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Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup

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With summer solstice bringing in the long hot days of summer, I've been craving cooling meals that are nourishing and refreshing. I created this delicious raw soup that you can find over at One Medical Group's blog.  It's super easy and quick to make with dairy and nut-free options. To see the recipe go here. Enjoy!




Baked Avocado Fries + Lemon Garlic Aioli

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I can't take credit for this amazing idea so I have to give a shot out to Ginger Bear Kitchen for inspiring me to get into the kitchen and make a gluten free version of this recipe. Avocados are honestly one of my favorite foods. Rarely does a day go by without me having one in a meal or as a snack. This fruit--yes it's a fruit and not a vegetable-- is low in sugar and a good source of  potassium, folic acid, vitamin E and master antioxidant glutathione. I love these little green gems and am a fan of this clever baked avocado recipe. Who doesn't love a tasty dip-able snack? Which reminds me...be sure that the avocado is not overly ripe so the inside doesn't seem mushy. Let's get to the good stuff, shall we?

My adaptions to this recipe include what I had on hand at the time. In my opinion, there are a number of ways to make these avocado fries utterly delicious. Here are a few of my thoughts on other options that you could do to achieve the same results. I replaced …