Just one bite of this dreamy dairy-free dessert will have you singing words of praise for the avocado. Botanically classified as a fruit, avocados are a good source of fibre, protein, and heart-healthy fats. So go ahead and indulge in this frozen treat.
The key to perfect creamy ice cream is in the freezing of the ice cream base. Stirring, agitating, or whisking the base as it freezes breaks up and prevents large ice crystals from forming. This ensures the frozen ice cream will have a smooth and creamy mouth feel.
Place coconut milk, 1 Tbsp (15 mL) coconut oil, agave nectar or syrup, avocado, spinach, mint, lime zest, vanilla, and ice cubes in blender. Pulse until all ingredients are well mixed together and mixture is smooth.
Pour into ice cream maker and churn according to manufactureru2019s instructions. Alternatively, pour mixture into loaf pan and place in freezer until firm, about 2 to 3 hours. Stir ice cream once or twice during freezing to break up any large ice crystals.
To finish, preheat barbecue or grill pan over medium heat. Slice pineapple into 1/2 in (1.25 cm) rings. If you like, you can remove the core using small, round cookie cutter. Brush pineapple rings lightly with remaining 1 Tbsp (15 mL) coconut oil and cook on grill until golden and caramelized, about 1 minute per side.
To serve, divide grilled pineapple slices among serving plates and top with a generous scoop of avocado mint ice cream. Garnish with berries and extra mint, if desired.
This hearty version of traditional sloppy joes has a tidy helping of sleep-aiding dietary fibre, thanks to its payload of smoky lentils. Swapping out the doughy bun for sweet bell pepper ups the nutritional ante and visual appeal. It’s also superb as leftovers. Smoke and fire Chipotle peppers are ripened red jalapeno chiles that have been smoked and dried. In stores, they’re typically sold in a rich, smoky flavoured adobo sauce. They add fiery, complex flavour to sauces used for pasta dishes, tacos, and any version of sloppy joes.
If you’re hungry for a nighttime snack, then spoon up this creamy, sweet-tart yogurt bowl to help promote some sweet dreams. It’s also a great breakfast option with a little granola tossed on top. The cherry compote can be made up to 5 days in advance. Less is more Many people would be surprised by the amount of added sugar that can be found in flavoured yogurts, including vanilla. A healthier option is to select products that are labelled “plain” and then let natural sweetness come from fruit toppings.
For many of us, turkey is a comfort food that recalls happy memories. This stew is one that is comforting both to make and to eat. Simmered slowly over a few hours, turkey drumsticks deliver rich flavour as well as a huge punch of protein. Tarragon gives it a fresh, bright pop of flavour that balances the earthy richness of the stew. Turkey contains high levels of B vitamins and selenium, as well as tryptophan, which has been explored in recent research for its role in the formation of the mood regulator serotonin. Leftover turkey You can also make this dish with leftover cooked turkey. Simply start the recipe by browning the leek and onion and adding stock, carrots, and parsnips. When the vegetables are tender, add cooked turkey and continue with the recipe [object Object]