Spicy Peach Salsa

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I love salsa. I have already proclaimed my love here. But homemade salsa is even better than any store bought salsa. It is so quick and easy to make too. Literally you just throw everything in a bowl and stir to combine. You can make it hot and spicy, or sweet and fruity. Or, as I have done, you can do both.
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I wouldn’t call myself a peach person. I don’t not like them, but they are not ever my first fruit of choice. I don’t think I have ever even bought peaches for myself. 
Last week, the owner of my company brought in boxes and boxes of peaches that a friend of him had given for us. We were allowed to help ourselves so I fill a bag with the juicy orange fruit and sought out to make something new and delicious. 

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You know I wasn’t going to let these peaches get by without being put into a dessert. This salsa is not it. I made a sweet peach treat too, but those are for another day. 
Today I bring you Spicy Peach Salsa. 
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This was enjoyed with a bag of chips on the Fourth of July during a little cookout with our friends. A friend at work mentioned it would have been great on some fish tacos too. Now there’s a great idea!
Spicy Peach Salsa
Makes about 2 cups
Ingredients:
2 peaches, peeled and chopped
1 medium tomato, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped yellow onion
2 tablespoons chopped red onion
Juice of 1 lime
2 teaspoons Tabasco
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Directions:
1. Combine all ingredients in medium sized bowl. Stir well and serve. 
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Holy Moly Guacamole

Hmm what could this be?
Green mush? Nope. Well, yes, but so much more than that! 

Guacamole! Do you see it now?

I have been waiting. And waiting. And waiting for avocados to go on sale. Guess what? They’re still not on sale. So I gave into peer avocado pressure and bought the dang thing anyway. 
You can’t have guacamole without tortilla chips. So I saved on buying those and made my own with tortillas I already had at home.  
I’ve already talked about my love for salsa, but truthfully chips combined with any dip makes my heart skip a beat. Now, salsa will always be my fave because it’s so low in calories. But guacamole packs the health benefits too.
This dip takes less than ten minutes to throw together. When you run out of tortilla chips too quickly (like we always do), spread some guac on a sandwich or wrap. 
Guacamole
Makes about 6 servings
Ingredients:
1 hass avocado
1/4 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
1/3 cup sweet yellow corn, cooked
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Juice of half a lime
Directions:
1. Scoop pulp of avocado out of skin. In a medium bowl, mash avocado with a fork or whisk.
2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and whisk until well incorporated. 
3. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.