Snack happy! Delicious Avocado Salsa Dip serve with pecan bread or on flax crackers
Tomatoes contain health promoting carotenoids phytonutrients which include beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin and lycopene. Therefore, they provide antioxidant protection and promote optimal health. Avocadoes are a rich source of oleic acid with 59% of their total fat content being monounsaturated fat. They are also a good source of vitamin K which is needed to activate a variety of clotting factors in the blood, as it plays a role in proper blood and bone function. Onions promote blood sugar balance, heart and digestive health. They contain chromium, a mineral component in glucose tolerance factor, a molecule that helps cells respond appropriately to insulin.
What you need:
1 large tomato
1 red onion, chopped
Juice of one lemon
What you do:
Score the tomato and place it in a bowl of boiling water.
Cut the avocado in half and place in a bowl, discarding the stone, add the chopped onion.
Remove the tomatoes from the water, peel the skins off and chop into small pieces and add to the avocado and onions.