I love avocados. My dad introduced me to this delicious fruit when I was young. He would slice up a Hass avocado (his favorite variety) fresh from the farmers market, sprinkle it with salt and pepper, and serve. I would use the tongs of my fork to eat one thin slice at a time. Ahhh, mindful eating moment.
Later I discovered that avocado could be mashed and made into a sandwich spread in place of mayo, or combined with tomato and onion and renamed guacamole, or even blended with kale and frozen fruit and turned into a super smoothie! Here are some more innovative uses that really caught my eye:
As a dietitian, I like to know what tasty food like this nutty, creamy avocado does for my body (not just to my taste buds).
Did you know?:
In addition to these amazing benefits of avocados, here is a look at what’s in 1oz of avocado:
My husband and I continue the tradition of buying Hass avocados at the farmers market Sunday mornings and finding different ways to use them. If all else fails, it’s salt and pepper!
I think I’m going to go love an avocado today. How about you?
P.S. If browned avocado gets you down, or if you have trouble waiting for your avocados to ripen, OR if you’re not sure how to pick or store this green fruit, LoveOneToday.com is the answer to your woes.
Disclaimer: Although I did receive financial compensation for writing this post, all views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely and entirely my own and based on my own unique experiences. For nutrition information on avocados, please be sure to visit the LoveOneToday.com website.