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June 10, 2017

How to Make an Avocado Sandwich

With kids at home on vacation, I want to start my day with a filling breakfast. I want to make sure that we have the energy for all the activities that we’ll be doing for the day and breakfast is very important. Avocado is one of my favorite fruit because not only is it delicious, it’s also packed with nutrients. Whenever avocado is in season, I make sure to make guacamole to take advantage of its health benefits. Another great way to use avocado is for breakfast. By adding this fruit to your sandwich, you can have a nutritious and more filling breakfast that will power you up for the day.

Making an avocado breakfast sandwich is super easy, and it’s even a great sandwich on the go recipe. My family loves this for breakfast or lunch. Don’t worry it’s super easy to make and only takes a few minutes, so check out below on how to make an avocado sandwich recipe.

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February 7, 2016

Avocado Cilantro Quick Hummus Recipe

This Avocado Cilantro Quick Hummus Recipe is so easy to make

Avocado is one of my favorite foods, and finding new ways to eat it always makes me happy! I’ve really been into hummus lately so I thought why not combine 2 of my favorite things and make an awesome Avocado Cilantro Quick Hummus Recipe? It’s got a great flavor; it is really fresh and only takes about 5 minutes to make!

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Avocado Cilantro Quick Hummus Recipe

Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas (drained)
2 avocados from Mexico
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
3 Tbsp Tahini
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tsp garlic

avocados cilantro and chick peas are need to make avocado cilantro hummusDirections:

First, open and drain your chickpeas and add them to a blender (or food processor). Next, cut open the avocados and remove the seed. Scoop out the avocado flesh and add in to the chickpeas in the blender. Add the remaining ingredients to the blender.

Add all the ingredients for avocado cilantro hummus in the blender
Blend until smooth. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Blend all the ingredients for avocado cilantro hummus until smooth

 

That’s it! Easy, right? Now all you have to do is grab some dippers. You can eat it with carrots, celery, red peppers, or broccoli. It goes great on pita chips, pretzel thins, and tortilla chips. We like it on bagels and sandwiches too. Since we are talking about all those vegetables, did you know that an avocado is a fruit? It is actually a single seeded berry. How is that for a bit of trivia?

Avocado Cilantro Quick Hummus

 

 

Avocado Cilantro Hummus is great with pita chips and pretzel thins

This Avocado Cilantro Quick Hummus Recipe is so easy to make and is a great nutritious snack choice without all the bad fats and sugars of other snacks! Because avocados come from plants, the fat contained within them is actually considered oil. Avocados have good fats, 2 grams of fiber and 0 grams of sugar per 1 oz. serving. As a nutrient-dense fruit, avocados contribute nearly 20 vitamin, minerals, and phytonutrients to your diet.

Our Favorite Avocado Recipes:

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Easy Guacamole Recipe

Dark Chocolate Avocado Brownies 

Avocado Deviled Eggs

 

 

Do you have a favorite way to eat avocados? Tell us in the comments.

 

Avocado Cilantro Hummus Recipe
 
Ingredients
  • 1 can chickpeas (drained)
  • 2 avocados
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp Tahini
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • Salt and Pepper
Instructions
  1. First, open and drain your chickpeas and add them to a blender (or food processor).
  2. Next, cut open the avocados and remove the seed. Scoop out the avocado flesh and add in to the chickpeas in the blender.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the blender.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.