Creamy Lemon-Avocado Dressing



  • 1 medium avocado (about 9 oz.), peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 English cucumber (about 7 oz.), chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil or extra-virgin olive oil
  • A few shakes of hot sauce, optional
  • Salt and freshly
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Brooklyn’s Avocado Bar Ran Out of Avocados in Three Hours


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As I walked into Brooklyn’s Avocaderia, the world’s first avocado bar, the general manager sprinted out of the restaurant. “He has to go order some more avocados!” cofounder Alessandro Biggi explained. The hurry … read more

Why Slow Eaters May Burn More Calories


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People have been advising others to chew their food well for a long, long time. In Ayurveda, a school of medicine founded in India some 7,000 years ago, … read more

Dead Bat Discovered in Salad Mixes Prompts Recalls From Walmart

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Fresh Express has recalled a packaged salad mix sold at Walmart stores in the southeastern U.S. after a dead bat was found in containers of the leafy greens sold in Florida.

The company issued … read more

almond horn cookies

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The only thing my mother ever asked me to bring home from the bakery where I worked in high school where almond horn cookies, or Mandelhörnchen, probably no surprise as we are a family of established marzipan fiends, most

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Fennel Demystified: How to Benefit From This Powerful Plant

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Fennel is a hardy flowering plant in the carrot family. It’s often classified as both an herb and a vegetable, and it can be used in a variety of ways both in and outside the kitchen. Highly aromatic, fennel has … read more