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30 Delicious and Easy Avocado Recipes

Don’t let their tough skins and neon flesh intimidate you: Avocados are one of the most powerful fruits you can eat, and Americans can’t get enough of them. From toast to smoothies, you can’t scroll through Instagram without seeing a few carefully crafted avocado recipes.

Related: The Many Things Avocados Do For You (Plus a Recipe)

Avocados are more than a food trend, though: These creamy, high-fat fruits can improve cholesterol levels, lower high blood pressure, combat inflammatory conditions like diabetes… and even improve your skin [1]. With 2 net carbs and 15 grams of healthy fats, the right avocado recipes can also fit into a keto, paleo, or Whole30 eating plan.

Related: How to Store Avocados: Everything You Need to Know (Plus Slicing Tips)

Enjoy this nourishing fruit for every meal — including dessert! — with these avocado recipes:

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

Breakfast avocado recipes

Keto Breakfast Tacos With Bacon and Guacamole

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

Using a gently cooked egg as the “shell,” this recipe packs your breakfast with savory fillings like crisp bacon and creamy guacamole. Plus, this avocado gets a double dose of extra fats from Brain Octane Oil and grass-fed ghee.

Cauliflower Bread With Crispy Bacon, Poached Eggs & Avocado

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

For extra fiber in your breakfast, try this avocado recipe. A mix of riced cauliflower and coconut flour makes the perfect toast-like base for toppings like runny eggs, salty bacon bits, and avocado slices.

Keto Breakfast Sausage & Guac Stacks

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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You can make this savory layered avocado recipe in about 15 minutes with only a handful of ingredients. Make a quick guacamole, then cook sausage patties and eggs before stacking them all together. For a more Bulletproof take on this recipe, skip the onion and pepper in your guac and use a filler-free sausage made from pastured meats.

Keto Breakfast Wrap

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

This avocado recipe is all you need to jumpstart your morning: Make a fast egg omelette, then wrap it all up with avocado slices and nori. This ultra-flavorful breakfast packs 23 grams of fat into one meal, plus only 2 net carbs.

Avocado recipes: Smoothies

Keto Green Lemon Smoothie

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

While other smoothies load your cup with sugary fruits and dairy, this recipe swaps in avocado and low-fructose ingredients like cucumber, lemon juice, and coconut milk. Add upgrades like Brain Octane Oil and grass-fed whey protein, and your avocado recipe transforms into an ultra-filling beverage you can enjoy every day.

Coconut Almond Coffee Smoothie

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

This avocado recipe comes with serious perks: Avocado blends with creamy coconut milk, dark chocolate cold-brew coffee, and almond butter for a sweet and satisfying start to your morning.

Chocolate Mint Avocado Smoothie

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

Try this avocado recipe for a sippable smoothie that will remind you of Girl Scout cookies. Creamy cacao butter adds a rich, chocolatey taste, while mint adds fresh flavor to every sip.

Tangerine Creamsicle Avocado Smoothie

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

It may taste like dessert, but this avocado recipe doubles down on protein and fiber. Freeze half an avocado, then blend with frozen steamed cauliflower, collagen peptides, and sweet tangerines for a delicious way to recover from your workouts.

Lunch avocado recipes

Purple Sweet Potato Salmon Sushi Roll

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

This grain-free avocado recipe swaps conventional sushi rice for technicolor veggies like bell peppers and mashed sweet potato, all stuffed in a nori wrap with sashimi-grade salmon. This filling lunch packs every bite with resistant starch and healthy fats.

Avocado Egg Salad

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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Go meatless for lunch with this easy avocado recipe. Boiled eggs get flavorful upgrades from onion, chives, parsley, and lemon juice, plus creamy avocado chunks. To keep this one more Bulletproof, skip the red onion and pepper.

Keto Halibut Ceviche

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

With sashimi-grade halibut, you can have this fresh and citrusy avocado recipe prepared in under 10 minutes. Not to worry if you don’t have sashimi-grade fish — just marinade your mix for a little longer so the lime juice can fully “cook” it.

Easy Sushi Sandwich Wraps

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

This alternative rice-free take on sushi stuffs your nori with tender cooked chicken and avocado slices. Customize this recipe with your favorite leftover meats, veggies, or cooked and cooled white rice.

Avocado recipes: Sauces, snacks, & dips

Avocado Oil Mayonnaise

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

In just minutes, you can make the perfect spread that goes with just about anything — no hydrogenated vegetable oils or sugar needed. This avocado recipe uses simple ingredients like avocado oil, egg yolk, apple cider vinegar, and lemon juice. Using a whisk or immersion blender, they transform into a deliciously creamy condiment.

Low-Carb Pickled Avocado

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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This avocado recipe transforms creamy slices into a tart and tangy side dish, perfect for topping tacos and salads (or enjoying solo). Add avocado to a jar with herbs and a quick pickling solution for a simple side you can enjoy all week long. To stay more Bulletproof, use apple cider vinegar, high-quality peppercorns, and only enjoy garlic on occasion. (Plus, skip the pepper altogether if you are sensitive to nightshades.)

