I am officially done for the semester! Hooray. Now, I’m able to get back into working out regularly; the combination of my foot aching every time I exercised and my hectic schedule gave me way too perfect of an excuse to give myself a bit of a hiatus. I’m totally okay with that, though – it’s always good to give our bodies time to recover and rest, and now I’m feeling better than ever! I’ve been playing around with my kettle bells (I liked this workout a lot), biking, doing yoga, and adding a few weights here and there.
Another thing that’s fantastic about being done for the semester is cleaning. Last night, I scrubbed down the entire kitchen – I can’t wait to mess it back up again making new recipes! I plan on attempting to tackle the rest of the dusting and vacuuming today. I’ve never been so excited to clean.
I figured I’d start with a quick and simple recipe to kick off the summer – guacamole! I was surprised when I saw that I don’t have any guacamole recipes in the archives; be prepared for at least a few throughout the summer to remedy that! To start it off, I went with my favorite classic guac.
- 3 ripe avocados, pitted and flesh scooped out
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1/2 t salt
- 1/2 t ground cumin
- 1/4 t cayenne pepper
- 1/4 cup onion, diced (about half a small onion)
- 2 roma tomatoes, seeds removed & diced
- 1 small jalapeño, seeds removed & diced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
In a large bowl, toss the avocado flesh and lime juice together. With a fork, mash the avocado until just slightly chunky.
Add in the spices, and stir until combined.
Add in the remaining ingredients, and fold until dispersed evenly.
Allow to come to room temperature before serving. Store leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container.