National Avocado Day!
The amazing avocado gets it’s national day on July 31st. This pint sized fruit is loved across the globe and has developed quite a following thanks to it’s healthy benefits.
Here at COBS Bread we eat our avocados for breakfast, lunch and dinner on our freshly baked breads. Want to know more? Keep scrollin’ for more on awesome avocados!
Did you know? …
Avocados are jam packed with almost 20 vitamins and minerals which makes them equally nutritious as they are delicious.
You can substitute avocado with all its wonderful healthy fats in exchange of items with saturated fats such as mayonnaise or butter.
Avocados are full of powerful antioxidants that do amazing things for your eyes. Want to improve your eye health? The perfect reason to indulge in that extra portion of guacamole!
Avocados contain vitamins E and C which are key to protecting your body tissue from damage and are essential for a strong and healthy immune system. Regular consumption of avocados has also been linked to improved cardiovascular health.
So there you have it, this versatile little fruit is a great way to enrich your diet and have some fun along the way. What recipes have you created with your avocados?
See below for some of our favourites:
Baked Avocado Eggs & Soldiers
Avocado & Shrimp Ceviche Crostinis
Avocado Toast with Egg and Crispy Pancetta
Find your local COBS Bread bakery to pick your favourite loaf, or visit our Meal Ideas for more inspiring recipes with fresh bread.