This is the guacamole that everyone goes nuts over. If you want to bring a raw, vegan healthy, side-dish to your 4th of July celebration, this one will be a hit.
Besides being super simple to make, it is delicious and pairs great with veggie sticks, making it a guiltless indulgence that will satisfy your taste buds as well as take care of your cravings for all that yummy holiday food. Remember, healthy fat makes you thin, it's all the processed foods and sugars that causes your body to hold onto the fat!
Maria’s Fresh Guacamole
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 small clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon minced tomato
2 teaspoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Celtic or Himalayan salt to taste
Scoop flesh out of avocado skins. Place in bowl and add other ingredients. Mash ingredients together using a fork. Enjoy! Serve with jicama chips (just purchase a jicama, and slice it in the shape of chips.) or carrot, celery and cucumber slices.
Maria’s Simple Salsa
3 large, very ripe tomatoes (about two pounds), cored and diced small
½ cup tomato juice, freshly squeezed or canned or jarred.
1 small jalepeno or other fresh chile pepper, stemmed, seeded if desired, and minced
1 medium red onion, diced small
1 medium garlic clove, minced
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
½ cup juice from 4 medium limes
Celtic or Himalayan Salt to taste
Mix all ingredients, including salt to taste, in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate to blend flavors, at least 1 hour and up to 5