Holiday Cranberry Pomegranate Guacamole

Around the holidays, often times we reach for the cheese tray or pigs in a blanket when it comes to appetizers forgetting there are healthful options.  Of course there is the veggie tray with dill dip, but how about some guacamole?  I am sharing a recipe with you today for a guacamole which includes cranberries and pomegranates for antioxidants along with the heart healthy avocados.  It is a nice balance between tart, sweet and savory and is wonderful with slices of jicama for a lighter option or even gluten free corn chips.

Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil

Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



In a bowl, combine all ingredients and mix until well blended.

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Recipe Type

  • Allergen Friendly
  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • Paleo
  • Raw
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Appetizer
  • Side Dish
  • Snack

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Child Friendly
  • Easy