CBD Infused Guacamole

 

While avocados are already known for their heart-health and anti-inflammatory benefits, you can add even more natural benefits to your guacamole by adding CBD oil into your favorite recipes.

Ingredients

3 medium ripe Hass avocados, halved and pitted (peel removed)

1 tablespoons lime juice from 1 medium lime

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

1/2 cup onion, finely diced

2 small tomatoes, seeded and diced

1 large clove garlic, minced

1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

1/2 jalapeno, minced

0.5 ML of Creating Better Days 1500mg/30mL Full Spectrum CBD Tincture

Instructions

Place avocado in bowl and mash using a fork or potato masher. Add the salt, cumin and cayenne, garlic, cilantro and jalapeno, onion, tomatoes, and lime juice, Creating Better Days 1500mg/30mL Full Spectrum CBD Tincture and stir to combine. Lay plastic wrap directly on the surface of the guacamole and allow to sit at room temperature for 2 hours before serving.

Some more facts about avocados:

The avocado is a powerhouse of nutrients and hold an abundance of health benefits just like CBD does! Here are 5 health benefits of avocado that are supported by scientific research.

  1. Avocados have a wealth of nutrients.
    1. Here are some of the most plentiful nutrients found within a 3.5 ounce serving:
      1. Vitamin K: 26% of the RDA.
      2. Folate: 20% of the RDA.
      3. Vitamin C: 17% of the RDA.
      4. Potassium: 14% of the RDA.
      5. Vitamin B5: 14% of the RDA.
      6. Vitamin B6: 13% of the RDA.
      7. Vitamin E: 10% of the RDA.
      8. Also containing small amounts of B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin) and B3 (Niacin), Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Iron, Vitamin A, Phosphorous, Manganese to name a few.
  2. Avocado has heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids.
    1. Avocados are a high fat food, but has fats that are beneficial to your health! The majority of the fat in avocado is oleic acid. Studies have shown that oleic acid has been linked to reduce inflammation just as CBD does.
  3. Avocados have large amounts of fiber.
    1. Fiber plays an important role for digestion, weight loss, and can help control blood sugars. A 3.5 ounce serving of avocado contains 7 grams of fiber which is also a quarter of the recommended daily amount!
  4. Avocados can lower cholesterol, triglycerides, and inflammation.
    1. Studies have shown that avocados can:
      1. Reduce total cholesterol levels significantly
      2. Reduce blood triglycerides
      3. Lower LDL cholesterol
      4. Increase HDL (the good) cholesterol
  5. Concentrated amounts of Avocado may help relieve symptoms of arthritis.
    1. Several studies have shown that extracts from avocado and soybean oil, can lessen symptoms of arthritis of the bones, called osteoarthritis.

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