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Guacamole

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Good for…

Tomatoes contain health promoting carotenoids phytonutrients which include beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin and lycopene. Therefore, they provide antioxidant protection and promote optimal health. Avocados 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:

2 ripe avocados
Juice of ½ a lemon
2 cloves of roasted garlic
1 chilli, finely chopped
2 medium sized tomatoes
Handfuls coriander, chopped
Olive oil if required

What you do:

Cut the avocados in half, remove the stone and scoop out the flesh.

Add all the ingredients, saving a little coriander to add at the end, to a blender and blitz until smooth.

Add a little olive oil if required to achieve a soft and smooth consistency.

Serve on celery sticks, lettuce leaves, flax crackers or pecan bread.