Friday, May 3, 2013

Fresh Avocado Dip Recipe

If you're looking for a refreshing and delicious summer dip, look no further! I have the perfect one for you.  For your next pool party or BBQ, why not serve a fresh avocado dip? People will happily gobble it up and ask you for the recipe, I can guarantee you.  The best part is that the recipe is ideal for people looking to lower their blood pressure.



Fresh Avocado Dip (Guacamole)
By Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN,
Author of Blood Pressure Down: The 10-Step Plan to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Weeks -- Without Prescription Drugs
Serve as a dip with low-salt bagel or pita chips, or as an accompaniment to the Salmon Black Bean Quesadillas or Shrimp Tacos with Kiwi Salsa.
2 cups chopped avocado (from 2 medium avocados)
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon lime juice
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon salt-free seasoning
6 drops hot pepper sauce
Mash the avocado in a bowl with a fork until desired consistency. Mix in the cilantro, lime juice, garlic powder, ground cumin, salt-free seasoning, and hot pepper sauce. Serve immediately.
Yield: 1 ½ cups - Serves 6
Nutrition per ¼ cup serving:
Calories: 98 kcal
Sodium: 6 mg
Potassium: 301 mg
Magnesium: 17 mg
Calcium: 9 mg
Fat: 9 g (EPA 0g, DHA 0g, ALA <1g br="" nbsp="">Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrate: 5 g
Dietary fiber: 4 g
Sugars: <1>

Copyright © 2013 by Janet Brill, Ph.D.



Author Bio
Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN, 
author of Blood Pressure Down: The 10-Step Plan to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Weeks -- Without Prescription Drugs, is a nationally recognized expert in cardiovascular disease prevention and the author of Cholesterol Down and Prevent a Second Heart Attack. She has been a nutritionist in private practice for many years.
For more information please visit http://www.drjanet.com

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