MPN™ Guacamole Holiday Style

– a Brain Healthy Recipe[1] -

YIELD:   4 servings

INGREDIENTS:                                                                     AMOUNT:

Avocado, ripe 1
Lime or lemon juice ½ lemon or lime
Garlic, crushed 1 clove
Red onion, finely chopped (May substitute scallions) 1 small (or 6 scallions)
Tomato, deseeded, diced 1
Optional: Coriander or flat leaf parsley 1 TBsp
Olive oil, extra virgin 1 TBsp
Black pepper, freshly ground To taste
Green kelp powder ¼ – ½ tsp
Mango slices ¼ tsp
Pomegranate arils 1-2 TBsp

 

METHOD:

  1. Cut the avocado in half lengthways and remove the stone.
  2. Scrape the flesh out of the shell into a bowl and quickly mash with the lime or lemon juice to prevent discoloration.
  3. Stir in the remaining ingredients reserving the pomegranate arils and taste to check the seasoning.
  4. Stir in the pomegranate arils leaving some to sprinkle on the top for natural holiday display.


[1] Adapted by Nancy Emerson Lombardo, Ph.D. following Memory Preservation Nutrition® program from Smart Food for Smart Kids, written by Patrick Holford & Fiona McDonald Joyce ©2007. The addition of pomegranate arils and mashed mango was inspired by TieYourApron.com proprietor, Rebecca Scheier.

 

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