Posts Tagged ‘avocado’

Avocado Yogurt Dip – Loaded with Nutrients

Avocado Yogurt Dip

This Avocado Yogurt Dip recipe combines a few simple ingredients for a healthy dip. You can use it for vegetables or chips, use it as a spread for sandwiches, or thin it a little and use it as a salad dressing. Avocados are loaded with goodness, starting with heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. They also have vitamin…

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30 Minute Dinners – Healthy Alternatives to Fast Food

30 Minute Dinners

Here are ideas for 30 Minute Dinners recipes. Anyone with school-age children knows that things can get busy. Really busy with school and homework and practices and performances. And they want dinner every night! Grabbing some fast food in between activities is an option, but that can break your bottom line and your waistline pretty…

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Zutano Avocado – A Rare Tasty Delight

zutano avocado

The Zutano Avocado is not an avocado you would find in the grocery store. One reason is that it is used as a pollinator for the Hass avocado and other more popular avocados and not planted in large numbers in the grove. Another is that it is a “green” avocado. Unlike Hass, green avocados stay…

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10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

10 Low Carb Vegetables

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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Organic Avocados – 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

organic Avocados - 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

Let’s face it most of us think of either avocado toast or guacamole when we think of organic avocados. I admit that is how I usually use them. But there are so many other delicious ways to enjoy these amazingly healthy fruits. The Avocado is a dense nutrient superfood. Half of the calories may be…

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Avocado Pancakes – A Healthy Way to Start Your Day

Avocado Pancakes

Whole Grain Avocado Pancakes are a healthy way to start your day. Avocados are a dense nutrient superfood. Half of the calories may be fat, but it is heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. And that healthy fat helps the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins such as A, K, and E. Avocados are also a good source of folate…

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Natural Spa Treatments – Using 8 Harvest2U Box Ingredients

natural spa treatments

You can purchase natural spa treatments at the store, and you can also dive into your Harvest2U box and create your own. Harvest2U provides many organic fruits and vegetables that offer beneficial nutrients for both the inside and outside of your body. Here are 8 ingredients typically in your delivery box when “in season” that you…

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Baked Avocado and Vegetable Egg Rolls

baked avocado and vegetable egg rolls

This healthy vegetarian baked avocado and vegetable egg rolls recipe can be made with just about anything you happen to have on hand. The creamy avocado mixes nicely with the crunch of the shell and vegetables. But, the avocado does not reheat well, so only make enough to serve immediately. The sambal oelek in the sauce…

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Maple Avocado Pie – No-Bake and Loaded with Vitamins

Maple Avocado Pie

The No-Bake Maple Avocado Pie is a decadent creamy dessert that is gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and heart-healthy. The almonds and avocado are both loaded with monounsaturated fats, omega 3 fatty acids, and fiber as well as a multitude of other vitamins and nutrients. The avocado provides a rich creaminess with fantastic flavor provided by the…

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