4 Unexpected Ways to Use Avocados (Hint: It’s Not Guacamole)

  1. Chocolate Avocado Pudding

    Avocados for dessert? Trust us on this one! Swap out high-calorie, high-sugar desserts for this low-carb, low-sugar and satisfying pudding. Simply blend two ripe avocados, 1/3 cup cacao powder (healthier than cocoa powder), 1 1/2 tablespoons honey, and 1/4 tsp. of vanilla extract. You’ll get all the chocolate flavor without the guilt.

    Tip: try freezing in popsicle molds for a fun summer treat!

  2. Anti-Aging Avocado Face Mask

    Avocados aren’t just for eating – they’re one of nature’s best beauty products! This mask is hydrating, anti-aging and calming for sensitive skin. Mix 1/2 avocado, 1/4 cup oatmeal, 1 tablespoon coconut oil and 1 tablespoon honey. Apply to face for 15 minutes, and rinse.

    Tip: try once per week for a beautiful glow!

  3. Avocado Hair-Repair Deep Conditioning Mask

    Dull, dry hair gets a makeover with this easy DIY hair mask. Mix 1 avocado, 1 egg, 4 tablespoons olive oil, and 1 tablespoon honey. Apply mixture to dry hair from roots to ends, let sit for 15 minutes, and rinse and wash hair like usual.

    Tip: use once per week for strong and shiny locks!

  4. Stomach-Soothing Avocado Seed Tea

    Most of us just throw out the avocado pit right away, but not so fast! In ancient South America, avocado seeds were used to remedy a variety of stomach and digestive issues. Today, we can use the seed to make a tea to help soothe an upset stomach. Simply halve the avocado seed and add to a cup of boiling water. Allow to steep for about 10 minutes before drinking.

    Tip: store avocado seeds in the freezer so you always have them on hand!

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