Wait! Don’t throw out those old, mushy avocados! These three recipes are healthy, delicious, and put those potassium-rich overripe fruits to good use. Stick around and catch the BONUS DIY all-natural face mask recipe at the end of the video!
1) Freeze Them for Smoothies
Avocado Smoothie Recipe
1/2 cup strawberries
1 cup almond milk
1 scoop Choc Metabolic Super Protein
4 avocado ice cubes
1 tbsp cacao
Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
2) Make Creamy Green Goddess Sauce
1 cup packed parsley and cilantro leaves (combined)
1 jalapeño, ribs and seeds removed
2 cloves garlic
juice of one lime (or two – get lots of limey goodness in there!)
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup pistachios
Add everything to a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a mason jar and store in the fridge. Enjoy as a salad dressing,
3) Eat Dessert!
Avocado Chocolate Pudding
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 tablespoons chocolate chips, stevia-sweetened, melted
2 tablespoons nut milk, unsweetened
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons maple syrup (or sugar-free maple syrup like Lakanto, or Birch Benders)
Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and enjoy.
BONUS: Pamper Yourself with an Avocado Face Mask!
Take 1/4 ripe avocado and mash it up in a bowl until it turns lump free. Mix into the pulp 1 teaspoon of plain organic yogurt and 1/2 teaspoon of honey. Stir them well until you get a paste of uniform consistency. Apply the mask onto your skin for 10-15 minutes or until it dries out.