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Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Salad

 I like to be outside as much as possible during the long summer days. So when it’s dinnertime I want to get in and out of the kitchen quickly. This is a crunchy refreshing cool easy salad that you can prepare in a flash!

I like to be outside as much as possible during the long summer days. So when it’s dinnertime I want to get in and out of the kitchen quickly. This is a crunchy refreshing cool easy salad that you can prepare in a flash!

2 stalks celery peeled and chopped roughly

1 pint Heirloom Mini Tomatoes

1 Avocado-chopped into chunks

1 teaspoon of Lemon Zest

1 tablespoon Truffle Oil

Sea Salt and Pepper to taste

Handful of Toasted Almonds

 

In a small bowl combine all ingredients. Toss gently. And serve

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Smoked Sea Salt Crostini

You can do this with out the “smoked” salt , just replace it with your favorite sea salt.

Tongs/baking sheet/pastry brush

Set oven to broil

1 French Baguette-sliced diagonally

Olive Oil

Smoked Sea Salt

Cracked Black Pepper

Lay bread on a baking sheet

Generously brush each slice with olive oil

Sprinkle with sea salt and cracked pepper

Turn pieces over and Repeat .

Watching carefully broil bread slices until light brown

Using your tongs ,turn each slice over and broil remaining side.

There you have it !

Top with your favorite toppings.


Summer Bruschetta

Not only is this Super fresh and Healthy its really delicious !!

Note: When you dice the tomatoes ,the peach, and the avocado try to dice them all the same size.

2 Cloves Garlic- 1 chopped- 1 whole

2-3 Roma Tomatoes seeds removed  –diced

Zest of half an Orange

Half Yellow peach-peeled and diced

Half Avocado-diced

3 leaves Basil -chopped

½ lemon- juiced

In a small bowl

Mix ingredients together and set aside to meld together.

Cut on the diagonal, 4 -6 thick slices of a baguette.

Broil sliced baguette on both sides until golden brown.

Rub one side of hot slices of bread with the whole garlic clove .

Top with tomato mixture

Sprinkle of sea salt fresh cracked black pepper .