- Avocados are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids.
- Avocados are Great for your vision
- Healthy for the heart
- Prevention of osteoporosis
- Cancer – Avocados may even have a role to play in cancer treatment, with some research finding that phytochemicals extracted from avocado can selectively inhibit the growth of precancerous and cancerous cells and cause the death of cancer cells, while encouraging the proliferation of immune system cells called lymphocytes.
- Lower the risk of depression
- Improved digestion
- Natural Detoxification
- Antimicrobin Action
- Protection from chronic disease
- Lower Cholesterol and Triglycerides levels
- Loaded with fiber
- 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1/4 tsp. cumin
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 3 avocados, cubed
- 1 pt. cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 small cucumber, sliced into half moons
- 1/3 c. corn
- 1 jalepeño, minced (optional)
- 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
- In a small bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, and cumin. Season dressing with salt and pepper.
- In a large serving bowl, combine avocados, tomatoes, cucumber, corn, jalapeño, and cilantro. Gently toss with dressing and serve immediately.
- 3 avocados, pitted
- Juice of 2 limes
- 1/4 c. freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
- 1/2 small white onion, finely chopped
- 1 small jalapeño (seeded if you prefer less heat), minced
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1 tomato
- In a large bowl, combine avocados, lime juice, cilantro, onion, jalapeño and salt.
- Stir, then slowly turn the bowl as you run a fork through the avocados (this will ensure the mixture stays chunky). Once it’s reached your desired consistency, season with more salt if needed. Garnish with more cilantro before serving.