Aug 29, 2012

Recipe Below!

A previous post of the Home and Garden Events Facebook page asked fans if they "liked" avocados. Since the response overwhelmingly pro-avocado, I thought I should share some fun and delicious recipes with you.

Health Benefits of the Avocado

Source of Vitamin E - Great for maintaining overall health!

Lower Cholesterol - High in beta-sitosterol, a compound that has been shown to lower cholesterol levels.

Breast Cancer Protection - Avocado, is high in oleic acid, which many studies have shown prevents breast cancer.

Stroke Prevention - The high levels of folate in avocados also help to protect against strokes.

3 Great Recipes

Stuffed Avocado Salad via Whole Living

Egg in Avocado via Diets in Review

Avocado California Sandwich via Ezra Pound Cake