Have a Healthy Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate this Cinco de Mayo with a dish that is both healthy and great for parties. Guacamole de Frutas is a guacamole dip that gets a boost with four kinds of vitamins and minerals in this fruit enhanced recipe.

Guacamole de Frutas
Guacamole de Frutas

  • 2 Haas avocados
  • 1⁄2 t fresh lime juice
  • 1⁄4 yellow onion, diced
  • 1⁄2 mango, peeled and diced
  • 1⁄2 yellow peach, peeled and diced
  • 1⁄2 Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced
  • 1⁄4 habanero pepper, seeds removed, minced
  • 1 t slivered basil
  • 2 T pomegranate seeds
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Using a small knife, cut each avocado in half and remove the pit. Cut the flesh of each avocado lengthwise 4 times, then crosswise 4 times to form small cubes. Scoop cubes into a medium mixing bowl and mash with a fork until chunky.
  2. Stir in the next 7 ingredients and 1 tablespoon pomegranate seeds; season with salt. Garnish with remaining pomegranate seeds and serve immediately with warm corn tortillas or chips.

Recipe Courtesy of Shape Magazine

~Professional Medical Corp.

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Do You Want to Learn More About Caregiving?

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Challenges in Caregiving: Giving Care, Taking Care, a caregiver training conference will be offered on Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Tukwila Community Center in Tukwila, Washington. The event is hosted by Aging and Disability Services Administration, Full Life Care and Pierce County Community Connections/Aging and Long Term Care along with the support of numerous community organizations. The conference is designed to provide current, practical skills and resources that community caregivers can use in their daily caregiving responsibilities. The conference is intended for:

• Family caregivers (spouses, adult children, parents of adults with disabilities, or other relatives)
• Home care workers and adult day services staff
• Adult family home or assisted living staff
• Social service or mental health professionals who work with family caregivers

The Early Registration fee (by May 15) for individual caregivers is $30. Scholarships are available for unpaid family caregivers. The Early Registration fee for agency-based caregivers is $50. Fees include workshops, lunch and resource exhibits. Registration forms will be available in April and space is limited – so don’t delay! For more information or to receive a full brochure and registration materials, please call 1-800-422-3263 or 360-725-2544.

~Professional Medical Corp.