Up until a few years ago, most people would probably have immediately thought of guacamole… and most likely no one would have ever said anything along the lines of avocado mousse or avocado frosting or avocado chocolate pie.
Definitely, no one would have said avocado creme brulee.
But more and more people are now beginning to experiment with the versatile superfood fruit, and more and more blogs are offering unique avocado recipes to their readers. Restaurants are getting in on the trend as well, opening up a whole new world of avocado possibilities outside of guacamole.
Trader Joes has even started selling mini avocados – they are about the size of a lime!
If you find yourself with an extra avocado or two on hand and no idea how to use them up, here are nine healthy and delicious things you can do with an avocado.
9 Healthy Avocado Recipes
1. Use avocado in place of butter or shortening to make an ultra rich chocolate frosting:
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