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Remember That Epic All-Avocado Bar? It Ran Out of Avocados in 3 Hours

Remember That Epic All-Avocado Bar? It Ran Out of Avocados in 3 Hours

The nation’s first all-avocado bar managed to entirely sell out of avocados within three hours of its grand opening. Avocaderia in Brooklyn opened on April 10 to eager avocado enthusiasts, however, they soon ran out of the beloved fruit and had to let …

14 Satisfying Desserts That Feature Avocado as the Secret Ingredient

14 Satisfying Desserts That Feature Avocado as the Secret Ingredient

When you’re trying to lead a healthy lifestyle by watching what you eat, one of the first things to go is desserts. But with a few small tweaks, desserts don’t have to go. Substituting avocados in your tasty treat recipes will add valuable nutrients, w…

15 Smoothie Recipes That Prove Avocado Makes Everything Better

15 Smoothie Recipes That Prove Avocado Makes Everything Better

Avocado toast is having a moment, I’ll give it that. But including avocados in your breakfast routine shouldn’t stop at just the toaster. We all know the health benefits of consuming avocados, from the healthy fat they supply to the high-potassium cont…

An All-Avocado Bar Is Coming to New York, and Holy Sh*t, We Can’t Wait

An All-Avocado Bar Is Coming to New York, and Holy Sh*t, We Can’t Wait

Fellow avocado-lovers, the food gods are shining down upon us. After being overcome with jealousy (and wanderlust) when we found out about the glorious avocado restaurant in Amsterdam, we’ve just discovered that a similar eatery is opening up in the …

Hack the Most Gorgeous Avocado Rose at Home

Hack the Most Gorgeous Avocado Rose at Home

We have all been obsessing over these delicate avocado roses on Instagram, and there are even a few bloggers like Secret Squirrel Food who’ve broken down how to make them, but for every beautiful rose out there, there are just as many Pinterest fails. …

These Brownies Laced With Avocado Will Blow You Away

These Brownies Laced With Avocado Will Blow You Away

There are certain times in life where a brownie can feel like a girl’s best friend. But we need to upgrade those brownies, and this is the recipe for that job. Chock-full of healthy ingredients like flaxseed meal (to replace eggs in a traditional recipe), sweetened with applesauce, and full of healthy fats from avocado, these vegan and gluten-free brownies are so rich and flavorful, your chocolate cravings will definitely be satisfied.

Extravegant Chocolate Avocado Brownies

By Mona Zavosh, for Glow

Ingredients

  1. For the brownie:
  2. 2 tablespoons organic flaxseed meal mixed with 4 tablespoons water
  3. 4 ounces avocado
  4. 4 ounces vegan dark chocolate chips
  5. 1/4 cup organic cocoa powder
  6. 1/2 cup organic coconut sugar
  7. 1 teaspoon organic orange zest
  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  9. 2 tablespoons organic unsweetened applesauce
  10. 1/2 cup blanched almond flour
  11. 1 cup organic coconut flour
  12. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  13. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  14. 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  15. 1/4-1/2 cup chopped raw walnuts
  1. For the chocolate frosting:
  2. 2 ounces vegan dark chocolate chips
  3. 1 teaspoon organic triple-filtered coconut oil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Line an 8″x8″ baking pan with parchment paper and spray with coconut oil.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the flax eggs and set aside for 5 minutes. Melt chocolate chips over a double boiler.
  4. Add the avocado, melted chocolate, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, orange zest, vanilla extract, and applesauce to a food processor, and mix until the mixture is creamy with no lumps. You will need to stop the machine and scrape down the sides a few times. Add the almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt to the mixture, and process again until smooth.
  5. Pour the batter evenly into the baking pan and smooth the top with an offset spatula. Sprinkle the raw walnuts on top of the batter and press down slightly.
  6. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from the oven, and allow the brownie to cool completely.
  7. While the brownie is cooling, make the chocolate frosting. Melt chocolate and coconut oil over a double boiler. Once the brownie has cooled, cover with the chocolate sauce.
  8. Slice and serve this decadent chocolate brownie, and enjoy!

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Category
Desserts
Yield
9 to 12 brownies
Refreshing Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Made With Avocados

Refreshing Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Made With Avocados

Here’s a dairy-free variation on the classic mint chip ice cream that you have to try – even if just out of curiosity. You see, the green color isn’t just due to the addition of fresh mint; it also comes from avocado added to the recipe to create a cre…

If You’re Obsessed With Avocado Toast, You’ve Got to Try This

If You’re Obsessed With Avocado Toast, You’ve Got to Try This

Rice cakes are not only low in calories, but they’re incredibly versatile and work well with many different flavor combinations. When paired with avocados, they provide a high-fat snack combo that will keep you full and satiated between meals. Try thes…

15 Crazy-Good (and Healthy) Avocado Recipes to Make on the Regular

15 Crazy-Good (and Healthy) Avocado Recipes to Make on the Regular

Fact: everything is better with avocado. Salads, desserts, smoothies, sandwiches – you name it, it needs some avo. This superfood is rich in monounsaturated fat (specifically oleic acid), helps lower cholesterol, and is totally versatile. Whether you u…

Enjoy Avocado For Dessert With This No-Bake “Cheese” Cake

Enjoy Avocado For Dessert With This No-Bake “Cheese” Cake

Are you team avocado? We sure are! Our motto is basically avocado all day, everyday. And with this no-bake “cheese” cake you can enjoy your avo for dessert. Learn how easy it is to make when you watch the video then check out the recipe below.

No-Bake Vegan Avocado “Cheese” Cake

From Lucas Lerman, POPSUGAR

Ingredients

  1. Crust
  2. 12 vegan graham crackers
  3. 5 tbsp. coconut oil
  4. Zest of 1 lemon
  5. 1 ½ tsp. sea salt
  6. 9 dates, pitted
  1. Tart Filling
  2. 6 avocados
  3. ½ cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  4. ½ cup agave nectar
  5. 1 ½ tbsp. coconut oil
  6. Zest of 1 lemon
  7. 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  8. 2 tsp. salt
  1. Topping
  2. Blackberries, split in half or whole

Directions

Combine graham crackers, coconut oil, lemon zest, salt, and dates in a food processor and blend until it reaches a sand-like texture.

  1. Press down your crust mixture into a 9-inch springform pan with the palm of your hand or the bottom of a round glass. Place your crust in the refrigerator until your filling is ready.
  2. To make the filling, combine the avocados, lemon juice, agave nectar, coconut oil, lemon zest, vanilla extract, and salt in a food processor and blend until it reaches a nice, smooth texture; pour over your crust. Shake your pan on the surface of a table to even out and smooth your filling.
  3. Place in the freezer for 3 hours or refrigerate for 6-8 hours.
  4. Once your cheesecake has set, take it out of your springform pan and place blackberries on the top. Then cut out a slice or 3 and enjoy.

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Category
Desserts, Cheesecake
Yield
8