It’s the Foodie Friday you’ve all been waiting for: AVOCADO’S! Not only is this food so aesthetically pleasing on toast or in a salad (basically on anything!) but it is also AMAZING for you! Today we’re going to talk about the reaping benefits of this healthy fat and show you some not so basic avocado recipes that you can also find on our website!
Avocados are a wonderfully nutrient-dense superfood and has so many benefits:
🥑 They contain plentiful amounts of fiber which help stabilize blood sugar levels and allow for regular bowel movements.
🥑 Avocados are very nutritious and contain a wide variety of 🌈 nutrients, including 20 different vitamins and minerals
🥑 It is abundant in Vitamin K (☝🏼more than a banana), Folate, Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin E
🥑 Avocados do not contain any 🙅🏻♀️ cholesterol or sodium, and are low in saturated fat
🥑 They are extremely versatile and can be used as a 🥄 condiment or sauce. I add them to just about ERRRTHANG !
🥑 AND LASTLY they help reduce inflammation and boost immunity, which mean BUH BYE BLOAT!
Here are some delicious NEW and throwback recipes made up by the wonderful Tampa trainer, Nina Nyiri!
Paleo Mexican Meatballs w/ Avocado Dressing: This is perfect way to eat Mexican food without the guilt! And because it’s a make-ahead meal, its perfect for those crazy busy days!
These meatballs only require a few ingredients that you probably already have on hand. And the home-made Avocado dressing is ready in seconds!
Avocado Chicken Salad: This ain’t yo momma’s low-fat chicken salad.
Instead of loading this recipe with refined mayo and excess sugar, we’re giving it a healthy twist by adding healthy fats
– yes I said that correctly…
FATS ARE YOUR FRIEND!
THIS is what it’s about! Just take 2 of the simplest ingredients, and then
stuff them in a healthy vessel of fat. 20 minutes later…. you have yourself a low-carb FLAVOR BOMB!!!
5-Minute Creamy Avocado “Zoodles”: This low-carb side dish will keep you coming back for more! It’s light, it’s creamy and it’s SUPER EASY to prep! Try these “zoodles” with your protein of choice… and BADA BING… you are set a rest day!