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Classic Guacamole

Classic Guacamole



  • 4 ripe Fresh California avocados, seeded and peeled
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • ¼ Cup finely chopped onion
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Tortilla chips



1. Using a fork, coarsely mash avocado with lemon juice and garlic.

2. Stir in remaining ingredients to blend.

3. Garnish as desired and serve with tortilla chips.

Source: California Avocado Commission

Bacon, Avocado & Tomato Sandwich

It's quick, it's easy and so tasty!


  • 2 slices of good quality wheat bread
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • avocado, sliced
  • 3 to 4 slices of roma tomato
  • cream cheese
  • garlic salt
  • ground pepper


  1. Cook 4 slices of bacon. Remove, drain bacon and allow to cool. Toast 2 slices of wheat bread as desired. Spread each slice of wheat bread with desired amount of cream cheese. Place bacon, slices of avocado, and slices of roma tomato on one side. Sprinkle very small amount of garlic salt on other slice of bread. Put together and Enjoy!!!


Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup


Preparation Time:  30 minutes

Number of Servings:  4


3 cups chopped broccoli (or 2 10-ounce packages frozen broccoli)

1/2 cup diced celery

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 cup low sodium chicken broth

2 cups nonfat milk

2 Tbsp cornstarch

1/4 tsp salt

 Dash pepper

 Dash ground thyme

1/4 cup grated Swiss cheese


Place vegetables and broth in saucepan. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover, and cook until vegetables are tender (about 8 minutes). Mix milk, cornstarch, salt, pepper, and thyme; add to cooked vegetables. Cook, stirring constantly, until soup is lightly thickened and mixture just begins to boil. Remove from heat. Add cheese and stir until melted.

Source: The National Fruit and Vegetable Program


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