I really enjoyed an article today from one of my favorite vegan blogger and she shared this article. Avocados are great in so many recipes beyond guacamole. Sometimes it just takes a little creativity. And just in case you’ve been avoiding avocados because you’re worried about the calories—don’t! Good quality fats (including avocados, “cloudy” extra virgin olive oil and unroasted nuts), enjoyed in moderation (say one quarter to one half of an avocado a day to get started), will actually store in your body as energy (and not fat) which helps you lose weight in the long run. Learn more about the health benefits of avocados here.
How about you? How do you enjoy avocados beyond guacamole? I have a few avocados ripening on my counter and I’d love to hear from you!
Breakfast Mango Guacamole
Raw Salad Dressing: Sunny Avocado and Basil Vinaigrette
~Recipes and photos are from Green Lemonade~
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