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Healthy Fat Deliciousness!

I’ve been mowing down on these healthy appetizers since I saw them in Bon Appetit a couple of weeks ago.  Simple to throw together and full of healthy fats, avocado is the perfect topping for grilled sourdough – just don’t forget the copious amounts of large flake sea salt, red pepper flakes and EVOO!  Enjoy!

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Healthy Crab Summer Rolls

Fresh Crab Summer Rolls with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

2 cups Phillips Back Fin Crab Meat
1 cup diced mango
1 cup julianned cucumber
1 cup diced avocado
1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
1/4 cup slivered red onion
8 spring roll wrappers, rehydrated
1 cup sweet chili sauce
1/2 cup rice vinegar

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Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

I’ll be celebrating this Mexican holiday with a feast of small plates tonight and wanted to share my guacamole recipe.  It’s not super traditional, but yields delicious results!  Let me know if you like it!

guacamole-with-cornGuacamole with Corn
2/3 cup fresh cooked sweet corn
3 ripe, but firm avocados
1 medium red onion, diced
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
2/4 cup chopped cilantro
juice from 2 limes
salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl.  Cover and refrigerate to blend flavors.  Makes about 4-5 cups of guac.

Enjoy!

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