TASTY TUESDAY: Stuffed Avocados (Six Different Ways)



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Guilty of an AVOCADO obsession? You're not alone. This popular superfood is taking over and changing lives, one avocado at a time. Not only are they delicious but they have health benefits that can do wonders! These little green fruits are great sources of fiber, lowers bad cholesterol, and strengthens your immune system - just to name a few. All we can say is, healthy eating never tasted so good! Food nutritionist Kara of Nutrition of Kara who's winning the heart's of avocado lovers around the world shares her Stuffed Avocados recipe - in Six Different Ways! Created for a variety of tastebuds, you'll need to try them all! Whip up each of these avocados and let us know which was your favorite. We want to know!

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1. Baked Avocado Egg + Turkey Bacon

INGREDIENTS

½ avocado

1 pasture-raised egg

chili flakes

organic turkey bacon slice 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Crack egg and put yolk and some of the white into the hole of the avocado.
  2. Place on baking sheet and bake in oven for 10-15 minutes on 400 degrees. Keep a close eye on it so it doesn’t over cook as ovens may vary. 
  3. Add sprinkles of chili flakes and a slice of organic turkey bacon.
  4. Perfect for weekend breakfast or brunch!

 2. Mango + Shrimp Avocado with Mint

INGREDIENTS

½ avocado

cooked & chilled wild-caught shrimp

1 mango

fresh mint

DIRECTIONS

  1. Just fill avocado with wild-caught shrimp, mango cubes and top with fresh mint. That simple!  

 3. Beet Hummus Avocado with Kale Microgreens

 INGREDIENTS

½ avocado

1 BPA-free can of organic chickpeas

½ lemon

2 tbsp olive oil

3-4 steamed and peeled baby beets (I get them from Trader Joe’s)

1/8 tsp pink Himalayan sea salt

kale microgreens

DIRECTIONS

  1. First, make your beet hummus by blending chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil, baby beets and sea salt in blender and blend well. If you need a little more liquid to help blend everything together, use a little of the chickpea water in the can. 
  2. Scoop hummus into avocado hole and top with kale microgreens. I just love microgreens – for being cute and little, and for being a nutritional powerhouse full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. 

4. Spicy Quinoa Stuffed Avocado

INGREDIENTS

½ avocado

1 cup quinoa

2 cups filtered water

organic salsa of choice (opt for no sugar added brand)

chives

non-gmo blue corn tortilla chips

DIRECTIONS

  1. First, cook your quinoa. Make sure to rinse your quinoa with cool water before cooking.  Combine quinoa and water in a saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil.  Then, reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook covered for approx. 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed. 
  2. Remove from stove and let stand for 5 minutes covered.
  3. Scoop quinoa into a bowl and let it cool a bit.
  4. Then mix in your favorite salsa.
  5. Then scoop this spicy quinoa mix into avocado hole and top with chives and blue corn tortilla chips.

 5. Arugula + Berry Salad Avocado

INGREDIENTS

½ avocado

organic arugula

fresh organic blueberries

fresh organic strawberries

raw pistachios

DIRECTIONS

  1. Fill avocado hole with arugula, fresh blueberries, sliced strawberries, and top with crushed raw pistachios.

6. Fresh Caprese Avocado

INGREDIENTS

½ avocado

mini heirloom tomatoes

fresh mozzarella ciliegine slices

balsamic glaze

fresh basil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Fill avocado hole with sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, a little balsamic drizzle and top with fresh basil.

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