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10 Fresh Vegan Recipes with Avocado

10 Fresh Vegan Recipes with Avocado

Avocados are a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C,K, folate, and B6. Half an avocado has 160 calories, 15 grams of heart-healthy unsaturated fat, and only 2 grams saturated fat. So, why not give yourself something healthy and create these 10 fresh recipes with avocado:

1. Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing

Chocolate and mint pair up to create an amazing flavor sensation in these gluten-free, oil-free, low sugar cupcakes.

 

Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing

2. Zucchini Pasta and Creamy Avocado Cucumber Sauce

Feel free to omit the cucumber in this raw recipe and add an extra avocado if you like for variations.

 

Zucchini Pasta and Creamy Avocado Cucumber Sauce

3. Raw Carrot Avocado Soup

This soup is super easy to make. It’s light, satisfying, and filling.

 

Raw Carrot Avocado Soup

4. Avocado and Black Bean Tortas

This refreshing sandwich is absolutely delicious and fills your protein needs, has lots of fiber and is full of wonderful flavor and texture.

 

Avocado and Black Bean Tortas

5. Creamy Green Avocado Basil Dip

Avocado makes a perfect base for a creamy dip, and the flavor of fresh basil really pops to make an incredibly tasty dip that everyone will love.

 

Creamy Green Avocado Basil Dip

6. Mesquite Avocado Kale Salad

This recipe features a super-creamy avocado dressing, flavored with sweet-smokey mesquite.

 

Mesquite Avocado Kale Salad

7. Raw Creamy Mushroom Soup with Avocado and Miso

Try this raw mushroom soup with a hint of avocado.

 

Raw Creamy Mushroom Soup with Avocado and Miso

8. Cilantro Avocado Chickpea Salad Tacos

The light, crisp corn tacos provided the perfect balance to the rich, savory, lime-infused, mashed chickpeas and avocado.

 

Cilantro Avocado Chickpea Salad Tacos

9. Smokey Chickpea and Watercress Salad with Mango and Avocado

The chickpeas take on a lovely mahogany color and a deep smokey flavor, while the avocados add a jade green brightness to the salad.

 

Smokey Chickpea and Watercress Salad with Mango and Avocado

10. Vegan Brownies made with Avocado

Good brownies with avocado in them. But don’t worry, you can’t even taste them. The green fruit is hidden so you can get a serving of them without the taste.

 

Vegan Brownies Made With Avocado

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12:16PM PST on Jan 26, 2014

yumE

1:25AM PST on Nov 17, 2013

Thank you :)

9:54AM PST on Nov 16, 2013

Thank you--they look fabulous!

2:36AM PST on Nov 16, 2013

The fruit can be healthy if we know how to prepare it

5:24PM PST on Nov 15, 2013

thanks

11:31AM PST on Nov 15, 2013

Thanks

10:49AM PST on Nov 15, 2013

Thank you.

6:54AM PST on Nov 15, 2013

Thank you OneGreenPlanet.org, for Sharing this!

6:06AM PST on Nov 15, 2013

Thank You for sharing!

6:06AM PST on Nov 15, 2013

Thank You for sharing!

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