Avocado Catches Game Day Fever

By April 24, 2015Food & Wine

Just in time for the next game! Five Game Day Recipes have been submitted to us.

It’s a sea of royal blue jerseys and Fin is proudly beating his drum as Vancouverites get set to cheer on their Vancouver Canucks.

As you plunk down in front of the TV, we have easy and nutritious ideas starring Avocados from Mexico (AFM).

Here are five great looking, easy-to-make and healthy dishes that include avocados and pair well with local brew:
Avocado Mac and Cheese recipe
Flatbread with Grilled Red Peppers, Shrimp, Arugula and Avocado recipe
Open-Faced Avocado Sandwich with Honey and Sea Salt recipe
Asian Style Avocado Croquettes
Avocado Cheesecake Served In a Jar recipe

Did you know?
Avocado is a versatile and nutritious fruit to incorporate into every meal.
There are nearly 20 essential vitamins and minerals in an avocadoto help nutrient absorption in the body.
An avocado serving contains less than one gram of fat, and zero grams of cholesterol and sodium.
75% of fat in avocado is “good” fat.
Eating an avocado a day helps to lower cholesterol and moderate fat levels.
Avocados are tasty when baked, fried, grilled or eaten raw.
Avocados from Mexico are available fresh, all year long.

About Avocados from Mexico
Of all avocados consumed in Canada, 80% of avocados come from Mexico. Mexico is the world’s top avocado producer (over 1,200 growers in the Michoac√°n region), far outranking the United States and Chile. Currently, Canada is the second biggest importer of Mexican avocados, ranking under the United States and just above Japan.

For recipe ideas, nutritional information and tips, visit www.avocadosfrommexico.ca.

Connect with Avocados From Mexico on Facebook or Twitter. If you’re having an avocado, use the hashtags #LoveAnAvocadoToday or #AlwaysInSeason.

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