#MondayMeals: Guac Out!

May 20, 2019

 

Guac out with this healthy and delicious recipe! Avoca-don’t miss out on Simple Healthy Guacamole, which can be made with locally sourced fresh ingredients. Read on for more info on the benefits of this tasty dish. 

 

 

Avocados are full of vitamins and minerals that help improve cholesterol, and may promote heart, gut, and eye health.

 

 

Tomatoes are a great source of vitamins and minerals that decrease the risk of heart disease and are considered beneficial for skin health.

 

 

Onions contain vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that may reduce the risk of cancer, obesity, and heart disease. The high amounts of vitamin C found in onions also promote healthy skin and hair.

 

 

Garlic is low in calories but rich in manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, fiber, and selenium. It also contains iron, calcium, copper, vitamin B1, potassium, and phosphorous. These nutrients can boost immune system function, lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease, and help to prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia.

 

Food produced locally is more nutritious. This is because food contains the most nutrients around the time it is harvested. The longer food spends traveling, the less nutrition it contains. Less time traveling also means less exposure to harmful chemicals and less production of greenhouse gasses. What a tasteful way to decrease our carbon footprint!

 

Find ingredients for Simple Healthy Guacamole and more at Anderson’s Farm MarketThe Local Food Market, or through a CSA share at Main Street Farms. Check out the healthy and delicious recipe for Simple Healthy Guacamole below.

 

Simple Healthy Guacamole

 

 

 

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