10 Amazing Avocado Recipes
Here are 10 amazing avocado recipes, quick and easy recipes making the best use of one of the healthiest fruits you can eat avocados. Find some new ways to use avocados to improve your health.The DASH diet defines avocados as a fruit, because they are a rich source of fiber and the minerals potassium and magnesium. A high intake of these nutrients is linked to a decreased risk of high blood pressure.
Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats, which make them a fantastic food to eat to keep you healthy. But avocados can be used in many ways to soothe and nourish your body.
Baked Eggs in Avocado
Start your day off right with a baked egg in avocado. Peel and pit an avocado and spoon an egg yolk into each half. Keep spooning the egg white until the hole is full.
Season the avocado with herbs and spices like chives, parsley, and sea salt. Place in the oven and wait until eggs are fully cooked. Get your Baked Eggs in Avocado recipe here.
Salmon Egg and Avocado Salad
Fresh, salmon is delightful, refreshing and super healthy, especially in this salad, but if fresh is unavailable, frozen or canned salmon is just as good in this recipe. Get your Salmon and Egg Salad Recipe here.
This avocado toast recipe is amazing as it is mixed with a little quinoa. These two wonderful ingredients avocado and quinoa are a match made in heaven.
Swap out the anchovies and eggs for avocados to make a dairy-free, vegan-friendly Caesar salad dressing. The thick consistency of the avocados makes this dressing super creamy and delicious.
Substitute for Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is not only fattening but it’s made with processed ingredients that are not good for your body. Invest in your health and swap out mayo for avocado to give your body the nutrients it needs.
Most people that buy an avocado think of making a Guacamole, so here is a mild guacamole can be customized easily to suit a variety of tastes. Place small bowls of chopped jalapeño or serrano chilies, cilantro, garlic, tomato, onion, and seasonings around the guacamole bowl and let everyone build their own perfect dip. Check out this delicious Guacamole Dip recipe here.
Make a healthy appetizer for family and friends at your next gathering. Blend together chickpeas, avocados, garlic, lemon juice, tahini, and olive oil to create a delicious vegetable dip. Top with grape tomatoes and parsley for even more flavor.
Guacamole Deviled Eggs
- 2 Avocados, ripe
- 1 tbsp Chives or green onion
- 1 tbsp Cilantro
- 1 tbsp Lime
- 1/2 jalapeno chili pepper
- 6 Eggs, hard
- 1 tbsp Sour cream
Slice avocados and remove pit and scoop out the fruit into a bowl add the remaining ingredients and mash with the yellow part of the egg.
Here is a summer salsa that will be a big hit with your family or take it to a barbeque, it’s full of flavor and is so healthy, and it’s nice as a side salad. Get your Summer Salsa recipe here.
Serving it up as an appetizer with organic corn chips, but it’s also a great topping for tacos, nachos or even avocado toast.
Avocados are a great way to give mashed potatoes a creamy texture without the calories and fat of butter and cream. You can also cut down on carbs by using fewer potatoes and using more avocados.
Mash avocados and potatoes in a large bowl and slowly add a little bit of warm milk. Fold in lemon juice and toss in some garlic powder for extra flavor. (Get your Avocado Mashed Potato Recipe here)
Make Healthy Brownies
This Chocolate Brownie recipe won’t make you feel bad about indulging in a chocolate fudge brownie (or two!). Add the secret ingredient—an avocado—into the batter to create a healthy and delicious dessert that everyone is sure to love.
You can use avocados to jazz up your favorite desserts.
In a food processor, mix together a ripe avocado, cocoa powder, and some maple syrup. If you’d like, stir in some chocolate chips for an extra dose of chocolate. Spread the frosting on cakes or brownies for a creamy finish.
Avocado Buttercream Frosting:
Top your chocolate cupcakes with this avocado butter cream frosting (as above).
- 1 Avocado, medium ripe
- 2 tsp Lemon juice
- 1 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
- 1/2 tsp Vanilla
- 1 tbsp Butter
Looking for a gazpacho alternative? Try a chilled avocado soup with lots of flavor and nutrients. Blend together avocados, cucumber, vegetable broth, yogurt, milk, and onions. Add a little lemon juice and chopped mint for extra flavor and season with ground pepper. Chill overnight and enjoy during warm weather.
Make avocados your frozen sweet treat. Blend avocados, coconut milk, honey, and a little lemon juice for a rich homemade dessert. For extra flavor, you can add a ripe banana. Freeze overnight and indulge the next day.
Get your Homemade Avocado Ice-cream Recipe here.
Avocados aren’t just for guacamole — they can also be used to give desserts a creamy texture loaded with nutrients and good fats. By blending and freezing just four simple ingredients, you can indulge in this rich, sweet treat.
Avocado are a great addition to any smoothie , they add a creamy smooth texture to your drink, they are tasty and fresh and contain nearly 20 vitamins and nutrients and are a great substitute for dairy products
The Avocado has omega 3 fatty acids; the good fat often found in fish, along with Vitamin B6, C, E and K as well as potassium and avocados are a great source of fiber, so the Avocado Smoothie is an easy way to add this to your diet.
Avocado pits are full of antioxidants that can help boost your immune system. Chop up an avocado pit and place it in a tea diffuser with boiling water. Pour into a mug and enjoy! The tea can be bitter, so try sweetening it up with coconut palm sugar or honey.
Unwind with a couple friends on a sunny day with a fun avocado daiquiri. In a blender, combine fresh lemon juice, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, puréed avocado and ice. For a kick, add as much of your favorite rum as you’d like.
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