We first became enamored with Annie Dean earlier this year after stumbling across her site AnnieDean.com. Combining tips for entertaining and etiquette, this modern day Miss Manners proves that you can juggle a hectic lifestyle (did we mention she’s a lawyer?) and still be ultra chic. This week she’s sharing her five easy tricks to make spring a little more fabulous.
There’s no better summer mal than a light, fresh, and healthy salad. Get your gal pals together and serve one up on mismatching vintage china with pressed linen napkins to keep things casual-chic. Lately I’ve been serving wine Italian-style in these juice glasses from Fishs Eddy, $1.49 each. And even if you’re dining for one, don’t forget the red lipstick. Read on to get my recipe for mango avocado salad with shredded chicken and goat cheese:
Food first is SAVEUR’s motto. This week the magazine’s senior web editor, Helen Rosner, is sharing her favorite recipes and culinary picks in honor of our limited edition Birchbox Home: From the Garden collection.
Everyone’s recipe for green juice is always a little different, but no matter how many vitamin-packed fresh fruits and veggies you add in there, it’s still just juice. It’s fine as a thirst-quencher, but it will never fly as a real meal for me. That said, I do love the savory/sweet combination of dark leafy greens, crisp water-based vegetables, the bright tang of lemon, and the sweet n’ spicy punch of apple and ginger.
So rather than cutting up the produce, putting it in a blender, and drinking it, I simply make a salad. It’s filled with all your favorite juice ingredients and particularly great topped with a sprinkle of sunflower seeds or some sliced avocado.