Fitness & Nutrition

This Guacamole is Diabetic-Friendly and Heart-Healthy

By on 11/06/2017

Try this healthy dip instead of a dip filled with unhealthy fats. Creamy avocado, jalapeño and a surprise touch of diced apple will make this guacamole recipe a party favorite.


  • ripe avocados pitted, peeled and mashed
  • Tbsp fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • plum tomato
  • Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 tsp green hot sauce
  • Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin


  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Garnish with additional cilantro just before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/4 cup

Calories: 136
Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 81mg
Carbohydrates: 10g
Fiber: 5g
Protein: 2g

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