Avocado Dressing

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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Tired of guacamole? Transform your mashed avocado into a high-fat salad topper with this easy recipe. Blend your avocado with lemon juice, seasonings, and non-dairy milk for a tasty dressing that doubles as a veggie dip. For a more Bulletproof spin, use full-fat canned coconut milk instead of almond milk, and skip the black pepper.

Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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With creamy and crispy textures, this avocado recipe makes the perfect easy appetizer or snack. Simply wrap your avocado slices in bacon, and bake — that’s it! To stay more Bulletproof, avoid baking at high temperatures too often.

Avocado Butter

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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Keto connoisseurs, this avocado recipe is for you. This compound butter creates a simple creamy spread out of avocado, butter, and spices, making a rich and flavorful spread for anything from veggies to collagen bread. Keep this one more Bulletproof with grass-fed butter, plus skip the black pepper.

Dinner avocado recipes

Bulletproof Veggie Buddha Bowl

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

This avocado recipe loads your bowl with fiber and healthy fats like grass-fed ghee and runny egg yolks. While it calls for five kinds of veggies, you can also add in your favorite pastured proteins for a more filling meal.

Avocado Burger Buns

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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No bread, no problem. Use this avocado recipe to keep enjoying burgers without the gluten. Ripeness is key here — you want an avocado that will hold its shape instead of squishing into the meat. To keep this recipe Bulletproof-friendly, use pastured ground beef, skip the cheese, and use clean toppings like mustard, avocado oil mayo, pastured bacon, pickled veggies, and lettuce.

Grilled Flank Steak With Avocado Chimichurri

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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Traditional chimichurri sauce uses herbs and oil to add a zesty finish to cooked meats and veggies — and this recipe upgrades the sauce with chunks of creamy avocado. Best of all, you can have this meal ready in under 20 minutes. To keep it more Bulletproof, use pastured beef, fresh and high-quality black pepper, and apple cider vinegar. Plus, avoid eating garlic too often.

Zucchini Noodles With Creamy Avocado Pesto

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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This avocado recipe creates a creamy plate of pasta with absolutely no gluten or dairy. Spiralize zucchini noodles, then drain water and top with a fresh and zesty avocado sauce — all in about 20 minutes. Make this recipe more Bulletproof and cook with avocado oil or ghee, plus skip the garlic and swap pine nuts with high-quality pili nuts.

Avocado recipes: Desserts

Keto Flourless Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

This avocado recipe creates perfectly moist and chewy cookies with studs of melty chocolate chunks — and no avocado taste whatsoever. Create a batter with ripe fruit, sweetener, and raw cacao powder before scooping onto your baking tray for an easy 30-minute recipe packed with healthy fats.

Grain-Free Avocado Sweet Potato Brownie Bites

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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For a portion-controlled treat you can freeze and reheat, try this avocado recipe. With a batter made from wholesome ingredients like avocado, coconut oil, and sweet potato, you can bake up bite-sized desserts that won’t give you a sugar crash. Stay more Bulletproof with this recipe and use raw honey and chocolate with at least 85% cacao — plus, skip the nuts.

Keto Avocado Basil FATwater Pops

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

Basil adds herby flavor and depth to this refreshing avocado recipe. Blend together ingredients like coconut milk, avocado, and lemon FATwater (or your favorite flavor) for a cool dessert with only 10 minutes of prep.

Vegan Avocado Fudge

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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With high-fat coconut cream and avocado in the mix, this recipe creates a delicious fudgy texture without any added dairy. Additional flavor from vanilla and unsweetened cocoa make this dessert extra rich, and it only takes 10 minutes to make. To stay more Bulletproof, swap the coconut sugar with non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol.

Keto Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

With only a few minutes of prep and a few simple ingredients, you can have this avocado recipe ready to satisfy all your chocolate cravings. Along with healthy fats from coconut milk, this recipe infuses every fluffy bite with clean, grass-fed collagen protein.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Avocado Buttercream

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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This silky buttercream uses no butter at all — instead, it gets a creamy consistency from whipped avocado, plus flavor from cocoa powder and vanilla. No substitutions needed to make this avocado recipe Bulletproof — just use a high-quality dark chocolate with at least 85% cacao.

Chocolate Coconut Keto Ice Cream

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

This avocado recipe stays so creamy that it requires no eggs, nuts, or dairy. Simply freeze coconut cream into cubes, then add to a high-powered blender with fresh avocado and cocoa powder for a silky five-minute treat.

Vanilla Bean and Chocolate Mousse Parfait

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

With a creamy chocolate and vanilla mousse, you’d never guess that this recipe plates up half an avocado in each serving. Top your mousse mixture with crumbled vanilla collagen protein bars for a delicious blend of creamy, crunchy textures.

Four-Ingredient Avocado Pudding

Make the most of your favorite high-fat fruit: These avocado recipes add a creamy upgrade to every -- including dessert! -- with minimal prep time.

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No chocolate in this avocado recipe — instead, a simple mix of fruit, lemon juice, and sweetener creates a creamy, bright green dessert with minimal hands-on time. To stay more Bulletproof, use coconut cream instead of almond milk and swap sugar with non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol.

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