Art Holliday and Jennifer Blome
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Jennifer’s Cucumber Avocado Chilled Soup Recipe

This cold soup recipe is a healthy, dairy free, flavorful delight!

This recipe requires use of a Food Processor – OR – Blender

Ingredients:

  • 2 large, RIPE avocados- peeled and cubed
  • 1 large English cucumber- cut into 2” pieces (leave cucumber unpeeled)
  • 2-3 cups chicken broth  (depending on desired consistency)
  • ¼ cup finely sliced green onions
  • 3 Tblsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ jar of Frontera Grill Tomatillo Salsa OR your favorite salsa
  • salt and pepper —  to taste

Instructions:

Combine cubed avocado and cucumber pieces in food processor or blender, and blend. Add remaining ingredients, and blend to desired consistency. Divide soup into individual soup bowls, cover with plastic wrap and chill for two (2) hours. Enjoy!

Optional: before serving, can garnish with plain yogurt, thinly sliced cucumber, lemon zest, and/or cilantro sprigs.

* can substitute chicken broth with vegetable broth

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FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS (22 OF THEM WITH ART HOLIDAY), JENNIFER CAME INTO YOUR HOME AND MADE THE MORNING A LITTLE MORE ENJOYABLE.

DURING HER CAREER AS A MORNING NEWS ANCHOR AT KSDK-TV, JENNIFER WAS HONORED FOR HER REPORTING ON MENTAL HEALTH.  AS A FAMILY MEMBER WITH SEVERAL LOVED ONES WITH DISABILITIES, JENNIFER EXPERIENCED THE CHALLENGES SO MANY OF US FACE, FIGHTING FOR THE INCLUSION OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES.

JENNIFER IS A PASSIONATE ANIMAL LOVER. SHE STARTED THE “SAMMY’S STARS” SEGMENT ON TODAY IN ST. LOUIS, WORKING WITH MANY OF OUR AREA’S ANIMAL SHELTERS. THE SEGMENT CONTINUES TODAY, AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ADOPTION OF THOUSANDS OF DOGS OVER THE YEARS.

IN 2014, JENNIFER RETIRED FROM THE MORNING NEWS DESK TO BECOME DIRECTOR OF HUMANE EDUCATION AT THE ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION OF MISSOURI. SHE DIRECTED THE PET REACH PROGRAM, WHERE VOLUNTEERS AND THEIR DOGS VISITED RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES. JENNIFER WORKED WITH THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE APA THROUGH A PRISON ART PROGRAM. JENNIFER AND HER VOLUNTEERS ALSO VISITED DOZENS OF ST. LOUIS AREA SCHOOLS, TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT KINDNESS, EMPATHY AND RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP. SHE ALSO LAUNCHED THE APA’S “NO MORE BULLYING” PROGRAM, WHICH IS TAUGHT IN SEVERAL AREA SCHOOL DISTRICTS.

IN HER CURRENT JOB AS CO-HOST OF THE ART AND JENNIFER SHOW ON KTRS 550 AM, JENNIFER IS RE-UNITED WITH HER LONG-TIME PARTNER ART HOLLIDAY.
TOGETHER, THEY ARE CONTINUING THEIR WORK HIGHLIGHTING NON-PROFITS AND TRYING TO MAKE ST. LOUISANS LAUGH.


Art Holliday‘s broadcasting career spans four decades in news and sports, including 38 years at KSDK.  And now radio with KTRS every weekday from 10am to Noon as he is reunited with Jennifer Blome.

He came to 5 On Your Side in 1979 and worked as a sportscaster until 1989 when he began a 22-year stint co-anchoring with Jennifer Blome on Today in St. Louis. Besides anchoring, Art served as managing editor and twice was executive producer of the morning newscast. Before joining 5 On Your Side, Art worked in the sports department of KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City for two-plus years.

Art’s broadcasting work has been recognized with numerous awards, including three sportscasting Emmys in 1985, 1988, and 1989. In 2001, Art was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists. In 2003 the University of Missouri-Columbia selected him for its prestigious Faculty-Alumni Award. In 2009, Art was inducted into the St. Louis Media Foundation Television Hall of Fame.

He has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and his interests include tennis, photography, and documentary filmmaking. He’s currently working on “Johnnie Be Good,” a music documentary about Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pianist Johnnie Johnson.

Art is married and has an adult daughter.


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