Rice Pasta Salad with Avocado and Lime-Basil Aioli

The creamy, zesty, refreshing, Avocado aioli salad dressing transforms this basic pasta salad into the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Avocados are an ideal ingredient to lend a rich and buttery flavor as well as satisfy feelings of indulgence and fullness. They are loaded with a wide variety of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients (manganese, vitamin C, and vitamin E, as well as phytonutrients like unique carotenoids, flavonoids, and phytosterols). The tangy lime and basil combination pair well with blood-sugar supportive peas and heart-healthy carrots, which serve a significant source of vitamin A and biotin for healthy eyesight and youthful skin. This scrumptious dish is ideal for a quick weeknight salad or main course. Feel free to add in more types of crunchy veggies to improve the nutritional content as desired.

Avocado and Mango Salad

This Mexican-inspired mango and avocado salad comes together in just 20 minutes, making it perfect for a summery weeknight meal or "company" food. The flavor combination of mango's tropical burst, avocado's creamy decadence, and the rich smokey spice of cumin and chili powders makes this a "must-bring" to any social event. Consider this hot, tart, tangy, and sweet! (ps. Vibrant Method recommends swapping out Agave Nectar for real, raw Honey).

Zesty Lime + Shrimp + Avocado Salad

Sustainable shrimp is an excellent source of Protein, Selenium (dietary mineral), and Vitamin B12. This recipe is tossed with refreshing lime juice and cilantro (known as the "anti-diabetic" plant) as key ingredients to creating this mouthwatering salad. Avocado adds a multitude of benefits including metabolic-boosting fat, rich flavor, and keeps you feeling full longer. Make sure to use fresh ingredients; sustainable shrimp, avocados, organic tomatoes, red onion, organic cilantro and chopped jalapeƱo. This dish makes a perfect, well-rounded, healthy-fat and protein-packed main dish at lunch or dinner.