The best avocado recipes for National Avocado Day

Ahh, avocados...the best veggie (er—fruit) of them all. Whether you mash them on your toast or slice them into your salad, they're always creamy and absolutely delish (and btw, super healthy). If you're an avocado addict like us, we have good news for you: July 31 is National Avocado Day! To celebrate this special occasion, we've compiled a list of our fave avo-based recipes for you to try.



Brownies are everyone's fave gooey and chocolatey dessert...and they just had an upgrade! Who knew that you could add something green and healthy to this treat to make it taste even better? Check out this recipe here to make avocado brownies perf for your next girls' night in! 

Ice cream


Ice cream is the most amaze summer dessert, natch. It's time to level up this sweet treat by making some from scratch...and adding avocado to make it uniquely flavorful (and actually healthy!). All you'll need from this recipe are avocados, coconut milk, honey and basil (see this Insta post's caption for allll the deets).



It's time to put your chef hat on and make the creamiest pasta of your dreams for dinner. This trendy dish calls for avocado, spinach, olive oil, garlic, lemon, nutritional yeast, onion powder and water. Check out this post's caption for more info. And btw, it'll be sure to come out gorg (and *so* Insta-worthy).



Avocado? And matcha? Our two fave things! And combining them into a smoothie? Practically a dream come true! This recipe—which is perf for on-the-go girlies who struggle to find time for breakfast—is easy and super yummy. All you'll need to do is blend two avocados, 300 milliliters of oat milk and a frozen banana, then add one scoop of vanilla protein powder and one tablespoon of matcha powder. Then add a strawberry garnish and enjoy!



Of course, how could we ever forget guac (aka the star of all avocado recipes)? Whether for a fam BBQ or for an after-work snack, you *need* to make some of this classic and delish dip asap. Check out an especially flavorful and easy recipe here.

Tag us in your pretty pics of your avocado creations on social media @girlslifemag for the chance to be featured! 

Check out some more delish recipes here: 
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😋 The beginner's guide to meal prepping 
😋 You need to try these delish breakfast toast recipes 



by Eva Mandelbaum | 7/31/2023