Holy moly it is Guacamole Day!
While September 16th is officially Guacamole Day, it is Guacamole day in our home almost every day! Most people enjoy squished up avocados as a side dish, but this is a Mexican feast in my book!
Many restaurants are offering free guac today, but if you are interest in making your own at home, here is the best recipe! It includes essential oils, which will give your dish some added health benefits!
Guacamole with Essential Oils
2 ripe avocados
1-2 garlic cloves
1/2 small diced tomatoes
1/2 small diced onion
Juice of 1/2 lime
Dash of salt
1 drop doTERRA Cilantro EO
2 drops doTERRA Lime EO
1/2 droop doTERRA Black Pepper EO
Crush the garlic, set aside for 10 minutes.
Cut avocados in half, reserve pits
Smash avocados in bowl.
Add tomatoes, onion, garlic, essential oils & salt to avocados and stir
Place avocado pits in guac to prevent browning
Check out the benefits of using essential oils in your healthy guac!
Cilantro – Internal use of Cilantro promotes healthy digestion and supports healthy immune and nervous system functions. It also supports healthy cardiovascular system when ingested. Diffuse with citrus essential oils for a fresh, herbal aroma to lift spirits, warms hearts and help create a fun party atmosphere. Diffuse Cilantro at night to help with a good night’s sleep. Cilantro oil can help to support a sluggish liver. Cilantro essential oil has shown amazing potential for being helpful in the detoxification process from heavy metals.
Lime – Lime possesses a wide range of internal benefits for multiple systems and organs of the body in addition to the immune system. It may support the health of the brain and nervous system. It may support healthy lung and respiratory function. It supports healthy metabolism and weight management. Lime may support healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels already in the normal range. It supports gastrointestinal function and health; relieves occasional heartburn and indigestion. Lime essential oil may support the health of the colon. Lime may also help to support cardiovascular health.
Black Pepper – Black Pepper is a great way to relieve anxious feelings. It can provide your body with greater antioxidant support. Black Pepper essential oil can support the immune system.
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