Mango Avocado Fruit Salsa Recipe

Fruit Salsa

I've always wanted to make a fruit salsa but my family usually snubs their nose when I get creative in the kitchen.  We picked up some chicken that was marinated in a mango coconut sauce at our friends new butcher shop and market, Southern Steer Butchers (US 19 and Curlew in Dunedin, FL), and this is the side dish that I prepared to go with the chicken.  I served it over a bed of fresh romaine with a sprinkle of parmesan and balsamic vinegar to balance the flavor of the mango.  DELICIOUS is an understatement! Mango Avocado Fruit Salsa Recipe Recipe Type: Side Dish Cuisine: American Author: Calley @TheEcoChic Prep time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 4 Mango, Pineapple, Strawberry, Avocado, Fruit Salsa - Perfect as a side dish, dessert, or served over a bed of lettuce. Ingredients 1 Mango 6 Strawberries 1 Small can pineapple tidbits (in pineapple juice) 1/2 Small tomato 1 Avocado Optional - Balsamic Vinegar Optional - Feta or parmesan ... [ Read More ]

Copy Kids – How to get your kids to eat fruits and vegetables

Copy Kids DVD Review

Do you ever wonder how other parents get their kids to eat their fruits and vegetables?  They copy what they see around them. My parents raised my brother and I to always try what was on the table.  We didn't have to like it but we had to try it.  I will have to admit I didn't always like that my mom made me try things but as a parent I appreciate it even more.  We don't cook different meals for our kids - they have to eat what we are cooking.  Sometimes that means salmon, veggie pizza, and other random goodies! Does it always work?  No, but they are more adventurous in their food choices because of it.  My son grew up loving avocado when I had never even tried it.  Now it's a staple food in our pantry and we all eat it.  My daughter eats raw onions, peppers, and just about any food you put in front of her (including sushi and wasabi - no joke!).  Just last night I made an asparagus pizza and there weren't any leftovers for lunch today. When I received an email from the ... [ Read More ]