If I Could Marry a Fruit, It Would Be an Avocado

mbg Class Instructor & Yoga Teacher By Kathryn Budig
mbg Class Instructor & Yoga Teacher
Kathryn Budig is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher and author. She she trained at Yogaworks in Los Angeles under Maty Ezraty and Chuck Miller.

It's funny, because our love affair didn't start out so well. Growing up in Kansas, I'm not even sure I knew what an avocado was, and if I had one there -- it certainly wasn't tasty. Southern California is the mecca for avocados (Haas are the superior breed) and these little green monsters not only pack an amazing omega-3 punch (yes, good fat) they add attitude to anything you eat. Enjoy this incredibly simple guacamole that will pair well with chips, over a warm bowl of quinoa, or wherever your creative mind takes you.

Perfect Guacamole

2-3 just ripe Haas avocados, diced

1/2 vine ripe tomato, diced

1 lemon, juiced

1 T Cholula hot sauce

1 fist full cilantro, chopped

1 T Maldon sea salt

Cut your avocados in half. Taking a small knife, run thin lines horizontally and vertically into the meat. Use a spoon to drag around the perimeter to scoop out into a bowl. To remove the pit on the other side, take a sharp knife and give the seed a good whack. Keeping the blade in the seed, pivot to the left and the seed will remove -- voila!

Add all other ingredients to the diced avocado and lightly mix. Serve as a dip or on top of a bowl or warm quinoa or brown rice!

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