Avocado Snacking for National Nutrition Month

Avocado Snacking for National Nutrition Month

During National Nutrition Month® make sensible snacks part of your healthy eating plan! 

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, planning ahead to make better food choices is a key tactic for managing calorie intake. The Dietary Guidelines recommend having healthy snacks available at home and bringing nutrient-dense snacks to eat when on-the-go. 

Avocados are a great nutrient-dense snack on the go – just grab a spoon. They are easy to transport with naturally good fats, 50 calories and 8% of your daily value of fiber per 1 oz. serving to help keep you satiated and on the move and they’re cholesterol free. 

Snacking Recipes Ideas:

  • Whole wheat crackers with avocado and tomato – 6 crackers, 2 slices of tomato & 1/4 avocado is 190 calories with 6 grams of fiber.
  • Toast with Cottage Cheese and Avocado – 180 calories per serving with 5 grams of fiber.
  • Avocado Salad with Tuna – 253 calories per serving with 26 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber.

Read More About Avocado Snacking: A Smart Indulgence >

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Avocado Baby Food
This quick mash up of avocado and sweet potato will be your baby or toddler’s new favorite! pinned to “Moms ♥ Fresh Avocados”. 

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