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Avocado Chicken Salad Wrap

September 23, 2016

Ingredients: Chicken breast Plain Greek Yogurt Parsley Lemon Avocado Garlic Powder Dill pickle (optional) Whole-wheat wrap Directions: Combine 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken breast, 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons parsley, juice from 1 lemon, 1 mashed avocado (more if needed), 1 teaspoon garlic powder and 2 tablespoons Dill pickle (optional) into a large […]

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Avocado Egg Salad

July 01, 2016

Ingredients:  Avocado Eggs Red onion Sweet pickles mustard Preparation:  Mash 6 hard boiled eggs in a large bowl. Add 2 peeled, pitted, and cubed avocados, 1/2 cup minced red onion, 3 tablespoons chopped sweet pickles, 1 tablespoon yellow mustard, and pepper to taste. Mix all together, serve chilled on a bed of spinach, in pita […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Mousse

January 14, 2016

Ingredients: 1 1/2 ripe avocados 1 large ripe banana 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup natural peanut butter (salted if preferred) 1/2 cup of sweetener of choice (maple syrup, honey, or agave) 1/4 cup milk (almond if preferred) Directions: Place ingredients into food processor and blend until smooth. Serve chilled and with a whipped […]

What’s in a Superfood?

December 16, 2015

By Kara Marker, NCRC Marketing You’ve probably heard the term “superfood” in reference to certain fruits, vegetables, and grains, but what exactly does it mean in terms of nutrition? These foods are usually given this title because they have large amounts of nutrients that naturally prevent disease and boost longevity.  Here at the North Carolina […]

Guacamole Supreme

December 16, 2015

2 large, ripe avocados 1 cup black beans, rinsed and cooked ½ cup chopped tomato 1 T lime juice (preferably fresh) chopped cilantro, add to taste 1 cup Mexican blend shredded cheese (optional) 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (optional) Peel avocados and mash with a fork. Add lime juice, black beans, and tomato. Stir. Add […]