Almost every vegan, and indeed even most non-vegans, are having a love affair with avocados. This healthy filling fruit lends a deliciously creamy taste and texture to so many recipes. I know you will enjoy my wide variety of vegan avocado recipes!

My best avocado recipes

Avocado is a fruit that is rich in nutrients and gives you many health benefits. Unlike many fruits rich in carbohydrates, avocado is high in the number of healthy fats, minerals, and vitamins. All of these promote health and boost your immune system. Many studies have given that many consumptions of avocado lead to better absorption and a lower BMI that is body mass index, compared to those who don’t eat them. 

Because of the high amount of benefits stored in avocado, this fruit is used in many recipes. We give you the best avocados recipes that you can use in your daily life and get better health. 

Are avocados good for you?

Avocado is technically a fruit that is high in nutrients and offers a lot of health benefits, however, are avocados good for you?

Unlike most fruits that are high in carbohydrates, avocado is high in healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, all of which promote health and boost your immune system. 

Many studies have shown that frequent consumption of avocado can lead to better nutrient absorption and a low body mass index compared to those who don’t eat them.

How to cut an avocado?

A lot like a peach or a plum, avocados have a huge singular seed in the very center of it. This pit may cause big difficulty when you are trying to cut the fruit open. Unlike a plum or peach, you don’t want the whole exterior of the avocado to the consumer. When you are eating this fruit, you have to remove the pit and then peel to enjoy the internal green flesh of the avocado. It is very important to know how you must cut this fruit to don’t waste any part of it. Read more here!

How to freeze avocado?

Buying avocados… sometimes they’re unripe, overripe, or just taste bad. To make sure you always have good ones, learn how to freeze an avocado!

The supermarket usually does not have ready-to-eat avocados all the time. Sometimes they are sold out just when you want them, or they have avocados but they are green and rock hard. This is why it makes sense to know how to freeze avocado.

Frozen avocados are great for adding to smoothies, desserts, sauces, and guacamole. It takes out some of the difficulty of not being able to obtain a ripe avocado right when you need it. Read how to freeze avocado here!

My vegan avocado recipes:

I have done so many vegan avocado recipes over the years, and I am so happy to share some of my favorites with you. Hopefully, they become you and your family’s favorites as well.

Vegan guacamole:

Delicious and chunky vegan guacamole with chopped onions, juicy tomatoes and just the right amount of lime just along with cilantro, cumin and a hint of spice!

Whether it is game day, movie night, or midnight snacking, what is that one thing that we all love? It’s Guacamole and chips! Whether you are Mexican or not, you cannot pass by guacamole. It is a staple and among the most widely used and loved dip ever!

Cucumber tomato and avocado salad:

The avocado and cucumber tomato salad recipe is just so refreshing, with creamy avocado, fresh sun-ripened tomatoes, aromatic basil, and crispy cucumber. This is my go-to salad that everyone in my family loves. This salad usually goes fast with everyone asking for more.

Tomatoes have an abundance of lycopene, a certain antioxidant known to counteract the effect of free radical damage in the body. It also is known to fight against cervical, prostate, rectum, and breast cancer. 

Vegan taco salad:

Flavorful in taste and easy to make, this Vegan Taco Salad is easy to prepare and hearty, loaded with seasoned tofu grounds, black beans, salsa, lettuce, red onions, avocado, vegan sour cream, and vegan shredded cheese, served in a homemade edible taco bowl shell.

As an easy meal to prepare that is filling and healthy, this vegan taco salad is one of my favorite Mexican recipes. I love all the flavorful tastes and textures of a meatless taco salad. 

When I have busy days, making dinner in the evening is such a daunting task. Being able to make quick and easy recipes like this vegan taco salad is such a lifesaver.

Tofu steaks with avocado chimichurri:

These tofu steaks with avocado chimichurri are just so satisfying. Slabs of marinated tofu all baked and topped with creamy and piquant avocado chimichurri. This very delicious tofu steak recipe with avocado chimichurri is just super easy to prepare and flavor. This super stunning dish is just perfect for a special dinner.

Chimichurri is a flavorful uncooked green sauce from Argentina and Uruguay made from parsley, oregano, olive oil, garlic, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.

Cucumber avocado salad:

This cucumber avocado salad is just the perfect combination of creamy and crunchy that is the perfect cooling salad for all hot summer days. Chunks of crunchy cucumbers, bold red onion, creamy avocado, and cilantro all tossed up in creamy vegan sour cream dressing. It is just the best salad for a picnic, potluck, or a family BBQ. 

Vegan key lime pie dip:

This Vegan Key Lime Pie Dip will be a delicious accompaniment to you and your family’s snacks and lunches, and a delightful addition to your appetizer spreads when entertaining. Enjoy this dessert-like dip with fruits, nuts, and crackers.

This dip gets its creaminess and lovely green color from avocado. It may be weird for you to see avocado in dessert, but the mellow flavor and smoothness of the fruit works so perfectly for vegan creamy desserts. 

Loaded guacamole:

This Loaded Guacamole recipe is absolutely delicious, it is, to say the least addictive! Packed with tomato, onion, garlic, bell pepper, crunchy cucumber, and a touch of lime juice. Your guests will keep coming back for more and more!

Avocado milk:

This avocado milk is easy, super allergy-friendly, quick, and delicious. You just need a few ingredients and to take about 5 minutes to make it. Avocado milk is a creamy and sweet drink. It is a bit thick and also gets a bit thicker when it is chilled. The taste of avocado doesn’t seem like most fruit, and not everyone likes it, but it is so creamy.

This avocado milk doesn’t have a strong avocado flavor – pretty mild and very versatile. I have used vanilla extract in this recipe so my recipe is perfumed heavily with vanilla than avocado. If you don’t want vanilla extract, you can skip it.

