March 21, 2013

Saw it. Pinned it. Did it. - Guacamole Salsa

Happy Nutrition Day, y'all!! Working in the supplement industry and being the health junkie I am, you didn't actually think I would go today without posting something nutrition-related...did you?!?!

I'm not a homemade salsa kinda girl. If it already comes premade in a jar, and is semi-healthy, there's absolutely no reason for me to make it. But this...THIS...stuff does NOT come premade in a jar and is DE-LISH and, therefore, I'll be making my own salsa from here on out.

I've made it a few times now using it as a dip at a party and even a salad dressing and found myself literally licking the spoon every single time. The best part: it's perfectly healthy...no sugar, yeast, vinegar or gluten.


If my taste buds had to accurately describe how they feel about guacamole salsa, it'd look a little something like so:


skfaihvandfboej[hojapdofmbp'adjhoiahdfvoihad098b7ya9pdhb[aoijg[0H3W098T!!!!!!!!!!!

Basically it's some good shizz and we don't ever doubt mah taste buds...mmmkay?

Here's what you'll need:
2 avocados | 1 jalapeño | 1/3 bunch cilantro | 1 garlic clove | 1 lb. tomatillos (peeled & quartered) | sea salt | pepper

Toss 'em all in your Ninja (or blender) in the following order (from bottom to top): tomatillos, jalapeño, cilantro, avocado, garlic, sea salt, pepper. The order is important because if you don't put the tomatillos at the bottom of your blender, the avocado could get stuck on the blades, causing it to stick and not blend well. Once everything is in your blender, give her a good whirl!

Chill for 30-45 minutes before serving & enjoy!

My mouth is watering just looking at it. No joke.

For those of you trying to keep your girlish figure (aka: 99.9% of us), I recommend a couple different chip options. Yes, ladies. This means no more tortilla chips!

Terra Chips (Original) & Lentil Chips (Sea Salt Flavor) - staples in my house
Both are ridiculously healthy, natural and not loaded with crap. Terra Chips are chips made of assorted roots (sweet potatoes, taro roots, etc) and the lentil chips are a clean blend of lentil flour, a little potato starch and sea salt. I've been eating these for, well, years now and can't even remember the last time I bought "real" chips. Just trust me on this one, would ya?

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Saw it. Pinned it. Did it.

35 comments:

  1. I am obsessed with guacamole, so I must try this. Now if only I can find some tomatillos. Not sure when they would be available here in Ohio. But I will try it soon! :)

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  2. i've been wanting to make this for a while now and you have officially convinced me!

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  3. YUMMY!!!!!!!! I love salsa like this and I will have to make this asap!

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  4. Yum I have had this pinned probably since the day pinterest opened yet haven't made it yet :-) must make now!

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  5. Yum, this looks so cute. Love storing it a mason jar.

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  6. Melt in my mouth goodness! I'm a freak about how much I love guac so this sounds so delish. I will be trying it soon :) And it looks pretty healthy too!

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  7. That looks and sounds sooooo amazing!

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  8. that looks so scrumptious! I have been obsessed with anything avocado lately this is definitely on my "need to make" list

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  9. YUMMMM. I recently had similar chips from Trader Joes and I can't stop eating them. Have you had the hummus chips?! Also, can't stop eating those.

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  10. That jalapeno isn't to be confused with juicing it. Not a good idea. Just take my word for it ;) YUM YUM my deary!!!

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  11. Wow, this sounds sooooooo good right about now! I could totally live off of avocados and guacamole, so why not guacamole salsa!?! I've never tried those chips before, I'll have to search for them on my next grocery trip. Thanks for sharing another great recipe, Stephanie!

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  12. My Ninja is about to get a really great workout making this this weekend!! Yum yum yum, thanks for sharing! :)

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  13. This look amazing and i'm sure it tastes even better!! can't wait to give it a shot!

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    1. I made it, minus the jalapeño and its so good!!

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  14. Yummy!! This looks so good, I will need to try it out!! Linking up today!!

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  15. Looks yummy, I'm going to have to try it! And thanks for the different chip options. I'm definitely going to check those out!

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  16. Ummm I need to make that salsa ASAP!!! And I tried those terra chips at Tess' house a few weeks ago..I think I almost ate the whole bag. LOVED them!! Can you get them anywhere?

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  17. this totally looks like a dressing! but it looks reeeeeally good! I'm totally going to make this.

    and just realized i need to be following you on pinterest.

    consider it done.

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  18. Hell. Yes. I need this in mah belly!

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  19. If I decide to NOT eat all this in one serving (kidding!) how long will it last in the fridge before the avocados start turning brown? This looks delish!! Grassy-ass chica! OLAY! :D

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    1. I'm not 100% sure but if I had to guess I'd think it would be good for 2-3 days or so. Enjoy!!

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  20. uh yes, I will be making this as soon as possible. I could live off of guacamole/avocados and this looks like the perfect happy hour app!

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  21. This looks absolutely delicious. I need to make this asap!! Thanks for sharing....

    xo,
    Sincerely Miss Ash

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  22. I just found your blog and I am definitely a new fan :)
    It looks delicious and I love the Ninja you are using! I have the 3 size set and absolutely love them. Good choice!

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  23. Holy cannoli. This looks amazing. Totally making this soon! Thanks for sharing :)

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  24. This looks so good - I picture my patio and a margarita to go with :-)
    Pinned it!

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  25. terra chips are the best! Im going to need to try that guacamole at home for sure.

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  26. this looks delish!

    http://thisgirlloveschic.blogspot.co.uk/

    xx

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  28. I bookmarked this to make when I got back on the yeast-free road again...holy moly, this stuff is delicious!! Doing the 30-day challenge on my own!! I want to get back to being healthy :)

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