I am a mom of 4. I love to cook and try new recipes.
Every once in awhile a new recipe is tried and the family often responds with "mom..it's a keeper" meaning add this one to the family recipe book. So here I've compiled them all in one spot so they're easy to get to and add to. Hope you enjoy them as much as we have, and maybe they'll be keepers for you as well.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Avocado Salad with creamy lime dressing

Avocado Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup cashews

juice of 2 limes

1 teaspoon agave nectar

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

Sea salt and pepper, to taste

1 head Romaine lettuce, roughly chopped

1 small bunch cilantro, leaves only

2 ripe avocados, cut into small cubes

1 Combine oil, cashews, lime juice, agave nectar and cumin in a blender. Process until cashews are smooth and creamy. If needed, use water a 1/2 tablespoon at a time to reach desired consistency.

2 Combine the lettuce and cilantro with the dressing in a large bowl. Top with the avocado pieces.

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