Not only is avocado creamy and delicious, it is also packed with health benefits.
We love them and often include them in our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge meal plans. They are full of mono-unsaturated fats (these are the good fats), which can help to boost milk supply, keep you feeling full and lose weight.
Did you know that good fats (unsaturated) can help to burn bad fats (saturated)?
But besides good old guacamole, there are loads of other great uses for avos. Even in brownies! You heard that right.
How many of these have you tried?
1. Cafe Style Smashed Avocado
Get that café feeling at home but without the dent in your wallet! Smashed avocado continues to be popular in cafes all over the country but it’s super easy to make at home. Spread this on toast of your choice.
2. Mashed Avocado for Baby
Some babies love it on its own, or you can mix it into their favourite puree such as sweet potato. Or try spreading it on toast fingers for a tasty finger food.
3.Banana and Avocado Smoothie
Adds creaminess to a smoothie, but don’t worry, the flavour is not overpowering.
4. Gooey Chocolate Brownie
A great addition to your baking as it adds a lushness as well as a dose of good fats.
5. Bruschetta With Tomato and Avocado
Pop some avo in when next making bruschetta, it’s a great addition to the traditional tomato, onion and garlic.
6. Breakfast Chocolate Mousse
Yes, you read that correctly. Chocolate mousse for breakfast can happen and should happen, thanks to this great recipe.
7. Avocado Face Mask
If you have dry skin, this is a great way to rehydrate. Mash one large, ripe avocado with two teaspoons of olive oil and apply to clean and dry skin. Leave the mask to dry on your face before rinsing off with warm water.
8. Avocado and Baby Spinach Breakfast Pizza
First chocolate mousse for breakfast, now this! This pizza takes no time at all and is a great way to start the day. This recipe is one of over 3,500 from our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.
9. Avocado Salad Dressing
For a creamy dressing without the mayo, mash half an avo with one tablespoon of olive oil, one tablespoon of lemon juice, and a pinch of salt. Whisk it together until it becomes runny and add it to your salad.
10. Mexican Wrap
Adding avo to any Mexican food is a great way to cool down the chilli, and it offers a nice contrasting texture.
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