a veggie a day

tasty ways to eat more vegetables

fresh guacamole dip (avocados are vegetables in my book)

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This stuff tastes so much better than it looks!  I promise.  My boyfriend’s family is from Mexico, and this simple recipe has been passed down on his mom’s side from generation to generation.  It’s all natural and tastes so delightfully fresh!


2 avocados (make sure they are dark-colored and soft when you are buying them..if they’re not ripe, they won’t taste good!)

1 small tomato

1/2 white onion

1 lime

3 tsp. salt


1. Chop up 1/2 onion into small pieces and put it into a mixing bowl.

2. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the onion.

3. Add salt to the onion and lime mix.  Stir and let it sit while you cut up the rest of the ingredients.  (This will tone down the taste of the onion so it doesn’t overpower the dip.)

4. Chop up the tomato into small pieces and add to mixture.

5. Chop up the avocado and mix everything together.


Author: iamelliemann

I don't know about you, but I definitely do NOT get the recommended 3-5 servings of vegetables a day. I'm trying to do better though! I created this site to help people like me find tasty ways to eat more vegetables. I'll be posting any new ideas that I come up with to squeeze a serving of vegetables into my diet. If you guys have any good vegetable-containing recipes, please send them my way! I would love to try them. You can just email me at iamelliemann@gmail.com. Thanks guys!! And good luck to you if, like me, you are trying to improve your veggie intake. If you are just looking for good recipes, I don't eat food unless it tastes good, so browse through and enjoy! The comment page is open for criticism and suggestions. Also, you can click on the link below to subscribe to my public posts on Facebook. I'll post some of new blog posts on there so you can stay updated with new recipes and dishes. https://www.facebook.com/iamelliemann

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