8 oz. (225 g) goat cheese
8 oz. (225 g) bacon
4 oz. (110 g) walnuts
4 oz. (110 g) arugula/ rocket lettuce
½ lemon, the juice
4 oz. (110 ml) homemade mayonnaise
2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
1. They fit all diets!
No matter what eating guidelines you follow, the humble avocado works for all!
2. They're nutrient dense
Avocados are packed with beneficial nutrients to enhance the nutrient quality of your meals.
3. Avocado makes an awesome spread
Substitute butter and margarine for a healthy spread of avocado. You'll boost your nutrient intake, and it tastes great!
4. Boost your fruit intake!
Not much of a sweet tooth? Avocados are actually a fruit, so they count towards your fruit intake!
5. You'll never need a substitute
Avocados are always in season so you can enjoy them all year round!
6. They're super versatile
Known for guacamole, dips, and other savory dishes, yet avocados are appearing more and more in sweet dishes too. Think chocolate mousse, ganache, smoothies and ice cream!
7. They're low in sugar
They may be a fruit, but they contain less than 1g of sugar per ounce!
8. Avocados make great baby food!
They're firm enough for tiny fingers, yet mashable and soft enough to be gentle on gums. Rich in healthy fats, fiber, and other nutrients, it makes a great addition to your baby's first foods.
9. They're full of healthy fats
Over 75% of the fat content in an avocado is great for your heart! In fact, having more of these healthy unsaturated fats is better for your heart than eating low fat!
10. Avocado boosts your eye health
Avocados contain 81mg of lutein & zeaxanthin, antioxidants known to support eye health as we age."
Well the paragraph above stated 20 healthy reasons so if you've read this far please go and read numbers eleven to twenty here