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Tag Archives: strawberry

Avocado, Strawberry & Almond Salad

Posted on April 28, 2020 by

Not your typical fruit salad! Pairs great with anything off the grill – I served it with shrimp kabobs brushed with olive oil & red pepper flakes!

Ingredients
1 small avocado, sliced
5 or 6 strawberries, sliced
¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
¼ tsp butter

Dressing:
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. olive oil
1 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  1. Toast almonds over medium heat in skillet with ¼ tsp. butter. Set aside to cool.
  2. Slice avocado & strawberries into small bowl.
  3. Mix together dressing ingredients and pour over fruit.
  4. Stir and top with almonds.

 

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts:
Calories       159
Total Fat        14g
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fiber   4.5g
Protein        2.5g

Print Recipe  Avocado Strawberry Almond Salad

Strawberry Bites

Posted on September 19, 2014 by

You can take these sweet or savory – keep an open mind!

Fresh and delicious!

Fresh and delicious!

Ingredients

½ cup heavy cream

¼ cup bulk sugar substitute

½ tsp vanilla extract

4 oz. light cream cheese, softened

12 large strawberries

 

Directions

  1. Wash and dry strawberries.
  2. With a sharp knife, slice down through the point of each berry about ¾ way to the crown. Place each berry leafy top down on a plate.
  3. With an electric beater, whip cream until frothy.  Add sugar substitute and vanilla and whip on high until soft peaks form.
  4. Add softened cream cheese and whip for a few seconds.  Do not overbeat or cream will break down. Place the mixture into a pastry bag.
  5. Slightly spread the folds of the strawberry and insert the tip of the pastry bag to pipe a dollop of cream mixture into the center. Garnish with mint leaf or orange peel.

 

Variation: Instead of ¼ cup sugar substitute, use 1 Tablespoon sugar substitute and add a Tablespoon fresh chopped basil with a dash of freshly cracked pepper.

 

Makes 12 servings

 

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 50

Total Fat 4g

Total Carbohydrates 2g

Dietary Fiber 0g

Protein 1g

 

Print Recipe  Strawberry Bites

Adapted from the Good Carb Chef