Ingredient of the week: Avocados

Dive into our latest blog post for a fun-filled avocado adventure! We're busting myths, shedding light on its superfood status, and sharing its secret health powers. Plus, get ready to tickle your taste buds with two scrumptious avocado-infused recipes. Get set, avo-go!

Jul 9, 2023

Fun Fact

 Did you know that Avocados are one of the few fruits that contain unsaturated fats and help to lower cholesterol levels? Let us tell you more about it

What is it?

An avocado is a bright green fruit often known for its dark leathery skin and single seed. Their popularity is caused due to their ease to be used in sweet and savory dishes whether it is guacamole, cheesecakes, smoothies or salad bowls. - you might think, is it a superfood or a myth?


Vitamins & Co

 Avocados are high in calories because of that the recommended serving on daily consumption is only half a medium avocado, however they offer 20 different vitamins. One of their characteristics is the high fat content. One avocado contains 22 grams 15 grams monounsaturated, 4 grams polyunsaturated, 3 grams saturated). This can be associated with a lower risk for chronic diseases and specifically when included in a balanced diet - isn’t that what we are all here for? Eating fats keeps blood sugar levels lower, as carbohydrates are breaking down slower, keeping a person fuller between meals. Additionally, they contain fiber which helps digestion and avoids food cravings. 

Health benefits

A healthy lifestyle that we try to teach you and show you the joy of having a balanced diet can be supported by this superfood. Due to its minerals and vitamins Avocados counteract diseases such as cancer, depression or blood pressure. The folate stored in avocados lowers the risk of specific cancers or may even treat them. High levels of folate in avocados keep flow of homocysteine low and keep depression low. Doesn’t that sound appealing?

Recipes and more  

Avocados often take 2-3 days to ripen and can be stored in room temp or under sunlight, to reuse them just cover the flesh with lime juice and wrap with plastic wrap. You can dice, slice or mash the avocado; it can be used in any recipe. If you eat healthy the right way it’s fun!

Some ways to use avocados to get high protein and health fats through delicious recipes:

Stuffed Avocado with Feta



  • 1 large lime, juice

  • 3 tomatoes, diced

  • 90g feta, diced

  • Hand of cilantro, chopped

  • 1 large avocado, peeled and cut in half

  • 200g red kidney beans, drained

  • Chili spice

Nutrition per serving

  • Kcal: 420

  • Fat: 29g

  • Saturated: 10g

  • Carbs: 19g

  • Fiber: 12g

  • Protein: 14g


  • Mix in a large bowl the beans, lime juice, tomatoes, cilantro  and crumble in the feta. Season with chili flakes and salt equivalent to your own taste!

  • Place inside the half avocado pieces and decorate with a few cilantro leaves with a bit of lime juice. 

  • For detailed instructions watch our newest recipe video

Avocado wrap with spicy chicken


  • 1 chicken breast, sliced into pieces

  • 1 avocado, halved

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 wraps

  • Lime juice 0.2

  • Chili powder

  • Red pepper, chopped

Nutrition per serving

  • Kcal: 400

  • Fat: 15g

  • Unsaturated: 4g

  • Carbs: 32g

  • Fibre: 5g

  • Protein: 29g


  • Mix the chicken with the chili powder and lime juice

  • Put the oil in a frying pan and then fry the chicken for a few minutes. At the same time warm the wraps and do not let them try out

  • Mash half an avocado and place it on each wrap and add the sliced peppers to the pan and put the chicken onto the wrap.

  • Season the wrap with chopped coriander and chili flakes

  • Roll it and enjoy it