10 Recipes for Avocado Lovers: SparkPeople SlideShow
Beyond the Guac: 10 Unlikely Ways to Use Avocado
Written by Melinda Hershey, Staff Writer
Avocado & Grapefruit Salad
Avocado and citrus complement one another extremely well. Tangy grapefruit pops when paired with buttery avocado in this avocado salad recipe.
Try this fun spin on guacamole dip! This avocado hummus recipe is extremely versatile and delicious. Try it as a dip for crunchy veggies or pita chips, or use it in place of mayo on a sandwich.
Strawberry and Avocado Smoothie
You'll get an extra boost of healthy fats from the avocado in this strawberry smoothie recipe. The avocado is virtually tasteless; it just lends a thick, rich texture to the drink. You'll never go back to regular fruit smoothies again!
Avocado Mashed Potatoes
Forget butter: These healthy mashed potatoes get their melt-in-your-mouth texture from the addition of creamy avocados!
Chilled Cucumber-Avocado Soup
On those days when it's just too hot to cook, whip up this no-cook soup recipe. It will cool you off and fill you up without weighing you down!
Crab and Avocado Tortilla Wrap
Rich avocado pairs perfectly with seafood! Enjoy this creamy crab recipe for an energizing combination of protein and fat.
Creamy Salad Dressing
Your body is able to absorb more nutrients from your veggies if you pair them with a little fat. Drizzle this healthy salad dressing over your greens for a punch of vitamins and good fats!
Avocados on pizza? Believe it! This healthful vegan pizza recipe features a delicious combination of textures and flavors.
Avocado Tuna Salad
Avocado takes the place of mayo in this healthy tuna salad recipe. You'll get a serving of heart-healthy fats, extra vitamins and a delicious flavor boost!
Avocado gets a Greek twist with this tangy feta spread recipe! Slather on bread slices, then top with thick slices of tomato and cucumber for a tasty appetizer.