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Guacamole is simple and fresh to make, and this is my go-to recipe. I can never get enough of it! 

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A random Spring-like day – whee!

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The high is only supposed to be 30 degrees tomorrow, but for now, we’re rocking nearly 50 degree temps. I celebrated by calling my Mom.

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My Mom and I walk nearly every morning that it’s above 30 degrees and not raining during the Spring, Summer and Fall. We’ve been on hiatus since late November, so I called to see if she’d like to make our morning walk an afternoon one and join me on a stroll through my neighborhood after work!

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We’re hoping to pick our morning walks back up sometime soon, but for now a chance to catch up and stretch our legs in the sunshine was perfection. We got back to the house where I said goodbye to my Mom, and hello to my husband!

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And back out we went. To the neighborhood basketball court to shoot some hoops.

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It’s a fact that I semi-loathe basketball…mostly because I suck at it. Hard.

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My husband, on the other hand, lives and breathes basketball.

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He’d watch it, play it and/or talk about it 24/7 if he could. Plus he’s pretty good!

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So I play along. COW, as a matter of fact. Yeah – we play cow instead of horse since it goes faster. 3 letters vs 5. You understand.

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As the sun began to set, we wandered home to make a refueling, (hey, chasing after missed baskets is hard work!) protein-packed dinner of Eggs & Avocados.

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Have you ever had eggs & avocados? The combo is to die for.

I started by making the guacamole. If you have 5 minutes – make my super simple guacamole. If you have ohhhh 6 minutes – make the version below. It’s got a few more ingredients to kick things up a notch, but is still easy-peasy!

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I start with three, ripe avocados. Scooped out and mashed with a potato masher in a big bowl.

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In goes a seeded and chopped vine-ripened tomato,

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minced, fresh garlic,

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chopped, fresh cilantro,

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the juice of 1 lime and salt & pepper.

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Then – here comes the really tough part – mix! Right?! Super easy!

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Guacamole

Description

Guacamole is simple and fresh to make, and this is my go-to recipe. I can never get enough of it!

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 3 avocados
  • 1 vine-ripened tomato
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • salt & pepper

Directions

  1. Mash avocados with potato masher. Add in the rest of the ingredients & eat!

This recipe is courtesy of Iowa Girl Eats, http://iowagirleats.com.

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Best guacamole ever! So fresh, buttery and full of flavor. Fluffy eggs and creamy guac just works.

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On the side, I toasted up some…toast!

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I popped by Great Harvest this afternoon to pick up some fresh bread in anticipation of tonight’s meal. A loaf of Grandma’s White Bread for Ben, and half a loaf of Honey Wheat for me.

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(so add $6 to my grocery total this week. Trust me, this bread is worth the $!)

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One slice smeared with butter, the other slice slathered with Polaner All Fruit Apricot Spread…and some butter too. You can’t have jelly without butter.

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The saltiness totally brings out the sweet flavor of this spread – which tastes like a fruit roll up. YES!

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Mmmm. Quick, easy and delish. My kind of weeknight meal!

Well I’m off to wind down for the evening. I’m going to try this hard to get up for a morning workout tomorrow and need my rest in order to get up by 5am!

See you!

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What’s your favorite sport? Least favorite sport?

My favorite sport to watch is college football. It’s just exciting, I think. :) My least favorite is basketball. It’s just so monotonous – back and forth and back and forth and back and forth! AH!!