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31 WAYS TO EAT AVOCADO

WORDS : ELAINE FORMBY, Brown Paper Intern and Nutrition / Dietetics Student

We all know that avo is the secret hero to all happiness in the kitchen but did you know just how many ways you can eat it beyond the ole faithful avo on toast? And do you remember all the great reasons avo is just such a wonderful team player in health? Tune in for some avo lovin…

WE LOVE THE NUTRITION IN AVOCADO BECAUSE…

Avocado is a source of monounsaturated fat: 

  • Reduces the bad cholesterol levels in your blood
  • Provides nutrients to help and maintain your bodies cells
  • Aids in weight loss as a healthier alternative to margarine or mayonnaise

Avos are a great source of antioxidants: 

  • Containining natural antioxidants including vitamin E
  • Anti-inflammatory compounds helping to protect against cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes
  • Contains vitamin C to support collagen production to maintain skin elasticity

They’re rich in protein and fibre:

  • To keep our digestive systems healthy whilst also keeping us fuller for longer
  • Contains fibre to help absorb the high amounts of protein and assists fat burning and building lean muscle mass

But we wouldn’t leave you hanging on just that, we reached out to our Instagram community to find out their favourite ways to eat avocado and of course added a few of our own!

31 WAYS TO EAT AVOCADO…

  1. Creamy avocado dressing – blend with olive oil and apple cider vinegar
  2. Avocado pesto pasta sauce – blend with pesto and toss through gluten free or zucchini pasta
  3. Added to any Salad!
  4. Raw chocolate avocado tart @brownpapernutriton

5. Sweet potato chips with guacamole @brownpapernutrition

6.  Bruschetta with avocado chunks @jesssssssy8
7.  In a salsa with capsicum, cucumber, mango, Spanish onion, capers, parsley, lemon and chilli @nikkiiscommon
8.  Mashed with hard boiled eggs, back pepper and lemon juice @lizhenkenius
9. Sprouted toast, avo, kraut, hemp seeds and cracked pepper @mellikesfood
10.  Sushi avocado rolls @imsarahwithah
11.  Avo tahini and herb dressing. In a salad bowl or on toast with some Lime juice, toasted sesame and a sprinkle of chilli and olive oil. @thesimplepalate

12. Smashed with dukkah and crumbled goats cheese @cbumblebee
13. Under soft boiled eggs and kale/collard greens @thehealthytradie

14. Spicy and zesty guacamole on my clean popcorn chicken @lukehinesonline

15. In a roast sweet potato, rocket and feta Salad. On gluten free toast @torsloves
16. Straight up with fresh lemon @smchittle
17. In a chicken and avo sandwich @gippygal77
15. Clean and simple. lemon juice, olive oil and sea salt @scottgoodingproject
16. Added into raw slices – raw peppermint avocado slice, raw chocolate avocado slice
17. Crispy baked avocado fries
18. Stuffed e.g served with sun-dried tomatoes, olive and spring onions, veggies and beans
19. Buckwheat seed bread with avocado, fresh tomatoes, sea salt, lemon and a good dose of herbs @brownpapernutrition

20. Added into Rice paper rolls @brownpapernutrition

21. Great for any toppings especially Mexican or any sort of burrito bowl
22. Made into cakes – Chocolate chia cake with avocado frosting

23. Creamy Avocado rice

24. Blended into soups

25. Added into any green or fruit smoothies. Sweet option could be chocolate coconut avocado smoothie

26. On its own straight out of the skin with lemon juice salt and pepper @nutrition4foodies 

27. Grilled!

28. Black sesame seeds when serving with smoked salmon adding a few delicious capers is a must @miss.olinka 

29. Added into a range of dips i.e Avocado hummus, Black bean avocado dip and Avocado, spinach and artichoke dip

30. Filler for sandwiches and burgers

31. Avocado and egg breakfast pizza

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill, is an accredited nutritionist, author, founder of Brown Paper Nutrition and recently launched vegetarian meal delivery service Brown Paper Eats She is passionately committed to improving the health and wellbeing of individuals and families. Jacqueline is mum to her 8 year old boy - Jet.

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