It has not been a usual thing to find avocados in most people’s diet. These fruits are, however, very beneficial to the body. They possess a healthy fat content, creamy texture, and their versatility is outstanding. There are people who use the creaminess of dairy on their ketogenic diet. This can be replaced by avocados. Avocado has many advantages when used on the ketogenic diet. Examples are weight loss, low blood pressure, and high energy. It is quite a hard task switching from the creaminess of dairy to the use of avocados. The transition can, however, be made better by some available recipes.
The nutritional properties of avocados are calcium, potassium, antioxidants, vitamin E, vitamin B6 and healthy fats. Avocados also increase the digestion of other foods. It is, therefore, appropriate to introduce avocados in the ketogenic meal plan. The first recipe of how avocados can be used is the preparation of the keto bacon fries. These are prepared by using avocados and organic grass fed bacon. The best choice of avocado should be the one with a dreamy green color. Also, it should also be firm enough to put on a salad. The avocado is then cut into strips that are thick enough to stay together. The avocado strips are then wrapped using half strips of bacon. At 425 degrees for 15 minutes, the avocado fries are then baked.
Cucumber and avocado salad with lime, mint, and feta, is another recipe of how to use avocado on ketogenic diet. In this recipe, the following ingredients are needed two cucumbers, two ripe avocados, one lime, fresh mint, a small block of feta and an extra virgin olive oil. Cutting the cucumber into long spices followed by sprinkling of organic sea salts is the first step. They are then set aside. Preparation of the avocados should also be of the same size as the cucumbers. The cucumbers are then blotted after the preparation of the avocados. Coarsely chopped mint is then added, followed by a drizzle of olive oil. After all the above procedure, the salad is completed by the addition of two table spoon of lime juice and feta crumbles. The salad should be eaten while cold.
Another keto avocado recipe is the chocolate avocado keto pudding. This is the preparation of a healthy dessert using avocado as the main ingredient. The ingredients used include one avocado, a quarter cocoa powder, ten drops of stevia, one teaspoon pink salt, and a half teaspoon of vanilla extract. The first step is cutting the avocado into half then skinning it. The avocado is then placed in a bowl together with the other ingredients. The content is then hand mixed. The mixture is then refrigerated. It should be eaten cold, with organic dark cocoa nibs.
The other keto avocado recipe is the keto avocado smoothie. Avocados make great detoxifying agent when combined with ginger and turmeric. The avocado usually helps the two to digest fully. This recipe uses the full-fat coconut milk. One cup of coconut milk is added to half an avocado together with one teaspoon of both ginger and turmeric. Lemon or lime juice can also be added. Some chia seeds and grated coconut can also be added on top. The last recipe is called the keto pesto hack. The heavy creams associated with pesto are replaced by avocado in this recipe.