another quick salad recipe with smoked white fish, avocado and pickle. You don’t have to add any yogurt or mayonnaise just mashed avocado to hold the mixture together.

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Ingredients:

1 small avocado
2 dill pickles
12 oz (1 1/2 cup)  smoked white fish
salt, pepper

Instructions:

Dice avocado and pickles. Combine fish, pickles and a mashed avocado in a bowl. Add salt and pepper, add lemon juice if desire.  Mix everything together. Eat it with or without a bread.

Enjoy!