Homemade Spicy Guacamole

Homemade Spicy Guacamole

Homemade Spicy Guacamole
Confession hour: I have a huge- giant – massive – obsession with all things avocado. And by that, 90% revolves around guacamole [the other 10% I leave to this avocado goat cheese toast.]

Since getting involved with BeachBody and the 21 Day Fix, it was brought to my attention that, while avocados are a healthy fat, they (along with most things in life) should be enjoyed in moderation.

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Recipe: skinny breakfast pizza

Throughout the years, I’ve made a fair share of homemade guac. Honestly, I prefer the homemade kind compared to the restaurant version, but that’s probably because I jam pack it with other ingredients to lighten it up a bit.

See, when you add different veggies into the guacamole, it packs it with lighter ingredients, making it lower in calories, as well as more guac! (Which is always the better, am I right?)


Shopping List

  • 3 avocados
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach
  • 1 handful of cilantro
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 3 small bell peppers (or 1 medium pepper)
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 1 lime
  • Salt, pepper, red chili flakes, garlic powder *to taste (I usually use 1/2 tablespoon of each)

Homemade Spicy Guacamole

Recipe Guide

  1. Slice up all your veggies + place into a large bowl
  2. Mash your avocados + mix in with chopped veggies
  3. Mix in your seasonings, tasting as you go along + tweaking to your own buds
  4. Serve with chips + chopped veggies or on some toast, in tacos, whatever your heart desires 🙂

*tip: if you’re not eating the guacamole right away, place the pits of the avocados in the guacamole. I’m not sure why, but it keeps it green!

Homemade Spicy Guacamole

Homemade Spicy Guacamole

Questions for you:

  1. Do you share my love for guacamole?
  2. What’s your favorite dip?
  3. How do you eat your tacos?


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