When our editor in chief Laura Kalehoff broke the news to her aunt that she was expecting her third baby over dinner at cozy-meets-classy Wallflower in New York City, the bartender, noted mixologist Xavier Herit, overheard the celebratory shrieks and swiftly sent over a delicious, citrusy mocktail. Care to try it yourself?
I had my chance to perfect this guacamole recipe when my wife, Lindsay, got pregnant and it was all she wanted to eat. My first piece of advice is to use properly ripened avocados—they should just “give” when you squeeze them. Be generous with the lime juice and salt and, above all, keep it chunky.
By using half whole eggs and half egg whites, you get the yolks' nutrients—especially choline and omega-3s for fetal brain development—with less cholesterol.