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St. Patty’s Day Guacamame Recipe

SelfieHere is a healthy green St. Patty’s Day recipe that the kids are sure to love!

Guacamame Recipe

Combination of avocado and edamame makes this delicious and nutritious dip. Serve with fresh veggies or chips.

Makes 10 (1/4-cup) servings

INGREDIENTS

1 large avocado, (about 2/3 cup mashed)
1 1/2 cups shelled edamame, thawed
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 cup salsa
3 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt
Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

In a food processor, combine all ingredients, mixing until smooth.

Terrific Tip: Can also use to stuff vegetables or as a sandwich spread.
Nutrition Nugget: Soybeans are high in omega 3 fatty acids, which are necessary to ingest through food for their anti-inflammatory benefits.

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 62 kcal, Calories from Fat 47%, Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 50 mg, Carbohydrates 5 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Total Sugars 2 g, Protein 4 g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

Written by: Holly Clegg, Culinary Expert

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About the Author

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, including the more targeted health focused cookbooks, Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association, Eating Well Through Cancer and Eating Well to Fight Arthritis. Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Web MD and The Huffington Post. She also has a phone application, Mobile Rush-Hour Recipes.

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