Guacamole: The Incredible Avocado

Styling My Everyday

Guacamole

I tend to think of Guacamole as a summer-time appetizer but it also makes for a great football season staple. The grocery stores are chock-full of avocados right now—and have plenty that are ripe and ready to eat.

Yesterday I wrote about my famous margarita recipe (HERE) and nothing goes better with Margaritas than Guacamole. Nothing.

Guac

I have been making Guac forever. It actually may have been one of the first things I ever really learned to make. Since it’s simply cutting up veggies, it’s a really easy first-ever dish!

Avocados and Guacamole ingredients

Avocados are the main ingredient accompanied by lots of cut up veggies which makes this dip a surprisingly healthy one. Now, avocados are very high in fat but it’s the good fat. Like olive oil, avocadoes boost levels of HDL (the “good” cholesterol). HDL cholesterol can help protect against the damage caused by free radicals. This type of cholesterol…

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