Avocados are a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C,K, folate, and B6. Half an avocado has 160 calories, 15 grams of heart-healthy unsaturated fat, and only 2 grams saturated fat. So, why not give yourself something healthy and create these 10 fresh recipes with avocado:
1. Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing
Chocolate and mint pair up to create an amazing flavor sensation in these gluten-free, oil-free, low sugar cupcakes.
2. Zucchini Pasta and Creamy Avocado Cucumber Sauce
Feel free to omit the cucumber in this raw recipe and add an extra avocado if you like for variations.
3. Raw Carrot Avocado Soup
This soup is super easy to make. It’s light, satisfying, and filling.
4. Avocado and Black Bean Tortas
This refreshing sandwich is absolutely delicious and fills your protein needs, has lots of fiber and is full of flavor…wonderful flavor, and texture.
5. Creamy Green Avocado Basil Dip
Avocado makes a perfect base for a creamy dip, and the flavor of fresh basil really pops to make an incredibly tasty dip that everyone will love.
6. Mesquite Avocado Kale Salad
This recipe features a super-creamy avocado dressing, flavored with sweet-smokey mesquite.
7. Raw Creamy Mushroom Soup with Avocado and Miso
Try this raw mushroom soup with a hint of avocado.
8. Cilantro Avocado Chickpea Salad Tacos
The light, crisp corn tacos provided the perfect balance to the rich, savory, lime-infused, mashed chickpeas and avocado.
Be way of suggesting that unsaturated fat is heart healthy, there’s more at play. Intelligenteating :-)