Curried Avocado (Indian Guacamole)

If you are a fan of guacamole, OR if you or someone you love doesn’t like guacamole, you may want to give this a try! My better half, who doesn’t like avocados or regular guacamole LOVES this style. I’m so excited I found this recipe! YEA!

Big Sis Little Dish

We used to have a beautiful potted curry tree in our apartment.  We had grown it from a little baby plant that had come from the curry tree that used to belong to my husband’s Indian grandma.  The leaves had the most wonderful scent and it was so lovely to be able to use fresh curry leaves in Indian dishes whenever we wanted to.  The tree survived the introduction of my grey tabby cat who tried to dig it up to use a litter box when he first moved in, but was eventually killed by that crazy heat wave two summers ago.  That’s right, it was so hot for so long in our NYC apartment that the heat killed a plant from India. I grew up in Hawaii myself, so I know hot, but I am here to tell you that these old New York Tenement buildings are like ovens…

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Author: Tamara Hoerner

Welcome to The Purple Almond Wellness! I’m Tamara Hoerner, MHNE, ROHP/RNCP wellness educator and founder of Purple Almond Wellness. I work with middle-age individuals to help support brain health and develop whole body wellness, in order to improve the quality of their mid-life years. Heart and Alzheimer’s diseases run in my family and I struggled with weight loss, so I strive to help others with similar conditions. Using only nutrition, I rid my body of seasonal allergies, Psoriatic Arthritis and migraines, as well as cured my insomnia. I know what it takes to use food as medicine, especially in middle age. As a wellness educator and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Hawthorn University, I develop personalized nutrition plans and wellness education sessions, to help clients. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

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