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West Pak Avocado Recipes

Hearty Avocado Recipes for the Whole Family

By November 20, 2023No Comments

The holidays are here, and it’s time to start thinking about warming and nourishing meals that are as delicious as they are healthy. To help you get started, we’ve put together three quick and easy fall recipes loaded with nutrients and flavor. From a hearty turkey chili with avocado to a simple yet satisfying pumpkin seed avo toast and a nutritious kale, sweet potato, and avocado salad, these recipes are perfect for busy weeknights or intimate family gatherings. 

For a delicious and hearty meal that’s perfect for a cozy dinner or a gathering with friends and family, try this Turkey Chili with Avocado dish. Packed with protein and flavor this one-pot meal is easy to make and can be customized to your liking. Whether you’re a fan of traditional chili or looking for a healthier alternative, this version is sure to become a new favorite.

Turkey Chili with Avocado

Serves 2


  • 1Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 yellow or white onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1(15-ounce) can white, black, or kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • salt to taste
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup sour cream (optional)


  1. Heat oil in a heavy pot over high heat, then add turkey and saute until lightly browned. 
  2. Stir in the onions, garlic, hot sauce, and spices. 
  3. Simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes and chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  6. Add the drained beans and cook for 10 minutes longer. 
  7. Spoon into bowls, top with cheese and sour cream, and serve immediately.

If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious salad this fall, try this Kale, Sweet Potato, and Avocado Salad. Brimming with nutrition and flavor, the combo of roasted sweet potato, crisp kale, and creamy avocado is balanced with a tangy honey lemon dressing. Perfect for a quick meal or tasty side dish.

Kale, Sweet Potato & Avocado Salad

Serves 2

 Honey Lemon Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Dressing Instructions

  1. Place all dressing ingredients into a small bowl.
  2. Whisk together and set aside.

Salad Ingredients

  • 4 cups kale, chopped 
  • 1 sweet potato, cubed, roasted
  • 1 large avocado, sliced

Salad Instructions

  1. Place all salad ingredients into a bowl.
  2. Drizzle with dressing and toss lightly.
  3. Garnish as desired and serve immediately.

This simple yet satisfying meal is packed with healthy ingredients like whole grain bread, arugula, and creamy avocado, all topped off with the crunch of toasted pumpkin seeds. It’s easy to make and a delicious and nutritious way to start your day.

Pumpkin Seed Avo Toast

Serves 2


  • 2 slices whole grain bread, toasted
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ cup arugula
  • 1 large avocado, sliced 
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Smear cream cheese onto toast.
  2. Layer on arugula, avocado slices, and pumpkin seeds.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Enjoy immediately.