Vegan avocado crema:

Avocados are delicious and healthy. They are very easy to incorporate into many dishes, and one way to enjoy this heart-healthy fruit is by having vegan avocado crema. This recipe for vegan avocado crema is super simple. It needs time, and the end result is just amazing. In only 5 minutes, you may have delicious avocado crema, which is just ready to eat. There are just so many ways to enjoy this super delightful sauce. 

Avocado tofu salad:

Avocado tofu salad is a delicious, healthy, and refreshing salad that is jam-packed with health benefits. This salad is a perfect lunch or side to the main course you have. The salad is dressed with lemon juice, spices, and garlic that add a lot more flavor. The crispiness from cooked tofu, the mushiness of avocado, the freshness of cucumber, and the zing of salad dressing make this salad worth any lunch. 

The best thing about this salad is that you can customize it according to your liking. Try this amazingly effortless avocado salad recipe, and I am sure you will enjoy it thoroughly.

Santa Fe salad:

Serve this crowd-pleasing, fresh, vibrant, and healthy Santa Fe Salad for your next special occasion, lunch, or a quick and healthy weeknight dinner.

Santa Fe Salad is so easy to make! It is perfect for those busy weeknights when you have had a long and hard day at work, and you are really not in the mood to make a 3-course meal. This dish will not only save you time, but it will also be a family favorite.

Mango avocado salsa:

This easy Mango Avocado Salsa recipe is so flavorful, with its juicy ripe mango, creamy avocado, sharp onion, zesty lime, and herby cilantro. It is the perfect taco or burger topping.

This fresh Mango Avocado Salsa is ideal for the hot summer months. I love both mangoes and avocados, what better way to enjoy them both than in this refreshing salsa, a truly memorable taste of the tropics. 

Growing up in Jamaica, we had a lot of mangoes and avocados but we never had them together in the same dish. I was amazed at how delicious they tasted together in this salsa! The juicy and sweet taste of the mangoes and grape tomatoes with the creamy flesh of the avocados is a perfect combo.

Southwest salad with avocado dressing:

The amazing taste of this Vegan Southwest Salad with Avocado Dressing will have you happy and ready to finish your day. This is a hearty salad that can be served for lunch or dinner.

This Vegan Southwest Salad is so easy to prepare, and comes together in minutes. It consists of romaine lettuce, black beans, sweet corn, tomatoes, bell peppers, red onion, avocado, and cilantro, tossed in a creamy avocado dressing.

I love to include lots of different vegetables in different colors in my salads. We eat with our eyes, so I do my best to make dishes that are very pleasing to the eyes and also very flavorful.

Avocado mousse:

Avocado mousse is a quick and easy take on the classic French chocolate mousse recipe. It is fluffy and creamy and tastes amazing with healthy avocado, lime, and maple syrup. It will definitely be a hit at your next event.

Southwestern avocado toast:

This recipe takes avocado toast to another level. Imagine your toast topped with all of those delicious flavors of buttery avocado, sweet corn, southwest flavored black beans, salsa, red onions. This very easy-loaded avocado toast is a perfect addition to breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

For this super easy, yet filling recipe: I toast my bread, then, I season black beans with cumin, garlic and a sprinkle of salt. Then, I prepare onions, tomatoes, corn and finally mash avocados and add lime juice, cilantro, and salt.  Next, I layer toast and enjoy.

Green detox smoothie:

I love this easy and delicious Green Detox Smoothie. It has lots of minerals and vitamins to help you on a health or weight loss journey.

Drinking green detox smoothies ensure that you consume more nutrients and live enzymes in a meal than you may eat for days. It can be difficult to cook and eat so many different vegetables, especially on those busy workdays.

A quick green smoothie will help you get a huge load of nutrients to start your day. I also sometimes drink this for lunch as a midday recharge.

Veggie quesadilla:

This is amazing, quick, and easy to prepare using homemade or store-bought hummus. They are the ideal midday pick-me-ups. It is super easy, and you can try it out by yourself in no time at all.

My Veggie Quesadilla is so quick and easy, making it perfect for a quick meal when you’re tired and busy. You can easily switch out ingredients for whatever you have available, making it super versatile as well.

Pineapple guacamole baked plantains:

For your next event serve these delicious Pineapple Guacamole Baked Plantains with a sprinkle of pomegranate arils and fresh mint leaves. They are gluten-free, vegan, paleo and are ready in only 20 minutes!

We got these plantains and I decided to use them as a base in this recipe. I baked them in the oven, while I prepared the guacamole. The pineapple guacamole was so delicious and such a perfect compliment. You can substitute my Homemade Guacamole recipe for a more savory recipe.

Avocado lime popsicles:

A smooth and creamy avocado lime popsicle is just made with creamy banana, avocado, coconut cream, and lime for rich and flavorful treats.

I love popsicles that are creamy because they remind me of my childhood love for what we called ‘fudge’ in Jamaica. They were more like ice cream made into popsicles.

Last summer, my son Daevyd requested lots of popsicles, so I made them in many different flavors. They were healthy and better than the sugar-laden ones in the grocery stores.

Vegan broccoli salad:

Take plain old broccoli to the next level with this Vegan Broccoli Salad. It is made of roasted broccoli florets, with a creamy avocado basil dressing.

It is a great salad for detoxing, especially for someone on phase 1 of the candida diet (omit maple syrup). I enjoyed the combination of broccoli with creamy avocado and the crunchy sunflower seeds. This salad was very enjoyable, and can’t wait to make it again.

These were some of the top recipes you can make out of avocado and enjoy treats like never before.

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