Avocados as a butter or fat substitute
Healthy eating and avocados go hand in hand. Whether it's calories, fiber, saturated fat or cholesterol, avocados have more of what you want and less of what you don't want. Naturally cholesterol-free, avocados spreads, toppings and dips are a creamy and nutritious alternative to saturated fat laden recipes. When you compare the numbers, they tell a deliciously satisfying story:
Fresh avocado on sandwiches and toast or substituted as a spread in place of many other popular foods may help reduce dietary intake of calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol.
Creamy spreads, dips and toppings made from California Avocados add a tasty twist to your meals, and a 1-ounce serving of fresh avocados contains 0mg of cholesterol, 0mg of sodium and 0.5g saturated fat. See the chart for how avocados compare as a substitute on sandwiches, toast and in place of other popular foods.
Avocado Spread, Dip & Topping Comparisons
Try avocado where you would normally use cream cheese or butter and see how California Avocados shine as a delicious, nutrient-dense, calorie-reduced alternative to classic dips and spreads.