Yoga Afterglow Avocado Salsa

Daydreaming about snacks in savasana? Avocado salsa is the perfect post-flow class treat to make it feel like you just sweated it up at a tropical retreat.

After an hour or so in warrior mode, I like to daydream about snacks when I’m in savasana. This is a great post workout or anytime snack.  Good fats from avocado keep you full and energized! You need healthy fats like avocado to absorb nutrients like vitamin A, D, E and K.  Avocados are also high in fiber which keeps your digestion healthy.  The garlic and onion in this delicious recipe are part of the allium vegetable family.   Research shows that these types of vegetables possess cardiovascular and cancer protective properties.  Get creative with this salsa put it on top of a lean protein, a dish of greens and quinoa or on top of my nutritious gluten-free bread.

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Yoga Afterglow Avocado Salsa

Prep Time:

5 Minutes

Total Time:

15 Minutes




½ an avocado diced

1 whole tomato, cut into 4 with seeds removed and diced

¼ of a small onion finely diced

¼ tsp. of crushed garlic

1 tbsp. of light soy sauce

1 squeeze of fresh lemon juice

Ground black pepper

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Place inside the refrigerator and cool for 10 minutes then serve chilled.
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Recipe by: Farah Fahad RD & Chef Candice Miller
Photography by: Niki Csanyi

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