Avocado has become like a food celebrity, and we must say that it’s not by an accident. It is super nutritious, provides many health benefits and has a good flavour and rich texture. Don't know how to include avocados in your daily routine or want to freshen up your menu with some new ideas? Don’t worry about a thing. In this roundup, we'll share 8 of our favourite avocado recipes.
The delicious large berry aka avocado is amazing in everything it contains and even in what it doesn’t. Avocados contain a lot of different nutrients, including 20 different vitamins and minerals and at the same time any cholesterol or sodium.
Avocado is high in healthy fats, but low in saturated ones. Knowing that some nutrients need to be combined with fat to be utilized, can be concluded that avocados are not only nutritious by themselves but also increase the nutrient value of other plant foods that you are eating.
Some studies have also found a correlation between avocado consumption and dietary habits in general. Avocado consumers tend to be healthier and have a much higher nutrient intake, so, next time when buying groceries, put some avocados in your basket and enjoy our favourite avocado recipes.
1. Avocado Toast With Chocolate
Have you ever tried an avocado toast with red currants or pomegranate seeds? If yes, the next thing to add is chocolate. This amazing toast by Hannah (@twospoons.ca) is perfect for a quick breakfast or snack.
If you haven’t already, the reasons why we love chocolate so much you can read in our blog post about raw cacao.
2. Quick And Easy Avocado-Beet Soup
LINK TO THE AVOCADO-BEET SOUP RECIPE
Not all green things look green! Have a small party in your bowl ... and mouth with this quick and easy avocado-beetroot soup. It's smooth and healthy. To reach perfection, add some crunchiness and spice the texture a little bit up, top it with our beetroot chips.
3. Creamy Avocado-Cashew Pasta
Craving some pasta? You can add avocados even to pasta. This mouth-watering creamy avocado-cashew pasta by Rebecca (@xbeccabella) is super delicious, filling and healthy.
4. Kale Salads With Avocado
Kale is one of the healthiest and most notorious plant foods. It is especially powerful together with avocados. Try these delicious and fresh salads with a creamy nut dressing by Mairi (@gingervegan) and enjoy the rich texture of an avocado, which increases the nutrient value of all other plant foods in the salads.
5. Summer Rolls With Avocado
The inner beauty of these avocado summer rolls by Linda (@fanofthisplanet) radiates outward …literary. The summer rolls with avocados will make wonderful, light and summery dinner, lunch or snack.
6. Avocado Matcha Energy Balls
Avocados as a snack? Energy balls are one of the best snacks, and these delicious avocado matcha ones by Elizabeth (@hellospoonful) have the unique earthly taste of matcha, are high in antioxidants, vitamins and provides natural calming energy.
More snack recipes you can find in our roundup of protein-rich chocolatey snack recipes.
7. Avocado Fries
You can do anything with avocados. Look at these avocado fries by Nancy (@bionourishment). Creamy centre, crunchy outside. Combine with your favourite sauce and enjoy.
8. Avocado Sauce
You can dip an avocado or dip in an avocado. This smooth avocado sauce by Becca (@forkinthekitchen) will be perfect in salads, on a sandwich, with crackers or vegetables to all avocado lovers. Could it be even better? Well, it has only 3 ingredients.
So this concludes the list of our favourite avocado recipes. Which of these do you want to try? We could eat avocados at every meal.
If you have any other great avocado recipes to share, let us know in the comments below!
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