Petite Inspirations

In the name of inspiration and all things interesting to me and hopefully you.

Guacamole


This is one of my favorite appetizers. It’s fast, easy, and well, just plain good and good for you!

I know lots of people who are afraid to consume avocados because of it’s high fat content. It contains a whopping 50 calories in one 1 inch slice with 35 of those coming from fat. What you need to also understand is that there are many different types of fats and not all of them are going to be bad for you whenever you eat them. The type of fats that are included in an avocado are monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, which should be included in any good diet lifestyle.

Another positive impact they have is to reduce cholesterol, as the monounsaturated fat in avocados helps to reduce triglyceride levels and increase HDL, which is the good cholesterol. Eat avocados in moderation to get all the amazing benefits it offers. They don’t call it a ‘superfood’ for nothing! 

INGREDIENTS

4 avocados, smashed
1 small onion, diced
1 medium tomato, diced
1 cup cilantro, chopped
2 limes, juiced
sea salt to taste

WHAT TO DO
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Serve with your favorite vegetable chips.

TIP
If you want to make this ahead of time (same day), cover with plastic wrap. Make sure the plastic is touching the mixture with as little air bubbles as possible. The air will turn the mixture brown.

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