Friday Nutrition Tip

Eat some avocado!

Avocados are tasty and portable.  They are also full of heart healthy monounsaturated fats that can help lower cholesterol.

To keep an avocado from turning brown after cutting…

Leave the pit in when you store it!

Ripeness Chart:

Enjoy this recipe from my new favorite healthy eating blog Snack-Girl

http://www.snack-girl.com/snack/healthy-snack-avocado/

Avocado Toast Recipe

(serves 1)

1/4 ripe avocado
1 slice 100% whole grain toast
salt to taste

Spread avocado on toast. Salt to taste and enjoy!

150 calories, 8.3 g fat, 15.9 g carbohydrates, 2.5 g protein, 6.3 g fiber, 136 mg sodium

What’s your favorite way to eat an avocado?

 

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