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Spice Up Your Guac for Summer

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Spice Up Your Guac for Summer

Guacamole is one of my favorite summer recipes because it’s so versatile!  It is a super delicious, creamy dip filled with healthy fats and can mold itself to whatever other flavors you want to add to it.

Check out one of my unique guacamole recipes for your 4th of July get-together! Simply start with my Traditional Guacamole recipe and add in these healthy ingredients for a fun spin on this summer favorite.

Pure Fuel: Traditional Guacamole

Traditional Guacamole

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients:

  • 4 Avocados, pits removed
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/3 Red onion, diced
  • ¼ Cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic OR 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor
  2. Blend everything until smooth or leaving some chunks for a more rustic dip
  3. Garnish with cilantro and lime OR spice it up with the recipes below!

Pure Fuel: Watermelon Guacamole

Watermelon Guacamole

Start with my traditional guacamole recipe above, and hand mix in:

  • Add 1 cup watermelon, diced
  • Add 1/3 cup tomato, diced
  • Add 1/2 red onion, diced

Garnish with a small slice of watermelon

Pure Fuel: Pineapple Jalapeno Guacamole

Pineapple Jalapeno Guacamole

Start with my traditional guacamole recipe above, and hand mix in:

  • Add 1 cup pineapple, diced
  • Add 2 jalapenos, diced and seeds removed

Garnish with a slice of jalapeno

Strawberry Basil Guacamole

Strawberry Basil Guacamole 

Start with my traditional guacamole recipe above, and hand mix in:

  • Add 1 cup strawberries, diced
  • Add ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped

Garnish with a small strawberry and basil

– From Pure Barre enthusiast, Gabrielle Terzano, client at Pure Barre South Jersey, NJ – Haddonfield. 

Gabrielle Terzano

 

About Gabrielle: My passion is living well, eating healthy and being physically fit.  I want to motivate others and be a mentor for people to lose weight or change their lifestyle for the better.  I take classes at Northeastern University for my Master of Science in Nutrition with a concentration in Obesity and Nutritional Health. 

Find more healthy recipes on her blog!

 

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