6 Ways You Can Use Avocado (Other Than Guacamole!)

Avocados The Vegan Carrot

According to the California Avocado Commission, avocados provide the following:

  • A substantial amount of vitamins (B5, K, B2, B6)
  • Good fat (monounsaturated fats)
  • A natural source of dietary fibers

And many more benefits!


Avocado bowl

1. Morning Smoothie Bowl

Ever wanted to know the secret to a creamy smoothie bowl? It’s avocado!

For one person:

The base (in the blender):

  • Half of an avocado
  • One frozen banana
  • 3/4 cup of non-dairy milk (suggestion: cashew or coconut)
  • 1 tablespoon of almond butter

Suggested toppings:

  • Chia seeds
  • Flaxseeds
  • Goji berries
  • 1 or 2 dates
  • Shredded coconut

Avocado pudding

2. Chocolate Dessert Pudding

For one person:

The base (in the food processor)

  • Half of an avocado
  • 2 tablespoons of raw cocoa
  • 3 dates

Suggested toppings:

  • Chia seeds
  • Hemp seeds

3. Toasts Toppings

A favorite:

  • Gluten-free bread, toasted
  • About a quarter of an avocado per toast
  • Lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • Top with fresh arugula and any sprouts

 Stuffed avocado

4. Stuffed

Cut an avocado in half, remove a bit of flesh, and mix with your favorite bean salads!

Here’s some inspiration for stuffed vegan avocados.


Avocado creamy dressing

5. Cilantro Creamy Dressing

How about a nutritious dressing?

  • One avocado
  • A bunch of fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • Lime juice (As you wish)
  • Water (Adjust depending on the desired texture)

Avocado salad

6. Tomato Simple Salad

In the mood for a light dinner? Just create this simple and colorful salad for 2:

  • One avocado
  • One hand sized tomato
  • One cucumber

Toppings:

  • Sea salt and pepper
  • A line of olive oil
  • Cracked nuts or pine nuts

Did you know?

There is an Avocado Bar in New York – A restaurant fully dedicated to avocados.

There is a way of preparing avocado called the Nick and Peel method, which is known to preserve its benefits the most!