7 Reasons Why Avocados Are Great To See On A Menu

In recent years, avocados have gained a substantial increase in public interest, but are they really worth all the hype? The answer? Absolutely!

Packed with essential vitamins and minerals, avocados are considered one of the best fruits you can eat. Calling Mexico their home, avocados truly make any Spanish dish absolutely delicious. Whether you are a classic guac lover – or looking for an easy way to pack in a vitamin-filled meal – avocados are loaded with a multitude of health benefits without suffering from any lack of taste!

Expand Your Palate With Gringo’s Guac

Primarily used in traditional Spanish dishes, recent popularity has expanded the way avocados are used in mainstream meals. Standard combos are being revamped with a healthy and tasteful spin. Now available in spreads, oils, and even gelato, enjoying avocado has never been easier! Stop by our New Jersey or Staten Island Gringo’s location and see how we use avocado in our recipes!

Family Friendly Meals

Have a picky eater on your hands? No problem! Avocados are gluten-free, vegan, and totally safe for consumption by children as young as 6 months! Adding avocados to your child’s diet will put them on an early track of a healthy lifestyle. This nutritious fruit contains more healthy fats and potassium than bananas! We dare you to find another food as versatile and delicious for all ages!

Save Time and Dig In

Are you in a rush? Luckily avocados are best served raw and do not require much effort to enjoy. Served sliced, spread or mashed into guacamole, we know how to bring out the best of this popular fruit. Pop over for a visit and see how we’ve paired up our house guac to enrich the flavor of our most popular dishes.

Wait, Avocados Are Healthy?

Let’s be real for a second. Most of us could absolutely benefit from a few more vitamins in our lives. In addition to being downright delicious, avocados host a variety of health benefits. Ranging from daily vitamin servings to even a proposed way to prevent cancer, this “superfood” is a great addition to any meal. Containing the necessary vitamins A, B6, B-12, C, D, E, and  K, avocados provide an array of daily nutrients for healthy eyes, teeth, hair, and bones. Make your diet do a total 180 by adding some green to your meals!

Assists With Digestion

With 95% of Americans not consuming the minimal daily-recommended amount of fiber, why not try new sources? Loaded with soluble and insoluble fibers, avocados contain up to 40% of the daily requirement in a single serving!

Versatile Substitute

Cooking oil, sour cream, and cheese can all be replaced with a healthier and “greener” option. Avocados contain a lower calorie count than butter and other baking essentials. These tasty fruits are an excellent way to add nutritional value to any meal prep.

Try Something New

Avocados are a great way to freshen up your diet without sacrificing flavor. Avocados are a helpful way to assist in weight management when paired with regular exercise. Despite appearing high in fatty acid content, its low levels of cholesterol – in addition to high daily values of calcium, iron, and potassium –contribute to a healthier meal choice.

Get Your Avocado Fix with Gringo’s Mexican-American Cuisine

If this article doesn’t already have you craving the nation’s favorite green fruit, come on by Gringo’s and try our amazing spin on avocado with some of the best Mexican cuisines in New Jersey. Start off any taco meal with our crunchy chips and tasty guacamole and be sure to check out our drink menu for the best pairing! As with any new food, please be aware of possible food allergies when consuming avocados. For any questions regarding possible allergies to our menu, visit our website or contact us by calling 201-389-4110 (Jersey City) or 917-423-2450 (Staten Island). Remember to view our blog and press for more information on our classic Mexican dishes!