The Creamy Oh-So-Satisfying Avocado Birmingham AL

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Western Supermarket
(205) 933-6220
2230 Highland Ave
Birmingham, AL
 
Walmart Supercenter
(205) 945-8692
209 Lakeshore Parkway
Homewood, AL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(205) 942-0977
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sam'S Club
(205) 941-3326
201 Lakeshore Parkway
Homewood, AL
Pharmacy #
(205)941-0376

Sheba Foods
(205) 786-7826
1116 Tuscaloosa Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL
 
Publix
(205) 967-2188
3141 Overton Rd
Birmingham, AL
Pharmacy #
(205) 967-2315

Aldi
428 Green Springs Highway
Homewood, AL
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Publix
(205) 944-1101
411 Green Springs Hwy
Homewood, AL
Pharmacy #
(205) 944-1112

Winn-Dixie
(205) 951-6768
4476 Montevallo Road
Birmingham, AL
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ATM, Floral, Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Fresh Meat, Pharmacy
Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Pharmacy #
205-951-9711
Pharmacy Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Western Supermarket
(205) 879-1746
2717 Culver Rd
Birmingham, AL
 
Western Supermarket
(205) 655-1260
5960 Chalkville Rd
Birmingham, AL
 

The Creamy Oh-So-Satisfying Avocado

by David Klein

From Living Nutrition vol. 6

If you are dreading giving up butter, cheese, mayonnaise and creamy dressings, the simple, satisfying, healthful answer is the zero-cholesterol avocado! There are many varieties of avocado with a broad variety of creaminess and sweet and salty flavors. Get your essential fatty acids the perfectly healthful way! Here are some dietary transition and totally raw ideas:

  • Spread avocado “butter” on steamed vegetables and squash.
  • Spread avocado “butter’ on whole grain bread.
  • Mash avocado “butter” into baked potatoes.
  • Scoop avocado into the butter warmer tray of a hot air corn popper. When the popcorn is ready and the avocado is soft, use a fork or spoon to scoop out and fling the avocado on the popcorn, mixing as you go. (The avocado need not be diluted and runny, nor cover all of the popcorn.)
  • Blend up avocado and carrot juice to make “carrocado” dressing.
  • Make a blended gazpacho soup of avocado, chopped tomato, peeled cucumber, sprouts, fresh herbs, and a bit of green, red or white onion.
  • Slice up avocado and add to salads or eat like cheese sticks.
  • Cut an avocado in half, remove the pit, and eat plain with a spoon.
  • Cut an avocado in half, remove the pit, and scoop broccoli and/or cauliflower florets, or carrot sticks into the avocado “spread.”
  • Scoop avocado flesh into a bowl, add fresh corn niblets, chopped tomato, tomatillo, dill or cilantro, ...

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