Top 10 Uses for Avocados

From health to beauty, avocados deserve their position as a top superfood.

Top 10 Uses for Avocados

Avocados continue to maintain their position as one of the top super foods. Packed with nutrients including vitamin E, oleic acid, and potassium, avocados have become synonymous with health and healthy eating. They are also loaded with fiber (almost 7 grams per serving), folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin K. If avocados have not made it into your refrigerator, here are 10 easy ways to use this versatile super food, courtesy of Dr. Taz Bhatia, integrated health expert and author of What Doctor's Eat.

Mayonnaise

I recently discovered that avocados can take the place of mayonnaise in your favorite recipes. Simply replace the amount of mayo in any give recipe with half the equivalent amount of avocado, keeping your recipes still healthy but delicious. Try this avocado egg salad, made without mayonnaise — it's delicious!

Green Tea With Egg White Foam to Soothe Your Sore Throat

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The book is also filled with tons of delicious recipes that are packed with nutrients for your health. Here's an easy one to get started with. This green tea has a special twist to soothe a sore throat that comes on quickly. Egg whites and sugar are whipped together to add some foam to classic green tea for a cooling and coating effect.