Summer BBQ’s are filled with meat hot off the grill, and the traditional, delicious side dishes like coleslaw, chips, baked beans, and potato salad. It’s all comforting and filling to our souls and stomachs! However; for many, we are all trying to eat healthier and fresher… and maintain our summer swimsuit figures.

If you want to keep eating your delicious BBQ meats but not feel as guilty when piling on all the sides; try some lighter and healthier summer BBQ sides dishes.

Here’s a great recipe you can try that’s extremely versatile. It’s paleo, keto friendly which means it’s high in healthy fats, low in carbs and sugar and it’s suitable for vegetarians.

Eggs are amazing, nutritious and make a fantastic healthy side dish. Deviled eggs are very popular and in style too.

Replacing the creamy texture that mayonnaise provides with another ingredient like avocado adds flavor, texture and health benefits. Replace your old devil egg recipe with these Avocado Deviled Eggs.

These avocado deviled eggs are ready in 30 min, making them perfect for impromptu guests or to take as a party appetizer.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4–6 eggs
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a medium pot add eggs and cover with water until fully submerged.
  2. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat and cover for 12–13 minutes.
  3. Fill a large bowl with ice water and, using a slotted spoon, gently place eggs in the bowl, allowing eggs to chill for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove outer casing from eggs and slice in half lengthwise, removing the yolk.
  5. Add the yolk, along with the avocado and spices to a bowl, mixing together until well combined.
  6. Add the mixture to the egg halves.
  7. Drizzle with lime juice and top with cilantro.

Benefit-rich eggs are a serious powerhouse food. They’re a relatively inexpensive source of meat-free protein that can help prevent disease, improve eye health and help you drop pounds. And while they’re most often enjoyed as a breakfast food or a baking ingredient, they make a pretty tasty — and popular — appetizer in the form of deviled eggs.

Replacing the creamy texture that mayonnaise provides with another ingredient like avocado adds flavor, texture and health benefits. Replace your old devil egg recipe with these Avocado Deviled Eggs.

NUTRITION FACTS:

One egg is about 78 calories and has a whopping 6.3 grams of protein, while one serving of avocado is packed with 113 calories, vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber and protein. These healthy deviled eggs are vegetarian friendly, dairy-free and fit into Paleo and keto friendly.

Best of all, these avocado deviled eggs are ready in under an hour, making them perfect for impromptu guests or to take as a party appetizer.