Avocados. They’ve been sweeping the nation as a favoured super food in recent years, and have found a spot on just about every breakfast and brunch menu worth its salt - they’re just that popular. So popular in fact that in the summer 2017, 3 million photos of avocados were posted to Instagram every day. If you’re a real avocado aficionado and you’d like to fact-check that one, we saw it here, along with a few more avocado facts.
So what makes this big green fruit so healthy? Avocados, sometimes called alligator pears for their pear shape and bumpy brown peel, have a surprising array of health benefits. They’re packed full of healthy fats, fiber, protein, and more potassium than a banana! So good you could just spread it on toast and eat it. Speaking of…
This recipe, like the avocado, is a classic. Quick, simple, and easy, it’s well worth knowing so you can whip it up when a bowl of cereal for breakfast just isn’t going to cut it. It’s a great way to use up an avocado before it goes bad, and it can be personalised with whatever herbs and toppings your heart desires! We suggest topping it off with a good poached egg and crushed-up pine nuts for a real energy-rich breakfast.
If you often find yourself with more avocados than you know what to do with, we’ve also found 54 more recipes you could always try! Or maybe you’ve given this one a go, and now you’re scoping out more avocado dishes to perfect. Either way, we hope you enjoy it!