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Healthy Guacamole

Photography by Baldwin Publishing

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

Find more great recipes at HealthyKohlsKids.com. The Healthy Kohl’s Kids program is a partnership between Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and Kohl’s Department Stores to educate children and parents about healthy nutrition and fitness.

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: about 1/4 cup; Calories: 136; Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0; Sodium: 81mg; Carbohydrates: 10g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 2g

Yield: 8 servings

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Cantina Laredo

November 25, 2012 by
Photography by Bill Sitzmann and Cantina Laredo

Looking for a warm atmosphere during the cold winter months to get away with your girlfriends for some drinks and mouthwatering food? Look no further than Cantina Laredo in Midtown Crossing!

This Mexican restaurant boasts a relaxed dining area with a cozy fireplace, upscale bar scene, outdoor patio, private dining room (no room fees!), and seven flat-screen TVs. As for the fare, Cantina Laredo creates beautiful plates of Mexican gourmet made with traditional techniques. Anyone familiar with traditional Mexican cuisine will be taken back to a past vacation along the Mexican coast or countryside. The authentic experience is also made complete with a wide variety of imported tequilas and Mexican beers.

Margarita special, Her'Rita

Margarita special, Her’Rita

Try the chips and top-shelf Guacamole appetizer (made fresh tableside) with a Casa ‘Rita (house margarita), which is a premier blend of Giro Silver Tequila by Sauza, Cointreau, and fresh-squeezed lemon and lime juices. Or indulge in the most popular entrée, the Enchiladas Veracruz—chicken enchiladas filled with spinach and Monterey jack cheese topped with tomatillo sauce, marinated vegetables, and queso fresco. And, of course, you can’t forget about the rich Mexican Brownie sizzled in Mexican Brandy Butter with your choice of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream for dessert!

If you’re just meeting up for drinks, however, and feel like mixing it up, ask for the Her ‘Rita, which was carefully created to celebrate women making a difference in Omaha! The authentic Mexican cocktail combines a premier blend of Giro Silver Tequila by Sauza, Triple Sec and fresh-squeezed pomegranate, lemon and lime juices to create a delicious anomaly of flavors to please any woman’s palate.

Cantina Laredo featured entree, Enchiladas Veracruz

Cantina Laredo featured entree, Enchiladas Veracruz

Every Thursday from 4pm to close, Cantina Laredo hosts a Ladies’ Night with half-off house margaritas and wine by the glass for every woman who walks in the door. And Happy Hour runs from 4-7pm on weekdays with large house margaritas for just $5!

Cantina Laredo
120 S. 31st Ave., Ste 5107
402-345-6000
cantinalaredo.com