Monday, April 9, 2012


Secret Recipe Club time again!! I love the opportunity to check out and talk about new blogs that I have not had the chance to browse before. Once again I found a blog that had so many wonderful recipes that it was hard to choose just one... So, of course I didn't!!

Living in Arizona for a few years turned me into a guacamole fan... It isn't really something that I had ever tried while living in Minnesota and I'm still not completely sold on avocados, but I'm still up for eating them in recipes! I knew guacamole was something that was pretty easy to make but have never taken the time to try it on my own. After looking through the recipes on Katie's blog, I knew that this was the time to try it out. I am so glad that I did - it was as simple as I heard it would be and even more delicious then any guacamole that I have tried from a jar!! This is definitely on the list of things that I will make again...

If you are looking for a great site with healthy recipes, ideas for snacks and much more - is the place to head to. I got lost in Katie's blog, veering from one place to another - there are so many options to check out!! I have already tried out her peanut butter banana smoothies and her pumpkin pie smoothie - watch for those to come up on my blog soon! :) If you can't wait, just click on the names and you will find the recipes!! The kids definitely liked taste testing those...

(recipe found at

2 avocados
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 ripe tomato, diced
1 fresh lime, juiced (or about 1-2 tablespoons lime juice)
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
1-2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
salt and pepper as desired

Mash avocado with a fork until it reaches a thick, pasty texture with chunks. Stir in remaining ingredients and serve immediately. If making ahead of time, wait and add tomatoes right before serving.


  1. Looks great! We love homemade guacamole in this house :)

  2. Mmm, I love homemade guacamole, so good! This looks fantastic! :)

  3. I'm so glad that you all found a few recipes to enjoy. Thanks so much for your sweet words. Have a great day!

  4. Looks great! I wonder if I can convince the guac-haters in my house to try it fresh and see if they like it.

  5. nothing beats a good guac! and seriously, you have seen this in a jar? the plastic pouches freak me out, but a jar would be no go for me! this looks easy and good...

  6. I love fresh homemade guacamole - and could eat a whole bowl of it by myself easily!

  7. YUM!! I made guac for my SRC assignment last month

  8. Now I'm craving guac, looks wonderful.

    If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my SRC recipe this month: Fruit, Nut & Poppy Seed Chicken Salad.

    Cook Lisa Cook

  9. i adore katie and her blog and i also love that you made guacamole! it's so simple, so healthy, and so tasty. it's funny how such an ordinary side can have so many variations - making it extraordinary. love it!