10 Deliciously Creamy Vegan Avocado Recipes
Avocados should be in constant rotation| no matter what the meal. Why? While avocados contain a high amount of fat| it’s the healthy monounsaturated kind (which may help you lose belly fat)| and they also are high in digestion-relieving fiber. Not only that| but creamy avocado makes an excellent substitute for dairy in many dishes u2014 perfect for your next vegan meal. Check out these 10 deliciously creamy vegan avocado recipes below.
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| Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad
This quinoa and avocado salad‘s got a little bit of everything| from dried fruits to nuts (not to mention the nutty flavor of red quinoa) for a colorful and nutritionally complex quinoa salad!
| Avocado-Pear Smoothie
A creamy detox aloe and avocado smoothie is a cool and refreshing way to start your morning. The healthy fats from the avocado and will keep you full| while the aloe vera juice and coconut water will help you stay hydrated.
| Creamy Pasta Sauce
Sauce made from avocados gives your pasta a flavor reminiscent of those dairy-based options like alfredo. This recipe from Oh She Glows blends garlic| lemon| pepper| and olive oil to give your standard pasta dinner a kick!
| Vegan Avocado Ice Cream
Got soy yogurt| an avocado| and just a few other ingredients? You can whip up this dairy-free avocado frozen yogurt that’s made for warm weather.
| Vegan Sushi
Once you master the form| making nontraditional sushi is a cinch. Marinated tofu and avocado make a delicious combination| or try any of the vegan options from this list of delicious sushi fillers recommended from foodie (and sometimes vegan) Mark Bittman.
| Avocado Toast
Why top toast with butter u2014 and all the saturated fat that comes with it u2014 when you can cut up fresh avocado instead? Go for a simple avocado toast preparation or use these creative avocado toast recipe ideas to inspire you.
| Strawberry “”Crab”” Stuffed Avocado
This recipe uses avocado and strawberry to blend with a mix of imitation veggie crab and vegan mayo for a light and nutritious lunch.
| Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes
Decadence doesn’t always have to mean dairy. This recipe for delicious-looking vegan chocolate cupcakes uses avocado for a silky frosting and almond milk for the batter.
| Cabbage Avocado Slaw
Nix the mayo| and mix slaw with creamy avocado. Instead of making a dressing| just cube the avocado and toss together with cabbage and other vegetables| as well as a bit of lime juice| in order to get just the right creamy texture throughout this cabbage detox slaw.
| Chocolate Pudding
Sneak some more healthy avocado into your dessert with this easy vegan chocolate pudding. The recipe only uses raw ingredients so you can whip it up fast| and creamy avocado gives it just the right texture to satisfy healthfully.