Avocado

Instructions

Method

-      Combine avocado 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder and almond milk in a blender

-      Mix remaining honey and cocoa powder with Greek yogurt

-      Serve smoothie in a glass topped with Greek yogurt mixture

Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ avocado
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
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Chef Jeff Henderson, Crab, Avocado, Graceland
Instructions

Crab Salad Ingredients

·      1 pound lump crab meat

·      1 cup sunflower sprouts

·      1 avocado, sliced

·      ½ yellow pepper, chopped

·      ½ red pepper, chopped

·      ¼ red onion

·      1 tablespoon yogurt

·      1 tablespoon barbeque sauce

·      1 teaspoon jalapeno mustard

·      Pinch Cajun seasoning

·      Splash of lemon juice

·      Salt and pepper to taste

Method

-      In a mixing bowl, combine crab meat, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper and red onion

-      Season mixture with salt and pepper

-      Add Greek yogurt, barbeque sauce, jalapeno mustard, cilantro and Cajun seasoning, and stir

-      Serve with avocado, sunflower sprouts, lemon juice and balsamic dressing

Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Ingredients

·      1 cup olive oil

·      ¼ cup diced red onion

·      3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

·      1 tablespoon cilantro

Method

-      In a bowl, whisk onion, olive oil and balsamic vinegar together until combined

-      Season with salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients
  • 1 pound lump crab meat
  • 1 cup sunflower sprouts
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • ½ yellow pepper, chopped
  • ½ red pepper, chopped
  • ¼ red onion
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon barbeque sauce
  • 1 teaspoon jalapeno mustard
  • Pinch Cajun seasoning
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions

Place the avocado, jalapeno, garlic, water, lime juice, yogurt and salt and pepper into a blender and blend until smooth. Adjust the consistency with more yogurt of water and serve immediately. 

Ingredients
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ jalapeno, seeded and sliced in half
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 c 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • ¼ c water
  • ½ lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Method

Place the avocado, jalapeno, garlic, water, lime juice, yogurt and salt and pepper into a blender and blend until smooth. Adjust the consistency with more yogurt of water and serve immediately. 

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Instructions

Method

-      Coat pepper in olive oil, and cook on a grill

-      On a plate, combine olive oil, salt pepper and cilantro

-      Coat avocado half in the oil mixture, and place on grill

-      Season Greek yogurt with pepper

-      Toss chicken in Greek yogurt, onion, lime juice and Crystal Hot Sauce

-      Chop half of the grilled pepper, and add it to chicken mixture

-      Once grilled, remove avocado from heat

-      Fill center of avocado with chicken mixture, and serve

 

Ingredients
  • ¼ cup string chicken
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon fresh pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Crystal Hot Sauce
Instructions

Method

  • Add all ingredients to blender and blend until there is a creamy consistency
Ingredients
  • 1 peeled and halved avocado
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Crystal Hot Sauce
Instructions

Grilled Chicken Salad

 

Method

-       Coat chicken breasts with olive oil, salt, and pepper

-       Chop chicken breasts and set aside

-       Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken 2 to 4 minutes per side

-       In a mixing bowl add, Romaine lettuce, iceberg lettuce, red onion, corn, scallion, black eye peas, cherry tomato, Monterey jack cheese and grilled chicken and toss together

-       Top with Parmigiano Reggiano and crushed corn tortilla chips

-       Serve with Creamy Avocado Dressing (see below)

 

 

Creamy Avocado Dressing

 

Method

-       Add all ingredients into blender

-       Blend for 1 minute or until a creamy consistency

-       Serve with Grilled Chicken Salad (see above)

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients
  • Grilled Chicken Salad
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 head chopped Romaine lettuce
  • ½ head chopped iceberg lettuce
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup of fresh corn
  • 1/3 cup black eyed peas
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomato
  • 1 chopped scallion
  • ¼ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • ¼ cup crushed corn tortilla chips
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  • Creamy Avocado Dressing
  • 1 peeled and halved avocado
  • 1 chopped scallion
  • 1 chopped jalapeno
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon Crystal hot sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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