Avocados not only taste great and photograph well for your Instagram, they also contain a high amount of potassium, fiber, and good fats that your body needs.
We can get stuck in a rut with eating so it’s always good to change up your recipes and explore new tastes. So I’ve created the perfect cheat sheet of tasty ideas to try this delicious superfood in a new way!
A favorite of mine, toast your bread, spread the mashed avocado on top then crumble some feta cheese. Delicious at any time of day.
Why: A one-ounce serving of feta cheese contains 140 milligrams of calcium. It also contains vitamin B12, iron, folate and vitamin D.
Eggs, eggs, and more eggs
Try it with scrambled, fried or a poached egg it will always taste good. Sprinkle some salt and pepper on top and you’ll be making it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Why: Most of the good stuff is contained in the yolk. As well as being delicious, they’re amazing for you. One large egg contains vitamins B12, B2, A, B5 and Selenium. As well as a whole host of other great vitamins and minerals, plus they’re great for protein.
The classic tomato
Spread the avocado over the toast along with a sliced tomato, then garnish with a little basil or just add salt and pepper.
Why: Tomatoes contain vitamin A and C, they also supposedly help to fight free-radicals which prevents cell damage and ageing. Bonus.
Lean and green
A great combination for a healthy lunch is chicken, avocado, and hummus! Spread the hummus like you would butter, then add the avocado and top with chicken. Filling and so good for you!
Why: Lean chicken breast is low in fat and calories, but high in protein, which means it’s a great re-fuel choice if you’re working out. While hummus is great for lowering cholesterol and is also rich in protein.
Get your Omega-3
To upgrade your avocado on toast try using some smoked salmon and a few rings of red onion. It doesn’t just look good but tastes perfect!
Why: Salmon is a serious superfood. It reduces the risk of depression because it contains omega-3 fatty acid DHA which is critical for brain function, and red onion