Avocados aren’t just delicious (and the perfect heart-healthy alternative to some of your favorite creamy condiments) but also the key to shinier hair and smoother skin too! Plus, the heart-healthy fats in avocados are essental for strong bones and even mental clarity. But really, it’s all about the hair and skin, right?!
Ready to add more avocado to your diet? Here are 6 unique ways to add this healthy and filling fruit to your diet…
On Sandwiches. Mashed avocado topped with a pinch of salt makes for the perfect sandwich spread.
On Potatoes. Move over sourcream and butter and instead top your baked potatoes with sliced avocado and a drizzle of olive oil for a healthy, filling and heart-healthy meal.
In Eggs. Diced and scrambled with eggs or egg whites, avocados not only add a touch of creaminess but also ensure your breakfast keeps you full until lunch.
In a Smoothie. Blend half an avocado with ½ cup of pinapple chunks, 1 cup of coconut water and a quarter of a lime for a healthy take on everyone’s loved pina colada.
In Pudding. Blend 1 avocado with 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder, ¼ cup maple syrup and almond milk (as needed, to blend) for a vegan and healthy chocolate pudding!
Grilled. Sliced, grilled and topped with coarse sea salt and fresh lemon juice, avocados make the perfect accompaniment to any grilled meat or fish.