The Creamy Oh-So-Satisfying Avocado Des Moines IA

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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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