8 Simple Ways to Enjoy Avocados

Avocados are not just for millennials. This heart-healthy food is brimming with almost 20 vitamins and minerals making it an ideal food for all age groups. Avocados are a source of vitamin C, E, K, niacin, minerals like magnesium and potassium, and packed with eye-supportive nutrient lutein, beta-carotene and omega-3 fatty acids. The nutrient-dense avocado is native to South Central Mexico and is grown in Mediterranean and tropical climates around the world.

So, what to do with an avocado besides peeling and eating it? Let's explore 8 simple ways to add avocados to your next meal.

Avocado Toast

Get hip like the millennials and see what Avocado toast is all about. This super easy breakfast takes less than 5 minutes and gives you a quick nutrient packed breakfast.

Guacamole

Homemade guacamole can be great as an appetizer with organic vegetables, spread on a sandwich, or your next movie or game snack.

  • In a food processor, combine 2 avocados, 1 small onion, 1 garlic clove, 1 tomato, squeeze 1 lime, salt and pepper to taste.

  • Enjoy your homemade dip with Siete Grain Free tortilla chips!

Avocado Hummus

If you love making your own hummus, try adding some avocado to your next batch.

  • Prepare all ingredients for your regular flavored hummus as you would regularly make it.

  • Add 1 avocado, 1/4 cup lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon cumin.

  • Blend all ingredients. Serve!

Avocado Mousse

If you haven't tried our bakery's Avocado Mousse, watch our deli specials to see when it's featured again. Or simply, make your own!

  • Mix avocado, coconut milk, cocoa powder, local honey, and vanilla extract in a blender until desired consistency and flavor.

  • Serve cold.

3 Step Smoothie

  • Cut bananas and avocado. Freeze.

  • In a blender, mix frozen bananas, frozen avocado slices, and coconut milk.

  • Blend and enjoy!

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Cilantro Avocado Dressing

  • In a blender, mix 1 avocado, several stems of cilantro, lime juice, sea salt, garlic clove, pepper, water, and cashews (if desired).

  • Pour over your next organic salad.

Photo and Recipe altered from The Iron You.

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