My guacamole is really an avocado butter which I spread on my bread or toast when I make myself a sandwich.
The key ingredients are avocado, garlic, lemon juice, green onions, and a dash of tabasco sauce. I make guacamole without any tomato or peppers because I try not to eat nightshade plants (arthritis issue, another story…).
This time of year my Fuerte avocados have the perfect oil count for this and a silky smooth butter-like texture.
- 2 ripe avocados
- 1 medium lemon
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 scallion or green onion
- dash of tabasco sauce (to taste)
- dash of salt (to taste)
Having enjoyed eating pomegranate seeds in my salad at a friend’s birthday dinner, I thought I would try eating the ones growing in my backyard.
My first try colored my cutting board red and much of the floor as well. So I got on my computer and googled “seed a pomegranate without mess” to learn a better approach. Click the read more to see the two techniques I found. I confess that I have converted to the water technique which is amazingly easy.
The seeds are a crunchy, sweet, filling, and very healthful snack. A good source of vitamins K and C as well as potassium and all sorts of anti-oxidants. See this section of the wikipedia article for more in all that: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomegranate#Nutrients_and_phytochemicals