Reasons to love avocado...

For those of you who have read our eating plan, you will find that the wonderful avocado features often! They are nourishing for the digestive system and nourishing for the digestive system!

This little beauty is easy on the digestive system and jammed packed with health benefits including: high-fibre, sodium- and cholesterol-free that provides nearly 20 essential nutrients, rich in healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (such as omega-3 fatty acids), vitamins A, C, D, E, K and the B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12 and folate) — as well as potassium.

Here are some fast and easy ways to enjoy an avocado:

1) Cut the avocado in half and sprinkle it with herbal seasoning or maple syrup.
2) Chop the avocado and add it to a salad, alternately use it as a topping or side garnish for soup.
3) Mash an avocado and spread it on rice cakes or toasted pumpernickel bread
4) Make an avocado dressing or the crowd-pleasing guacamole dip to add flavour to raw or steamed vegetables. 

Be sure to include avocado into your diet, your body will thank you for it!