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Delicious and Traditional Guacamole

I so often come across people who avoid fats for fear that eating fats are making them gain weight. And while eating fried foods and foods high in saturated fats can certainly pack on the pounds and elevate cholesterol levels, a certain amount of fats in the diet is necessary to help promote healthy brain chemistry along with vibrant hair skin and bones. And in my mind, the most delicious way to include healthy fats in the diet is with avocados and from there, it takes just minutes to enjoy a delicious and nutritious guacamole. Avocados are high in potassium, making them a great for preventing muscle cramps and managing blood pressure. In addition, they are a wonderful source of glutathione, the master antioxidant in the liver that helps protect your body's immune function. From there, we add cilantro, limes, red onions and jalapenos to make one of the most delicious spreads out there that you can use on sandwiches or with chips for a quick and healthy treat. In today's video, I will show you my favorite guacamole recipe, one that makes an appearance on my table often. Whip it up this Labor Day for your end-of-summer-fiesta! And in another upcoming Motivational Monday video, I will be sharing my favorite fish taco so stay tuned for that! So let's hear from you! Do you have a favorite way of enjoying guacamole? Are there any secret ingredients you include? I'd love to hear your comments and feedback below.... Enjoy your last hoorah of summer and I'll see you next week!
  Avacado 1 Medium
  Jalapeno 1⁄4 Medium, minced
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Red onion 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon (juice of 1 lime)
  Salt 1 Pinch

1. Scoop the meat out of avocado and mix together with other ingredients in a bowl.

2. Serve over parrillas, arepas, empanadas or tacos of your choice.
3. You may choose to have it as it is either.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 295 Calories from Fat 218

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.1%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 147.4 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.6%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 4 g8.1%

Vitamin A 25.8% Vitamin C 42.7%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Delicious And Traditional Guacamole Recipe Video