Vegan Avocado Facts and recipes

In las Vegas were we’re staying avocados are $.18 each!
So we got a few as they have tons of health benefits,tons of options when it comes to recipes & our daughter Lily-rain aka Zombie LOVES them.
Thought I’d share some facts and recipes on the little green multi beneficial fruits!!

Avocado Nutrition Facts
The avocado is a double threat of nutrition and is one of the best foods you can eat. You will find over 20 essential nutrients in an avocado. These include B vitamins, Vitamin E, Folic Acid, Potassium, and Fiber just to name a few. There is an added health benefit of eating avocados. They contain healthy fats which bind with nutrients from other foods allowing the body to absorb and digest them better.

Calories in Avocado
Many people who are trying to lose weight are concerned about the calorie content of an avocado. It is true that they are one of the more calorie dense fruits but this generally isn’t something to worry about for most people. For those who are trying to maintain or lose weight, the bigger concern is the fat content. One cup of avocado has about 21g of fat. While it is healthy fat it can hinder weight loss.

Are Avocados Good For You
The answer to that question is simple. Absolutely! Even if you are on a diet and concerned about the calories and fat content you can still enjoy avocado a couple of times a week. The nutritional benefits far outweigh any possible down side associated with this delicious fruit!

Avocado Recipes
One of the greatest things about this yummy food is the wide variety of recipes you can make using it. Ranging from delicious salads to savory Mexican recipes, the avocado is highly versatile.
Below are links to a few favorites,easy to make(even in our tiny RV kitchen) and are zombie approved! Aka toddler friendly.

Grilled Avocado Sandwiches

Vegan Avocado Cake with Margarita Glaze

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Avocado Pasta

Avocado Chickpea Salad with Vegan Pesto {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta

And of course
This one is simple yet very tasty.



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