Ways to get healthy fats into your diet!
In a previous post we’ve told you all about why you need these healthy fats. So now let’s get down to actionable solutions for you:
The key to tasty avocado smash
Avocado smash is a really simple and delicious recipe that will take you less than five minutes to put together. They key to a good avocado smash is actually the avocado in itself. Make sure the avocado is ripe. An under ripe avocado will not be easy to scoop out and it is going to lend a bitter taste to your smash. So pick one that is fully ripe.
1 avocado1 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp chilli flakes
What to do: 1. Scoop out the avocado into a bowl and smash with a fork. 2. Add in all the ingredients and mix them in well There you have it, classic avocado smash. Top it on toast for breakfast, use it on a salad, top it on sweet potato chips and toast or just dip your veggies in it to make a healthy snack.
Recipe of the week
Homemade nut butters
Nut butters are a perfect replacement for jams and sugary spreads. Nut butters are easily available in store today, but a lot of them come with added oils and processed sugar, defeating the purpose of eating nut butters, but fret not, we have to delicious recipes for you that you are definitely going to love.
Cashew cacao coffee butter
200 gms cashew
30 gms coconut sugar
30 gms cacao powder
10 gms coffee powder
What to do: 1. Add the cashews in a blender and pulse them until they become creamy 2. Add the coconut sugar, cacao and coffee powder into the cashew cream and blend until they get incorporated well.
Cinnamon spiced Almond coconut and flax seed butter
150 gms almonds
75 gms desiccated coconut
Gms flax seeds
1tsp cinnamon powder
What to do: 1. Add the almonds into a blender a pulse until they form in a creamy paste 2. Add in the desiccated coconut and flax seeds until they blend completely and become a smooth paste. 3. Add the cinnamon powder and honey and blend until they incorporate well and resemble the consistency of a spread
Can it get any easier? Just measure and blend. Store them in airtight containers and they can last for up to a month.