Super Easy How to Make Guacamole

Super Easy How to Make Guacamole

Avocados are super good for you, I can’t think of a better way to enjoy them than Guacamole! Did you know that one avocado typically contains:

 

  • 53% Vitamin K
  • 41% Folate
  • 33% Vitamin C
  • 28% Pantothenic Acid
  • 28% Potassium
  • 26% Vitamin B6
  • 21% Vitamin E
  • 19% Copper

 

Adding an avocado to your lunchtime meal may help you avoid the 3pm slump! Of all three macronutrients, fat is the most Super Easy How to Make Guacamole concentrated source of energy for our bodies. Healthy fats provide a slow, steady stream of energy so you can power right through the workday. In addition, when they’re eaten along with a carbohydrate, they slow the digestion of the carbs, meaning you won’t suffer the energy-zapping sugar crash that typically follows simple carbs. So say yes to the extra guacamole!

Although the fat content of avocados is high, they contain ‘good fats’ including monounsaturated fat. This type of fat can reduce the risk of stroke or heart attack along with the levels of bad cholesterol in the blood.

Surprisingly, eating avocados may actually help you lose weight! A study, published in the Nutrition Journal, found that eating just half an avocado with lunch helped overweight people feel satisfied and full for longer after eating. Participants reported a 40% less desire to eat over a three hour period, and a 28% less desire over a five hour period after the meal. They were also more satisfied after their meal and had less desire to snack!

 

AuthorVivre Le RêveDifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins

Ingredients
 3 Avocados - Peeled, Pitted & Mashed
 1 Lime, Juiced
 1 tsp Salt
 95 g Onion, Diced
 3 tbsp Fresh Coriander, Chopped
 2 Tomatoes, Diced
 1 tsp Garlic, Minced
 1 pinch Ground Cayenne Pepper (Optional)

Method
1

In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt.

2

Mix in onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper.

3

Refrigerate for 1 hour for the best flavour, or serve immediately.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 3 Avocados - Peeled, Pitted & Mashed
 1 Lime, Juiced
 1 tsp Salt
 95 g Onion, Diced
 3 tbsp Fresh Coriander, Chopped
 2 Tomatoes, Diced
 1 tsp Garlic, Minced
 1 pinch Ground Cayenne Pepper (Optional)

Directions

Method
1

In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt.

2

Mix in onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper.

3

Refrigerate for 1 hour for the best flavour, or serve immediately.

Super Easy How to Make Guacamole

Super Easy How to Make Guacamole

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