11 Fantastically Fresh Meals With Avocado
The avocado hails from Central America, more specifically Mexico, and really started to take off in the United States in the 19th century and became a global hit by the 20th century. Since then, it has also been grown outside its area of origin, because the more the merrier! The beloved fruit is quite diverse in the kitchen, as you can see in this compilation of 11 fantastic avocado recipes.
1. Avocado Surprise
For the perfect 21st century breakfast to be complete, three tasty ingredients are needed: bacon and eggs are a given, but can you guess the third staple? It's avocado, of course! And while all three certainly taste great on their own, why not step up your breakfast game by combing them into one super dish? Get the recipe here.
2. Rainbow Salad with Avocado Dressing
One easy piece of advice we can follow without fear is to "eat the rainbow." That is, a variety of colorful fruits, vegetables, and legumes. It's the easiest way to be sure you're getting enough of all the most beneficial nutrients and fiber. And in the case of this salad, the only thing greater than its accumulated nutritional value is its taste! Give it a try. Get the recipe here.
3. Totopos Con Picadillo
There are four things that make every movie night perfect: tasty snacks, cold drinks, great friends, and of course, the right movie. If you've run out of snack ideas, then it's time to let this recipe help! Instead of buying the same old dips, why not try whipping up your own? With flavor this fabulous, your friends will certainly be impressed! Get the recipe here.
4. 5-Minute Guacamole Salad
Even though the days are getting cooler, sometimes it's nice to remember the warmer days of the past and treat yourself to a light summer meal. This salad with a summery twist of lime and a hint of cilantro is the perfect throwback to those sunny months, without losing any of flavor. Get the recipe here.
5. Avocado Summer Rolls
If the spring roll had a little sister, it would surely be the summer roll. Not known by so many people, the difference lies in the fact that summer rolls are served cold and wrapped in rice paper. This makes them not only ideal as a light appetizer, but also a nice way to cool off when it's too hot to cook. Get the recipe here.
6. Loaded Sweet Potato Boats
Are sweet potatoes part of your regular diet? If not, well now is the time. Add some spice to your life with this Latin-inspired recipe for loaded sweet potatoes! Get the recipe here.
7. Stuffed Bread
Having toast for breakfast is nothing out of the ordinary. But does it always have to be the same old thing with chocolate spread or jelly? The answer is: definitely not. There are so many different and delicious ways to prepare your breakfast bread, and here's one great option with avocado! Get the recipe here.
8. Sweet Potato & Avocado Toast
How do you start your day? Perhaps with bacon, cereal, or... sweet potatoes? Yes, you read that correctly: sweet potatoes! This root vegetable is the next big hit when it comes to a healthy breakfast. If you're tired of the same old white bread, use a sweet potato topped with avocado to create an original variation on a breakfast staple! Get the recipe here.
9. Chocolate Avocado Cookies
Chocolate is always a good thing. Whether enjoyed in pies, cakes, cookies, or even in a piping hot mug, most people simply cannot resist. Now there's a new recipe for chocolate cookies, and this time with a twist! A special ingredient works to ensure that these cookies remain irresistibly soft. Get the recipe here.
10. Chicken Avocado Fiesta Salad
The avocado is very trendy, with one reason being that it's very healthy thanks to its many unsaturated fatty acids. But if you've had your fill of regular, plain avocado toast and want to opt for something new, why not try a refreshing avocado salad? You'll love it even more after seeing it's served in an edible tortilla bowl! Get the recipe here.
11. Avocado Egg in Toast
Nothing beats a nice piece of freshly baked white bread and that priceless sensation of biting through the firm crust to get to that soft, fluffy goodness in the middle. But if you're a bit tired of the the same old thing, here's a whole new way to enjoy homemade bread that you might not have thought of. Get the recipe here.
Thankfully the avocado is so popular that you don't have to go all the way to Central America anymore to pick one up anymore – all you have to do is head to the nearest grocery store. And with so many great meal options mentioned here, you're going to want to go as soon as possible.