Avocado is so creamy and mouthfulling that you can use it to replace cheese in a vegan Pizza!
Try mashing ripe avocados and place them on top of your pizza base.
On the video below there are two pizzas. Check out the second one, where I put fresh ground tomato sauce and avocado, as well as mushrooms, onions and yellow peppers! Its was soooo delicious you must try it out!!!
This is a very healthy creamy salad dressing with avocado! Its vegan and delicious!
This is a very easy, super-healthy and tasty vegan chocolate dessert with avocado. You can eat it with a spoon or spread in on bread or ricecake! Try it out! You will love it!
Most people like creamy potato salads with mayonaise or cream cheese. Here is a great alternative for vegans or people who want to try something different. See the recipe and try it out!!
Good Fats Overdose!! This is a recipe that I saw in alton brown’s TV Series “Good Eats” on Food Network. The recipe is very simple. Place some mashed avocado over toasted bread and then add the sardines that you have lightly marinated. See the video and try it yourself.
Avocado makes a great ingredient for thick cremes that can be served with grilled fish. An avocado salsa is a great alternative to mayonaise that can be used either inside a fish sandwich or served on the side of a fish steak.
This is one of my favorite hot drinks. Its almost impossible to have it served at a cafe so I use to make it at home. It is a great way for vegans to enjoy a reach and creamy chocolate drink without any dairy or sugar. It is also a great way to combine two of the best superfoods on earth (cocoa and avocado) and make them sweet using my favorite sweetener: Honey. Here are the ingredients to use:
This a great avocado recipe I just got on my inbox from the official California Avocado Committee Newsletter. I deeply believe they have one of the most complete avocado website on the web. If you love avocado as I do, you should also be a regular visitor! Here is the introduction of the recipe: Serve up this refreshing salad featuring crisp romaine lettuce, savory shrimp, Fresh California Avocado and a lemony cream dressing. Such a flavorful combination will most likely secure entry into the Clean Plate Club for all guests in attendance.
This is a superb rich and nutritious vegan raw smoothie that can help anyone increase the consumption of green veggies. This is in fact the best way for a young kids to eat some greens and enjoy the benefits of their high nutritional value.
This is a very simple guacamole recipe served as a spread on top of my favourite raw sprouted wheat bread. Its a 100% raw snack, full of vitamins and live enzymes. This is one of the main reasons I love avocado! You can create superb raw dips, spreads and smoothies. For this recipe, its better to have super ripe avocados that you can mash with a fork.
This is a special Avocado recipe I found around the web. Not great if you are on a diet but surely interesting. An is a corn or flour tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a chili pepper sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a variety of ingredients, including meat, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables, seafood or combinations. Enchiladas originated in Mexico, where the practice of rolling tortillas around food dates back at least to Mayan times.
There are many people who enjoy eating avocado on its own. I am one of them, every now and then, even if its a better idea to combine it with some green veggies. However, eating half avocado with a spoon or cut in cubes and eaten with a fork is a really great healthy treat! Either way, you need to add something to enhance the flavor. Since avocados are very low in sodium and simple sugars, their taste is neutral. You need to add some basic flavor elements. Here are some ideas:
Avocado makes great for rich nutritious smoothies. It is a superb alternative to dairy for vegans and for those who want to avoid saturated animal fats. A ripe avocado can be mixed with water or juice and give a very smooth result. That means that you can vary the liquid analogy and get several results. With more liquid you make it like milk. with less you make smoothie and with even less you make creams and dips. Here is a simple recipe for a delicious smoothie.
A typical dish in Greece is Spanakopita, a traditional pie made with thin phylo filled with cooked spinach. There are many variations: with cheese, with onions, with minced meat or even with potato. These pies are also made in small size, usually in triangular shape. As an avocado lover, I recently tried to make them with a avocado filling. The result was great! A dairy free version of cheese pie.
A simple healthy nutritious salad that will make it easy for anyone to enjoy the essential leafy green vegetables. You can serve it as a side dish or as a whole meal if you combine it with whole grains or some protein source.
This is a main dish that can be made with either rice or wheat noodles. It is best to chose wholegrain varieties that contain more nutrients. Serves: 4-5 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 500g Asian noodles or Angel hair pasta 4tbsp Olive oil 1/2 onion chopped 3 Garlic cloves, chopped 3tbsp Soy sauce 2 Avocado [...]
Avocado and Tuna can be mixed to form a tasty, nutritious topping for any kind of salad. Tuna chunks in water are virtually fat free. Hence the healthy fats from avocado are completing nutritionally the fish. Avocado is a great alternative to Mayonnaise that people usually have with tuna fish. The most important advantage is that you avoid eating eggs (from the mayo) that might cause some digestion problems when combined with fish. Using Avocado instead of mayonaise will have the same creamy texture result, without the saturated fats from the egg.
