You can eat avocados in many different ways with some vinegar, salt and pepper in a toast or simply alone. They are especially good for in salads or with some fried eggs.
WHAT DO THEY CONTAIN?
They are rich in many nutrients, healthy fats, vitamins K, C, B3, B6, B5, potassium, folate, zinc, iron, manganese, phosphorous, copper, etc.
They are very low in cholesterol and carbohydrates and are great for diabetes or weight loss.
THE BEST AVOCADO RECIPE
AVOCADO AND STRAWBERRY SALAD
- pecans (1/2 cup)
- Strawberries (10)
- Green salad (2 cups)
- Avocado (1)
- Honey (4 tsp.)
- White sugar (2 tbsp.)
- Olive oil (2 tbsp.)
Put the lettuce in a bowl and put the sliced and peeled avocado over it together with the strawberries. Now sprinkle some pecans and drizzle with some honey.
Avocados are also good for tangy salsa and guacamole and even though they are a fruit they can be added to almost any type of food.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST AVOCADO?
They fall off the tree and after a few days become ripe. They have green, black, purple, or dark green color. When you are buying avocados they shouldn’t be too hard you should feel some softness when you touch them.
If you want your avocado to ripe faster, then put it beside a ripe banana or wrap it in a newspaper and put it in a dark room.
You should also choose natural and organic avocados without any chemical and harmful ingredients.
THE HEALTH BENEFITS
- Tasty and delicious
- Low in sodium
- Low in carbohydrates
- Rich in copper, phosphorus, manganese, and magnesium
- High in fiber
- Rich in vitamin E, C, A
- Low in saturated fats
You can buy them in any store or supermarket or you can also grow your own avocados.