Avocado and Bacon Fresh Cabbage Wraps | Swirls and Spice

Avocado and Bacon Cabbage Wraps

Combining crisp, salty bacon and creamy avocado is always a good idea.  Add tangy pickle slices, wrap everything in a healthy cabbage leaf, and you’ve got a new go-to lunch, appetizer or anytime snack. Last week I obliterated a craving for a standard BLT sandwich with these savory bacon wraps.  And today I took out my cabbage to make more wraps because they are so addictively satisfying! Though there are many … Continue reading Avocado and Bacon Cabbage Wraps

Black Bean Stuffed Avocados {with Vegan Option} | Swirls and Spice

Black Bean Stuffed Avocados

Great for a simple lunch or healthy snack, these stuffed avocados come together swiftly and are loaded with Tex-Mex flavour! Cumin and fresh veggies keep the avocados healthy and super tasty. Avocados are not something I am fond of eating on their own.  But add some texture and Mexican fair and I love them!  Despite my daughter’s recent addiction to garlic salt on her morning … Continue reading Black Bean Stuffed Avocados

Dairy-Free Pizza with Pink Pomelo, Shrimp and Avocado

Citrusy Shrimp and Avocado Pizza with Cashew Sauce

Delightfully different, this pizza has a perfect balance of flavours that will satisfy winter cravings for something colourful and interesting.  A creamy, Asian-inspired cashew sauce ties together the pomelo, shrimp and avocado topping medley.  While a sprinkling of cilantro would be nice, it isn’t essential.  To save an extra trip to store, I worked with what I had on hand and was quite happy with … Continue reading Citrusy Shrimp and Avocado Pizza with Cashew Sauce

Poinsettia Guacamole Blossoms

Pretty floral guacamole blossoms are great starters for gatherings during the holiday season.  With only three ingredients, they are simple to make.  And the poinsettia flowers can serve as more than a decoration–they can be a conversation starter as well.  Why do we use poinsettias as Christmas decorations?  Have you heard of the legend of the poinsettia?  Did the legend precede the tradition, or vice … Continue reading Poinsettia Guacamole Blossoms