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Fun and Fulfilling Guacamole Dip with Veggie Sticks

Nutrition
2022-05-31 | By: Snap Fitness
 Fun and Fulfilling Guacamole Dip with Veggie Sticks

Who doesn’t love some fresh guac? It’s delicious and loaded with benefits.

The avocados in guac are rich in nutrition. They are a source of vitamins C, E, K, and B6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids.

The healthy fats in avocados can help play a role in you feeling fuller longer, boosting your brain function and increase your mood, and keeping your vibes high! Fat is essential for every single cell in the body. These fats improve the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, minerals, and other minerals, and even improve the immune system.

Try this recipe next time you’re looking for a quick & healthy appetizer or snack!

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ C reduced fat cottage cheese 
  • ½ medium tomato
  • ½ medium carrot
  • 1 long celery stick
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 wedge lemon
  • A dash of salt and pepper
  • 2 small avocados

DIRECTIONS

  1. Finely dice the tomato, mince the garlic
  2. Slice the carrot and celery in sticks
  3. Mash the avocado and place into a small bowl.
  4. Add cottage cheese, diced tomato, minced garlic, onion powder, a squeeze of lemon and salt and pepper.
  5. Stir to combine.
  6. Serve guacamole with carrot and celery sticks and enjoy!
  7. ENJOY!

Tips:

  • To make this recipe dairy-free, use dairy free cottage cheese
  • In a hurry? Buy pre-cut carrots and celery
  • Looking to share? Double or triple this recipe and share with friends. It's sure to be crowd pleasing!

Source: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270406#:~:text=Avocados%20are%20a%20source%20of,person%20feel%20fuller%20between%20meals

 

 

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