Are you also a big fan of avocados? Because we definitely are, and this trend must continue to thrive over the years. However, no matter how much of an experienced avocado-eater you are, it is sometimes impossible to avoid the horror of having half an avocado left at the end of your meal. How to avoid having to throw away a perfectly ripe avocado? We are going to suggest 6 avocado recipes that you can use throughout your day. These variant recipes will help you find ways to use your left over avocado before it turns brown. Avocadon’t throw it away!
From an awakening breakfast, to an energetic snack, to lunch and beyond. Here is how to calculate your meals based on your avocado. All these avocado recipes come from our Guides that aim to inspire you and keep you on your feet.
1. Breakfast- Rice Waffles with Egg & Avocado
This light and quick brekkie will brighten up your day from the start. According to our Happy Healthy Guide, all you need are some rice waffles, eggs, onion, tomato, chicken (or Parma ham) and, of course, half an avocado. Spread all the ingredients out on your rice waffles and you’re good to go. Now put the second half of the avocado back in the fridge and wait to use it later in the day.
422 kcal | 37 g carbohydrates | 17 g fat | 31 g protein
2. Breakfast- Avocado Toast
Easy peasy lemon squeezy. This toasted double decker is what dreams are made of. With a short grocery list of: Bread, egg, chicken filet and avocado, it is the perfect start to your day. What we love about these simple avocado recipes is that you can alternate ingredients according to what you like. Meat, no meat? Scrambled, omelette? See where your stomach takes you.
393 kcal | 36 g carbohydrates | 17 g fat | 24 g protein
3. Lunch- Turkey & Avocado Salad
With the second half of your avocado from this morning you could choose to make a delicious avocado-turkey salad that is rich in flavours and nutritious foods. Some tomatoes, carrots, bacon, … Anything can help you top off this salad! With just a touch of rosemary, your salad’s taste will come to life.
This avocado recipe that our Happy Healthy Guide describes includes lettuce, turkey strips, low-fat cottage cheese, cranberries, bean sprouts, blueberries and, last but not least, 1/2 avocado. A lovely and quick mix of ingredients will leave time for you to enjoy your meal and your break.
314 kcal | 22 g carbohydrates | 8 g fat | 38 g protein
4. Lunch- Grilled Chicken & Avocado Wrap
An alternative avocado-filled lunch recipe is this bad boy, the grilled chicken and avocado wrap! Take that left over avocado out of the fridge and get cooking (or grilling). Cut up some chicken, cut up some mozzarella, and finally cut up that ½ avocado. With some added spring onion and grated light cheese, all you still need to do is WRAP IT UP. When this easy combo gets placed between grill plates, and you see that cheese melting, you will be glad to have followed this Fitgirlcode Guide recipe.
582 kcal | 43 g carbs | 27 g fat | 42 g protein
5. Break- Banana & Avocado Smoothie
Did you just get back from the gym? Are you in need of a break right now? Make this energetic, protein-rich smoothie from our Fitgirlcode Guide. Here is how you get it done:
- 200ml of water
- 1 Banana
- ½ Avocado
- 1 scoop of whey protein
- 10gr/ 1 tablespoon of cacao powder
- Pinch of salt
Get your juices flowing once again and enjoy this smoothie no matter where you are. Your ½ avocado will be well spent, TRUST.
385 kcal | 39 g carbs | 16 g fat | 25 g protein
6. Dinner- Salmon with Rice & Avocado
This late night get together is perfect to celebrate the end of your day in front of the TV, surrounded by a blanket. A quick gathering of some grilled salmon, brown rice and avocado, makes for a perfectly healthy and balanced meal. For extra flavour try adding eggs, broccoli, nuts and/or mushrooms, as our Happy Healthy Guide suggests.
489 kcal| 44 g carbohydrates | 19 g fat | 35 g protein
It is always an icky feeling throwing away food, so hopefully these avocado recipes will help you avoid throwing away avocado and maybe even a few more ingredients? Tell me if you liked the avocado recipes in the comments, or give more suggesting to your fellow Fit Girls.
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