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Weekly Tips for October 4, 2010

Posted on 04. Oct, 2010 in Uncategorized

Tips from RockIt Mom:

GREEN – SHOP AND SAVE THE GREEN

Everyone loves a deal when shopping, but what are the best deals for fall? The Daily Green talked to four experts to find out how to become a “discount druid,” (an end-of-season bargain-hunting specialists). Here are 7 deals to shop for this fall and save your green money!  (more…)

Green Goddess Dip with Pita Chips

Posted on 04. Oct, 2010 in Food

Green Goddess Dip with Vegetables & Homemade Pita Chips

 The Situation:
You Need an Impressive (but Easy) Party Dish

Perfect Meal to Make:
Green Goddess Dip with Vegetables & Homemade Pita Chips

OK, so it’s not a meal exactly. But showing up with a crowd-pleasing signature appetizer will always inspire great praise. This surprisingly simple yet elegant dish fits the bill. (more…)

Edamame Guacamole

Posted on 04. Jul, 2010 in Food

Makes about 2 cups

Made with avocado and edamame, this guacamole variation is both creamy and fresh. Serve with raw vegetables like celery, carrots and radishes for dipping or alongside baked pita chips as a healthy snack or appetizer.

Ingredients

1 cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed

1 small, ripe avocado, peeled and pitted

1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped (optional)or 1 jalapeno with 1 sorrento chili finely chopped.

1/3 bunch cilantro

1/4 white onion, roughly chopped

Juice of 2 limes

1-2 teaspoons of crushed garlic

2 to 3 tablespoons water

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

Put edamame, avocado, chipotle, cilantro, onion, and lime juice in a food processor and pulse until almost smooth. Add enough water or pico de gallo salsa (found in the produce section) to make a creamy consistency and pulse again. Transfer guacamole to a bowl, season with salt and pepper and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving (2 Tbsp/about 1.5oz/42g-wt.): 50 calories (25 from fat), 3g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 5g total carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 4g protein