Yesterday, I was out all day with my colleagues filming parts of a new TV program pilot. As we were going back to out base to do the editing, I stopped on a supermarket and got some veggies to make a quick salad. I got a prewashed green salad bag, a carrot, a red pepper, 2 tomatoes, a lemon and a ripe avocado. With all that that cost me around 2 euros I made a superfast avocado salad that can be eaten on its own as a light meal or combined with some other food to make it a full meal.
This is my favourite Avocado recipe. I live it because it is simple, quick to make, very nutritious and super healthy. 1 ripe avocado 1/2 orange 1/2 lemon 1 spring onion sea salt – to taste 1 handful of dill 1 glass of water You cut the avocado in half, remove the pit and peel it. You [...]
This recipe is a good way to deal with the Turkey Leftovers. It is a delicious, good looking salad that you will love. The avocado you use in this recipe should be fully ripe, and that means it will have a slight give to it when you press it between your palms. If it has about as much “give” to it as a baseball, let it ripen for a couple of days more at room temperature. But don’t refrigerate it because refrigeration puts a permanent stop to all ripening.
This is a very easy recipe that you can also make with ready peanut butter. The only problem with this recipe is the fact the the fat content gets to high by combining avocado with nuts or other ingredients that has a high fat content. If you decide to try this recipe, make sure you combine it with lots of plain fresh chopped vegetables, like carrot, cucumber, celery and peppers.
Avocados are an ingredient I use almost on a daily basis. The Greek production of avocados in Crete is at its best during this season, so it is easy to find delicious Greek avocados at a very good price. This fruit is so nutritional and healthful, that is called natural butter” thanks to its high content infats. This has made many people think it’s quite fattening, which however is not true, as its fats not only are easily burn in the body, but they also motivate out metabolism. A small avocado has the same calories with a tablespoon of olive oil and a reasonable quantity of proteins. What you could do is avoid adding more oil in the salads you use avocado, and rather smash it in a cream and use it as an oil substitute.
Avocado is one of my favorite ingredients for cooking. I use it to prepare dips and sauces, or I just cut it in salads. Recently I tried it with pasta, and here’s the result!
This is a very nutritious raw and vegan smoothie that can be by itself a full meal. It can be placed on the fridge for a while and be served as a dessert. You will live the think and creamy texture of this smoothie!
There are thousands of recipes which you can make a delicious chicken salad. Why should you stay the same and always the same (lettuce, corn, croutons, chicken etc etc)? Because, as it is said, “ it is pleasant to the eye first and then to the stomach”, I give you below a colorful, exotic salad that combines taste and appearance.
When St. Valentine Day is approaching, all are concerned about what a delicious (and Venus) to cook for their companion. Set aside the usual seafood and shellfish, there is also a fruit, not appreciated as it ought t, for aphrodisiac properties. Avocado! Let us not forget that the Aztecs called it “the fertility fruit” … Mine proposal for a meal dedicated to your partner is a spicy fillet, which blends perfectly with a cool and creamy avocado sauce.
This multi recipe is very nutritious, as the fish and the avocado is rich in good fats and is also a great idea for a tasty, non-standard meal. You do not need more than 15 minutes to prepare it. Up to cook the fish, and you make the cream and you’re ready to serve!
In my culinary journey to Australia, Ι ate tons (!) of avocado, since there is consumpted very often in various sandwiches or smeared on slices of toast for breakfast. A sandwich filled with avocado, vegetables and fish is almost a full meal and is a very good idea for breakfast and snacks for work, and even lunch for the kids! If you do not have much time may replace the grilled cod with canned tuna or salmon.
Crème de Abacate means avocado cream and it is a brasilian dessert that one can see in the dessert menu in Brazil. It looks beautiful, tastes good and will definitely impress your guests.
In the journey of Mama’s Kitchen in New York, I met Gitangela Jain, a Mexican America-indian origin. Of course when we went for a picnic in the park, I asked her to prepare with her own hands, guacamole! Guacamole is the most popular sauce in Central and South America. It comes from the Aztecs, as they had been cultivating it since 8th century B.C.
Salmon and avocado are soul mates! You will find these two friends in many tributes to the avocado and this is because their flavors match perfectly. This recipe, that I presented in “Mama’s Kitchen”, is very popular and that is proved from clicks record, that continues to have every month in www.mamakouzina.tv.
In Central America, where it comes from, the avocado tend to eat as an accompaniment to food, or adding to salads or making with it cold sauces. The following salad may have been the favorite of Popeye! The avocado is rich in nutritional value and in combination with spinach salad makes this a bomb wellness!
Yes, you read it right! This is a recipe for Avocado Truffles. You absolutely won’t believe how delicious these truffles are until you have tried this very easy-to-make recipe. The texture of the avocados mixes wonderfully with the chocolate. But, beware, these truffles are very rich!
This is a very tasty and nutritious recipe that you can have as a full meal. It is also a good side dish for a lean piece of fish.The potatoes have complex carbohydrates and the avocado the good fats you need.