Stuffed Avocado Recipe with Balsamic Vinegar Drizzle

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I am very pleased and excited to share my stuffed avocado recipe with Balsamic vinegar drizzle ! So healthy and so good.

Prepare this Stuffed Avocado Recipe for Healthy Lunch / Italian Salad Recipe

Oh man, these are so simple to make! My new favorite for lunch, snack or in place of a side salad. And I mean, can you get any healthier than avocado? My husband even gave this creation a very big 2 thumbs up! They also look so pretty sitting on the plate and if you are having a luncheon with your girlfriends or other guests. Presentation is very important!

Avocado is a Top Superfood

GreenLiving reports : Some people avoid avocados due to their high fat content. Most of us know by now that avocados have the kind of fat that actually help you lose weight!

Avocados are bursting with of other health benefits too, and are so strongly associated with fertility and aphrodisiacs that the Aztecs would lock up virgin daughters during avocado harvest time to keep them safe. Read the details and check out the infographic below on this Powerfood.

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. Or you eat guacamole.” John Rohn

Top 10 Avocado Health Benefits

1) Nutrient-dense fruit

Yes, they are actually a large berry with one seed. One avocado contains approximately 1/3 of the daily requirement of vitamin K and folate, lots of pantothenic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin C.

Avocado has twice the potassium of a banana. It also contains vitamin E, niacin, and riboflavin. That is definitely nutrient-dense!

2) A Source of Healthy Fat

They help increase good cholesterol. Avocados are full of fat, but adding avocados to the diet can increase HDL and decrease triglycerides.

3) Help Cure Cancer

The glutathione found in avocados has been found to help prevent some kinds of cancers.

Researchers found extracts from Hass avocados kill or stop the growth of pre-cancerous cells that lead to oral cancer. Avocado extract was found to inhibit prostate cancer... continue

Stuffed Avacado Recipewith Balsamic Drizzle

Note: I base this recipe on 2 avocados, but you can make as many as your little heart desires.

Ingredients
  • 2 ripe (firm, not mushy) avocados
  • 1 small container of cottage cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 ripe Italian Roma tomato
  • Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • Aged balsamic vinegar for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garnish with fresh chopped Italian parsley or fresh basil
Preparation
  1. Slice avocado in half (going around outside with a small knife)
  2. Take out pit.
  3. Using a large soup spoon, scoop out each half of avocado.
  4. Chop green onions into cottage cheese, stir in.
  5. Dice Roma tomato in small pieces.
  6. Fill hole in each avocado with cottage cheese, onion mixture.
  7. Top with diced tomatoes.
  8. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil all over top.
  9. Drizzle balsamic vinegar over top.
  10. Salt and fresh grated pepper.
  11. Garnish with fresh basil leaves or fresh Italian parsley leaves.

Prep time: 15 min.
Serves: 4
Live Long and Mangia!

For more on eating healthy, I find The Health Benefits Times very informative.

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