Avocado Deviled Eggs

Low sodium, healthy protein, high monounsaturated fat, and lutein (good for the eyes!)

6 hard boiled eggs

1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted 

1½ tsp lime juice 

3 Tbsp light mayonnaise

1 tsp chopped parsley 

2 tsp ground pepper 

2 cloves minced garlic 

  1. Cut eggs in half lengthwise. Put half the yolks in a medium sized bowl, discard the rest, then mash up the yolks until smooth (or desired consistency). Lay the egg whites out on a plate. 
  2. To the yolks, add the avocado, lime juice, mayo, pepper, garlic, and half of the parsley. Stir to combine. 
  3. Spoon the mixture evenly into the egg whites.
  4. Garnish the tops with the remaining parsley.
  5. Serve chilled. Enjoy!

Serving size: 2 halves; calories 97, total fat 7g/ sat fat 1.5g, sodium 126mg, protein 5g, carbs 3.5g

Source: adapted from Mayo Clinic recipes