10 Ways to Eat Avocado (That’s Not Guacamole or Salad)–Want to reap the health benefits of avocado but tired of the same old salad and guacamole recipes? This recipe roundup shows you that eating avocado can be fun and versatile for your taste buds.
There’s more to avocado than guacamole or salad. The wonder-fruit is full of good fat that will let you enjoy its creamy sweetness in many dishes without the guilt! We’ve scoured the web for 10 of the best avocado recipes to show you fun meals to make with this green wonder.
Vegan Avocado Recipes
The fad of using avocado in place of burger buns took Instagram by storm! Try your hand at it with this recipe from Food Deco. The trick is to squeeze lemon on your avocado bun burger so it keeps its gorgeous green colour – and don’t be afraid to get messy!
Avocado Garlic Sauce for Pasta or Zucchini Noodles
Green pasta sauce doesn’t always have to be pesto. Get the creaminess of Carbonara without milk with this Avocado Garlic Sauce PaleoHacks recipe that will go great over a plate of zucchini noodles with tomato.
Avocado Naan (Gluten-free version available on the site)
This unleavened Indian flatbread goes great with most meals and can be made easily in any oven or even a stovetop. Vegan Richa shows us how to make this staple.
Coconut Crusted Avocado Baked Fries
Snacking doesn’t have to be unhealthy. These baked fries by PaleoHacks will have you munching all day, guilt-free.
Desserts and Sweets
French Toast Smoothie
French toast is normally made with stale bread, eggs, milk, butter, and maple syrup. But Produce on Parade came up with this unconventional smoothie which, along will all these other avocado desserts, are vegan and cruelty-free!
Chocolate Avocado Pudding
No dessert list would be complete without chocolate. Avocado helps bring healthy fat into this dessert pudding without losing its richness or flavour. Bon Appetit!
Avocado Green Tea Popsicles
Cool off on a hot day or after your workout with these super simple and super fun avocado popsicles. Munchin with Minchkin says just put them in your freezer, and they’re ready to consume anytime you get a popsicle craving.
Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado Frosting
Avocado helps make this chocolate frosting rich and thick and the perfect topping for this vegan cupcake dessert or snack by Love and Lemons.
Non-Vegan Fun Avocado Recipes
Cinco de Mayo Pizza
This Mexican Pizza is actually called Tlayuda and puts together everything good about Mexico on one big Tortilla bread base. Instead of tomato sauce, basil and olives, this pizza has black beans, jalapeno, and of course, avocado! Global Travel Adventure shows you how to make this mexican pizza and tells us more about cinco de mayo too.
Salmon Avocado Rice Balls
Taste Australia presents this twist on Japanese Sushi. Instead of rolling the fish and avocado in a seaweed roll, the ingredients are rolled in rice, and covered with roasted sesame seeds in easy bite-sized balls.