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Avocado Recipes: Nutritious and Delicious

avocados and limes

If you want a food that’s going to give your body the nutrients and vitamins it needs every day, grab yourself an avocado. Try some of these avocado recipes to see just how great it can be!

Avocados don’t just taste amazing, they’re also packed with loads of nutrients. These green fruits provide folate, vitamins B, C, K and E, fiber, niacin, potassium and more. The monounsaturated fats help your body absorb the nutrients from other foods as well.

Tip: Avocados are best eaten raw. In recipes where it is used as a primary ingredient, a little lemon juice prevents it from browning.

Avocados on a table

Appetizers, Dips, and Soups

easy guacamole recipe

Super Easy Guacamole

Wraps, Sandwiches & more

Hummus avocado and baby spinach sandwich recipe

Hummus, avocado, and baby spinach sandwich; photo by Hannah Kaminsky

Salads

Mango, avocado, and arugula salad

Mango, avocado, and arugula salad

Smoothies

Green velvet smoothie (kale, banana, and avocado)

Green velvet smoothie (kale, banana, and avocado); photo by Susan Voisin

Dessert

 

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5 Comments

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    Nutritionist Manchester
    September 19, 2012 at 7:05 am

    Another avocado fan! Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful recipes!

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    Nava
    September 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    I’ve gone from an avocado fan to an absolute addict! A day without avocado is not complete for me!

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    margarita ortouste
    February 25, 2014 at 7:37 am

    thanks for the sharing . i love the recipe.

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    Lois
    February 25, 2014 at 3:58 pm

    I love avocados! Looking forward to trying some of these ideas and recipes.

    BTW, when I post this link on FaceBook, the pic is of a couple of bowls of brussels sprouts… would be nice if it was of the gorgeous avos above!

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    Theresa
    July 6, 2015 at 5:45 am

    I never thought avocado can be more interesting when it comes to meals. Obviously, I haven’t explored enough. But thanks to this post, I have a lot of options to enjoy avocado even more.

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