This salad meets all the criteria for a well-balanced meal since it has protein and a high fiber carb from the chickpeas along with healthy fats from avocado. The apple cider vinegar dressing is easy to make and will become a staple for sure.
This avocado toast with a twist is a great replacement to your usual breakfast or as a snack. It has high fiber from the whole grain bread, avocado and beans, which provide fullness. There is nothing better than a healthy meal that is easy to make but also satisfying.
Looking for a new egg recipe that will have you coming back for more? Have this egg salad on some whole grain bread or in a whole grain pita for a healthy breakfast or lunch. Eggs are a great protein option and with avocado it also adds heart healthy fats and fiber! Yum!
Zucchini are easy to find and are a great fresh vegetable for summer Ever try zucchini noodles, or zoodles, before? Well, this is your chance! This recipe also includes shrimp, which are low in calories but high in nutrition, including antioxidants and omega-3s. Research shows that eating seafood regularly can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Have you heard of Cowboy Caviar? This particular recipe is power packed with nutrients and fiber, and it makes a great dip as well as a nutritious side dish. Use low sodium canned beans to help reduce sodium content. It tastes even better the second day!
1/5 of an avocado (1 oz. serving) has 50 calories, 4.5 gm fat and nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. Although avocados have more fat than any other fruit, they are heart-healthy mono and polyunsaturated fats that may help reduce cholesterol levels and heart disease risk when consumed in moderation.
This covered dish favorite can be made a day ahead of time, with the dressing added up to an hour before serving. Avocados are good sources of heart-healthy fats, and since this recipe only calls for half, try doubling the dressing and using the extra dressing on grilled vegetables. The acid in the dressing will keep the avocado from browning the way it would if left wrapped in the refrigerator.