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What Would Happen If You Made Fries Out of Avocados?

I love avocados. And for good reason! They are healthy, delicious and easy to add to foods or to simply eat on their own. Avocados would definitely be my “survival island” food – if I had to pick only one food to eat if I was going to be stuck on an island, avocados would be it. So, naturally, when I came across this recipe for avocado fries I knew I had to make it!

They are beyond easy and incredibly tasty. This would also be a great recipe for kids because you have to dip the avocado slices into the mixtures and you’re hands get messy. You could eat them like a snack, put them on salads, put them in sandwiches… the possibilities are endless!

Hope you enjoy and let me know what you think!

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2 ripe avocados
3/4 c. panko bread crumbs
1/4 c. nutritional yeast
salt and pepper (maybe a dash of cayenne if you’re feeling spicey)

1/2 c. unsweetened milk (I use almond)
3 tbsp flour

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Recipe for Vegan Taco Lasagna

Can a piping hot tray of vegan lasagna get any better? It just did. Cookbook author Natalie Slater’s Mexican twist on the comfort-food classic features black beans, salsa, corn, avocado, and a homemade nacho sauce. And in Slater’s easy-breezy style, this delicious lasagna makes the perfect weeknight meal.


What You Need:

For the filling:
2 teaspoons olive oil
12 ounces button mushrooms, stemmed and quartered
1 clove garlic, minced
½ teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper

For the Nacho Chee-Zee Sauce:
1½ teaspoons salt
2 cups warm water
1/4 cup raw cashews
1 cup nutritional yeast
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, diced
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon garlic powder
2 15-ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed
1½ 15-ounce cans corn, or 3¼ cups frozen corn

For the toppings:
1 12-ounce jar of your favorite chunky salsa
8 soft flour tortillas
Sliced black olives
1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
Juice from 1 lime

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