Avocado Collection – Everything You Can Do With Avocados

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In the century of women empowerment, more and more women focus on their own career. It will be great to receive a support from your parents or in-laws when you’re too busy at the office. But if you’re staying abroad or living far away, maybe you can get a little help from them.
For all working women, have you ever felt bored and tired because of house chores and cooking in the kitchen? Yes, right? I know and understand but don’t skip your meals just because you don’t have time.

Here are 5 recipes that could be perfect meals for you every day. It takes only 15-30 minutes to cook but enough nutrition for your mind and body. Starting eating healthy and you can balance between family and career.

How do you eat those nutritious avocados? I usually cut it into slices and eat as it is. Other people add salt and lime to freshly sliced avocados. But I prefer it without seasonings because I can taste the nutty note. But as you would learn after reading this article, avocados can be prepared in countless ways. You can make it into a soup, salad, smoothie and even sushi.

Cold Avocado Cream Soup with Croutons


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This recipe can make 4-6 servings. You will need the following ingredients:
2 ripe avocados
2 large garlic cloves
½ red onion
1 tablespoon of chopped chives
1 teaspoon of finely chopped coriander leaves
1 teaspoon of finely chopped coriander for garnishing
250 ml of vegetable stock stored at room temperature
1 lime juice
2 tablespoon of sherry vinegar
2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoon of caster sugar

You will need the following ingredients for the lime and garlic croutons:
One tablespoon of rapeseed oil
One and a half slices of whole grain bread
One-third teaspoon of garlic granules
One lime
Sea Salt and pepper

Step by step guide:

1. Let us start with the croutons. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.  Drizzle rapeseed oil on a small baking tray, and put the cubes of bread there. Stir it well so that all the cubes will be coated.
2. Sprinkle over the lime zest, garlic granules and salt and pepper. Pop into the oven and bake until the breadcrumbs are crispy and golden colored. Set aside to cool.
3. Chop the avocados, cucumber, and onions. Puree them in a large bowl using a free-standing bender along with the chives and coriander. Add the lime juice, vegetable stock, olive oil, vinegar, and paprika. Add water and season with salt and black pepper. Put this in the refrigerator to chill.
4. Top the lime-garlic croutons with the cucumber puree. Add some olive oil, coriander leaves and paprika.


Avocado Salad


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One cup of water
2 large avocados which have been peeled and mashed
Half cup of red quinoa
Two tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro
One tablespoon of fresh lime juice
Salt and black pepper
One pound of cubed cooked chicken
Two tomatoes, chopped
Two tablespoons of scallions, chopped

Step by step guide:

1. Pour water and add the red quinoa in a pan. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and simmer until the water has been absorbed and the quinoa is tender. Cool quinoa for about 30 minutes.
2. Mix the mashed avocado with lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a bowl until you get a smooth dressing.
3. Combine the quinoa with the chicken, scallions, and tomatoes in a bowl. Add the avocado dressing. Toss to coat.


Avocado Shake


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This creamy and delicious avocado smoothie can be had for less than 5 minutes.
One large avocado
One banana
Half cup of vanilla yogurt
One cup of milk
Three tablespoons of honey
Ice cubes

Step by step guide:
1. Peel and cut the avocado in half.
2. Mix it with the other ingredients in a blender. Blend until you get a smooth mixture.
3. Pour the smoothie into a glass. Serve and enjoy.

Avocado with roasted chicken


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This healthy dish is ideal during one busy night. And with a combo of lentils, chicken, and avocado, this dish should give you more than enough proteins.
Ingredients:
One skinless chicken breast
One cup of dry lentils
Two cups of water
One teaspoon of olive oil
Paprika
One small lettuce
Two tomatoes
Two avocados

Step by step guide: 

1. Heat the grill to medium. Coat the chicken with paprika and a teaspoon of olive oil.
2. Cook the chicken for about 5 minutes each side.
3. Cook the lentils. Add three cups of water to a cup of dry lentils in a medium sized pan. After it comes to a boil, cover the pan tightly and reduce the heat. Let it simmer until the lentils are tender.
4. Cut the chicken breast into small slices. Serve with lentils, sliced and peeled avocados, sliced tomatoes and shredded lettuce.

Sushi


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Yes, you can also incorporate avocado in sushi. You can also add cucumber into this mix.

Ingredients:

2 cups of water
One medium sized avocado, peeled and sliced
One cup of uncooked sushi rice
12 Crab Sticks (Surimi)
3 tablespoons of rice vinegar
Salt
4 sheets of dry seaweed
½ cucumber, sliced

Step by step guide

1. Mix water and rice in the saucepan. After it comes to a boil, cover the pan and lower the heat. Let it simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice has become tender.
2. Remove from heat and stir in pinch of salt and vinegar. Let it cool.
3. Put a sheet of the dry seaweed over a plastic wrap. Using your hands, spread the rice evenly onto the sheet. There must be some space at the bottom of the seaweed sheet.
4. Arrange the strips of crab, avocado, and cucumber in the middle of the rice. Raise the mat and roll over the vegetables once. Press down. Continue to roll the sheet until you have come to its exposed end.
5. Moisten with some water to seal the sheet. Set aside and then work on the other nori sheets with rice and filling.
6. Slice the rolls into 5 or 6 slices with a sharp wet knife. Serve with your favorite sushi condiment.

Avocados are good for women’s skin and health. Why won’t you eat it today?
Indeed, there are many ways to enjoy avocados! Share this article so that your busy friends and colleagues will also know how to use avocados in different ways. Cooking is not a big deal with working women, is it?



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