Chia Guacamole

Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 269
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What do you get when you mix omega 3’s with monounsaturated fats? Slurry of heart & brain protecting nutrients! That’s exactly what you’ll get with this chia guacamole. Monounsaturated fats have been shown to help in the prevention of heart disease and omega 3 fatty acids (prevalent in chia seeds) can help strengthen your brain according to the latest research! This creamy and satisfying concoction will wow both your guests and your body at your next summer event.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups Roma tomatoes, diced with juice
  • 1 tsp jalapeno, peeled, seeded and finely minced
  • 3 avocados, peeled, pitted and mashed
  • 1 tsp fresh garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice

Directions

In a bowl, combine chia seed, diced tomato and juice. Set aside for 10 minutes, allowing the chia seed to swell.

In another bowl, add remaining ingredients together and mix well.

Let this mixture set for 10 minutes, then add the tomato Chia mixture. Serve with raw vegetables sticks.

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