Quinoa Guacamole

I liked it, but more as a side dish than as a topping to put on something.


Quinoa Guacamole
1 ripe avocado
juice of 1 lime
2 c. cooked quinoa
dash salt
dash garlic powder
2 TB diced tamed jalapenos
1/2 c. diced mango
1/4 c. chopped cilantro
dash onion powder
1/4 tsp cayenne
1/4 tsp ground cumin

In medium bowl, mash avocado with lime juice. Add remaining ingredients.
Yield: 8 servings. Per serving= 207 Calories; 6g Fat (26.7% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 33g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 45mg Sodium.

Tropical Salsa

tropicalsalsaI love fruit salsas so this will be on my game-day menu tomorrow.

Tropical Fruit Salsa
2 TB minced cilantro
2 tsp seasoned rice vinegar
2 tsp lime juice
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Dash salt
2 c. diced mango and pineapple
2kiwifruit, peeled, quartered lengthwise, and sliced
1 c. mandarin orange sections

In a medium bowl, combine cilantro, rice vinegar, lime juice, pepper flakes, and salt. Add fruit and toss gently to coat. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.