!Feliz Cinco de Mayo a todos!
The grocery stores are all putting their best avocados forward because they know that all you want tonight is guacamole! The best part about guacamole: its vegan! Here's a simple favorite guacamole recipes:
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tomato, finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
Mash the avocados with a fork and add the remaining ingredients. Mix well and serve with salsa and tortilla chips. Find this and other amazing vegan recipes here.
The salsa you choose really makes the holiday. Here's a great, fruity salsa recipe.
1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
1 lime, juiced
1 mango - peeled, seeded and diced
1 small red onion, chopped
1 habanero pepper, seeded and chopped
salt to taste
Most tortilla chip brands are also vegan, but if you want some quality as well as earth-conscious food, look for these brands:
Food Should Taste Good (try the sweet potato chips)
Garden of Eatin'
Remember, always buy as local as possible and organic as possible! For your health, the animals and your environment. Have a great Cinco de Mayo!