Collaboration posts with Stonyfield make me happy. Not only do I get to work with such a wonderful company, but I’m introduced to new partners as well, like Wayfair. With over a “zillion things home”®, Wayfair’s website is a one-stop shop for any and everything home-related. I could’ve easily spent an entire day (or three) clicking through categories, mentally decorating my living room here, a bedroom there… heck, even the patio.
However, I was there for one reason. Tasked with creating a yummy, fresh salad, I needed a salad bowl that could handle the job. And Wayfair’s collection was nothing short of amazing. I had about four in my shopping cart before I realized that I was only there for one. And since our everyday dish ware is by Fiesta, I went with their Multi-Purpose Salad Bowl in Turquoise. Not only does it match our Turquoise place setting, but it pairs well with the other colors we received for our wedding. And the salad? Perfection! Imagine a basic chicken salad, but punched up with an Avocado Ranch dressing, red onions and pepitas. It’s crisp, cool and wonderful for a late summer, alfresco dinner!
In a food processor or high-speed blender, place the avocado, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, dill, cilantro and salt. Process until combined into a smooth dip consistency.
For the Chicken Salad:
Combine the cooked, shredded chicken with celery, onion and pepitas. Stir in AvoRanch dressing, garlic powder, salt and pepper, folding to completely combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate in an air-tight container for 3 to 5 days.
Disclosure: I am honored to be a member of the Stonyfield Clean Plate Club. Compensation was provided in the form of product and coupons by Stonyfield and Wayfair; however, the photography & opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author.
I’ve been on the Zoodle bandwagon for quite a while, but never pulled the trigger on buying a tool. There are several on the market, but none that wouldn’t require me to find enough counter or pantry space to store. However, OXO recently came to my rescue once again with their new Hand-Held Spiralizer. This magnificent tool is small enough for little hands, but big enough to do the job of creating curly & uniform noodles. Zucchini not your thing? The Hand-Held Spiralizer works with other long or round veggies, like cucumbers, carrots, beets and potatoes! It’s easy to clean, dishwasher safe, the non-slip grip handle acts as a safety cap while storing AND I don’t have to clean out a closet when I put it away.
This Spicy Pad Thai is the perfect dish to create with OXO’s Hand-Held Spiralizer. It satisfies my craving for pasta (and Thai food!) with a perfectly curly (and nutrient-dense!) zoodle. If you need me, I’ll be in my kitchen, spiralizing all my veggies…
In a medium saucepan, combine rice vinegar, red curry paste, lime juice and sugar, bringing to a boil.
In a small bowl, beat eggs. Once beaten, pour over the boiling sauce and allow to cook, breaking up with a fork until just done. Remove from heat and set aside in a separate bowl. Wipe the saucepan clean and add the peanut oil and garlic, sautéing until sizzling. Add zucchini and sauté for two minutes on medium heat. Stir in scallions, then add sauce, cilantro and bean sprouts. Sauté on medium heat for three more minutes, then serve garnished with a teaspoon of chopped peanuts.
The Disney Social Media Moms ‘On the Road’ Celebration is exciting, uplifting, motivating and all-around, magical! If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a stop on the tour each year, you know that there’s a show to be seen and a story to be told. This year’s third and final U.S. stop of the […]
With a lot of events and a busy calendar for Fall, I’ve been trying to streamline my eating habits with clean & healthy recipes. The vegan lifestyle is no joke, especially when you’re addicted to daily coffee runs and ice cream after dinner. But, with the handful of wonderful products I was able to try […]
Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Nestlé Coffee-mate® via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Coffee-mate®. After fondly reminiscing last month on my many Vacation Bible School memories, I was excited for my nephew to experience VBS this year and make […]
It’s always exciting when a delivery of Late July Organic chips lands on my doorstep. I’ve been a fan of theirs since I first tried their flavors last year. Not only are they really tasty, they’re Certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO, allergy-friendly and gluten-free, leaving out peanuts, tree nuts, soy and sesame. Five of their seven […]
Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Nestlé Coffee-mate® via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Coffee-mate®. With summer in full swing, it’s time for Vacation Bible School. Each morning as I make my social media rounds, I see more and more […]
This year arrived with a loud crash and bang. With the flooding of a garage, trips to the ER, surgeries, post-op appointments, physical therapy and the passing of my grandmother Mango, I feel like I’ve seen better days. My life is a blessed one, most definitely, but hopefully 2015 is smooth sailing from here on […]
It’s astounding that more than 25% of the fresh fruits and vegetables purchased by U.S. consumers are wasted annually before being consumed. And I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve been one of those to throw away that rotten and slimy lettuce from time to time. After bringing home my groceries, most of the produce I’ve […]
Wedding season is in full swing, which means bachelorette weekends, bridal showers, Sunday brunches and tea parties. As a baker, I’m always asked to bring a dessert to one of the aforementioned events… and as such, you can imagine that my go-to list is probably pretty substantial! However, I think I’ve found a recipe to […]